Local News

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While CoreLogic data show that house prices in Ohio and the United States rose in November, the average price of a house sold in the Mahoning Valley dropped, albeit only 0.1%. In the California company’s monthly report released Tuesday, the CoreLogic Home Price Index and related Forecast data for November 2015 show […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Eclipse Resources Corp. says it will curtail natural gas production in the Utica shale this year while minimizing new drilling and completion operations. Oil and gas prices remain depressed, leaving energy companies few alternatives other than cutting output and reducing capital expenditures for additional exploration activities. “The company continues to closely […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – AMP Corp. reportedly has backed out of a plan to purchase 183 acres in Fairfield Township where it had proposed developing a specialty metals manufacturing plant. News outlets including WKBN and the Morning Journal report that AMP, which represents the company that to date has only been identified as “Project Foxtrot,” is […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will hold its third annual Cookie Table & Cocktails event Feb. 6 at the Tyler History Center. Billed as a “fun and frivolous wedding reception atmosphere,” the event will run from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and feature music, dancing, appetizers, beverages, silent auction and a “cookie table […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – For years, 15 by Mayor Doug Franklin’s count, the Garden Apartments on the north side of this city sat empty. Not only was the building an eyesore, it was a magnet for the trade in illegal drugs and other crimes. Tuesday morning, the demolition of Garden Apartments began as the city expanded […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For Christopher Tornello, manager of CT Rentals, the Youngstown State University community is a proven rental market. Tornello’s company has been leasing properties to YSU students for 40 years. When he attended YSU, he saw firsthand his fellow students’ need for better housing. “Most of the housing that was offered students was […]

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of the Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze continued their slide in December, as deliveries posted a 5.3% decline from the same period the previous year, General Motors Co. reported today. GM reported that 16,849 Cruzes were sold during December 2015 versus 17,800 sold in December 2014. For the year, GM said 226,602 Cruzes […]

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Design Review Committee this morning approved requests from a nursing school and a nightclub. The committee granted a request from Mercy College of Ohio to display a vinyl mesh banner for one year on its building at 932 Belmont Ave., a block south of St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. The college […]

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – General Motors will invest $500 million in Lyft Inc., a ride-hailing startup that says it has raised $2 billion in its bid to challenge the dominance of Uber Technologies in the new industry. The automaker described its investment as a “long-term strategic alliance to create an integrated network of on-demand autonomous vehicles […]

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio –Dante Zambrini, the former superintendent Canfield Local Schools and the retired interim vice president of operations of Eastern Gateway Community College, died unexpectedly Monday after falling ill at his home in Canfield. He was 61. Zambrini retired July 1 from his post at EGCC. His office was at the Valley Center in downtown […]

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