Local News

Thursday, January 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley has awarded $540,200 in grants and distributions for the second half of 2016. The funds include $84,500 in grants to 17 nonprofit organizations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties that made requests to the philanthropic funds the foundation manages. The remaining $455,700 was distributed by fund […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – American automakers ended 2016 on a mixed note, as only one finished 2016 with sales up for both December and the entire year General Motors Co. closed out 2016 with 319,108 vehicles sold in December, a 10% gain from 2015. Retail sales – those to noncommercial customers – were also up, gaining […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Rex Energy Corp. has agreed to sell its Ohio Utica assets in Guerney, Noble and Belmont counties to Antero Resources Corp. The transaction, announced today, is valued at $30 million. Antero, an exploration and production company focused on the Appalachia Basin, is headquartered in Denver. It holds more than 484,000 net […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Clinic has performed the first deep brain stimulation surgery for stroke recovery, as part of an ongoing clinical trial assessing the procedure’s potential to improve movement in patients recovering from stroke. Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disabilities in the United States, the clinic said in announcing the break-through surgery. […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A spokesman for U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Tuesday the congressman expects to retain his seat on the Appropriations Committee when assignments are finalized in the next 45 days. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was sworn in for his eighth term in Washington yesterday. He was first elected to Congress in 2002. Michael Zetts, […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Candys Mayo’s path to entrepreneurship – to her chosen vocation, engineering – was neither simple nor obvious. In fact, it was presented to her as a challenge, she says. Mayo launched her firm, Quinn Engineering & Employment Network LLC – or Queen Ohio – in June 2015, the latest step in a […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider rezoning several properties on the East Side to support Fireline Inc.’s expansion plans. The legislation before council tonight would change the classification of the properties to Industrial Green. The properties, zoned “multi-family residential,” sit on the corner of Watt and Adams streets as does a lot on Elk […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider rezoning several properties on the East Side to support Fireline Inc.’s expansion plans. The legislation before council tonight would change the classification of the properties to Industrial Green. The properties, zoned “multi-family residential,” sit on the corner of Watt and Adams streets as does a lot on Elk […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio – With the upcoming release of a film based on her book chronicling the role black female mathematicians played in the Space Race, Margot Lee Shetterly has been announced as the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation at Case Western Reserve University. The presentation, free and open to the public, […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

CLEVELAND —  George N. Krinos, the former mayor of Campbell, today was charged in federal court with defrauding investors out of nearly $1.2 million and related tax violations. The charges were jointly announced by Carole S. Rendon, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Stephen D. Anthony, special agent in charge of the FBI, […]

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