Local News

Thursday, April 28, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Students, parents, families and the Grove City College community will gather Friday through Sunday to mark Family Weekend and the 100th anniversary of the college’s annual Spring Pageant. Family Weekend celebrates the cumulative achievements of students throughout the academic year and honors the parents and families who support and encourage students […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – The $5 million renovation of the YMCA of Youngstown’s Central Branch is revealing a few surprises. In one section of the 100-year-old building, the former northern exterior brick wall of the building was hidden behind drywall, said the YMCA’s executive director, Timothy Hilk. Demolition of a wall in another area exposed sections […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will honor four companies, a nonprofit and the president of Youngstown State University June 8 when it presents the 2016 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust. BBB Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust will be presented to Hickey Metal Fabrication, Salem; MS Consultants Inc., […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

PITTSBURGH – PNC began offering the PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature credit card Monday, a card that awards users two miles for every dollar they spend on qualifying purchases. Gift cards are excluded. The annual fee of $85 is waived the first year, PNC said, and it will not charge a foreign transaction fee when […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

CARROLLTON, Ohio – Were it a year ago, the vantage point where Michael Murphy stands would be a panoramic view of a lush soybean field nestled into the quiet heart of Carroll County. Today, as Murphy surveys the view from atop a hillside just off state Route 9, that soybean field is long gone. In […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The plugging of the injection well blamed for a dozen tremors of the Mahoning Valley in 2011 should be on its way to being completed, an official with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday. The plugging of the Northstar No. 1 well, one of the assets of the former D&L […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

COLUMBUS – State Rep. John Boccieri yesterday sharply criticized priorities in the recently announced state capital budget, highlighting projects that received funding instead of Youngstown Air Reserve Station’s request for funds to establish regional joint readiness center. Local proponents had sought $1.2 million in the state capital budget for the YARS project, which would have […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Banks, Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.36 million, or 31 cents per share, a 19% increase over year-ago first-quarter net income of $1.15 million, or 25 cents a share. It was also a 25% increase over the net income Cortland reported for the fourth quarter […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Not only did the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra have another strong year artistically, it enjoyed a better year financially, Patricia Syak reported Tuesday. Syak is president and CEO of the Youngstown Symphony. The 2015-16 season saw an 11% increase in ticket sales over the preceding season to The Youngstown’s John S. and Doris […]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Lindsay Renea Dance Theatre will host its Celebrate Life Dance Concert III at 4 p.m. May 15 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. The show features more than 40 dancers, musicians and visual artists performing in genres such as ballet, Afro-Caribbean, tap, hip hop and salsa. The Lindsay Renea Dance Theatre […]

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