Local News

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three new permits for horizontal wells in Columbiana County, the first interest the company has shown in developing new wells in the Utica this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Hilcorp has applied for three well permits in Elk Run Township, all […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Simply Slavic is seeking applicants for its $500 academic scholarship at Youngstown State University. “Our recipients are the most promising of our heritage’s next generation so we want to help them and get them excited about their background,” said Dave Slanina, Simply Slavic treasurer. Undergraduate YSU students who have completed their freshman […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The World Of Wildlife Bicycle Tour – WOW 2017 – will take place June 10 on the Western Reserve Greenway bike trail. Participants can bike 20, 40, or 69 mile routes, which pass through large sections of premier wetlands, home to wildlife and many species of rare and endangered plant life. Participants will […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson said Tuesday he will not be a “rubber stamp for any proposal from the White House” following the unveiling of President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget. Although broadly supportive of Trump’s priorities, Johnson, R-6 Ohio, pledged to do “everything in [his] power” to ensure that the Appalachian Regional […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – City Council this evening will consider legislation to support a company seeking a license to establish a medical marijuana growing operation in the city. Council members will hear a presentation from Bobby Ina, a representative of a company reportedly called Patient Relief of Ohio, which is seeking their approval for its proposal. […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp is meeting or exceeding most of the goals in the three-year strategic plan its management laid out last year, its president and CEO told shareholders Tuesday, and the future of Cortland Bank looks bright. The CEO, James Gasior, presided over a quiet routine annual meeting at the Trumbull branch of […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., parent of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, announced Tuesday the implementation of its board succession plan to ensure continuity of board leadership roles as a result of upcoming retirements. The board appointed Vincent J. Delie, Jr.  president and CEO of F.N.B. effective May 18 and as board chairman beginning Dec. 20. Delie […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Arts & Education at the Hoyt will hold a reception at 6 p.m. May 28 in its main galleries, 124 E. Leasure Ave., for two new exhibits featuring artists Christopher Clamp and Raul Diaz. The commonplace objects featured in Clamp’s paintings represent the artifacts of his childhood experience with his beloved grandfather, […]

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – LaFrance Cleaners is accepting donations of prom dresses, other formal wear and jewelry at its Boardman, Canfield and Glenwood Avenue headquarters through June for the Kyrsten’s Kloset program. La France is the corporate sponsor of Kyrsten’s Kloset, established by the Kyrsten Elizabeth Studer Memorial Foundation. Every spring, Kyrsten’s Kloset hosts the prom […]

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BUTLER, Pa. – U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-3 Pa., says he will decide by late summer whether he will challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Bob Casey for the seat. Kelly, R-3 Pa., who has ruled out running against Gov. Tom Wolf, said he would give “serious consideration” to running for the Senate seat in the months […]

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