Local News

Friday, May 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Legislation approved by the Ohio General Assembly will provide $500,000 for Youngstown State University’s Young Entrepreneurs Program. The YSU program, in collaboration with the Youngstown and Warren City Schools, teaches middle and high school students about entrepreneurship. Students learn the fundamentals of starting and running a small business, how to develop a […]

Friday, May 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second year in a row, Beatitude House will partner with Over the Edge to send fundraisers down the side of the First National Bank Building in downtown Youngstown. To rappel off the building, participants must raise at least $1,000. The fundraiser culminates with a two-day event September 23 and 24, […]

Friday, May 27, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will pay a one-time $15 million rebate to Ohio’s 88 county governments, the agency announced Thursday. BWC’s administrator and CEO, Sarah Morrison, cited strong investment returns as the reason for the rebate. The rebate, approved by BWC’s board of directors, is from the Public Work-Relief Employees’ […]

Friday, May 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Downtown Youngstown Partnership, a new organization aiming to unite downtown business owners and residents, will hold its inaugural meeting at 5 p.m. June 22 at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The partnership, organized in part by Youngstown CityScape, is open to residents, business […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

VIENNA, Ohio –The Mahoning Valley’s state legislators gathered Thursday afternoon to celebrate an amendment to Ohio Senate Bill 390 that allows $250,000 toward repurposing a vacant cargo building for the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. The cargo hangar, on the west end of the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, will be used as a regional embarkation and debarkation […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – B&J Electric of Poland Inc., which has offered electrical contracting services throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and beyond for more than 30 years, has launched a new website. The redesigned site features a showcase of completed projects as well as the company’s list of services, licenses and certifications. Creating a user-friendly […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Board of Control this morning approved two contracts that total nearly $2.2 million for the City Hall Annex renovation. The board approved a heating/ventilation/air conditioning contract with D&G Mechanical Inc. of West Middlesex, Pa., worth $1.7 million. D&G submitted the lowest of four bids. Antenucci Inc., Warren, which bid $472,600, was […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In coming years, dozens of students and educators will travel between Youngstown and Taiwan, thanks to the student and faculty exchange agreement between Youngstown State University and Lunghwa University of Science and Technology. The five-year agreement, signed Wednesday by YSU President Jim Tressel and Lunghwa Vice President Ru-Jen Lin, re-establishes the “sister […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Except for a few “punch list” items, the new headquarters for the Cafaro Co. at the Eastwood Mall Complex will be ready when employees of the real estate development company arrive for work the day after Memorial Day. Contractors were still putting the finishing touches on the three-story office building Wednesday as […]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

DENVER — Mountaineer NGL LLC has concluded its non-binding open season for its natural gas liquids storage project along the Ohio River in Monroe County, Ohio. Mountaineer is developing an underground storage area with more than 40,000 barrels per day of load-in, load-out capacity. The facility will store, in the subsurface Salina salt formation, ethane, […]

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