Local News

Thursday, February 19, 2015

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Western Reserve Port Authority’s interim executive director and director of aviation sought to reassure two board members who expressed concerns about Aerodynamics Inc., the carrier that wants to provide service to Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Martin Loney and John Boccieri raised questions about the fitness of the carrier at Wednesday’s regular […]

Thursday, February 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Butler Institute of American Art presents its 77th Area Artists Annual exhibition beginning Sunday, Feb. 22, and running through March 29. The exhibition will be seen in the MacIntosh and Hynes-Finnegan Galleries on the museum’s second level. Works by artists in all media who reside in Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties […]

Thursday, February 19, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Sen. Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni and state Sen. Capri Cafaro introduced legislation Thursday to establish a State Facilities Closure Review Commission. The impetus for their bill, they said, was the recently announced decisions to close the Youngstown Developmental Center in Mineral Ridge and the Montgomery Developmental Center in Huber Heights, near […]

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — NiSource Inc. reported Wednesday that it has placed into service a $60 million pipeline that transports natural gas liquids from its Hickory Bend processing plant in Springfield Township to the UEO Buckeye processing facility in Columbiana County. NiSource, parent of Columbia Pipeline Group, said that the line was commissioned during the fourth […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A draft strategic plan prepared for the Western Reserve Port Authority provides a good starting point as the body plots its future, the chairman of the committee reviewing the document and the interim executive director of the port authority say. The port authority board of directors and staff met more than an […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Concerts that featured rock royalty, family shows, sporting events and miscellaneous uses propelled the Covelli Centre to its most successful financial year ever in 2014, its executive director reports. “If you were to say seven years ago that we would end up giving the city $700,000 in a year, I’d call you […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio — Some 40-odd years ago, Cortland was a village. The population was around 2,500 tucked on the edge of farmland and the Youngstown-Warren suburbs. Back then, business was local and centered in and around downtown. But in the 1970s, Cortland began to grow and things changed. “The growth of this city is responsible […]

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