Local News

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will present historic preservation awards June 21 to the developers of the Technology Belt Energy Innovation Center in downtown Warren and to the developers of the Wells Building and Wick Tower downtown. The awards, announced Tuesday, will be presented at the society’s 141st annual meeting, which will […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp performed well in 2015 and expects to execute even better this year, its president and CEO, James M. Gasior, told shareholders Tuesday. “We’re really optimistic about our future,” Gasior said, speaking for himself, chief financial officer David J. Lucido and board Chairman Timothy K. Woofter, who also addressed the […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — One Health Ohio will move forward with plans to open a clinic in the former Bottom Dollar Food building on the South Side under a tentative deal reached Tuesday. One Health Ohio operates clinics targeting low-income individuals and families, including on the North Side and in Warren, Newton Falls and Alliance. City […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio  – The William Swanston Charitable Fund is allocating $298,200 in grants for nine initiatives focused on health and wellness of at-risk children, including installing outdoor playground equipment in two Youngstown parks and a comprehensive program focused on disadvantaged at-risk mothers-to-be, mothers and their children. The Swanston  Fund also announced continuing support for ongoing […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Buhl Park is hosting a day filled with sports, fitness and health activities on June 4. Admission is free. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with a Dash in the Splash 5k run/2m walk and free Kids’ Fun Run that end with an optional jump in the water, said Tom Roskos, […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman offered testimony Tuesday urging the International Trade Commission to protect U.S. steel companies during a final determination hearing on antidumping and countervailing duties on cold-rolled, hot-rolled, and corrosion-resistant steel flat products. The three cases were filed by U.S. steel companies, including U.S. Steel, AK Steel, ArcelorMittal, […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Foreclosure and mortgage delinquency rates declined for the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan statistical area in March, but were still ahead of the national and statewide rates, CoreLogic reported this morning. The California-based data and analytics company said the rate of area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.80% for March, a decrease of 0.14 […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local unemployment rates in April were down from the month before, but still were among the highest in the state, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. Warren, for the second consecutive month and the third time in 2016, had the highest unemployment rate among Ohio’s larger cities, […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

NEW YORK – Do you have vintage bicycles, toys or military items? Do you know someone who does? If you live in Ohio and are willing to part with your treasures, you just might get a visit this summer from American Pickers team Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. The two are looking for leads and […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a job creation tax credit at its meeting Monday to support online retail giant Amazon’s proposed distribution center in Twinsburg. The $270,000, six-year tax credit would support the equivalent of 150 full-time positions the internet-based retailer plans to create at the new fulfillment center, according to […]

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