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Re: Youngstown-Warren: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #60 on: September 09, 2006, 01:39:15 PM »
From the 9/9/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


American Way opens factory in Lordstown
By LARRY RINGLER Tribune Chronicle

LORDSTOWN — Already holding nearly 40 percent of the national market for deck railings and fasteners, American Way owner Robert Platt is gearing up for even more growth with a larger building and work force.

Most important to Lordstown Mayor Michael Chaffee and other area leaders is that Platt will do it from his home turf...
 
http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=8535

From the 9/9/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Event marks completion of Hospice House facility
The facility's purpose is to meet the needs of terminally ill patients and their families.

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN
VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


POLAND — Hospice of the Valley is having an open house Sunday to celebrate completion of Hospice House, the area's first inpatient hospice care center.

The open house at the $7 million facility at 9803 Sharrott Road, located on the grounds of the Assumption Village, begins with a blessing and dedication at 1 p.m. Tours and refreshments follow until 4 p.m...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/330778619816051.php

Pupils break ground for gym
Youngstown Vindicator, 9/9/06

The 400 children wearing yellow hard hats and sporting paper cutouts of small yellow shovels dangling from their necks were in a jovial mood.

After all, it isn't every day that schoolchildren get to be the centerpiece of an $850,000 groundbreaking for a new building.

The children, pupils at St. Christine Elementary School at 3125 S. Schenley Ave., attended a special Mass commemorating the event in St. Christine Church. They then donned their hard hats to march from the church to the location of a new gymnasium that will be added to the school...

Complex to offer housing help
Warren Tribune Chronicle, 9/9/06

Joseph Marando Jr. moved from one apartment to another for most of his adult life. Marando suffered from schizophrenic personality disorder.

‘‘Many landlords didn’t want his kind in their homes,’’ said Jean Baker, Marando’s sister. ‘‘So, typically, it did not take long before he had to move.’’...
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« Reply #61 on: September 12, 2006, 12:30:35 PM »
From the 9/12/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


Eye on Lordstown for upscale housing
By RAYMOND L. SMITH Tribune Chronicle

LORDSTOWN — A contractor plans to build up to 160 upscale homes in the village.

However, Danco General Contractors needs the help of village officials.

The Lordstown Zoning Commission Monday heard from Dan Wilson and Dan Cuckovich, who recently purchased 119 acres in Woodridge Way in Lordstown where they hope to develop homes worth between $180,000 and $225,000...

http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=8682

From the 9/9/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Second courtroom to close for renovation

LISBON — The second courtroom in the Columbiana County Courthouse will be closed at the end of next week as part of a renovation project...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/374565687149181.php

EMA gets new base in Lisbon

Youngstown Vindicator, 9/10/06

Columbiana County this year opened its new, state-of-the-art Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management headquarters, a block south of the Columbiana County Courthouse...
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« Reply #62 on: September 14, 2006, 05:28:41 PM »
From the 9/13/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Developer: End the referendum
The elections director is recommending the protest be rejected by the board.

By DAVID SKOLNICK
VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER


YOUNGSTOWN — The developer of a proposed Canfield Township planned unit project is asking the Mahoning County Board of Elections to remove a citizens referendum from the Nov. 7 ballot that seeks to stop the development.

The board will meet at 8 a.m. Friday to consider James DiCioccio's formal protest against the zoning referendum petition. Board Director Thomas McCabe said he is recommending the board reject the protest...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/287063296280387.php

From the 9/14/06 Business Journal:


2 North Jackson Companies to Expand
Sept. 14, 2006 7:18 a.m.
By Dan O’Brien


NORTH JACKSON, Ohio -- A steel-service business and a company that hauls petroleum are planning to expand operations here, retaining more than 50 jobs, officials say.

Liberty Steel Inc. is planning to construct a 50,000 square-foot addition to its facility while Hilltrux Tank Lines will be moving operations from Boardman to a new building at the Youngstown Commerce Park...

http://www.business-journal.com/default.asp?sourceid=&smenu=1&twindow=Default&mad=No&sdetail=330&wpage=1&skeyword=&sidate=&ccat=&ccatm=&restate=&restatus=&reoption=&retype=&repmin=&repmax=&rebed=&rebath=&subname=&pform=&sc=1711&hn=business-journal&he=.com

Salem Community Center to add gym, field
Youngstown Vindicator, 9/14/06

The Salem Community Foundation has announced a $2 million expansion project at the Salem Community Center.

The project, announced today, will add another gymnasium and an indoor soccer field with an artificial-turf floor...


