Local News

Friday, February 24, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College has received a $100,000 grant from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust to develop programs benefitting children and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Most of the money will be used to “create opportunities for inclusion beyond the classroom through community outreach” for the disabled, their families, […]

Friday, February 24, 2017

STRUTHERS, Ohio It isn’t difficult for Mayor Terry Stocker to picture the Struthers of days gone by. He’s lived in the city most of his life and followed his father’s footsteps into local government, first spending 18 years on City Council then 10 more as mayor. The common thread throughout those positions is a pride […]

Friday, February 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rachel Jordan is pretty familiar with career fairs. And a lot of that familiarity comes from being a job seeker rather than an exhibitor. Jordan today is a human resources associate for Nordson Corp., which was among the companies looking to fill internship, co-op and full-time positions at the Youngstown State University […]

Friday, February 24, 2017

LEETONIA, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-OH, will visit Pennex Aluminum Co. in Leetonia Friday afternoon to tour the plant and meet with employees and company leadership. The employee town hall, where Portman will discuss the Enforce and Leveling the Playing Field acts, is part of his work to address “aluminum overcapacity.” The amount […]

Friday, February 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ask Christopher Alan why he wants to move his California company’s headquarters into the former Delphi Packard Electric building in Warren, and he’ll point to his wristwatch. The watch was given to his father to mark 25 years of service with Packard Electric, the founder and owner of AutoParkit LLC said. Alan’s […]

Friday, February 24, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded nearly $99,000 to 30 resident-led organizations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties, the foundation announced Thursday. The awards were made as part of the foundation’s Neighborhood Success program, which supports grassroots organizations looking to build community involvement. Annual grant awards range from $500 to $5,000, with […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. — The campus in rural southeastern Mercer County, Pa., looks exactly as Hollywood would build a set to shoot a movie about college life. Collegiate Gothic architecture – large red-brick buildings punctuated with white stone arches, huge windows and tall oak doors – is set on 180 acres of green space with […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – The most prolific driller in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale, Chesapeake Energy Corp., announced this morning it posted a net loss of $4.8 billion during 2016, largely driven by noncash impairments of the company’s oil and gas properties caused by depressed commodity prices. The oil and gas giant reported revenues of $7.87 billion […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve fresh food access in Trumbull County was among the highlights for Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership‘s Garden Resources of Warren program in 2016. The community improvement group released their annual report Wednesday. The Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program supports TNP’s effort to establish […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – The parent of Vallourec Star in Youngstown reported a net loss of $231 million on $3.1 billion in revenues during 2016, but its chairman says its U.S. market is stabilizing. “Entering 2017, the positive dynamics of the U.S. OCTG [oil country tubular goods] market are confirmed,” Philippe Crouzet, chairman of Vallourec SA, […]

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