Local News

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — United Community Financial Corp., holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Co., has named its treasurer, Timothy W. Esson, chief financial officer as well, Gary M. Small, president and CEO announced Monday. The post of CFO had been vacant since last April 25 when James R. Reske left to accept a […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a grant of $144,000 to Compass Family & Community Services, 535 Marmion Ave., for its Daybreak Youth Crisis Shelter, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced Monday. The shelter, a 10-bed temporary refuge for homeless people younger than 18, is the only […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s Government Affairs Council has cancelled its luncheon meeting scheduled for Thursday featuring David M. Walker, former U.S. comptroller general and co-founder of No Labels. No Labels, co-chaired by Jon M. Huntsman Jr. and Joe Lieberman, is a national movement of Democrats, Republicans and independents “dedicated to a […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio ranked second in both the overall rankings and per capita rankings in Site Selection magazine’s Governor’s Cup, JobsOhio announced today. The state’s 582 projects were cited as the reason for the ranking. It is the second consecutive year Ohio earned the second-place slot in the annual listing. Texas claimed the top […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio ranked second in both the overall rankings and per capita rankings in Site Selection magazine’s Governor’s Cup, JobsOhio announced today. The state’s 582 projects were cited as the reason for the ranking. It is the second consecutive year Ohio earned the second-place slot in the annual listing. Texas claimed the top […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — America Makes is seeking projects for which it will provide up to $8 million in funding with at least $8 million in matching cost share to be provided by the awarded project teams. The project call award announcement will take place June 12. Projects are expected to get underway in July. “Today’s […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – Cimbar Performance Minerals, which has a new milling circuit in the Wellsville Intermodal Facility, recently installed another scale to expedite truck loading and reduce drivers’ waiting times, Albert Wilson announced Friday. Wilson is the president and CEO of the mineral processing company based in Cartersville, Ga., that stores and crushes various crude […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

CONNEAUT, Ohio – An email dispatch Sunday, as another six-or-so inches of snow fell in the Mahoning Valley, found reason to bless this winter’s weather as good for one of Ohio’s growing industries. “Alive! So thankful for snow,” writes Arnie Esterer, owner of Markko Vineyard here. “The vineyard has good prospects after the coldest winter […]

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