Local News

Monday, July 25, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Stage Door Dance & Theatre Arts will celebrate the grand opening of its new performing arts center here with a ribbon cutting and open house July 28. The new center, 721 Boardmand-Poland Road, is 10,000 square feet with three dance rooms, a voice and music practice room, locker rooms, a patio […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bringing the Republican National Convention to Cleveland represented the culmination of a decade-long effort, says a Boardman native involved with helping lure the event to the city. Jon Pinney, managing partner with the Cleveland law firm Kohrman, Jackson & Krantz, served as counsel, secretary and treasurer of the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Burgan Real Estate Ltd. is celebrating the opening of a new office in Canfield and announcing the pending promotion of a new leadership team. The company announced today that agency founder John Burgan will step down as president in January and “transition back into sales while maintaining an advisory position with the […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and its business partners in this week’s “Victory for the Valley” campaign deserve praise for seizing the opportunity presented by the Republican National Convention and capitalizing on it. Using the GOP convention as a marketing hook, the chamber sought to bring site consultants – the professionals that […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in June dropped to 5.0%, down from 5.1% in May, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. Unemployment last month was up from June 2015’s 4.8%. Nationwide the employment rate was 4.9% in June, up from 4.7% in May and down from 5.3% in June […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rich ethnic and industrial history of the Mahoning Valley, its recent accomplishments and challenges, and prospects for the future was the subject Thursday at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center. Host was the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. The program, “The Peopling of the Mahoning Valley Revisited,” was delivered by George D. […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work should begin sometime in the next month on the year-long upgrade to Wick Avenue. Meeting Thursday, the Youngstown Board of Control approved a $4.1 million contract with Marucci & Gaffney Excavating, Youngstown, for the project. Maricci & Gaffney submitted the lowest of six bids, which ranged up to $6.7 million. The […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, Thursday reported net income available to shareholders of $39.29 million, or 19 cents per common share, which includes three cents per share in merger-related costs. Total net income was $41.30 million. This compares to first-quarter net income available to shareholders of $24.12 million, […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

BERLIN CENTER, Ohio – In the solar energy business, a solar energy spill is characterized as a nice day. On Thursday, with clear skies and temperatures in the 90s, Erin Quinlan described it as “a powerful day.” Quinlan and her husband, Dan, own Valley Energy Solar, Salem, which recently completed installation of 396 solar panels […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc., parent of Huntington National Bank, Thursday reported $174.54 million in net income for the second quarter, $154.67 million of which was applicable to common shares, or 19 cents per common share. This compares to first-quarter net income of $171.31 million, $163.32 million applicable to common stock, or 20 cents […]

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