Local News

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Affiliates of Mercy Health Youngstown collectively have been rated as “high performing” in seven categories in the U.S. News & World Report, “Best Hospitals for Common Care.” They are St. Elizabeth Youngstown, St. Joseph Warren and St. Elizabeth Boardman. St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital is rated “high performing” in knee replacement, treatment of […]

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline to apply for the Leadership Mahoning Valley class of 2015-2016 has been extended to Aug. 1, the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber announced Tuesday. This is the second time that the deadline, initially May 1, has been extended. The program offers participants with an overview of the Mahoning Valley, an increased understanding […]

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in Ohio’s Utica shale nudged upward to 20 during the week ended June 27, according to the latest report from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ weekly oil and gas activity update. The rig count was 19 the previous week, ODNR reported. Meanwhile, ODNR issued eight horizontal well permits […]

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Citizens Bank, which has four offices in the Mahoning Valley, announced Tuesday that it has provided a $1 million line of credit to a microlender, the Economic and Community Development Institute, so it can extend loans that range from $500 to $350,000 to small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Ohio. The branches of […]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 17th annual Youngstown State University Summer Festival of the Arts will take place on  and around the YSU campus  from 10 a.m. to  6 p.m. July 11 and 11 a.m.  until 5 p.m. July 12. The annual festival, which will again feature the artists’ marketplace, live entertainment and family activities, is […]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

NEW WATERFORD, Ohio — A once-thriving pottery in Columbiana County is back in business, thanks to a California-based investor and one of the most recognized coffee retailers in the world. “It takes a lot more than you can imagine,” says Ulrich Honighausen, CEO of Hausenware Inc., based in Sonoma, Calif. “We just keep going step […]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

MARIETTA, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson applauded yesterday’s announcement by the Supreme Court of its ruling in Michigan v. EPA. The high court, in its 5-4 decision, ruled the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should have considered costs to utilities before determining whether to set limits for toxic air pollutants back in 2011. “When agencies […]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio– The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has awarded $2.1 million to the Western Reserve Port Authority for updates and improvements at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, which the port authority operates. The funds were made available through the U.S. Department of Transportation. The funding is part of the FAA grant the airport has been expecting […]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — All over the world, people want to ensure that their keepsakes and mementos are protected properly and displayed handsomely. Often, they turn to a small company here to make that happen. For decades, Carney Plastics Inc. has manufactured custom display cases for hobbyists and collectors and today produces plastic parts for industrial […]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Of 32 national and large regional banks, Huntington Bank ranked second-highest overall for best reputation, the July issue of American Banker Magazine reports. Among its customers, Huntington scored 82.07, a rating of excellent on a 100-point scale, 6.68 points higher than last year. A rating of 80 or high is deemed excellent. […]

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