Local News

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 […]

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio – The board of directors of Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Saving and Banking Co., has expanded its membership to 12 from 11 and named two new members, J. Martin Erbaugh and Thomas P. Perciak. The president and CEO, James M. Gasior, made the announcement today. The board took the actions Dec. […]

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local restaurants, bars and hotels are forming the Mahoning Valley Hospitality Alliance. a trade group to represent their interests regarding staff training, regulatory issues and other matters of common concern, . Launching next week, the Hospitality Alliance is spearheaded by Christian Rinehart, owner of O’Donold’s Irish Pub, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts and Mission […]

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Isn’t it ironic that men – who are more likely the ones to clam up during relationship talk – suddenly turn into the Grand Inquisitor when it comes to a scalpel near their scrotum? “It’s a good thing we don’t limit the number of questions a man can ask during a vasectomy consultation, because they […]

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – A national publication that covers the document imaging industry has named Team Office Technologies an “Elite Dealer of the Year.” The award was announced in the December issue of ENX (Engage ‘n Exchange) magazine, which states that companies selected for this award demonstrate “entrepreneurship…and innovative marketing and sales initiatives, as well as […]

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio General Assembly committee recommends greater oversight of the popular Queen of Hearts game after the jackpot hit $1.8 million at Barry Dyngles Pub in Austintown earlier this year. In its annual report, the Joint Committee on Gaming and Wagering, also called for “further consideration” of whether to maintain the tax-free […]

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

TROY, Mich. – Talmer Bancorp Inc. announced Monday that its wholly owned subsidiary, Talmer Bank and Trust, has ended its shared-loss agreements with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Talmer acquired the assets of First Place Bank, Warren, Ohio, in bankruptcy court in January 2013, but those assets were not affected by the announcement. The shared-loss […]

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

GROVE CITY, Pa. – A book by Gary Scott Smith, chairman of the Grove City College history department, has landed on a pair of year-end best books lists. “Religion in the Oval Office: The Religious Lives of American Presidents,” published earlier this year by Oxford University Press, was singled out by reviewers from the Center […]

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local restaurants, bars and hotels are forming the Mahoning Valley Hospitality Alliance. a trade group to represent their interests regarding staff training, regulatory issues and other matters of common concern, . Launching next week, the Hospitality Alliance is spearheaded by Christian Rinehart, owner of O’Donold’s Irish Pub, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts and Mission […]

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