Local News

Thursday, April 21, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc., parent of Huntington National Bank, Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $171 million, or 20 cents per diluted common share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $178 million, or 21 cents per diluted share, and year-ago first-quarter net income of $166 million, or 19 cents per diluted share. […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority voted to move forward Wednesday with assisting NYO Property Group’s redevelopment of the Stambaugh Building in downtown Youngstown as a hotel. The port authority’s board of directors voted to enter into a capital lease structure with the developer and to issue property-assessed clean energy – or […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp. reports net income for the quarter ended March 31 of $4.798 million, or 18 cents a share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $3.175 million, or 12 cents a share, and year-ago first-quarter net income of $2.211 million, or 12 cents a share. Farmers is the parent […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

CAMPBELL, Ohio — Five Campbell City School students will advance to the Destination Imagination Global Finals, which will take place May 25 to 28 in Knoxville, Tenn. The Campbell DI Devils placed second at the state competition April 16 at Mt. Vernon High School. Members of the winning team include Emily Reninger, Courtney King, Angeleah […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Pennsylvania has honored Richard G. Jewell, the immediate past president of Grove City College, with its Francis J. Michelini Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education. Jewell was president of the private liberal arts college from 2003 until 2014. The association of 89 […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Valley’s manufacturing sector will add another link in its supply chain of qualified workers when the Valley STEM+ME2 academy opens this fall at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. The program is open to all freshman and sophomore high school students in Ohio and, says Ronald J. Iarussi, will take […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Street Fair of today is very different than the first one in 1885. One hundred thirty-one years have passed but its importance to Columbiana has only increased. For the small city, says fair director Jacob Sevek, everyone who’s lived in the community circles those three dates on the calendar every […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., parent of the Home Savings and Loan Co., Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $3.32 million, or 6.9 cents per diluted share. This compares to fourth-quarter 2015 net income of $4.33 million, or 9.0 cents per diluted share, and year-ago first-quarter income of $3.69 million, or 7.4 cents […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City officials are in discussions with a health-care company for the former Bottom Dollar Food building on Glenwood Avenue, the city’s economic development director said. The city received the title last year to the 18,000-square-foot former grocery store, which opened in February 2012 and closed in late 2014. The city solicited proposals […]

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The coming years for Youngstown State University will be years of expanding the physical campus as President Jim Tressel laid out a campus development plan, “NextYSU: A New Look for a New Era,” Tuesday morning. Four projects – development of the west side of campus, the creation of the Student Success Center, […]

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