Local News

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The plugging of the injection well blamed for a dozen tremors of the Mahoning Valley in 2011 should be on its way to being completed, an official with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday. The plugging of the Northstar No. 1 well, one of the assets of the former D&L […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

COLUMBUS – State Rep. John Boccieri yesterday sharply criticized priorities in the recently announced state capital budget, highlighting projects that received funding instead of Youngstown Air Reserve Station’s request for funds to establish regional joint readiness center. Local proponents had sought $1.2 million in the state capital budget for the YARS project, which would have […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Banks, Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.36 million, or 31 cents per share, a 19% increase over year-ago first-quarter net income of $1.15 million, or 25 cents a share. It was also a 25% increase over the net income Cortland reported for the fourth quarter […]

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Not only did the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra have another strong year artistically, it enjoyed a better year financially, Patricia Syak reported Tuesday. Syak is president and CEO of the Youngstown Symphony. The 2015-16 season saw an 11% increase in ticket sales over the preceding season to The Youngstown’s John S. and Doris […]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Lindsay Renea Dance Theatre will host its Celebrate Life Dance Concert III at 4 p.m. May 15 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. The show features more than 40 dancers, musicians and visual artists performing in genres such as ballet, Afro-Caribbean, tap, hip hop and salsa. The Lindsay Renea Dance Theatre […]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Covelli Centre finished the first three months of 2016 slightly ahead of projections, according to the quarterly report released this morning. The arena, which the city of Youngstown owns and operates, finished the first quarter reporting net income of $306,862, slightly ahead of the projected $304,861. “The key was we had […]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The Warren Flea & Farmers Market, nearly four decades old, will expand its offerings with a monthly garage sale beginning in May and launch a private business incubator in September. Brad Levy announced both initiatives in the former Union Auto Parts building, 540 Main Ave. S.W., site of the incubator. Levy, who […]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

NILES, Ohio – The annual meeting Wednesday afternoon of First Niles Financial Corp., holding company of the Home Federal Savings and Loan Co. of Niles, promises to be anything but routine. Lance Osborne, who owns 7% of its shares, and Steven Passov, a commercial real estate broker, seek to unseat the chairman of First Niles, […]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YWCA of Youngstown will host its fourth annual Stand Against Racism April 29 in Kilcawley Center at Youngstown State University. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Ohio Room, with the program running from 9 to 11 a.m. The program features a panel discussion with Youngstown Police Chief Robin Lees, Magistrate […]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — James Zehringer, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, will be among the featured speakers today at a luncheon hosted by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s Government Affairs Council. The luncheon will take place at 11 a.m. at Mill Creek MetroParks’ Fellows Riverside Gardens. Zehringer will be joined by Rick Simmers, […]

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