Thurs. 7:30 pm: Former Warren SCOPE Center to become winery

WARREN – A new place where customers will be able to sit and drink fine wines, have hors d’oeuvres and sandwiches, and visit with friends while sitting with an overview of the Mahoning River, Warren’s Amphitheater and Courthouse Square is expected to open inside the former Warren SCOPE building in the fall.

Mark Marvin, whose company, Downtown Development Group LLC, is in the process of remaking the downtown, signed the final paperwork Thursday to purchase the property from the city.

The winery is expected to frame Courthouse Square to the west and the Robins Theater on Market Street will bookend it on the east.

Read more in Friday’s Tribune Chronicle.