Local News

Monday, June 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YNGAir Partners, a community group formed to support the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, is seeking financial and volunteer support with the upcoming launch of daily service. YNGAir Partners was organized in 2011 and has a strong membership base, but since helping to secure daily service by Aerodynamics Inc. – which will operate as […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will present the inaugural fireworks celebration, Light up the Sky @Buhl Park, from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Buhl Park. The fireworks celebration will include a concert by 2nd Avenue Project starting at 6 p.m., part of Buhl Park’s Summer Concert Series at the park, […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

By William A. Weimer, vice president, Phantom Fireworks YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Fireworks are as American as baseball, hotdogs and apple pie. But this American tradition is under siege by some who falsely argue they are overly dangerous. We have seen increased rhetoric surrounding fireworks being labeled as “too dangerous” for consumer use. Granted, we have […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — International performer Jeff Raz will appear July 6 at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. Raz, a life-long clown, actor, teacher, director and playwright, will host a juggling demonstration and workshop for Oh Wow !visitors. Participation in the workshop is included in the $8 cost […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio –– The Ohio Development Services Agency’s Export Assistance Office was recently awarded the President’s “E” Award for Export Service for its Ohio Export Internship Program. The Ohio Export Internship Program is a partnership between the Ohio Development Services Agency, the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University, and the Fisher College […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

Marketing takes time, money, and lots of preparation. One of the best ways to prepare yourself is to develop a solid marketing plan. A strong marketing plan will ensure you’re not only sticking to your schedule, but that you’re spending your marketing funds wisely and appropriately. A marketing plan includes everything from understanding your target […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

PITTSBURGH — Oil and gas production across the Utica shale in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania has hit a rough patch, but Shell’s recent announcement that it would build a $4 billion ethane cracker plant in Beaver County, Pa., could help producers in the wet gas portion of the play, which includes the Mahoning Valley. […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Activists opposed to the use of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” have the required number of signatures to place the so-called community bill of rights charter amendment before voters for the sixth time, they say. The charter amendment would ban shale gas development – which includes fracking and injection wells – within the […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sports enthusiasts are again invited to test their knowledge against others in the second annual Mahoning Valley Sports Trivia Championship. This year’s event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. July 14 at The Lake Club in Poland Proceeds will benefit Potential Development Schools for Students with Autism. The evening will […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

CLEVELAND — The CEO of a Leavittsburg company was sentenced today to six months in prison and ordered to pay $160,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service for failing to pay employment taxes that he withheld from his employees’ paychecks. Jonathan M. Lawrence, 58, pleaded guilty earlier this year to 10 counts of failure […]

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