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Friday, September 2, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Officers in labor unions at Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign appearance for Hillary Clinton said Thursday they’re ready to do their part to elect her president. A crowd of about 250 heard Biden speak at the United Auto Workers Local 1714 Hall, according to Tim O’Hara, Local 1112 vice president. That included […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in the Utica shale increased to 17 during the week ended Aug. 27, up three from the previous week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR also reported that permit activity across the Utica is on the rise. The agency said that 12 permits were issued for […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s Board of Control Thursday approved two purchase agreements with residents as part of the Near East Urban Renewal Plan. The board – which consists of Mayor John McNally, Finance Director David Bozanich, and Law Director Martin Hume – approved the city spending $25,000 and $1,000 in closing costs to purchase […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – As part of the nursing curriculum, students and faculty at Kent State University at Trumbull will be using eight new hospital beds in the nursing lab. The beds were donated by Trumbull Memorial Hospital. “We are truly appreciative of Trumbull Memorial Hospital’s generous support,” said Kathy Dwinnells, Kent State Trumbull’s nursing […]

Thursday, September 1, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Vice President Joe Biden returned the Mahoning Valley today – four years and one day since his last campaign stop here – and made the importance of organized labor and the auto industry the thrust of his message. No surprise given that he spoke at a union hall here or that Labor […]

Thursday, September 1, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Vice President Joe Biden returned the Mahoning Valley today – four years and one day since his last campaign stop here – and made the importance of organized labor and the auto industry the thrust of his message. No surprise given that he spoke at a union hall here or that Labor […]

Thursday, September 1, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – After a long buildup this morning at its annual Salute to Business Breakfast, the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber at last unveiled a life-sized bobblehead of Hillary Clinton. Her 3-D likeness stood five feet from the previously and often unveiled bobblehead of Donald Trump. It’s likely their human counterparts won’t stand this close […]

Thursday, September 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 11th annual Youngstown State University Dance Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 in Beeghly Center. This year’s classes include improvisation, hip hop, lyrical contemporary, yoga for dancers, beginning/ intermediate and intermediate/ advanced modern, ballet and tap, and musical theater. Tickets are $40 per person. As […]

Thursday, September 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While two of the three American automakers posted sales decreases in August, the final full month of summer proved to be good news for the Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze, which ended its streak of decreasing sales. The Cruze took the No. 2 spot on Chevy’s sales sheet as 22,342 were delivered to showrooms […]

Thursday, September 1, 2016

POLAND, Ohio — It’s been nine months since Gabriele Brocker opened up her bakery and she remains smitten with owning her own business. “I wanted to do wedding cakes,” she says, “but I had no idea it would turn into all of this.” Bake Me Treats is in the heart of Poland, where Brocker grew […]

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