Local News

Thursday, April 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In celebration of National Volunteer Week, Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley will hold an appreciation event at 2 p.m. April 29 in the Rescue Mission’s dining hall, 962 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley records over 20,000 hours of volunteered time annually. Volunteers help in every […]

Thursday, April 27, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Pizza Joe’s is launching its southwest chicken or steak pizza with chipotle sauce on May 5 in celebration of National Totally Chipotle Day and Cinco de Mayo. The new pizza was recently awarded the Best Gourmet Pizza at the 2017 Mahoning Valley Pizza Cook-Off presented by Potential Development. Customers will enjoy free […]

Thursday, April 27, 2017

WYOMISSING, Pa. – Penn National Gaming Inc. reported net revenues of $776.2 million in the first quarter this morning, up from $756.5 million in the first quarter of 2016 and beating out estimates the company reported in February and March. “Penn National delivered a strong first quarter with operating results exceeding both our original and […]

Thursday, April 27, 2017

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Bank, Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $1 million, or 23 cents per diluted share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $1.14 million, or 26 cents a share, and first-quarter 2016 income of $1.36 million or 31 cents a share. Cortland also announced its board […]

Thursday, April 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Executives and organizations that support the development of independent energy production are calling two bills introduced in the Ohio General Assembly nothing less than a $5 billion bailout for utility giant FirstEnergy Corp. that will saddle residents with higher energy costs. FirstEnergy says the bills, collectively called the Zero Emissions Nuclear Resource […]

Thursday, April 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s Board of Control today will consider incentives to grant NYO Property Group, the developer of the Stambaugh Building hotel under construction. The incentives, as outlined on the board’s agenda for this morning’s meeting, include a 10-year, 75% abatement of real property taxes; a term loan of up to $700,000 for […]

Thursday, April 27, 2017

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – Vallourec, the parent of Youngstown tube manufacturer Vallourec Star, posted a first-quarter net loss of $137 million, mainly because of low pricing, higher material costs and a weaker customer mix in the European market, the company said Wednesday. This compares to a net loss of $308.9 million the year-ago quarter. “Our financial […]

Thursday, April 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Kevin D. Talley Jr. and Sarah L. Ludwick were awarded scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year from Sister Jerome’s Mission College program operated by the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown. Talley received the Bruce A. Roberts Memorial Scholarship and Ludwick received the Karen R. Murphy Beatitude House Scholarship. Talley will graduate from Youngstown […]

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Citing rapid growth, Alta Behavioral Healthcare will open a new Boardman office May 1. Alta Behavioral Healthcare is a division of Alta Care Group, which supports the social, emotional, behavioral and physical well being of children, adolescents, young adults and their families. Alta will lease space from Meridian HealthCare at 8255 South […]

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health Youngstown will purchase new medical simulation equipment thanks to a $70,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission, along with a matching donation from the Mercy Health Foundation. The machines will allow the hospital system to expand clinical training for physicians, dentists, nurses, medical students and other staff. In addition, the […]

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