Society seeking upgrades for its thrift store
Youngstown Vindicator, 9/13/06

The St. Vincent de Paul Society was to seek approval of the city's Design Review Committee today for its plans to make $120,000 in improvements to its thrift store, closed since May 26...
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« Reply #63 on: September 15, 2006, 04:35:11 PM »
From the 9/14/06 Business Journal:


Home Savings Begins Façade Project
Sept. 14, 2006 7:19 a.m.
By George Nelson


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Officials at the Home Savings and Loan Co. are looking at completion by year’s end on a façade renovation for its downtown headquarters.

Work has begun on the new canopy and façade, estimated to cost $337,400. The Youngstown Board of Control is expected to approve a $20,000 façade renovation loan for the project at its meeting this morning...

http://www.business-journal.com/default.asp?sourceid=&smenu=1&twindow=Default&mad=No&sdetail=329&wpage=1&skeyword=&sidate=&ccat=&ccatm=&restate=&restatus=&reoption=&retype=&repmin=&repmax=&rebed=&rebath=&subname=&pform=&sc=1711&hn=business-journal&he=.com

From the 9/15/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Canfield referendum stays on ballot
Elections board members say the map shows the development's location.

By DAVID SKOLNICK
VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER


YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Board of Elections unanimously ruled today that a citizens referendum to stop a proposed Canfield Township planned unit development will remain on the ballot...

http://www.vindy.com/content/breaking_news/287040782480089.php
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« Reply #64 on: September 15, 2006, 04:36:12 PM »
From the 9/14/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Housing project takes shape
Twenty of the 30 homes are finished in Arlington Heights.

By SEAN BARRON
VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


YOUNGSTOWN — It probably doesn't take more than a perfunctory observation to notice that a major transformation is under way in a section of the city's North Side.

That was one of the main messages brought up Wednesday at a meeting of the Youngstown Arts & Entertainment District Association to describe what's being done in the Arlington Heights neighborhood.

...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/287319428153659.php
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« Reply #65 on: September 16, 2006, 12:26:50 PM »
From the 9/15/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


District needs funds for new schools
The school board must reduce the scope of building projects.

By AMANDA GARRETT
VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


WARREN — The Warren City School District needs more money for the locally funded parts of its effort to build five schools.

The district already has begun to replace all 13 old school buildings with five new ones in the massive project co-funded by the Ohio School Facilities Commission...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/287785301080134.php

From the 9/15/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Panel wants to swap parcel for 6 schools
No land swap could mean the school buildings wouldn't be demolished.

By DAVID SKOLNICK
CITY HALL REPORTER


YOUNGSTOWN — Despite concerns expressed by city officials, Youngstown council's education committee unanimously recommended that the full legislative body approve a land swap of a 1-acre city parcel for six school properties...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/287037362962757.php
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« Reply #66 on: September 16, 2006, 01:44:06 PM »
From the 9/15/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


Council backs bid for Main Street plan
By AMY McCULLOUGH Tribune Chronicle

WARREN — Another obstacle was overcome Wednesday for the grassroots organization working to add Warren into a network of 32 other Ohio Main Street Communities for neighborhood revitalization programs.

City Council voted 9-1 Wednesday in favor of a resolution supporting the Warren GROWS bid to make Warren a Main Street city. The resolution is a requirement for Main Street applicants.

Ohio Main Street is a partnership with the National Trust Main Street Center. Although there is no money available for revitalization through the program, member communities can network with each other to work out problems and are guided to available funding sources.

Over the last eight years, almost $300 million has been invested statewide, more than 300 businesses started, 1,118 buildings rehabilitated and almost 3,000 jobs created through the program, state program officials said.



http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=8795
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« Reply #67 on: September 17, 2006, 05:09:37 PM »
From the 9/15/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


Doctors seeking to build hospital
By RAYMOND L. SMITH Tribune Chronicle

YOUNGSTOWN — A group of local physicians who planned to form a partnership with Forum Health to build a for-profit surgical center in Mahoning County say they still intend to build the 100-bed hospital, with or without help from the financially strapped health care chain.

