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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jack Kravitz doesn’t believe in chasing rainbows to find that spot where the rainbow ends and a pot of gold is buried. But he does believe in creating rainbows, especially when its time for Kravitz Delicatessen’s weeklong celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Beginning Friday, Kravitz Deli offer multi-color “rainbow” bagels at its […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the presidential nominating contest moves onto Gov. John Kasich’s home turf next week, the state’s Republican governor comes out of Michigan with a close third-place finish and looking for a lifeline. Businessman and reality show host Donald Trump won Michigan with 36.5% of the vote, giving him one of his three […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Injection wells across Ohio accepted a record 28.8 million barrels of wastewater from drilling operations last year, despite a slowdown in oil and gas exploration in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and compiled by Teresa Mills show that the volume of wastewater disposed of […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Not long after they announced the results of the 2015 fundraising campaign, members of the United Way of Trumbull County’s campaign board were busy bagging food in the back room of Niles Community Services. After pulling canned goods, bread, condiments and other foodstuffs off the shelves – making sure, of course, that […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oklahoma City-based Gulfport Energy Corp. was awarded eight new horizontal drilling permits in the Utica shale for wells in Belmont and Monroe counties last week, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Gulfport was the sole company to receive permits for the week ended March 5. It […]

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

STRUTHERS, Ohio – With help from the Habitat Road Trip Crazies, Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley will build a home in Struthers over two days in late April as part of the Build Blitz program. A group with members from a dozen states, the Road Trip Crazies will work with local volunteers to build […]

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Warren and Youngstown reported the highest unemployment rates among Ohio’s larger cities in January, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. Unemployment in Warren was reported at 10.7%, up a percentage point and a half from December’s 9.2% and more than two full points from January 2015’s 8.2% […]

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – More than 100 Grove City College students will be spending a week this month doing volunteer and ministry work in inner cities at home and abroad. The students are participants in the college’s Inner City Outreach program, which will take them over spring break, March 21-25, to Tucson, Ariz.; Ashland, Ky.; […]

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. – Ohio Gov. John Kasich may well win the state’s Republican presidential primary March 15, according to Public Policy Polling, even though Donald Trump is slightly ahead. PPP’s new Ohio poll, released Monday, finds Trump leads with 38% to 35% for Kasich, 15% for Ted Cruz, and just 5% for Marco Rubio. But […]

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

CINCINNATI – The president and CEO of Mercy Health, Michael Connelly, is retiring effective Jan. 31 and will be replaced by John Starcher, the health care system announced Monday. Starcher is Mercy Health’s executive vice president of operations in its southern markets and president and CEO of the Cincinnati Region, which includes five hospitals and […]

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