Local News

Monday, March 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For student interns, gone are the days of fetching coffee, making copies, filing and filling their day with busy work for free. Not only are companies expected to pay interns decent wages but also to provide valuable experience, expanding on what students learn in their classrooms. A 2013 survey by the National […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Rex Energy Corp. reports two recent well pads put into production in its Appalachian Basin operations are showing promise. “We are very pleased with the performance to date of our two most recent well pads in the Butler Operated Area,” in Butler County, Pa., said Tom Stabley, Rex Energy’s CEO. During […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Financing planning is as much about building and sustaining relationships as it is managing their clients’ investments, participants in a Business Journal roundtable say. “It starts with conversations. You’ve got to have those conversations to build a rapport with the clients,” says Sidney Jones, managing director with Merrill Lynch in Canfield. “When […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Home sales in the region during the first two months of 2015 are slightly ahead of last year, according to new monthly reports from local boards of realtors. As of the end of February, 629 single-family dwellings were sold in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, just ahead of the 620 sold during […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Stem Jobs magazine has designated Youngstown State University’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology as a “2015 STEM Jobs Approved College.” The designation, contained in a list compiled by the magazine, measures how effectively schools align their programs to high-demand, high-paying STEM jobs, and how well they assist students in achieving […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The 47 Republican members of the U.S. Senate that reached out directly to Iran’s leadership last week acted out of concern for the nation and the Middle East, not out of a desire to undercut President Obama in ongoing negotiations over nuclear enrichment, U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly said following an event […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Financing planning is as much about building and sustaining relationships as it is managing their clients’ investments, participants in a Business Journal roundtable say. “It starts with conversations. You’ve got to have those conversations to build a rapport with the clients,” says Sidney Jones, managing director with Merrill Lynch in Canfield. “When […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The female activist from the Love Canal neighborhood of Niagara Falls, N.Y., stood before the Northstar 1 injection well Friday afternoon to warn residents of Youngstown about the dangers to their health open injection wells pose. Lois Gibbs, the activist who, in the 1970s, led the Love Canal community against the Hooker […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

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