Muransky Companies, an investor group of physicians and businessmen, has been exploring the possibility of building a new hospital in southern Mahoning County...

rsmith@tribune-chronicle.com

http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=8793

From the 9/16/06 Business Journal:


County to Choose From Three Architects for Oakhill Project
Sept. 16, 2006 7:14 a.m.
By Dan O'Brien


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A building commission charged with overseeing the redevelopment of Oakhill Renaissance Place will choose from three architectural firms for the project, despite a flurry of legal disputes related to Mahoning County's effort to renovate and relocate offices to the facility...

http://www.business-journal.com/default.asp?sourceid=&smenu=1&twindow=Default&mad=No&sdetail=335&wpage=1&skeyword=&sidate=&ccat=&ccatm=&restate=&restatus=&reoption=&retype=&repmin=&repmax=&rebed=&rebath=&subname=&pform=&sc=1711&hn=business-journal&he=.com
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« Reply #68 on: September 18, 2006, 04:48:05 PM »
From the 9/16/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Project's developer won't appeal decision
Elections board members say the map shows the development's location.

By DAVID SKOLNICK
VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER


YOUNGSTOWN — The developer of a proposed Canfield Township planned unit project won't appeal a decision that keeps a referendum to stop the project on the Nov. 7 ballot...

skolnick@vindy.com

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/289469284332767.php

From same:


Tourism ideas are heard in meeting
Many of the lake's visitors might stay overnight if they had the option, some said.

By ED RUNYAN
VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


CORTLAND — About 30 people attended the meeting of the Mahoning River Consortium to brainstorm on what type of tourist attraction would be popular along the banks of Mosquito Lake.

Many of the ideas focused on wildlife and the role it might play in attracting people to stay overnight in a lodge or other facility...

runyan@vindy.com

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/288257190929510.php
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« Reply #69 on: September 19, 2006, 07:02:52 PM »
From the 9/19/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Work on libraries to begin in spring
Library trustees approved agreements with two Youngstown architects.

By NANCY TULLIS
VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


POLAND — Work on new East and South libraries should begin next spring, said Carlton Sears, director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.

The library board of trustees' building and sites committee approved agreements Monday with two Youngstown architects, the 4M Company, Glenwood Avenue, and Ronald Cornell Faniro Architect, East Boardman Street, for East and South library projects, respectively...


http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/294815944021148.php

From the 9/19/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


Budding electricians to get new center
By RAYMOND L. SMITH Tribune Chronicle

CHAMPION — Future generations of residential and industrial electrical workers will learn their craft in a $2 million, 20,000-square-foot training center going up on land adjacent to the Trumbull campus of Kent State University.

The new facility will be about a 13,000-square-foot improvement over the existing center in International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ building at 2430 Parkman Road N.W...

http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=8960
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Re: Youngstown-Warren: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #70 on: September 20, 2006, 06:54:45 AM »
champion? I lived there for a bit in my life.

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« Reply #71 on: September 20, 2006, 11:19:41 PM »
^ I had never heard of it.

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« Reply #72 on: September 21, 2006, 07:24:41 PM »
From the 9/21/06 Business Journal:


The Business Journal: Gains, Betras Spar in Media Match Over County Acquiring Oakhill Place (9/20/06)

Bankruptcy Judge to Attorney General: You Want Me to Do What?
Sept. 21, 2006 6:33 a.m.
By Dan O'Brien


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kay Woods described as “reckless” a motion filed Tuesday by the Ohio Attorney General asking the bankruptcy court to vacate an order approving the sale of Oakhill Renaissance Place to Mahoning County.

As lawyers were digesting her displeasure with the legal manuevering, the state also withdrew a motion it filed last month calling for the Chapter 7 trustee to provide information it says is necessary to determine whether the sale of the property is valid...

http://www.business-journal.com/default.asp?sourceid=&smenu=1&twindow=Default&mad=No&sdetail=364&wpage=1&skeyword=&sidate=&ccat=&ccatm=&restate=&restatus=&reoption=&retype=&repmin=&repmax=&rebed=&rebath=&subname=&pform=&sc=1711&hn=business-journal&he=.com

From the 9/15/06 Salem News:


RENDERING: This artist’s rendition shows the Salem Community Center’s new field house and gym addition that were unveiled Thursday. This perspective is looking from the northeast. (Graphics contributed by Payto Architects)

SCC project includes $2 million field house, gymnasium addition
By LARRY SHIELDS
Salem News staff writer


Construction will begin as soon as possible on a $2 million field house and gymnasium addition to the Salem Community Center.

The 31,280-square foot addition will provide the North Ellsworth center with a 22,880 square foot field house, a 5,400-square foot gym and a small rest room and vending area, according to John Tonti, president of the Salem Community Foundation, former president of the SCC and board member...

http://www.salemnews.net/news/articles.asp?articleID=2817

Board accepts bid for replacing field
Youngstown Vindicator, 9/20/06

Fitch High School's stadium is getting new field turf in November so the district can use the field more often, and its visitors bleachers are also getting reinforced...


