Local News

Thursday, May 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mission College, the program Sister Jerome Corcoran founded four years ago to help college students from working poor families complete their degrees, is about to have two success stories to its credit. Youngstown State University seniors and Mission College clients Tekia Huggins, a communications major, and Ashley Snipes, majoring in biology, will […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The 910th Airlift Wing will host a meeting Thursday of Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission at the Community Activity Center  of the Youngstown Air Reserve Station here. During the meeting, to run from 1 to 3 p.m., those attending will hear about the commission’s progress since its founding a  year ago. […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

BOLOUGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – Hit hard by the collapse of the global oil and gas market, pipe and tube manufacturer Vallourec posted a net loss of $326 million during the first quarter of 2016, the company said Tuesday. Vallourec, which operates Vallourec Star in Youngstown, said its revenues fell 36.2% to $771.9 million, brought on by […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Transportation is requesting additional information from Aerodynamics Inc. before the certificate it received to allow it to begin its Youngstown-to-Chicago daily service takes effect. Among the information the federal agency requests is third-party verification that the company has the required funds to operate the service. “At this time, […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society wants to bring back a decorative feature from days of yore – painted advertising signage on the sides of downtown buildings. The city’s design review committee approved the society’s request for signage for the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center downtown, including a reproduction of a historic Good […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “Wheels of Steel: The Mahoning Valley’s Car Culture,” opens May 14 at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., the Mahoning Valley Historical Society announced Tuesday. The exhibit will run through Labor Day weekend. A car show will be held in the parking lot next to the History Center and on […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For businesses looking to take the dive into social media platforms, the most common advice area consulting firms have is simple: Just do it, Nike’s motto. There can be complexities, of course, but the best thing to do is just get a foot in the door. “Don’t worry about perfection. You might […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Nishani Cicilson left her home country of Suriname eight years ago with a swimming scholarship to Youngstown State University, she never guessed it would be her steppingstone to a doctorate degree. Cicilson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science in 2013, graduates this Saturday with a doctorate in physical therapy. […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – April produced mixed results for the domestic auto industry, according to sales reports from the three largest American automakers. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford Motor Co. posted their best April in a decade, while General Motors Co. reported a small drop in total sales. While sales for General Motors fell, retail sales for […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Compco Industries will again recognize law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty during National Police Week by providing a specially crafted piece of memorial art to the families of each officer. Each lithograph measures 16 inches by 20 inches and is framed for immediate hanging. The image is a collage […]

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