Local News

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – A Trumbull County grand jury today issued a 56-count indictment against Ralph Infante, former mayor of Niles. Also indicted by the grand jury were the former mayor’s wife, Judy Infante; Scott Shaffer, identified as a city of Niles employee; and ITAM #39, which the former mayor operated, according to a news release […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, has won a victory of sorts now that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has agreed to delay leadership elections until Nov. 30. Pelosi announced her decision at this morning’s meeting of the Democratic caucus, according to national news reports. Ryan and at least 20 other Democratic […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in Ohio’s Utica shale rose to 19 during the week ended Nov. 12, up from 16 recorded the previous week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Permitting activity for the week was slow, as just two permits for new horizontal wells were issued. Gulfport Energy Corp. received […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

 WARREN, Ohio — United Way of Trumbull County is celebrating the GivingTuesday with Dine Out at nearby restaurants to help provide turkeys for those in need. GivingTuesday, a United Way spokesman explains, “is a global day of giving that joins the collective power of individuals, businesses and organizations to encourage good will and celebrate generosity.” […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will hold its annual meeting of Accredited Businesses on Nov. 30 at the Covelli Centre, says Carol Potter, president of the BBB. A networking breakfast that precedes the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Huntington Bank VIP Lounge. Accredited Businesses are […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Changes in trade relations are among the likely consequences for business in the Mahoning Valley with the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, several panelists said Monday. Last night featured the City Club of the Mahoning Valley’s second forum, this one focusing on the results of last week’s election and the impact […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nordson Corp. will receive a 60% 10-year Enterprise Zone property tax abatement to help fund its $25 million relocation of three manufacturing operations to the former Tamarkin warehouse at 375 Victoria Road in Austintown. Township trustees voted to approve the property tax break at their meeting Wednesday night. It will help fund […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, joined U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, Monday to launch an initiative in the Mahoning Valley intended to prepare male minority students for college by linking them with adult mentors. The initiative, My Brother’s Keeper Ohio, was presented at a press event Monday at the Trumbull Campus […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The fate of establishment figures in both parties is one of the factors driving the debate over leadership of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Monday. Ryan, who with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown attended yesterday’s launch of the Mahoning Valley’s My Brother’s Keeper at the Kent […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The fate of establishment figures in both parties is one of the factors driving the debate over leadership of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Monday. Ryan, who with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown attended yesterday’s launch of the Mahoning Valley’s My Brother’s Keeper at the Kent […]

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