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Friday, January 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Every street corner in the Mahoning Valley, it seems, has a pizzeria or at the very least a restaurant, bar or small store that sells its version of pizza. And despite the market saturation, many places that offer pizza have maintained, if not increased, their customer base. Even in suburbs such as […]

Thursday, December 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich, who in recent weeks aimed steady fire at the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump, has shifted his focus to the onetime presumed favorite, Jeb Bush. An email by Kasich’s campaign Wednesday morning forwarded coverage by ABC affiliate WMUR of a town hall in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday […]

Thursday, December 31, 2015

WYOMISSING, Pa. – After being notified that it was out of compliance with Nasdaq in mid-November for not filing a quarterly report with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Penn National Gaming has announced that it will submit its filing for the quarter ended Sept. 30 by Feb. 29, 2016. That deadline is the date when […]

Thursday, December 31, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation awarded a $19,127 grant to the Trumbull County Combined Health District to fund an overdose-prevention program. A statewide effort, Project DAWN – Death Avoidance with Naloxone – provides naloxone kits to social workers, family and friends of those addicted to opioids, primarily heroin. The program is credited […]

Thursday, December 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Foreclosure rates in October in Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio and Mercer County, Pa., fell from a year ago but are still above the national rate, reports the California-based financial analytics company CoreLogic. The foreclosure rate in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan statistical area was 1.83% in October, down 0.24% from the same […]

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The organizers of TEDxYoungstown today announced that the Jan. 22 event is postponed indefinitely due to low ticket sales. “It really boiled down to a financial decision. Without enough ticket sales we cannot afford to put the event on as planned. We need to evaluate the event, possibly make some changes, and […]

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A request by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber to be involved with any local visits by Democratic presidential candidates has prompted a confrontational response from the chairman of the Mahoning County Democratic Party raising a number of questions, including whether the chamber or its CEO expects to be compensated for its involvement. […]

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A request by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber to be involved with any local visits by Democratic presidential candidates has prompted a caustic response from the chairman of the Mahoning County Democratic Party raising a number of questions, including whether the chamber or its president expected to be compensated for its involvement. […]

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Home Savings Charitable Foundation has donated $5,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley to fund the Mobile Pantry Program in Columbiana County. The program provides monthly food boxes to seniors and underserved rural families in Franklin Township. “Second Harvest believes that no one should go hungry and we […]

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Just seven permits for new horizontal wells targeting the Utica shale were approved by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources during the week ended Dec. 26, the agency reports. All of the permits were issued in counties in the southern tier of the Utica play. Statoil USA received four new permits to […]

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