Work on South Range offices under way
Salem News, 9/19/06

Work on the new board offices at the old North Lima library building next to South Range High School is finally getting under way, Superintendent Dennis Dunham told the board of education at their meeting Monday night...
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« Reply #73 on: September 22, 2006, 05:17:38 PM »
From the 9/20/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


KSU board of trustees OKs purchase of former school
The new facility will mix education and arts.

By D.A. WILKINSON
VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU


SALEM — The Kent State University board of trustees has approved the purchase of the school district's former junior high school.

Dr. Jeffrey Nolte, the dean of the KSU Salem campus, said the move will give the university a presence in Salem. The trustees approved the purchase Tuesday...

wilkinson@vindy.com

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/296198294529929.php

From same:


Ohio schools commission to fund five buildings in Warren district

WARREN — The city school board has amended its agreement with the Ohio School Facilities Commission.

The new version calls for the commission to fund five buildings at a cost of $152 million...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/290115458067776.php

New administration building to be viewed during open house
Youngstown Vindicator, 9/22/06

After months of planning and construction, a new township administration building soon to be ready for business will be the site of an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday ...
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« Reply #74 on: September 23, 2006, 04:47:37 PM »
From the 9/21/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Officials explain plan for schools
Voters must approve the issue in November.

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.
VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


HUBBARD — Dozens of residents gathered Wednesday night for a glimpse at the Hubbard school district's potential future facilities and to discuss the taxpayer dollars needed to build them.

The Ohio School Facilities Commission has agreed to fund 68 percent of the total cost of completely replacing the district's three school buildings. The school board wants to borrow $18 million through the sale of bonds to cover the 32 percent local share. Voters must approve the borrowing, and a 6-mill 28-year bond issue will be on the November ballot...

jgoodwin@vindy.com

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/297585634565450.php

From the 9/19/06 Business Journal:


Metalcrafts Moving to Ohio Works Park
Sept. 19, 2006 6:08 a.m.
By Dan O’Brien


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Works Business Park is expected to bring in two new tenants soon and potentially add more by the end of this year, officials say.

Metalcrafts Inc., a Hubbard manufacturer of steel stairs, fire escapes and pipe railings, and GLI Inc., a Youngstown manufacturer of pools coverings, are planning to relocate operations to the park, formerly the site of U.S. Steel’s Ohio Works operations...

http://www.business-journal.com/default.asp?sourceid=&smenu=1&twindow=Default&mad=No&sdetail=348&wpage=1&skeyword=&sidate=&ccat=&ccatm=&restate=&restatus=&reoption=&retype=&repmin=&repmax=&rebed=&rebath=&subname=&pform=&sc=1711&hn=business-journal&he=.com

Habitat sets work at two new houses
Warren Tribune Chronicle, 9/23/06

For the first time in its history, the Trumbull County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity will be constructing two homes simultaneously for local families in need.

While the work may take a lot of volunteer hours, getting to the two homes should be easy since they are next to one another in the 2100 block of Plaza Drive behind the Elm Road Plaza...
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« Reply #75 on: September 24, 2006, 04:08:43 PM »
From the Business Journal, 9/22/06:


Tablack Says Rental Income Surpasses Expenses at Oakhill Renaissance Place
Sept. 22, 2006 8:06 a.m.
By Dan O’Brien


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Rental income should far surpass utility costs at Oakhill Renaissance Place for the first month the building was operated by Mahoning County, reports the county administrator, George Tablack.

“I’m pleased to report that our operating expenses are about $25,000, on operating income of $40,000,” Tablack announced Thursday during a meeting of Mahoning County commissioners...

http://www.business-journal.com/default.asp?sourceid=&smenu=1&twindow=Default&mad=No&sdetail=5686&wpage=1&skeyword=&sidate=&ccat=&ccatm=&restate=&restatus=&reoption=&retype=&repmin=&repmax=&rebed=&rebath=&subname=&pform=&sc=1711&hn=business-journal&he=.com

From the 9/22/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Board will borrow for new school
The state has again rated the school district as 'effective.'

By SEAN BARRON
VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


NORTH JACKSON — The Jackson-Milton school board has voted to borrow an estimated $13.5 million to build a new middle school/high school.

The facility will house about 500 pupils and will be built on more than 100 acres the district owns between Mahoning Avenue and Interstate 76. Many residents have said they want a new school to replace the 93-year-old high school, which has undergone a series of costly repairs in recent years...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/302970795705776.php
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« Reply #76 on: September 25, 2006, 05:34:02 PM »
Both from the 9/24/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


Possible locations debated
By MARLY KOSINSKI Tribune Chronicle

CORTLAND — Mayor Curt Moll says one of the city’s long-range goals is to get a lodge built at Mosquito Lake State Park.

