Local News

Monday, March 9, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As taxpayers prepare to file their annual returns, they’re likely to receive phone calls purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service. They would be well-advised to hold off on acting on such calls because a con artist, not an IRS agent, likely placed the call, say the Better Business Bureau and […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Auto dealerships in the Mahoning Valley sold 1,553 new cars and trucks in February, an 11% drop from the same month last year, data from the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio show. Three of the top five dealerships in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties reported fewer sales of new vehicles than […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

PITTSBURGH — Alcoa has reached a definitive agreement to purchase RTI International Metals Inc. in a stock-for-stock transaction that has an enterprise value of $1.5 billion. The deal was announced this morning. RTI is a global supplier of titanium and specialty metal products for the commercial aerospace, defense, energy and medical device markets. It operates […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The American Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley is joining with a Youngstown Business Incubator portfolio company, DittoTalk, for a pilot program that agency officials believe will transform the way nonprofits raise money. The “Be A Hero” campaign will take place March 20 -22. Using the DittoTalk software, which is marketed as […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Grove City College will present a gallery show next week featuring a selection of vintage World War II propaganda posters that were “lost” for decades. More than 170 posters designed to inspire Americans on the home front to support the war effort on their jobs, in their homes and in their […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

NILES, Ohio — First Niles Financial Inc., parent company of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles, reports the pay-off of a nonperforming loan will positively impact earnings during the first quarter. This transaction is expected to contribute approximately $148,000 in pretax income, or about $98,000 in after-tax income, to overall first-quarter earnings, the […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — The Raymond John Wean Foundation, at its March board meeting, announced $130,000 in grants to four local organizations: Empowering & Strengthening Ohio’s People, Inspiring Minds, Tabernacle Baptist Church – CDF Freedom Schools and We Are Warren. The organizations and their programs are aligned with the foundation’s strategic priorities of community revitalization, economic […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Grove City College will present a gallery show next week featuring a selection of vintage World War II propaganda posters that were “lost” for decades. More than 170 posters designed to inspire Americans on the home front to support the war effort on their jobs, in their homes and in their […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

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