Local News

Monday, August 31, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has received a $3,393 grant from the Ohio Arts Council for installation of a mural on ta vacant wall near downtown n the Garden District. TNP will partner with Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative to award a $7,500 stipend to the artist chosen to paint the mural. “This grant allows […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – The three principals of Patriot Homecare, 900 Pine Ave SE threw a party Friday afternoon to celebrate the rapid growth of their company in just four years, say thanks to their backers and 45 employees, and share their vision of where they expect to be in the next year or two. It […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN –  CityScape is hoping to raise $10,000 to fund “Sparkle Youngstown,” the annual downtown lighting program that begins in December and runs through February. The nonprofit organization is soliciting donations through GoFundMe and its website. Some 50,000 lights will be installed throughout the Central Square area as part of CityScape’s annual holiday parade and […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — John Granger, who Time magazine calls the “Dean of Harry Potter Scholars,” will present a free lecture 7 p.m. Sept. 29 in DeBartolo Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University. The lecture is being held in conjunction with an exhibit on display at YSU through Oct. 9 that explores the connections […]

Saturday, August 29, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The four members of the Mahoning County Board of Elections unanimous decision to keep an anti-fracking charter amendment off the November ballot “is unconstitutional, arbitrary, illegal and an abuse of discretion,” the city argues in a complaint filed Friday in the Ohio Supreme Court. The city said it wants the court to […]

Friday, August 28, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Ronald Donatelli, who joined First National Bank of Pennsylvania in 2009 as head of its business credit division, has been promoted to president of its Pittsburgh region, Robert Moorehead announced Friday. Moorehead was recently named chief wholesale banking officer of First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corp. In his new role, […]

Friday, August 28, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Asking Jameson Health System to seek more purchase proposals before settling on UPMC was a matter of ensuring that prices won’t rise for those it serves. So said a spokesman for the office of the Pennsylvania attorney general Thursday. “Our public protection lawyers have seen some competitive issues that may arise […]

Friday, August 28, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Asking Jameson Health System to seek more purchase proposals before settling on UPMC was a matter of ensuring that prices won’t rise for those it serves. So said a spokesman for the office of the Pennsylvania attorney general Thursday. “Our public protection lawyers have seen some competitive issues that may arise […]

Friday, August 28, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Newly released Utica shale production numbers show Ohio wells produced nearly 5-6 million barrels of oil and 221 billion cubic feet of natural gas during the second quarter According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resoruces, these numbers break all previous production reporting records for the last 100 years. Production continues to […]

Friday, August 28, 2015

UNIVERISTY PARK, Pa. — Two-year-old children with larger oral vocabularies enter U.S. kindergarten classrooms better at reading and mathematics as well as better behaved, according to a team of researchers lead by Paul Morgan, associate professor of education policy studies, Penn State. Other research has found that children who are doing better academically in kindergarten […]

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