And although it would bring a smile to his face to see such a facility in Cortland, he said the location is not as important as the concept...

http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=9183

Lake Erie site may be model for local facility
By MARLY KOSINSKI Tribune Chronicle

When the $21.2 million Lodge and Conference Center at Geneva State Park opened in 2004, a five-year vision became a reality on the shores of Lake Erie.

Planning and construction had been fraught with controversy centering largely on financing, but now the facility operates as Ohio’s first park lodge funded and managed locally on state-owned land...

mkosinski@tribune-chronicle.com

http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=9182
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« Reply #77 on: September 29, 2006, 05:25:28 PM »
From the 9/26/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Projector is 'star' of planetarium's show
YSU's planetarium is back on the cutting edge of science, its former director says.

By LINDA M. LINONIS
VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are.
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!


YOUNGSTOWN — When Jane Taylor wrote those lyrics in 1806, star gazers wondered about the mysteries of the universe. Technology began to unravel the enigmas — bringing the twinkling bits of light and their secrets into better focus.

Updated technology at the Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University now offers a more realistic view of the twinkle but with no less wonder...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/287127218901699.php

Youngstown will open proposals for North Pool
Youngstown Vindicator, 9/29/06

The city will open proposals next week for the construction of a new North Pool, closed this past summer for the first time in its 67-year history...

District wants input on improvements
Youngstown Vindicator, 9/29/06

South Range School District officials are looking to determine whether local residents see a need to improve the district's facilities...

Storybook Museum’s building project gets $10,000 boost
Salem News, 9/22/06

The Salem Preservation Society presented the Salem Storybook Museum with a $10,000 check on Thursday...
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« Reply #78 on: October 03, 2006, 12:46:57 AM »
From the 9/29/06 East Liverpool Review:


PHOTO: Workers lay the foundation for CrossRoads, an assisted living and Independent Village community being constructed on Bell School Road at Echo Dell Road. (Submitted photo)

Construction begins
By LUCILLE HUSTON, lhuston@reviewonline.com

Construction has begun on CrossRoads, a 54-unit assisted living and Independent Villa community near Beaver Creek State Park...

http://reviewonline.com/News/articles.asp?articleID=3757

From the 10/2/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


City community health center to undergo a $1.5M expansion
The biggest financial challenges involve the uninsured and dental care.

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN
VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


YOUNGSTOWN — A $1.5 million renovation and expansion project doubling the size of the Youngstown Community Health Center comes at just the right time, given the potential for more patients because of Forum Health's uncertain future...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/295718726884658.php
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« Reply #79 on: October 05, 2006, 05:46:28 PM »
Demolition funds make their mark
The city plans to demolish 375 structures this year.

By DAVID SKOLNICK
CITY HALL REPORTER


YOUNGSTOWN — The goal set at the beginning of the year was rather ambitious.

City officials, led by Mayor Jay Williams, wanted to demolish up to 300 vacant and dilapidated structures, primarily houses, in 2006. In past years, the city typically demolished 100 to 200 structures annually, most of them vacant houses without problems such as asbestos and lead paint.

That sometimes did little to improve many neighborhoods, Williams said. Only a house or two on a street would get torn down and two or three houses with asbestos or other major problems on the same street would remain standing because of the extra cost of demolishing them, he said.

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http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/295718726796097.php
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« Reply #80 on: October 05, 2006, 07:53:01 PM »
The New Ytown Blog got a great in-depth interview with Park South Development; a development firm owned and operated by New York City Developers. They have great plans for two of the downtown buildings; the Reality and Wick Building. They plan on a total of 60 large lofts between the two buildings, and even a roof-top gardens, like you'd find in New York. There dedication to downtown extends to the ownership of the National City Bank, Stambaugh, and the new GM Park Place. The City has given the firm a $4 million dollar no-interest loan, as well as a 12 year tax abatement.

Their website is: http://www.parksouthdevelopment.com

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« Reply #81 on: October 07, 2006, 06:06:04 PM »
From the 10/5/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Council supports school-construction bond issue
The city is putting together a list of abandoned lots for sheriff's sale.

By TIM YOVICH
VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


NILES — City council is supporting passage of a 6.7-mill bond issue to build three new schools, refurbish the stadium and construct a new track...

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http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/307050966850529.php

From the 10/1/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Local effort gets final pieces of historic Tod Engine in place
The park should be open to the public in 2007.

