Local News

Thursday, April 13, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — The new CEO of Ohio United Way, Steve Hollon, visited the United Way of Trumbull County this week and attended one of its regularly scheduled board of directors meetings. “It’s my goal to visit all of the local United Ways in the state by the end of the year, and I hope […]

Thursday, April 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The faith-based community organizing group Action (Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing Our Neighborhoods) will hold its 15th annual community fundraiser April 20 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Social Hall, 243 Via Mount Carmel Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m. The event will feature state Sen. Joseph Schiavoni, D-33, who will speak […]

Thursday, April 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As befits an institution that focuses on introducing science to Mahoning Valley youth, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology is conducting an experiment, as Lisa Long, the center’s new associate director, puts it. The newly minted Library Express, which launched Wednesday, is the center’s most […]

Thursday, April 13, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. — A new book written by Kevin S. Seybold, a professor of psychology at Grove City College wrote “Questions in the Psychology of Religion,” which examines how contemporary psychological science interacts with religion. The book, Questions in the Psychology of Religion, helps readers develop “the ability to see ways that science and […]

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YMCA of Youngstown and the Cleveland Cavaliers have joined to bring the Junior Cavs Basketball League to the Mahoning Valley. The program is open to boys and girls ages five to 15. Practices and games for the league will be held on Saturdays between May 6 and June 17. Each practice […]

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

BUTLER, Pa. — Armstrong, a provider of business communication solutions, this week announced the launch of Armstrong Unified Voice, which connects businesses with a broader range of functionality at a fraction of the cost of a traditional PBX phone system, the company said. “This gives businesses a cloud-based unified communication solution with a flexible infrastructure […]

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 15 new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale for the week ended April 8, the agency reports. All of the permits were issued in the southern portion of the Utica – in this case Belmont, Jefferson and Noble counties. Antero Resources secured five […]

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The trajectory of scientific and technological development holds both great promise and increasing peril, bioethicist Wendell Wallach said Tuesday. Without the ability to manage the complex systems that scientists and engineers are developing, societies could lose control of technological change, which could lead to enormous problems within the next two decades, he […]

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The injection well that was responsible for triggering a series of earthquakes in the Mahoning Valley six years ago is slated to be shut-in for good. An application to formally plug and abandon the closed Northstar #1 disposal well was filed April 6 and is under review by the Ohio Department of […]

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s the part of the business everyone knows. At an auction, whether for an incredibly rare car or an everyday piece of machinery, the bid caller stands at the front of the room, a stream of jargon flowing out of him. For auction-goers, it can be tough to understand at times, but […]

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