Local News

Friday, September 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is prominently featured in the cover story in new issue of TIME magazine, which is on newsstands today. The article is entitled The Democrats’ Dilemmas: A Divided Party Debates Its Future. It was written by Philip Elliott with a Youngstown dateline. Excerpts from the article — the portions […]

Friday, September 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced this morning that Tuesday luncheon event with Ohio Auditor Dave Yost has been cancelled. The chamber said the cancellation resulted from “unforeseen circumstances,” and it hopes to reschedule the event at a later time. Yost is a Republican who is a candidate for Ohio attorney general. […]

Friday, September 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Banquet halls are offering more amenities, new settings and new activities that enable guests to host both traditional and unusual gatherings. The Peter Allen Inn & Event Center in Kinsman offers an English garden. In New Castle, Pa., the New Englander has taken on the atmosphere of a Pittsburgh brewery. And in […]

Friday, September 22, 2017

PITTSBURGH — After eight years of economic expansion, PNC economic and investment experts say the United States economy is in the “seventh inning” of a potentially record-long expansion. In a post published Thursday on the bank’s website, Stuart Hoffman, PNC senior economic adviser, and Bill Stone, PNC chief investment officer,  note the economy has achieved […]

Friday, September 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Surrounded by some of the best hardwood forests in the nation, loggers in northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania have their pick of the lumber. The Appalachian Mountains and the foothills to the east and west, some 65.7 million acres of forest by Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers’ count, are home to walnut, oak, maple, […]

Friday, September 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car sales in the Mahoning Valley continued to drive ahead last year’s figures in August, according to data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association. Last month, 5,449 new and used cars were sold in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, a 6.8% increase from August 2017. While used car sales were down […]

Friday, September 22, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Rummage through your desk and you’re likely to find a few things given you by another business. The pile might include pens, USB drives and a water bottle. Whatever it is, the company that gave it to you wanted its name in front of you so that down the road, you’d remember […]

Friday, September 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s Ward Beecher Planetarium unveiled a new full-dome projection system Thursday that will be put in service as it opens its 2017-2018 season today. The new system features state-of-the-art pixel resolution and surround sound quality and that allows for real-time, on-the-fly visualizations of astronomical objects. “Even our regular visitors will […]

Thursday, September 21, 2017

NORTH LIMA, Ohio — A small company founded 10 years ago has become three and expanded its reach across the globe. Discover Global Inc. – a distribution, engineering and logistics business that sources metal components from manufacturers mostly overseas – started in 2007 by leasing warehouse space in Mineral Ridge and sharing that warehouse with […]

Thursday, September 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Robert Twomey likes to merge art with technology, and the Youngstown State University professor’s newest project uses cameras, wireless sensors, microphones and other “smart” devices to trace his family’s day-to-day life at home. Titled “A Machine for Living In,” Twomey’s digital media art installation is on display through Oct. 13 in the […]

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