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.
VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


HUBBARD — A local man determined to preserve a very large piece of Mahoning Valley history has moved one step closer to that goal.

Rick Rowlands, founder of the Tod Engine Foundation nonprofit organization, stood by Sept. 18 as the last two pieces to the only remaining Tod Engine were delivered to a small historic park on Youngstown-Hubbard Road. A 50-ton crankshaft and 38-ton bedplate were moved to the site from V&M Star Steel...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/287159888966038.php

Midlothian station beyond repair
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/6/06

The floor below where the firetruck at Youngstown Fire Station No. 9 is parked is deteriorating to the point the fire chief says it could collapse...

Ribbon-cutting set for Kirkmere school
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/5/06

The public is invited for a firsthand look at the newly renovated and expanded Kirkmere Elementary School on Kirk Road as the city school district holds a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday...

State seeks more land for Route 170 project
Lisbon Morning Journal, 10/4/06

The state has filed additional legal action to acquire property to accommodate the state Route 170 widening project in Calcutta...

City receives no proposals for project; mayor surprised
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/4/06

Plans to build a new North Pool failed to move forward once again when no company submitted a proposal by Tuesday's deadline for the project...
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« Reply #82 on: October 08, 2006, 12:51:01 PM »
From the 10/5/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Council urges development deal approval
The city would provide a variety of incentives to the two companies.

By DAVID SKOLNICK
CITY HALL REPORTER


YOUNGSTOWN — City council recommended the board of control approve development agreements that include tax abatements and no-interest loans to bring two manufacturing companies to the Ohio Works Business Park...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/307050966673407.php

From the 10/6/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Nonprofit agency to build 10 homes for low and moderate incomes
This is a first for the Youngstown-based organization.

By DAVID SKOLNICK
CITY HALL REPORTER


YOUNGSTOWN — A nonprofit community development agency envisions building 10 homes on a section of Baldwin Street where high grass currently overwhelms the location.

Common Wealth Inc., a Youngstown-based agency, broke ground Thursday on two homes on Baldwin, just east of Elm Street on the city's North Side...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/297584897560808.php

Trumbull gets grant for Greenway bike trail
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/6/06

Trumbull County has received a $100,000 state grant to help pay for the third phase of the Greenway bicycle trail in the county...
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« Reply #83 on: October 16, 2006, 05:28:00 PM »
From the 10/11/06 Salem News:


Courthouse work swallows parking
By MARY ANN GREIER
Salem News staff writer


LISBON — Visitors to the Columbiana County Courthouse can expect a longer walk from their parking spot, if they find one.

Parking already at a premium became more of a difficulty Monday when contractors working on the courtroom renovation project swallowed up a majority of the Courthouse parking lot with vehicles and plans for construction trailers...

Mary Ann Greier can be reached at mgreier@salemnews.net

http://www.salemnews.net/news/articles.asp?articleID=3095

From the 10/13/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


Cortland project given time
By MARLY KOSINSKI Tribune Chronicle

CORTLAND — Despite an objection by one of its members, the Planning, Zoning and Building Commission Thursday gave local developer Tony Petrocco the benefit of the doubt.

Petrocco and his WAE Corp. were granted a one-year extension on filing the final plat design for a housing development on Petrocco Plats 8 and 10 in the Cedar Drive area...

mkosinski@tribune-chronicle.com

http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=9879

At least 4 stores planned for area
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/12/06

If Junius Hayes III has his way, several grocery stores could call downtown Youngstown and the surrounding area home.

Hayes, president of Richmond, Va.-based Kushman Enterprises Corp., spoke at Wednesday's Youngstown Arts & Entertainment District Association meeting about plans to bring to the city several Kush-Mart stores. The Mahoning Valley would be a distribution center for the chain, with at least four stores to set up shop in the region, Hayes explained. It would be practical from a cost standpoint to house them in existing structures, as well as on land that would allow for possible expansion, he said. ..
City seeks bids again for pool
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/11/06

After receiving no proposals from companies to build a new North Pool, the city is advertising again to find a contractor.

Contractors have until noon Nov. 9 to submit proposals for the pool work. Nine companies took bid documents from the city for this project, but none submitted proposals by the Oct. 3 deadline...


Board to work on old school
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/11/06

School board members are set to address the condition of the former high school, after months of complaints from residents and township officials, but some feel the board is taking the wrong approach to the problem...


Mayor worries renovations won't meet deadline
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/10/06

Mayor Robert Carson is concerned that the remodeling of the administration building won't be done on time.

