Local News

Thursday, March 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued three new permits for horizontal wells in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended March 26, the agency’s oil and gas division reports. Two permits were issued to Triad Hunter LLC for wells in Monroe County at the company’s McIntire pad in Ohio Township. […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rate of mortgage foreclosures in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman area declined slightly in January compared to January 2015, reports CoreLogic, a financial analytics company based in California. The January foreclosure rate was 1.90%, a decrease of 0.11 percentage points from January 2015 when the rate was 2.01%. Even so, foreclosure activity remains higher […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is seeking to raise $100,000 so it can field a men’s baseball team and a women’s softball team next spring. It also has aspirations to field men and women’s basketball teams the 2018-19 academic year. The president of Eastern Gateway, Jimmie Bruce, announced those plans Wednesday afternoon at […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Presidential candidates’ belligerent campaigning and wider swings in U.S. stock markets have made owners of small and mid-sized businesses more cautious about the next six months and more pessimistic about the economy, a semi-annual phone survey conducted for PNC finds. The results of the survey, released today, found that 43% of those asked […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Yesterday Gail McCullough was looking forward to having more elbowroom for his employees today. McCullough is the operator of the new 5,000-square-foot Chick-fil-A Inc. restaurant on an outparcel at the Tiffany Square Plaza, which opened its doors at 6:30 this morning. Until last Saturday, the Chick-fil-A’s freestanding Boardman store operated just across […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Young Philanthropist Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, has awarded a total of $4,000 in grants to two local organizations, Potential Development and the Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown. Potential Development will receive $3,000 to purchase social emotional curriculum materials for ipreschool students, while […]

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — YSUscape will hold its annual Taste of Youngstown fundraiser 5 to 9 p.m April 16 in the M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place. YSUscape is a Youngstown State University-affiliated student organization formed to collaborate with community and other university organizations to revitalize and beautify Youngstown. The event will feature some food from […]

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Cafaro Co. will move May 31 into its new headquarters at the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles, company co-president Anthony Cafaro Jr. said Tuesday. “We are set to make the move right over the Memorial Day weekend and should be open for business in the new headquarters on May 31” at […]

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

HOWLAND, Ohio – Site preparation is underway at 1415 Niles-Cortland Road for construction of Stonebridge Grille and Tavern’s second restaurant in the Mahoning Valley. The new restaurant, on state Route 46 in the Eastwood Mall area, is expected to open in the fall. Stonebridge Grill is locally owned by partners Bob Stevens and Ron Zenko. […]

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

STRUTHERS, Ohio – Ten days after the Ohio primary, yard signs touting Donald Trump could still be seen on the front lawns of two homes near St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church on Fifth Street. These homeowners, whose fervor for the Republican presidential candidates keeps their Trump signs in place, more than likely cast their ballots […]

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