Local News

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Board of Commissioners this morning approved a 15-year, 100% abatement of real and personal property taxes for Clean Energy Future LLC to build a natural gas-fueled electricity generation plant in Lordstown Village. Lordstown Village Council last week approved the incentive package including the abatement for the project, which will […]

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to celebrate First Friday in downtown Columbiana on June 5 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Special events include a Popsicle cart, children’s activities, live music on the Square, sidewalk sales, Historical Society tours and more. Those who visit participating shops and […]

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The YWCA of Youngstown has awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarship money to two Mahoning Valley high school seniors. The scholarships, awarded as part of the YWCA’s Young Women with Bright Futures program, were made possible through a grant from the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation. To […]

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – Even while the tents were still being set, people started lining up at the first Warren Farmers Market of the summer. As early as 15 minutes before the official start time, customers stood in line for the first batch of locally grown fruits and vegetables or fresh-baked food. Of the eight booths […]

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio — Were you to drive by one of those large, gray utility substations off the road, odds are that some of the switches inside that transformer were manufactured at a small, family-owned company here that has big plans. Quality Switch Inc. is powered, energized and ready to expand its business across the […]

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A South Side poultry distributor plans extensive interior renovations once to accompany outside work on his building. Sid-Mar Foods Inc., 1481 South Ave., has not applied to the façade improvement program but Tom DeAngelo, city economic development coordinator, told members of the city’s Design Review Committee he expects an application within the […]

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale remained unchanged at 26 during the week ended May 30 compared to the previous week, as oil and gas companies continued their exploration efforts in the southern tier of the play. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week issued 10 horizontal well permits […]

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — General Motors Co. sales in May were up 3%, the second month in a row the company reported year-over-year gains. Sales totaled 293,097 cars and trucks last month. GM’s top-selling brand was Chevrolet, which sent 207,970 cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles to customers last month, a 1.4% increase over last year. […]

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