Local News

Thursday, May 26, 2016

VIENNA, Ohio –The Mahoning Valley’s state legislators gathered Thursday afternoon to celebrate an amendment to Ohio Senate Bill 390 that allows $250,000 toward repurposing a vacant cargo building for the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. The cargo hangar, on the west end of the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, will be used as a regional embarkation and debarkation […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – B&J Electric of Poland Inc., which has offered electrical contracting services throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and beyond for more than 30 years, has launched a new website. The redesigned site features a showcase of completed projects as well as the company’s list of services, licenses and certifications. Creating a user-friendly […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Board of Control this morning approved two contracts that total nearly $2.2 million for the City Hall Annex renovation. The board approved a heating/ventilation/air conditioning contract with D&G Mechanical Inc. of West Middlesex, Pa., worth $1.7 million. D&G submitted the lowest of four bids. Antenucci Inc., Warren, which bid $472,600, was […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In coming years, dozens of students and educators will travel between Youngstown and Taiwan, thanks to the student and faculty exchange agreement between Youngstown State University and Lunghwa University of Science and Technology. The five-year agreement, signed Wednesday by YSU President Jim Tressel and Lunghwa Vice President Ru-Jen Lin, re-establishes the “sister […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Except for a few “punch list” items, the new headquarters for the Cafaro Co. at the Eastwood Mall Complex will be ready when employees of the real estate development company arrive for work the day after Memorial Day. Contractors were still putting the finishing touches on the three-story office building Wednesday as […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

DENVER — Mountaineer NGL LLC has concluded its non-binding open season for its natural gas liquids storage project along the Ohio River in Monroe County, Ohio. Mountaineer is developing an underground storage area with more than 40,000 barrels per day of load-in, load-out capacity. The facility will store, in the subsurface Salina salt formation, ethane, […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In the spirit of the former “Party on the Plaza” that ended last year, the city is kicking off a new series of summer events designed to attract patrons to downtown on Friday nights. “Downtown Shutdown” officially begins June 10 at the Kress Lot, a parking lot between the Mahoning County Court […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As travelers hit the road this summer, they’re more likely to book their hotel reservations en route to their destinations. “More and more, people are booking their reservations on mobile phones and in shorter time frames,” observes Randy Budd, principal vice president of Radius Hospitality, which recently opened Comfort Suites Youngstown North […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thirty-one high school seniors will share $71,000 in William M. and Alyce Cafaro college scholarships awarded this week by the Cafaro Foundation. The number of students receiving aid is the highest in the 20-year history of the foundation. Last year 28 students shared $67,000 in scholarships, said Joe Bell, Cafaro director of […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is extending until June 30 the application deadline for the 2016-17 class of Leadership Mahoning Valley. The program provides community leaders with a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key community issues and the potential to develop effective working relationships with […]

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