Local News

Monday, February 8, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – Chesapeake Energy Corp., the most prolific driller in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale, reports it has retained a law firm to restructure its $9.8 billion debt, triggering a free fall in its share price this morning. Chesapeake’s stock plummeted as much as 50% in the wake of a Debtwire report this morning that […]

Monday, February 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union will present a poverty simulation 9 a.m. to noon Friday in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. The event will instruct participants in what it is like to live inside of poverty. As a student organization, Bridges Out of Poverty supports under-resourced […]

Monday, February 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Business and community leaders are invited to attend a press briefing Wednesday at which leaders of the YMCA of Youngstown will unveil detailed plans for the $5 million renovation of the Central Branch downtown. The event, which will take place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Central Y’s second floor community gym, […]

Monday, February 8, 2016

By George F. Farris, CEO Farris Marketing YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – What makes a great Super Bowl ad? If you ask most people what their favorite spot was,they’ll usually describe one that was most entertaining to them. And entertaining spots have value because often they are most talked about and therefore, the most remembered. One of […]

Monday, February 8, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – With the resurrection of machining programs and rising enrollment at vocational schools in the region, the next step in creating a job-ready industrial workforce is encouraging high school students into the field. At the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition quarterly meeting Friday, Leetonia schools superintendent Rob Menho announced his district will develop a […]

Monday, February 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “East Youngstown Burning: Commemorating the Centennial of the 1916 Steel Strike” is the title of a symposium Friday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor. Featured speakers will be U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and David McCall, District One director of the United Steelworkers of […]

Monday, February 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “East Youngstown Burning: Commemorating the Centennial of the 1916 Steel Strike” is the title of a symposium Friday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor. Featured speakers will be U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and David McCall, District One director of the United Steelworkers of […]

Monday, February 8, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Two more companies filed objections last week to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s order granting Aerodynamics Inc. authority to provide daily scheduled passenger service between O’Hare International Airport in Chicago and the Youngstown-Warren Regional airport here. The two companies – Sun Air Express and JA Flight Services LLC – filed their […]

Friday, February 5, 2016

CLEVELAND — Ohio’s Federal Research Network has awarded Case Western Reserve University $1.65 million over two years to research and develop energy storage resources for the defense and aerospace industries, the university announced Friday. The award is an aspect of the state’s strategy to stimulate economic development and create jobs. The state award was made […]

Friday, February 5, 2016

CLEVELAND — Ohio’s Federal Research Network has awarded Case Western Reserve University $1.65 million over two years to research and develop energy storage resources for the defense and aerospace industries, the university announced Friday. The award is an aspect of the state’s strategy to stimulate economic development and create jobs. The state award was made […]

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