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Thursday, June 25, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The updates to the Chevrolet Cruze are noticeable immediately. In profile, the car is sleeker and more rounded than the previous model. When you look at the car head on, the front grille is much larger and flanked by aggressively styled LED headlights. Combined with the car’s low nose, you can almost […]

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio — Farmers National Banc Corp, holding company of Farmers National Bank of Canfield, today announced it has agreed to buy Tri-State First Banc Inc., holding company for 1st National Community Bank of East Liverpool, for $14.2 million If approved by shareholders of both companies and regulators, the transaction would close in the fourth […]

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — Throughout this city, nestled in the nooks of branches just out of arm’s reach, birdhouses hang from the trees in community gardens that sit on the lots where derelict houses once sat. Above their entrances, you can easily see the signs adorned with names of celebrities who range from athletes to musicians […]

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

DETROIT – The 2016 all-new Chevrolet Cruze will be unveiled tonight at the Fillmore Theatre here. The redesigned car, made at GM’s Lordstown Assembly Complex in Lordstown, Ohio, boosts new technology and greater fuel efficiency, the automaker says. In anticipation of the announcement, General Motors teased tonight’s unveiling in the form of emotocons – or […]

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Heritage Thermal Services has agreed to resolve air and hazardous waste violations at its commercial hazardous waste incinerator facility here, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday. The violations stem from a July 13, 2013, ash release. Due to a malfunction that forced ductwork out of place, approximately 761 pounds of […]

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Heritage Thermal Services has agreed to resolve air and hazardous waste violations at its commercial hazardous waste incinerator facility here, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday. The violations stem from a July 13, 2013, ash release. Due to a malfunction that forced ductwork out of place, approximately 761 pounds of […]

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

WASHINGTON – About 161,000 people in Ohio’s 16 congressional districts, including 19,000 in the two districts that cover the Mahoning Valley, are at risk of losing health insurance premium subsidies in Ohio depending on how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in the pending King v. Burwell case. Nationwide 6.4 million Americans are at risk of […]

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued just four permits for new horizontal wells during the week ended June 20, the agency reported. According to the agency’s weekly activity update of oil and gas exploration in Ohio’s Utica shale, two permits were issued to Chesapeake Energy Corp. for new wells in Carroll […]

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

NILES, Ohio – Shepherd of the Valley-Niles partnered with the Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ Fairhaven program to provide a site for students to have work study experiences. This year, the Niles campus worked with its 20th class from Fairhaven. Each year Shepherd typically works with a few Fairhaven students, who spend three days […]

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The PNC Foundation has pledged eight grants that total $55,000 in support of early childhood education and development. The Youngstown and Eastern Ohio regional president of PNC Bank, Ted Schmidt, made the announcement this morning at the Millcreek Children’s Center, one of the recipients. The center will receive funding that allows its […]

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