Local News

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection last week awarded Hilcorp Energy Co. four new permits to drill horizontal wells in Lawrence County, Pa. Permit activity in this section of the Utica shale has all but dried up over the last several months because of plummeting oil prices. Hilcorp received four permits Aug. […]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Since he arrived in the Ohio Valley a month ago and became president of Eastern Gateway Community College, Dr. Jimmie Bruce figures he’s learned a thing or two about the community he now calls home. “People are proud of Eastern Gateway, proud of its history,” Bruce said. “So much has happened since […]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A donation of nonperishable food items is the price of admission to the fourth annual Antique Truck Show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 15 to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley. The show, hosted by Cerni Motors and The Penn-Ohio Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of […]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – China’s move Tuesday to devalue its currency, sending it to a four-year low on trading today, drew a sharp response from U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-17, a long-time critic of China’s manipulation of its renminbi. Ryan said he has “actively joined colleagues from both parties in urging the United States to take […]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Beerfest returns to the Covelli Centre Saturday a third year with proceeds to benefit the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University. The beerfest features a VIP session from noon to 2 p.m. and a general session from 2 to 6 p.m. New this year is a closing concert that features […]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

BOARDMAN Township, Ohio – On any given day at Boardman Park, there is much to do. Visitors take walks on their lunch breaks. During the nine-week day camp held each summer, kids run from station to station. Office workers eat lunch in the shade of the many trees for a quick reprieve from their busy […]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – A company that in December started manufacturing plastic resin filament used as feedstock in additive manufacturing equipment is stepping up its game. “You’ll be able to print airplanes and satellites with this type of equipment,” said Chuck George, president of Strangpresse LLC, which leases manufacturing space on Velma Court. “It’s a great […]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – State Rep. Ron Gerberry’s long political life in the Ohio Legislature will end Aug. 21, the effective date of his resignation. In a letter dated Aug. 7, Gerberry, D-59, wrote the speaker of the Ohio House, Cliff Rosenberger, stating his intentions. Gerberry, who first went to Columbus in 1982, is expected to […]

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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