Carson said Monday that A-Tec of Boardman, contractor for the $70,000 renovation, met with village officials in September and assured them the job would be done by the Oct. 19 deadline. However, Carson added that he will be surprised if the job is finished by then...


Another Sterling sale to be scheduled
East Liverpool Review, 10/8/06

The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Department will be setting a third date to try to sell the Sterling China Co. building on Commerce Street in Wellsville...
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« Reply #84 on: October 17, 2006, 04:53:02 PM »
From the 10/13/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Wal-Mart gets OK for upgrade

AUSTINTOWN — Wal-Mart's plans to add a grocery store and additional parking to its Mahoning Avenue location have been approved by the township board of zoning appeals.

The company went before the board Thursday with plans to revise its initial permit to include the grocery store and additional parking...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/328064594996787.php

From the 10/14/06 East Liverpool Review:


Trustees vow to fight annex
By FRED MILLER, fmiller@reviewonline.com

EAST LIVERPOOL - Karl “Butch” Kontnier, chairman of the Liverpool Township trustees, said although the final decision is up to the county commission, he will do everything in his power to fight Dr. Marc Hoffrichter’s plan to annex 69 township acres into the city...

http://reviewonline.com/News/articles.asp?articleID=4070

Old police building to be razed
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/17/06

With the police department settled into a new building behind city hall, officials are looking to get rid of the old structure that once housed the department...


Board to determine voters' opinions on school projects
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/12/06

The school board will conduct a survey to determine whether voters are willing to let the district borrow money to build a high school and add on to two other buildings...


Palestine will get loan for stadium
Lisbon Morning Journal, 10/11/06

The East Palestine school board now has a plan in place for funding its football stadium project.

At a special meeting Monday, the board approved a lease purchase agreement to borrow $2.95 million at an interest rate of 5.29 percent for 10 years...
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« Reply #85 on: October 17, 2006, 10:42:19 PM »
From the 10/11/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


Parking debate becomes slanted
By AMY McCULLOUGH Tribune Chronicle

WARREN — Two decades of studies and debate will be settled this weekend as workers paint the much-anticipated slanted lines on North Park Avenue and High Street.

Most downtown business owners expressed surprise and excitement at the prospect of luring more shoppers and businesses downtown, although a few said the action was too little too late.

For years proponents of the pull-in diagonal parking argued parallel parking scared people away from downtown. Tom Crowley, owner of Gene’s Jewelers on North Park Avenue, said that has yet to be determined.

‘‘I think it’s fabulous,’’ Crowley said. ‘‘Any change visibly that people can see just shows something is going on and it’s worth trying.’’

Melissa Yohman-Murphy and her husband, Stephen Murphy, owners of the Blue Iris Cafe on North Park, echoed Crowley, saying the new parking is another step toward downtown revitalization.



http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=9800
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« Reply #86 on: October 17, 2006, 10:43:42 PM »
From the 10/16/06 Warren Tribune Chronicle:


Parking gets new direction
By AMY McCULLOUGH Tribune Chronicle

WARREN — Several business and building owners were happy to see a crew from the city’s Operations Department painting diagonal parking lines around Courthouse Square Sunday morning, but were disappointed to see how the spaces were being implemented.

Mayor Michael J. O’Brien walked up and down High Street with building owners Jim Cicchillo and Holly Taylor, as well Eric Thompson, owner of Satoli Carpet, and Tristan Hand, chairman of the Traffic Commission, explaining the reasons for the 30-degree angled parking.

At the end of the discussion, O’Brien promised to add between four and five additional spaces on High Street after the public gets used to the reduced lanes and new parking system.

‘‘As it works out, we will be able to pick up spaces here and there, but the first priority is safety,’’ the mayor said.

Cicchillo, who has been a long-time proponent of the angled parking, said if he would have known there would be the same amount of parking as before, or even fewer spaces, he would not have supported the new system.


http://tribune-chronicle.com/articles.asp?articleID=10004
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« Reply #87 on: October 18, 2006, 05:08:05 PM »
From the 10/16/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Razing of old East High to top $1 million
Pupils in the old building are moving to the new Berry Middle School.

By HAROLD GWIN
VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER


YOUNGSTOWN — It's costing $30 million to build the new East High School.

It will cost well over $1 million to tear down the old one...

gwin@vindy.com

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/302260730611488.php

From the 10/18/06 East Liverpool Review:


Swickard proposes compromise to township-city annexation situation
By LEIGH ANN KAISER (newsroom@reviewonline.com)

CALCUTTA — St. Clair Township Trustee Robert Swickard proposed to fellow trustees at Tuesday’s meeting a joint economic development project as an alternative to the Liverpool Township annexation attempt. ..

http://reviewonline.com/News/articles.asp?articleID=4134

Transport center being planned
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/18/06

It's looking likely that the school district will build its new transportation center on its main campus, behind Fitch High School...


