Local News

Friday, April 22, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Taylor Kia of Boardman has donated more than $19,000 to the Millcreek Children’s Center in Youngstown since July 2015, the school announced this week. The funds, part of the Taylor Kia Gives program, contribute to the center’s early childhood development and learning programs. Each month, a part of the dealership’s sales are […]

Friday, April 22, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Hartwell Foundation, a philanthropic institution committed to funding innovative biomedical pediatrics research, has named Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland among its national Top 10 Centers of Biomedical Research. The foundation also awarded a Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award to Hoonkyo Suh, Ph.D., assistant professor at the CWRU School of Medicine, […]

Friday, April 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four horizontal well permits were issued to energy companies last week in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale, reports the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR released one permit to XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, for a well in Belmont County, and three others to Triad Hunter LLC for wells in Monroe […]

Friday, April 22, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – The president and CEO of Farmers National Banc Corp. calls 2015 a “transformative year” for the company, noting it successfully closed two acquisitions and is prepared for more opportunities in 2016. “It helped us grow our assets from $1.1 billion to $1.9 billion,” Kevin J. Helmick said following the company’s annual meeting […]

Friday, April 22, 2016

STRUTHERS, Ohio – With the help of the Habitat Road Trip Crazies, Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley will build a house for the DiPaola family of Struthers this weekend as part of a Blitz Build project. The Road Trip Crazies are a group of about 100 volunteers from East Coast states who join together […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio ­– The General Motors Lordstown Assembly will shut down the weeks of April 25 and May 2 due to supply chain issues caused by recent earthquakes in Japan. In a post on its Facebook page, United Auto Workers Local 1714 said the plant will be closed for one week, along with three other […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Wick Building renovation project was awarded a federal tax credit for qualified rehabilitation expenses, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced Wednesday. NYO Property Group, Youngstown, redeveloped the downtown building, which was constructed in 1906 by Youngstown Sheet and Tube founder George Dennick Wick. It reopened last fall as the Wick […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Legal Creative will hold two free legal clinics for creatives, both of which take place at the Main Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. The first clinic will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17, while the second is scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

WESTLAKE, Ohio – TravelCenters of America LLC says it has completed its acquisition of the Quaker Steak & Lube restaurant chain for $25 million. “We expect to grow Quaker Steak & Lube into a nationally recognized brand principally by franchising and licensing, but we also expect to add the brand in selected existing facilities and […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

WASHINGTON – The Wick Building renovation project was awarded $14.5 million in federal tax credits, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced Wednesday. NYO Property Group redeveloped the downtown Youngstown building, constructed in 1906 by Youngstown Sheet and Tube founder George Dennick Wick. It reopened last fall as the Wick Tower, an apartment building/extended stay […]

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