Local News

Thursday, May 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carmella Williams, owner of Carmella Marie, was awarded the $5,000 grant at the conclusion of the inaugural WE Launch class last night. The nine-week WE Launch was conducted by Women in Entrepreneurship, an initiative of the Youngstown Business Incubator. Female entrepreneurs attended classes and were paired with mentors during the course of […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Twelve high school seniors who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement, resilience in overcoming challenges and a personal commitment to their communities comprise the largest group of recipients in the 19-year history of the Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation. The 12 were selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants, said […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Visitors to the Youngstown State University campus can now see a set of three bronze sculptures, each depicting the theme of children and education. The sculptures, placed at three sites on campus, were donated by YSU graduate and Youngstown native John Irving, in honor of his late wife, his parents and his […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Lordstown Seating Systems division of Magna Seating received the 10th annual Joan Kovach Safety Leadership Award Wednesday. Betsy Antenucci Kuhn, executive vice president of Antenucci Inc., Warren, presented the glass trophy to Jennifer Darnell, human resources manager of Magna Seating, during the Mahoning Valley Safety Council annual luncheon at Leo’s […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Former Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson will be the commencement speaker at Grove City College’s commencement ceremony Saturday morning. “Dr. Carson’s story of his journey from extreme poverty to becoming one of America’s leading physicians will certainly inspire our students,” said Grove City College President Paul McNulty in a statement. […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Faced with continued depressed oil and gas commodity prices, Rex Energy Corp. reported a net loss of $62.2 million, or $1.11 per share, during the quarter ended March 31, the company reported Tuesday. Declining commodity prices led to a substantial drop in revenues compared to the same period in 2015, the […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

By Jim Houck The wealth of high school football talent in Ohio keeps college football programs stocked with talented, skilled, hard-nosed players. And a Canfield man who works out of his home has figured out how to make a living by tapping into the burgeoning recruiting service industry that he helped to create. The market […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Rick Demuynck was announced as the new plant manager for General Motors’ Lordstown Assembly Tuesday. He began work as the new manager May 1. A GM employee since 1989, Demuynck was assistant plant manager at Lordstown from November 2009 to July 2013 where he assisted with the launch of the Chevrolet Cruze […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – A team of students from Drexel University in Philadelphia is the winner of eCenter@LindenPointe’s fourth annual OH-Penn For Business contest. The finalists, selected from more than 100 groups at five colleges in Pennsylvania and Ohio, pitched their ideas to seven judges at the business incubator April 16. The results were publicly announced […]

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Aerodynamics Inc. is making “good progress” toward resolving the financial fitness issue raised by the U.S. Department of Transportation last week, the aviation director at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport said Tuesday. The federal agency last week requested additional information from the carrier before granting final approval for its certificate permitting service between […]

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