Local News

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider rezoning several properties on the East Side to support Fireline Inc.’s expansion plans. The legislation before council tonight would change the classification of the properties to Industrial Green. The properties, zoned “multi-family residential,” sit on the corner of Watt and Adams streets as does a lot on Elk […]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio – With the upcoming release of a film based on her book chronicling the role black female mathematicians played in the Space Race, Margot Lee Shetterly has been announced as the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation at Case Western Reserve University. The presentation, free and open to the public, […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

CLEVELAND —  George N. Krinos, the former mayor of Campbell, today was charged in federal court with defrauding investors out of nearly $1.2 million and related tax violations. The charges were jointly announced by Carole S. Rendon, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Stephen D. Anthony, special agent in charge of the FBI, […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – House prices in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metro area rose 0.1% in November compared to a year earlier, CoreLogic reports. On a month-to-month basis, prices dropped 1.7% from October. The report factors in distressed house sales, which include those in foreclosure, being sold by the original lender or by homeowners owing more than the house […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

HUDSON, Ohio – With the opening of a new office in Hudson, Cortland Bank now has 14 locations, the bank announced this morning. The Hudson financial office operates as a “private bank office,” offering commercial and mortgage lending, as well as wealth management services. The branch, 75 S. Main St., is Cortland Bank’s first full-service […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President-elect Donald Trump attacked General Motors Co. this morning for selling Mexican-made Chevrolet Cruzes in the United States. Only the hatchback model of the Cruze is produced in Mexico and GM says just “a small number” of those are sold in the U.S. “General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Tucked into the local-history section of area bookstores is a variety of titles intended to elicit nostalgia, pride, curiosity, even feelings of wonder, in Mahoning Valley residents. Among the titles are Remembering Youngstown: Italian Americans of the Greater Mahoning Valley, and Historic Mill Creek Park, which invite readers to take a trip […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the arrival of the New Year, everyone is looking to take steps toward improvement, whether for themselves or their business. And to help in this quest, The Business Journal is launching Business Strategies. The series includes 90-Second Gurus, weekly tips that cover everything from public speaking to fitness to marketing, presented […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce enters 2017 with a new focus on promoting, supporting and expanding quality-of-life amenities in the Shenango Valley. As part of that focus, the chamber has added a new outreach coordinator, a new logo and new events, reports Sherris Moreira, executive director of the chamber. “The quality […]

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

MASURY, Ohio – Specialty Strip & Oscillating Inc. has started using new packaging and wrapping for its ribbon-wound and oscillated prime steel coils, the company announced Friday. The new packaging, explained the company’s president Adam von Philip, uses plastic spacers rather than wooden ones. This makes the new packaging more sanitary, eliminating the possibility of […]

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