Local News

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

CLEVELAND – Dominion East Ohio awarded grants totaling $18,000 to three local organizations — Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and Beatitude House — last week. The funds were part of the total $110,000 given to 15 northeastern Ohio community organizations by Dominion in its 21st annual Community Impact Awards competition, co-sponsored with Cleveland […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. ­– Jameson Memorial Hospital’s north campus will remain an acute care hospital for at least 10 years following the completion of its $80 million merger with Pittsburgh-based UPMC, according to the terms of a consent decree announced today by the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane. The final order clears […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — Stoneridge Inc. today announced plans to move its corporate headquarters from its building at 9400 E. Market St. to Novi, Mich. The relocation, subsidized by incentives from the state of Michigan and the city of Novi, is expected to be completed in the third quarter. Stoneridge designs and manufactures highly engineered electrical […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local unemployment rates declined in February from the month before, but the Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities still had among the highest percentages of unemployed among Ohio’s larger cites. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, in its release of unemployment rates for February, set Youngstown’s unemployment rate at 8.5%, down […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – A $5,000 donation by Cortland Banks will support the Youngstown Business Incubator’s expanded services in information technology and additive manufacturing. The funding will help programs and services that will generate revenue to ensure long-term financial viability, the bank said in a news release this morning. “The additional funding provided by local business […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets will go on sale April 4 for the first flights by Aerodynamics Inc. to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna Township. The sales will begin 65 days in advance of the flight launch May 30, Dan Dickten, director of aviation for the regional airport, said in […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The former Culinary Arts restaurant here is undergoing a transition – or, as chef Mark Canzonetta boasts, an “amazing journey” – and soon will reopen as Aqua Pazzo. The new name, a variation on the spelling of acqua pazza, comes from a term used in Italian cuisine that essentially means poached fish. […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

HARTFORD, Ohio – Tim Woofter often hears about how hard it is to find qualified workers able to perform fabricating and production tasks – especially among those young people needed to fill the slots of older employees preparing to retire. But what he hears often doesn’t match what he sees. “We don’t seem to have […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city is considering a third alternative to the two formal proposals submitted for the former Bottom Dollar Food building on Glenwood Avenue. “We did get another party that is interested in the building. We think they are a strong candidate that will provide a valuable service to the neighborhood,” Woodberry said. […]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Penny Traina, who resigned her seat on the board of the Columbiana County Port Authority last November, returned Monday night as its second CEO after signing a one-year employment contract March 9. The board chose Traina at a special meeting March 3, authorizing Chairman Charles Presley and Vice Chairman Keith Chamberlin […]

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