Local News

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An outage at Youngstown Thermal’s steam plant, 205 North Ave., means the employees of the company’s 40 or so downtown business customers are likely to swelter today without any cooling-services. Carl Avers, CEO, says the company is “working on” restoring service. The outage is “not at all” connected to Thermal’s financial difficulties […]

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of Home Savings Bank and the James & Sons Insurance agency, Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $8.2 million, or 16.3 cents per basic share. The $8.2 million, UCFC noted, is a record for second-quarter earnings. First-quarter net income was $1.54 million, or 3.2 cents per […]

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Within hours of the announcement yesterday that President Trump would hold a rally at the Covelli Centre here, Mahoning Valley Young Democrats began organizing a counter event, “Rally to Save Our Care,” and local Republicans were preparing to turn out in force. The Trump rally will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, […]

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Progress and problems alike were evident in the progress report for the 2016-2017 school year that Youngstown School District CEO Krish Mohip and district officials presented to stakeholders and the Academic Distress Commission on Monday. Mohip highlighted several signs of progress, among them, a marked reduction in school disciplinary offenses. “We saw […]

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he will continue to work with his colleagues on a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act in the wake of the apparent failure yesterday of efforts to repeal and/or replace the current law. The collapse – at least for now — of Senate Republicans’ efforts to […]

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance at Youngstown State University will host an information session for the Master of Accountancy Program at 5:30 p.m. July 25 in the Williamson College of Business Administration on campus. The first class from the Master of Accountancy Program at YSU graduated in May. The 30-semester […]

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded 10 new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended July 15, according to the agency’s latest report. Oklahoma City-based Gulfport Energy Corp. received the most permits with seven – four for wells in Belmont County and another three in Monroe […]

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump will hold a rally July 25 at the Covelli Centre. The event, which will begin at 7 p.m., was announced by the Donald J. Trump for President Inc., not the White House, in a media advisory and an email to supporters . In February, Trump had been expected to […]

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

CLEVELAND — In a 31-hour surgery in May, 11 Cleveland Clinic surgeons and multiple specialists performed the hospital’s third face transplant — and its first total face transplant – on a 21-year-old female who suffered severe facial trauma and other complications from a gunshot wound as a teenager. The surgery included transplantation of the scalp, […]

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and gas production in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale is projected to rise next month as exploration activity continues to trend upward in the shale play, according to the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA’s Drilling Productivity Report shows that the Utica is expected to produce 52,000 barrels of […]

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