Local News

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Buhl Park is hosting a day filled with sports, fitness and health activities on June 4. Admission is free. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with a Dash in the Splash 5k run/2m walk and free Kids’ Fun Run that end with an optional jump in the water, said Tom Roskos, […]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman offered testimony Tuesday urging the International Trade Commission to protect U.S. steel companies during a final determination hearing on antidumping and countervailing duties on cold-rolled, hot-rolled, and corrosion-resistant steel flat products. The three cases were filed by U.S. steel companies, including U.S. Steel, AK Steel, ArcelorMittal, […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Foreclosure and mortgage delinquency rates declined for the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan statistical area in March, but were still ahead of the national and statewide rates, CoreLogic reported this morning. The California-based data and analytics company said the rate of area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.80% for March, a decrease of 0.14 […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local unemployment rates in April were down from the month before, but still were among the highest in the state, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. Warren, for the second consecutive month and the third time in 2016, had the highest unemployment rate among Ohio’s larger cities, […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

NEW YORK – Do you have vintage bicycles, toys or military items? Do you know someone who does? If you live in Ohio and are willing to part with your treasures, you just might get a visit this summer from American Pickers team Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. The two are looking for leads and […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a job creation tax credit at its meeting Monday to support online retail giant Amazon’s proposed distribution center in Twinsburg. The $270,000, six-year tax credit would support the equivalent of 150 full-time positions the internet-based retailer plans to create at the new fulfillment center, according to […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the constant changes in health-care laws combined with uncertainty about what might happen to the Affordable Care Act after the November election, insurance brokers increasingly find themselves assuming a new role: educator. “Education is one of the biggest things we want to do,” says Bob Gearhart Jr., vice president of DC […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Distinct Industries, a graphic design company based here, will celebrate eight years in business by holding a web design contest open to all nonprofit organizations in the Mahoning Valley. The winning organization will receive a new website (approximate value of $2,500) from Distinct Industries. If the organization does not have an existing […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — First Night Youngstown is seeking artists to participate in the annual design competition for its New Year’s Eve events admission button. The winning artist will be promoted at all press events, according to event organizers. The artist also will be a celebrity guest in the downtown holiday parade and tree-lighting event as […]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, will testify today before the International trade Commission on behalf of several steel companies with Ohio locations during a final determination hearing on antidumping and countervailing duties on cold-rolled and corrosion-resistant flat steel products. The steel companies include US Steel Corp., AK Steel Corp, […]

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