Local News

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four aluminum extruders in Mahoning and Columbiana counties would benefit from a World Trade Organization case launched against China to address aluminum overcapacity. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman launched the WTO case Thursday at the urging of U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman. According to a joint news release from the […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Co., said Thursday that it has received all needed regulatory approvals to acquire Ohio Legacy Corp., holding company of Premier Bank & Trust. The purchase , a stock and cash deal valued at $40.3 million announced Sept. 8, is expected […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local leaders should know by late summer the results of an application for a federal grant to implement a multifaceted plan to address crime in a targeted area on the South Side. A partnership that includes Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., the city of Youngstown, the city police department and Youngstown State University’s […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College will host its second Women in STEM Summit Jan. 18, partnering with several local, state and national organizations to inform high school students about careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. More than 300 middle- and high-school students are already registered for the program, the college […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — There’s stress and then there’s extreme stress. The severe and prolonged type can be a silent killer. One in five Americans reports suffering from extreme stress, one of many aspects of stress that Sue Trimacco and Natasha Cramer of Meridian Healthcare presented Wednesday at a Mahoning Valley Safety Council workshop, “Stress in […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Meg Harris, community support and trauma supervisor with Alta Behavioral Healthcare, has been elected president of Boardman Civic Association. She succeeds former Boardman schools Superintendent Frank Lazzieri. Elected vice president is George Farris, founder and CEO of Farris Marketing. Treasurer is Jeff Barone, a financial adviser in the Canfield office of Morgan […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — BGL Real Estate Advisors LLC announced this week that is has completed $32.1 million of development financing for NYO Property Group and Pan-Brothers Associates to support the conversion of the Stambaugh Building into a hotel. The transaction represents the fourth tax credit financing in the past 12 months for the real estate division […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The most important component of the new “Drive to Hold” exhibit at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, is on the outside. The simple prosthetic hand, mounted on the exterior of the 9-foot-tall cylinder accompanied by a similarly attached sign that reads “High Five!” is […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Construction on a second $900 million gas-powered electrical plant along Henn Parkway could begin as soon as January of next year and be in operation by May of 2020, says an executive of the company developing the project. “It was really the market research that drove us to come back to Lordstown […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three art professors from Youngstown State University will have their works on display in a month-long exhibit at the University of Mount Union. The exhibit, “Drawing Attention,” runs from Jan. 19 to Feb 19 at the Sally Otto Gallery, 34 W. Simpson St in Alliance. A reception with the artists – Christine […]

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