Local News

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Residents of the Mahoning and Shenango valleys who were alive in 1977 look back on Sept. 19 as a date that lives on in infamy, the day the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. announced it would all but shutter its operations in the Mahoning Valley. It was the beginning of the prolonged […]

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday denied the requests of two parties that seek zoning modifications that would allow them to operate three sober living houses on the North Side. The board denied the request of Braking Point Recovery Housing LLC, Austintown, for reasonable accommodations under the U.S. Fair Housing Act […]

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – The campaign to build a new expo center at the Canfield Fairgrounds received boosts from 10 donors totaling $950,000, bringing the amount raised in the capital campaign to more than $2 million, organizers reported Tuesday. Donations were made by the John S. and Delores M. Andrews Trust, the Youngstown Foundation, Farmers National […]

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – By the end of 2018, all General Motors Corp. manufacturing plants in Ohio and Indiana – including the Lordstown Assembly Complex here – will get all of their electricity from renewable resources. The company announced Tuesday that it is buying 200 megawatts of wind energy from wind farms in Ohio and Illinois. […]

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The four candidates vying to become Youngstown’s next mayor shared their visions for the city this morning during a panel discussion that focused largely – though not exclusively – on business and economic issues. Jamael “Tito” Brown, the winner of the Democratic primary, will face independent candidates Sean McKinney, Cecil Monroe and […]

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Warren’s hometown celebration kicks off Sept. 22 in downtown with events planned throughout the weekend to highlight the very best of what the city has to offer. Now in its second year, Warren Homecoming will begin with a party on the roof the Franklin Street at 5 p.m. Other weekend activities include […]

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – F.N.B. Corp. has donated more than $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in Texas and Florida in the wake of hurricanes Jose and Irma. The donation by F.N.B, holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, combined both employee and corporate giving, with the company giving $3 for […]

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The unemployment rates in Youngstown and Warren fell over the month of August, though the rates were higher than last year’s figures, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The rate in Youngstown last month was 8.6%, up from 7.9% a year ago but down […]

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mitchell Joseph said he will know more in the next 10 days about plans for a second business project near where his company is developing a $20 million manufacturing, bottling, and research and development campus here. Land close to where Joseph Company International and West Coast Chill is constructing its campus is […]

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Employers will meet business students tomorrow — and recruit them for internships, co-ops and full-time employment following graduation from Youngstown State University. The semi-annual ‘Meet the Employers Day,” sponsored by YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration. takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the atrium of Williamson Hall. There will […]

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