Local News

Thursday, February 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College will take part in a statewide financial aid assistance event to help parents and prospective college complete applications on Feb. 14 at it’s downtown Youngstown campus. College Goal Sunday, organized by the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, begins at 2 p.m at the Valley Center, 101 E. […]

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

DETROIT – With falling gas prices pushing the sales of trucks and SUVs, General Motors Co. reported a record income of $9.7 billion, or $5.92 per diluted share, in 2015, beating out last year’s $2.8 billion. Pre-tax earnings for the company were $10.8 billion, also a record, the auto manufacturer reported. “It was a strong […]

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – After relocating to Warren in 2014, Laird Technologies has plans to continue expanding its footprint and becoming a regional center for the United Kingdom-based company. The Warren division manufactures and distributes remote controls and wireless communication devices. With its business growing since moving to the former Delphi Corp. building, several new employees […]

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host a meeting Feb. 11 at America Makes that focuses on industrial application for additive manufacturing. The program, which will run from 7:30 to 9 a.m., will highlight additive manufacturing – also known as 3-D printing — and identify northeastern Ohio manufacturers, especially tool and die makers, […]

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College will celebrate the “Cake Wars” victory of Emily Bartlow ’16 and Tristan Slater ’16 with a viewing party and cake tasting Thursday on campus. Bartlow and Slater bested the competition on an episode of the Food Network bake-off show “Cake Wars” that aired Monday night. The Grove City […]

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH — Promises to revolutionize a business or activity often come across as marketing hype. The excitement that First National Bank of Pennsylvania is working to convey about an array of innovative technology services it just introduced, and will roll out this year, support its claims of a sea change coming in how its customers […]

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Design Review Committee Tuesday approved the façade for the Central Branch of the Youngstown YMCA and the basic aesthetics of Second Harvest Food Bank’s new serving site, Skip’s Cafe, near the central business district. The work on the exterior of the downtown Y is part of its $5 million renovation. […]

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Vallourec SA, the parent of pipe and tube manufacturer Vallourec Star, reports that it plans to cut more than 2,600 jobs and raise $1.08 billion in an effort to adjust to the slumping oil and gas market. However, Jean Gaetano, local spokeswoman for Vallourec Star, says the cuts won’t impact the operations […]

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Vallourec SA, the parent of pipe and tube manufacturer Vallourec Star, reports that it plans to cut more than 2,600 jobs and raise $1.08 billion in an effort to adjust to the slumping oil and gas market. However, Jean Gaetano, local spokeswoman for Vallourec Star, says the cuts won’t impact the operations […]

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of new horizontal well permits issued by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week in the Utica shale increased substantially from the previous week, the agency says. ODNR reports it issued 14 permits for new oil and gas wells in Belmont, Harrison and Monroe counties during the week ended […]

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