Local News

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Finance Director David Bozanich said he expects to finalize a contract with MKSK, the Columbus firm the city selected for the amphitheater and riverfront park by the Covelli Centre, within 30 days. Tonight City Council will consider legislation authorizing the Board of Control to enter into a professional services contract with MKSK […]

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued the $5.7 billion ethane cracker project in Belmont County a permit to discharge wastewater into the Ohio River. PTT Global Chemicals, based in Thailand, is contemplating building a giant ethane cracker at Dilles Bottom in Belmont County. The project would create thousands of construction jobs […]

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council tonight will consider several incentives for Fireline Inc.’s planned $5.7 million expansion of its manufacturing plant. Yesterday the Youngstown Planning Commission recommended rezoning several properties on Watt, Adams and Elk streets from either Multi-Family Residential or Institutional to Industrial Green. The properties are owned by Fireline, which manufactures ceramic products […]

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio Living Park Vista and National Church Residences plan to work closely together to build a 60-unit apartment complex for seniors near the campus of Ohio Living on the North Side. An Ohio Living representative appeared Tuesday before the Youngstown Planning Commission to request that the city rezone 18 lots on Ford, […]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

CLEVELAND — Patient advocacy groups – nonprofit organizations that provide counseling and education to patients and advocate for policy changes – frequently receive funding from for-profit industry, raising questions about independence and conflicts of interest, according to new research from the Cleveland Clinic. In a national survey of 439 patient advocacy groups, a team of […]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

CLEVELAND — Patient advocacy groups – nonprofit organizations that provide counseling and education to patients and advocate for policy changes – frequently receive funding from for-profit industry, raising questions about independence and conflicts of interest, according to new research from the Cleveland Clinic. In a national survey of 439 patient advocacy groups, a team of […]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — Dave Martin, founder of Intwine Connect LLC, will be the featured speaker Friday at the January luncheon meeting of the Valley Alliance for Science & Technology. Intwine Connect, based in Cuyahoga Falls, develops hardware, software, and services for monitoring, managing and utilizing business-critical performance data. The luncheon will take place at noon […]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

DETROIT – General Motors Co. announced that it will invest $1 billion in its American manufacturing plants, leading to the creation and retention of 1,500 jobs across the country. No specifics were announced, with the exception of moving axle production for full-size trucks to a Michigan plant from Mexico. That move will create about 450 […]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

DETROIT – General Motors Co. announced today that it will invest $1 billion in its American manufacturing plants, leading to the creation and retention of 1,500 jobs across the country. No specifics were revealed, with the exception of moving axle production for full-size trucks to a Michigan plant from Mexico. That move will create about […]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – The economy will continue to add jobs this year and next, the difference being that real wages will rise as well, say the chief economists of 17 major banks. The chief economists comprise the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association, which met here last week. They see the U.S. economy continuing […]

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