Local News

Monday, December 7, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Proposals for creating better connections between downtown and the campus of Youngstown State University will be presented at an open house 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Lewis School, 30 W. Front St.. The open house will feature 150 projects completed by students from Kent State University. The project is a […]

Monday, December 7, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Pittsburgh native Chris Jamison, finalist on TV’s “The Voice,” will perform at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s 8 p.m.Dec. 18 concert at the Scottish Rite Cathedral here. Daniel Meyer, former symphony resident conductor, returns to lead the orchestra and a sleigh full of guest artists in favorite carols, cherished holiday tunes, seasonal […]

Monday, December 7, 2015

LEETONIA, Ohio – Pennex Aluminum Co., which completed a $38 million expansion of its plant in World Trade Park last August, is seeking to fill 40 manufacturing job this afternoon and Tuesday morning. Those interested should apply in person at the plant, 1 Commerce Ave., between 4 and 7 p.m. today or 8 a.m. and […]

Monday, December 7, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five students from Rayen Early College researched and wrote a bill on regulating guns they introduced at the Ohio YMCA Youth in Government Conference last month in Columbus. It passed. From researching the subject to writing the bill to guiding it through a hearings to passage during the three-day mock legislative session, […]

Saturday, December 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and gas production from horizontal wells across Ohio’s Utica shale hit record levels during the third quarter, but local production is on the decline, according to newly released data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Production results during the three months ended Sept. 30 show that horizontal wells across Ohio […]

Friday, December 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Brian Benyo, president of Brilex Industries and a founding member of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers’ Coalition, has been named chairman of the city’s Academic Distress Commission. State Education Superintendent Richard Ross announced the selection Friday. “I am honored to serve as the commission’s chairperson,” Benyo said in a statement. “I think I […]

Friday, December 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Technology developed by M7 Technologies and a subsidiary could save the defense industry supply chain up to $20 billion a year, the president of M7 says. M7 and its spinoff, Grale Technologies, received the Defense Manufacturing Excellence Team Award for 2015 for the automated integrated metrology – or AIM — technology the […]

Friday, December 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio contractors whose employees are injured on the job in Pennsylvania are often frustrated when they file a Workers Compensation claim in the Keystone State on behalf of their employees. That was the leading concern Thursday morning in the Youngstown office of the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation where five on the […]

Friday, December 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber initiative to advocate for state dollars to support Mahoning Valley arts organizations predated its role in ranking state capital funds requests, chamber officials say. That advocacy, for which the chamber sought $5,000 apiece from each of the arts groups seeking state money, prompted six state legislators Thursday […]

Friday, December 4, 2015

CINCINNATI — Youngstown resident Dorothy Kane has been awarded a 2015 Community Connector Award from the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio. Kane serves as a consultant for the VIP Family Violence Prevention Coalition, formerly Tri-County Family Violence Prevention Coalition, which raises awareness of family violence prevention and has nearly two decades of experience in the industry […]

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