Local News

Friday, June 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, is on the short list of running mates that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is considering, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, is on a list that includes U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Sherrod Brown of Ohio Clinton is not […]

Friday, June 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University students will be inconvenienced this fall as Lincoln Avenue, a street that cuts through the southern part of the campus, undergoes reconstruction. The project is a component of the campus development plan announced April 19. Work should begin in the next two weeks on the Lincoln Avenue streetscape and […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Marlin Palich hasn’t seen this market for residential properties in quite some time. Inventory is shrinking, houses are getting multiple offers and the competition for what’s available is driving selling prices above asking prices, he says. Palich is the Ohio division general manager for Northwood Realty Services, which has offices in Mahoning, […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation has awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to 11 Trumbull County residents who are planning careers in healthcare. “We are proud of these students achievements that enabled them to secure scholarships to pursue careers in health care,” said Patrick K. Wilson, chairman of the health foundation […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Rust Belt Made’s Makers Market, a curated, pop-up event created by a collective group of friends and makers, will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The event, which will feature talented and like-minded Rust Belt makers, artisans and local, small businesses, will be held at High Octane Coffee Co. […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Just one week after this village celebrated the groundbreaking of an $890 million project, officials gathered once again to welcome another industrial boon. Some 200 guests attended a ceremony Wednesday at Matalco Inc.’s new $100 million aluminum smelting plant at the Ohio Commerce Center – a factory that company executives call the […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The perpetrators behind mass shootings such as last weekend’s massacre at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., are becoming more sophisticated. That means businesses and institutions, as well as the general public, need to step up their ability to respond, a security expert says. The topic of the June meeting of the Mahoning […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The office of  Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted reports 8,596 new entities filed to do business during May 2016. This is an increase over May 2015 when 7,945 entities were formed. Each month of 2016 has surpassed previous records set in 2015, according to Husted’s office. This month’s report reveals that […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of houses sold in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties in May was up 9.1% from the same period last year, and sales year-to-date are up 5% compared to the first five months of 2015. The latest monthly data reported by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area […]

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Flex-Strut Inc. plans to expand its Commonwealth Avenue plant for the fifth time, driven by an increase in business and growing market share, said the company’s president, Dale Gebhardt Sr . “We’re going to put two additions on totaling 11,870 square-feet,” Gebhardt said. The company is planning on spending about $1.25 […]

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