Local News

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Unemployment rates edged down in Trumbull and Columbiana counties in August from the month before but remained unchanged in Mahoning County, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. The monthly numbers for Ohio counties and Ohio cities showed Trumbull County’s unemployment rate was 6.0% last month, down from […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. — A Fall Gala hosted by eCenter@LindenPointe will take place Oct. 6 at the Penn State Shenango campus in Sharon, Pa. The keynote speaker is Bob Evans, senior vice president and chief communications officer at Oracle. The program will begin at 6 p.m., with networking, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music from 7 […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Gone are the days of customers spending weekend after weekend shopping for a car. No longer do they have drive from one dealership to the next until they’ve talked to every salesman in town. All it takes now is a computer or a smartphone. “People used to go to seven or eight […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Steve Lewis, the former CEO of what was First Place Financial Corp. and First Place Bank of Warren, has been fined $50,000 by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, according to a consent order dated Aug. 25. Lewis, CEO and a director of the bank and its holding company from […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Steve Lewis, the former CEO of what was First Place Bank of Warren, has been fined $50,000 by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, according to a consent order dated Aug. 25. Lewis, CEO and a director of the bank from 2008 to 2012, “failed to ensure that the bank […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio — Farmers National Bank will hold four free seminars this week to help businesses recognize cyber fraud, thwart hackers and improve the security of their data. The first, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, will be held at the Wooster Country Club in Wooster, the second from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As site preparation work begins to convert the Stambaugh Building downtown into a hotel, city council awaits action by the Youngstown Board of Education on a proposed 15-year, 100% tax abatement for the project. NYO Property Group announced nearly two years ago its plans to convert the Stambaugh Building, 44 Federal Plaza […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – If all goes as planned, Warren will have its biggest homecoming celebration ever this weekend. Events, branded under the umbrella of Warren Homecoming, are scheduled across the city from Friday afternoon through Monday morning and cover everything from yearbooks of past graduating classes to car shows to, as is homecoming tradition, a […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider a $12,000 water/wastewater grant to support converting an old church just north of downtown into a brewery and taproom. According to the ordinance on the council agenda for its meeting tomorrow, Noble Creature Cask House plans to invest $123,000 for the project, at 126 E. Rayen Ave. “They […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The director of the Butler Institute of American Art and its board of trustees are convening an inaugural meeting of The Butler Institute of American Art Young Collectors Group. Special guest is Jonathan Greenberg, vice president of Sotheby’s Auction, New York City. The new organization is being formed to introduce young professionals […]

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