Local News

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta – TransCanada Corp. announced Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group Inc., whose assets include the Hickory Bend gathering and processing system in the Mahoning Valley. “This acquisition is a tremendous opportunity to obtain a competitively positioned, growing network of regulated natural gas pipelines and storage assets in the […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Average retail gasoline prices in Ohio fell 10.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.18 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in the state. Nationally, the average has fallen 3.0 cents per gallon over the past week to $2.26 per gallon. In the Youngstown-Warren area, […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

KENT, Ohio — David Dees, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean and chief administrative officer of the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses, effective July 1. He replaces Stephen Nameth, Ph.D., who served as dean of the Salem and East Liverpool campuses since 2012. The appointment was announced by Todd Diacon, Kent State senior vice […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “It’s a culture shock,” every time Larry Schwimmer travels to Youngstown and visits GLI Products Inc., the manufacturer of pool products of which he is co-owner in the Salt Springs Industrial Park. “I’ve never seen a company where it’s like a family. Everybody loves each other. They have fun. They thank me […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s not uncommon for college students to be blindsided by situations that derail their path to earning a degree. It could be a personal issue, a financial setback, or as so many realize belatedly, the field they thought would lead to a great career isn’t the field they want to pursue. Or, […]

Monday, July 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –In the late 1600s, a woman in a town called Shady Hollow is accused of being a witch, betrayed by the man she loved – a minister – and hanged. This tale stretches to contemporary times with the appearance of a creature known as the Hollow Creek Witch. What sounds like the plot […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – They were greeted by a continental breakfast and tunes from a live smooth jazz trio, these first passengers for the return of daily flights into and out of Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Many had arrived hours ahead the scheduled 8:55 a.m. takeoff. They waited on benches outside the TSA gate – passengers […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – They were greeted by a continental breakfast and tunes from a live smooth jazz trio, these first passengers for the return of daily flights into and out of Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Many had arrived hours ahead the scheduled 8:55 a.m. takeoff. They waited on benches outside the TSA gate – passengers […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the first half of 2016 wrapped up, all three American automakers report increases in year-to-date retail sales as well as gains year-over-year. Retail sales for General Motors Co. were up just more than 1% from a year ago with 209,295 cars, trucks and SUVs delivered to customers in June. Total sales, […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp. is proof that government – federal, state and local – has an important role to play in directly priming and sustaining the economy, in this case in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Founded in 1979 in the wake of the collapse and retrenchment of the steel […]

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