Rite Aid building new Salem store
Salem News, 10/12/06

Rite Aid anticipates a spring opening for its new “Customer World” prototype drug store being built across from the current store in the 2200 block of East State Street...

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« Reply #88 on: October 31, 2006, 04:53:14 PM »
From the 10/15/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


The fate of historic building in limbo
The building needs some work done on it, one Warren official says.

By TIM YOVICH
VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

WARREN — Chris Taneyhill would like to see the historic Packard House Apartments put back to good repair.

"I love old buildings," said Taneyhill, the city's chief building official — who was forced to condemn the North Park Avenue building and order its tenants to leave...

yovich@vindy.com

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/301781866051996.php

From the 10/24/06 East Liverpool Review:


Liverpool Township Trustees vote to oppose annexation
BY LEIGH ANN KAISER lkaiser@reviewonline.com

LIVERPOOL TOWNSHIP - Township trustees made clear Monday night at their regular meeting that they want no part of annexation into the City of East Liverpool...

http://reviewonline.com/News/articles.asp?articleID=4252

‘Field of Dreams’ one step closer
East Liverpool Review, 10/22/06

Gathering in the small conference room at Oak Glen Middle School, a group continued working on big plans — bring some much needed athletic facilities to the Oak Glen school complex...


Schools weigh input on new building
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/20/06

Board of education officials heard results from a series of recent surveys on what many teachers and faculty think will be the most important priorities for a new Jackson-Milton Middle School/High School...


Schools to buy land despite bond issue
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/20/06

The board of education will continue to buy property around McKinley High School even if a bond issue to build three news schools fails...


Fishing dock will open in Niles with fanfare
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/20/06

A fishing dock along Mosquito Creek in Kennedy Park will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Saturday...


Council OKs changes to zoning in 4th Ward
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/19/06

City council has rezoned the entire city, with changes approved to the 4th Ward on Wednesday evening.

There were few changes to the 4th Ward zoning on the Southwest Side because this part of the community is the most diversified, said Anthony Vigorito, building inspector, during a public hearing before the regular meeting... .
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« Reply #89 on: November 01, 2006, 05:35:53 PM »
From the 10/27/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Youngstown Vindicator: School official emphasizes East High's energy-efficient design (10/20/06)

Change order OK'd for East
The unfinished walls had 'a dungeon look,' a school board member said.


YOUNGSTOWN — A pair of bare concrete interior retaining walls at the new East High School will be getting a nice smooth finish.

The board of education voted this week to spend $92,066 for a change order to have a plaster coat put on the walls, which are in two classroom levels at the $33 million school...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/294262365416811.php

From the 10/31/06 Youngstown Vindicator:


Youngstown Vindicator: Firm chosen to design office for JFS (10/24/06)
Youngstown Vindicator: Ohio pulls its motion to void county's purchase of property (10/21/06)


Design contract gets OK
The target date to move JFS to Oakhill is about June 1.


YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Building Commission has agreed to pay Olsavsky-Jaminet Architects of Youngstown up to $450,000 to design and oversee renovations to the space the county's Department of Job and Family Services will occupy at Oakhill Renaissance Place...

http://www.vindy.com/content/local_regional/297965869447730.php

Ideas to be gathered for growth
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/30/06

Planning for the township begins this weekend.

The findings from two days of public input sessions will be used to formulate a master plan for the township...


Center holds ribbon cutting
Warren Tribune Chronicle, 10/30/06

Helping to make a better community and a difference in the lives of local children is the goal set by those who will be offering youth and character building programs and services at the United Methodist Community Center...

Youngstown Vindicator: Community Center plans grand opening (10/22/06)

Austintown HealthCare completes large addition
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/29/06

Austintown HealthCare Center, the area's first nonhospital, free-standing emergency room and ambulatory surgery center, has completed a 10,000 square-foot addition...


Victory Christian Center plans spark hearing
Youngstown Vindicator, 10/27/06

Victory Christian Center, 3899 McCartney Road, plans to construct a 2,200-seat worship center that would connect to its current 900-seat Life Center...

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Hubbard talks of new K-12 campus
Warren Tribune Chronicle, 10/25/06

If the Hubbard school district’s 5.5-mill bond issue to build a new grade K-12 school is passed Nov. 7, one thing residents have on their side is a superintendent who’s done it before...
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