Local News

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Boards of elections in Trumbull and Columbiana counties reported brisk activity over the weekend as early voting ahead of Tuesday’s general election comes to an end. Saturday was the deadline to request an absentee ballot to vote by mail and in-person early voting at boards of elections ends today at 2 p.m. […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The percentage of registered Democrats in Mahoning County who have already voted — by mail or in-person at the county elections board — nears 40% this morning, well ahead of registered Republicans and undeclared voters (independents). The numbers, obtained in real-time Sunday from the elections board’s information technology supervisor, suggest Democrats and […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio — The thought of creating a coalition of manufacturers – many of whom compete with one another for business and workplace talent – to address the shortage of skilled workers in the manufacturing sector was met with skepticism when the idea was raised more than five years ago. Those suspicions have since evaporated. […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The head of the local chamber of commerce and the president of the company building a power plant in Lordstown are among those praising a report on the consequences of prohibiting hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, “What If Hydraulic […]

Saturday, November 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to be cautious when responding to a mailer for a house-flipping seminar Nov. 9. The seminar, “Flipping Ohio,” is promoted with the endorsements of HGTV personalities Tarek and Christina El Moussa under the name Success Path. Two tickets, each labeled as $147 value, are enclosed. […]

Friday, November 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Millennia Housing Management Ltd. has reconstituted the ownership of International Towers at 25 Market St.  downtown. The multifamily complex was sold Oct. 25 from one Millennia partnership to another still controlled by the Cleveland-based firm. The property changed hands for $5.3 million. In 2009 a Millennia-controlled partnership acquired the building – built […]

Friday, November 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of its annual holiday celebration, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host a Christmas Marketplace Dec. 4 at the Tyler History Center in downtown Youngstown. More than 30 artisans will be at the museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. selling their wares, ranging from baked goods to tree ornaments […]

Friday, November 4, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull County Children Services reports it has found a home for little Jamie, the 5-year-old foster child who received a lifesaving liver transplant last year, as well as her 7-year-old brother Jeremiah. But the family that wants to adopt the children – as well as their two other siblings — does not […]

Friday, November 4, 2016

HOWLAND, Ohio – Youngstown Orthopaedic Associates is opening a new office in Harvard Commons in Howland that will offer physical therapy, casting, bracing and medical imaging, the company has announced. “Our new office will help us support the relationships we have established with families, family doctors and health care centers in Trumbull County,” said Dr. […]

Friday, November 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland criticized Senate Republicans for suggesting they might not act on a Supreme Court nominee put forth by Hillary Clinton if she wins the presidency Tuesday. Strickland, who is seeking the seat held by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, met with reporters outside the Mahoning County Board of […]

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