Local News

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Co., reported second-quarter net income of $4.13 million, or 8.5 cents per basic share, 8.4 cents per diluted share. This compares to net income of $3.67 million the first quarter, or 7.5 cents per basic share, and $42.40 million the […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three new members will join the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s board of directors later this month, the chamber announced Tuesday. The new board members are Dr. Lance Grahn, dean and chief administrative officer for Kent State University at Trumbull; John Walsh, CEO of Trumbull Memorial Hospital; and Mark Wenick, executive managing director […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – O-H-I-O. O-H-I-O. The Ohio State University cheer and 4,000-plus cheering supporters packed into the OSU student union set the stage this morning for Gov. John R. Kasich’s formal announcement that he’s running for president. With the Republican governor’s red-white-and-blue campaign slogan, “Kasich for Us,” and flaglike graphic as backdrops, the announcement began […]

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, the first member of Congress to sign on to the “Ready for Hillary” committee, this morning came out swinging in advance of Gov. John Kasich’s announcement, at 11:30 a.m., that he’s running for president. “After seeing firsthand how John Kasich has led Ohio over the last five years, […]

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Elvis had it right back in 1967: There’s going to be a clambake. The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced Monday that its first-ever clambake will take place Aug. 13 at The Lake Club in Poland. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a cocktail hour on the Rose Garden lawn followed by  […]

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local unemployment rates in June were up modestly from the month before, although rates were down from a year earlier, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported today Among Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, Trumbull had the highest unemployment rate for the month of June, 6.2%, up from 5.9% in […]

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The planned closing of the U.S. Postal Service’s mail processing center downtown has been put on hold until 2016. One of 82 consolidations slated to be completed this year, operations at the main post office building here were to be merged with Cleveland’s mail processing center later this month. No new date […]

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Greenwood Chevrolet has reached a 10-year, $330,000 naming rights agreement with the Austintown Local School District that changes the name of the Austintown Fitch High School stadium to Greenwood Chevrolet Austintown Falcon Stadium. The agreement, arranged by Hunter Sports Marketing of Cleveland, was approved last night by the district’s school board. “Schools […]

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