Local News

Thursday, June 23, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Sam Pitzulo estimates that by the time one of the houses his company builds is finished, it has led to temporary work for about 100 people – among them outside tradesmen, suppliers and members of his full-time staff. Over the last 26 years, Pitzulo has constructed 230 new houses and renovated more […]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city is borrowing up to $2 million to address environmental issues at the former Dempsey Steel property and moving forward on contracts for work along Wick Avenue. The Board of Control approved an agreement with the Ohio Development Services Agency for the environmental cleanup work at its meeting today. The city […]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, called Republicans “weak on terrorism and weak on protecting the American people” as he joined House Democrats Wednesday in a sit-in to protest the Republican Party’s inaction on gun reform. The sit-in began around noon in the House chambers and continued until 3 a.m. today when […]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Overlooking the Smoky Hollow neighborhood, once an enclave of newly arrived Italian immigrants, is the parking lot of the Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. And in that lot, musicians play tunes for four days that would be familiar to those who lived in the neighborhood a century ago. “We kept […]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Overlooking the Smoky Hollow neighborhood, once an enclave of newly arrived Italian immigrants, is the parking lot of the Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. And in that lot, musicians play tunes for four days that would be familiar to those who lived in the neighborhood a century ago. “We kept […]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Twyla Jones was busy Wednesday. The Youngstown woman, a driver with the ride-sharing service Uber, started at 6 a.m. and spent the next eight hours shuttling people around Cleveland for the celebration of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA championship yesterday. “There’s a lot going on. There’s over 2 million people here in Cleveland,” […]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Youngstown, Ohio – The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation is providing grants of $79,250 to six local health and wellness initiatives. “These grants recognize the severe challenges faced by people with disabilities and limited resources to access health care,” said foundation chairman Patrick W. Wilson, an attorney with Harrington, Hoppe and Mitchell in Warren. Among the […]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

VIENNA, Ohio – Aerodynamics Inc., the operator of the daily flights to Chicago O’Hare International Airport set to take off July 1, is branding the passenger service as Great Lakes Jet Express. In announcing the trademark, the company said passengers will fly on the 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet aircraft, which “touts a flawless safety […]

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas production in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale continued to climb during the first quarter of 2016, while oil output – for the first time – declined compared to the previous quarter, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. In its quarterly production update, ODNR said that 1,302 horizontal wells reported […]

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

By Kathy Serenko YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –- This month’s National Week of Making represents the vision of a nation determined to reclaim its place as a global hub of creative manufacturing. In Youngstown and greater Northeast Ohio, that vision is well on its way to reality. For a region steeped in the tradition of steel production, […]

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