Local News

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will review renovating the Boardman branch following approval Tuesday by its board of trustees’ building and sites committee of a proposal by Olsavsky Jaminet Architects. Renovations on the Boardman branch, built in 1992, are part of the Public Library’s strategic plan. The project cost […]

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will review renovating the Boardman branch following approval Tuesday by its board of trustees’ building and sites committee of a proposal by Olsavsky Jaminet Architects. Renovations on the Boardman branch, built in 1992, are part of the Public Library’s strategic plan. The project cost […]

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio — Businesses are divided on the impact of disruptions to traffic patterns the work at U.S. Route 224 and state Route 11 will bring in the coming weeks. The $6.5 million project include replacing and widening the Route 224 overpass above Route 11 and widening Raccoon Road at 224 and the Route 11 […]

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 20 new permits for horizontal wells to explore for oil and gas in the Utica shale last week, the agency reports. Chesapeake Exploration LLC, a division of Chesapeake Energy Corp., received one permit for a new well in Columbiana County. The company plans to spud […]

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

AKRON, Ohio — FirstEnergy Corp. says it will spent $383 million this year on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects in Ohio Edison’s 36-county service territory, which includes Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.. Major projects include transmission enhancements to reinforce the system and support economic growth, construction of new circuits, and the inspection and replacement of […]

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — January unemployment rates in the Mahoning Valley and neighboring counties rose sharply from the month before, up about two percentage points, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this mornibng. Both Columbiana and Mahoning counties posted unemployment rates of 7.1% last month, up from 5.3% in December for Columbiana and […]

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Sen. Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni, D-33 Boardman, re-introduced legislation Monday that would revise Ohio’s oil and gas laws to increase penalties and revoke permits for improperly disposing of brine. Senate Bill 120 was first introduced in 2013 after the discovery that a tanker truck operated by D&L Energy in Youngstown, owned […]

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The industrial economy is in expansion mode. Even the smallest manufacturers in the Mahoning Valley are determined to maintain their competitive edges by acquiring new equipment and recruiting some of the best in the workforce to help their businesses grow. “2015 will certainly be our best year to date,” says Steve Kiraly, president […]

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