Local News

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Rick Demuynck was announced as the new plant manager for General Motors’ Lordstown Assembly Tuesday. He began work as the new manager May 1. A GM employee since 1989, Demuynck was assistant plant manager at Lordstown from November 2009 to July 2013 where he assisted with the launch of the Chevrolet Cruze […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – A team of students from Drexel University in Philadelphia is the winner of eCenter@LindenPointe’s fourth annual OH-Penn For Business contest. The finalists, selected from more than 100 groups at five colleges in Pennsylvania and Ohio, pitched their ideas to seven judges at the business incubator April 16. The results were publicly announced […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Aerodynamics Inc. is making “good progress” toward resolving the financial fitness issue raised by the U.S. Department of Transportation last week, the aviation director at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport said Tuesday. The federal agency last week requested additional information from the carrier before granting final approval for its certificate permitting service between […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director says she likes the potential she sees in her new community. The chamber announced Tuesday it has hired Sherris Moreira to the position. Moreira will come to the chamber after serving as director of group tourism for Pittsburgh Transportation Group. “Sherris has extensive […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director says she likes the potential she sees in her new community. The chamber announced Tuesday it has hired Sherris Moreira to the position. Moreira will come to the chamber after serving as director of group tourism for Pittsburgh Transportation Group. “Sherris has extensive […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Vlad Pediatrics is returning to the city, founder John O. Vlad announced Tuesday. The pediatric office, which has been fully remodeled, is relocating to 2219 E. Market St. from its Elm Road location in Cortland. “When I opened this practice in 1965, my office was just a few doors down from our […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New car sales in the Mahoning Valley dropped nearly 22% in April as 2,173 cars, trucks and SUVs were sold last month, data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association show. But espite the drop, year-to-date sales are down less than 1%, totaling 9,643 in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, 78 fewer […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology this weekend will celebrate its fifth year of operating. During the Oh Wow Birthday Bash this Saturday and Sunday, admission to the center will be $5. As part of the celebration, Oh Wow will offer free cake and popcorn, […]

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chesapeake Energy Corp. says it plans to drill up to five wells this year in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale and bring between 45 and 55 wells into production, according to an investors presentation posted on the company’s website. Money invested into drilling this year is going to the Utica, said Frank Patterson, […]

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Just three permits for new horizontal wells were issued in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended May 7, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Two permits were awarded to Statoil USA Onshore Properties for wells in Monroe County, while a third permit was issued to XTO Energy for […]

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