Local News

Friday, February 19, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – Gulfport Energy Corp., the largest driller in the southern tier of Ohio’s Utica shale, reports a net loss of $830.9 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31. For the year, Gulfport posts losses of $1.2 billion, as natural gas and oil prices continued their downward spiral into 2016. The company posted revenues […]

Friday, February 19, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Banks, ranks No. 46 on the 2016 OTCQX Best 50, a compilation of the 50 top-performing companies that traded on the OTCQX Best Marketplace in 2015, the company announced Thursday. It is the second consecutive year Cortland has made the list, James M. Gasior, president and […]

Friday, February 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city hired a law firm Thursday to represent it in a class-action lawsuit being brought by Youngstown water customers opposing the city’s use of water and wastewater grants to promote economic development projects. Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, which has offices in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati, is the firm that the […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Global pipe and tube manufacturer Vallourec, which operates a large operation here, reported a net loss of $959 million during 2015, the company announced Thursday. The loss included non-cash impairment charges of $328 million and restricting charges of $112 million, the company reported. The company,  based in Paris, declared a loss of […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The former Austintown Middle School at 5800 Mahoning Ave.  has been sold for $2.6 million to a company that operates the Meijer store chain. The sale was approved last night by the Austintown Local School Board. According to Vincent Colaluca, district superintendent, Meijers plans to tear down the former middle school, […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Youngstown, Ohio – Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, a professor of history and African-American studies at Harvard University will give a lecture on the Black Lives Matter movement at Youngstown State University March 18. The event begins at 5 p.m. in Kilcawley Center and is open to the public. A reception with Higginbotham is scheduled after her […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The joint sales agreement that enables WKBN-TV and WYTV-TV to share business and news operations appears to be an issue in whether the Federal Communications Commission will unconditionally approve the merger of Media General and Nexstar Broadcast Group. Nexstar announced last month that it would pay $4.6 billion for Media General, which […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Attorneys for developer Dominic Marchionda have dropped their fight against subpoenas issued by the state auditor’s office seeking financial records related to grants it received from the city. Last year attorneys for Ohio Auditor David Yost subpoenaed Marchionda and three corporate entities – Erie Terminal Place LLC, US Campus suites and Wick […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Aerodynamics Inc. is eyeing a May 2 startup date for the launch of service linking Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. ADI, which last month received a certificate from the U.S. Department of Transportation approving daily scheduled service between the two airports, has tentatively scheduled an event March […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Youngstown, Ohio – Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, a professor of history and African-American studies at Harvard University will give a lecture on the Black Lives Matter movement at Youngstown State University March 18. The event begins at 5 p.m. in Kilcawley Center and is open to the public. A reception with Higginbotham is scheduled after her […]

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