Local News

Friday, April 29, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. – A new device and procedure now offered at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center may be an alternative to taking blood thinners for patients who have the most common form of atrial fibrillation – an irregular heart rhythm not caused by a heart valve problem. Patients with atrial fibrillation often […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The launch of daily scheduled service between Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna Township and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport will be delayed until June 13, Aerodynamics Inc. announced Thursday. Launch of the service was formally announced March 29 during a media event at the regional airport, and Dan Dickten, the airport’s aviation director, […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown chapter of the Service Corps of Retired Executives, better known as Score, will host a three-session class on the impact farmers’ markets can have on businesses. The first class is 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 17, followed by classes on May 24 and 31. Classes will be held at The […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Penn National Gaming Inc., which operates Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown, reported first-quarter revenues of $756.5 million and adjusted earnings of $212.9 million this morning. Revenues for the first three months of 2016 were up 13.9% from the comparable period in 2015, when revenues were $664.1 million. Adjusted […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As we drive around the Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard, director of golf Chris Carfangia stops to ask golfers which hole at the course is the most difficult. The answers are all the same: the final hole, No. 18. At some courses, it’s easy to figure out which is the hardest. […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As we drive around the Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard, director of golf Chris Carfangia stops to ask golfers which hole at the course is the most difficult. The answers are all the same: the final hole, No. 18. At some courses, it’s easy to figure out which is the hardest. […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Dissidents Lance Osborne and Steven Passov lost Wednesday to incumbents James Kramer and attorney Robert Shaker in their bid for two seats on the board of First Niles Financial Inc. The margin of defeat for Osborne, who owns 7% of First Niles shares, and Passov, a commercial real estate developer, was not […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Even with trees standing on the future home of Toyota and Volvo of Warren, co-owner Jim Whetstone envisions a building that serves as more than just a car dealership for Niles. In the showroom, customers would find a 1,000-square-foot lounge with televisions, computers, a snack bar and a coffee bar. They could […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co. has voluntarily stopped fracking two horizontal shale wells in North Beaver Township, Pa., following a small earthquake detected Monday near the company’s four-well pad across the state line in Lawrence County. “Hilcorp stopped fracking operations and demobilized the same day from that location,” said Melanie Williams, spokeswoman for the […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

TROY, Mich. – Talmer Bancorp Inc., parent of Talmer Bank and Trust, Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $19.68 million, or diluted earnings of 28 cents a share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $13.11 million, or 19 cents a share, and year-ago quarter net income of $9.43 million, or 12 cents a share. […]

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