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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi today attempted to cut U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan,  D- 13 Ohio, off at the pass, announcing that she will seek re-election when the Democratic Caucus elects its leaders Nov. 30 and that she has lined up majority support. In a letter to House Democrats – incumbents who […]

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The nine Democrats in the Ohio Senate unanimously re-elected Joe Schiavoni, D-32 Boardman, minority leader Tuesday. They also elected Charleta B. Tavares of Columbus assistant minority leader, Edna Brown of Toledo their whip and Cecil Thomas of Cincinnati as assistant whip. “I am grateful that my colleagues have given me the opportunity […]

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Turning Point Counseling Services Inc. has begun providing inpatient detoxification services for up to seven days, its executive director, Brian Kennedy, announced Tuesday. The center, 611 Belmont Ave., has “up to 16 beds” to help those addicted to alcohol, narcotics (such as heroin and cocaine), and benzodiazepines (highly addictive anxiety medications), Kennedy […]

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of houses in the tri-county area during October kept on pace with those a year ago, the latest monthly reports show. Statistics pulled from the website of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors show 494 houses were sold last month in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, down 1.2% from the 500 […]

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city hopes to conclude discussions within the next 30 days about financing for the Stambaugh Building project, Finance Director David Bozanich said Tuesday. At a special meeting of the Board of Control, Mayor John McNally, Law Director Martin Hume and Bozanich voted to engage the law firm of Calfee, Halter & […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – A Trumbull County grand jury today issued a 56-count indictment against Ralph Infante, former mayor of Niles. Also indicted by the grand jury were the former mayor’s wife, Judy Infante; Scott Shaffer, identified as a city of Niles employee; and ITAM #39, which the former mayor operated, according to a news release […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, has won a victory of sorts now that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has agreed to delay leadership elections until Nov. 30. Pelosi announced her decision at this morning’s meeting of the Democratic caucus, according to national news reports. Ryan and at least 20 other Democratic […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in Ohio’s Utica shale rose to 19 during the week ended Nov. 12, up from 16 recorded the previous week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Permitting activity for the week was slow, as just two permits for new horizontal wells were issued. Gulfport Energy Corp. received […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

 WARREN, Ohio — United Way of Trumbull County is celebrating the GivingTuesday with Dine Out at nearby restaurants to help provide turkeys for those in need. GivingTuesday, a United Way spokesman explains, “is a global day of giving that joins the collective power of individuals, businesses and organizations to encourage good will and celebrate generosity.” […]

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will hold its annual meeting of Accredited Businesses on Nov. 30 at the Covelli Centre, says Carol Potter, president of the BBB. A networking breakfast that precedes the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Huntington Bank VIP Lounge. Accredited Businesses are […]

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