Local News

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Trumbull County Planning Commission will provide an overview of its update to Champion Township’s comprehensive plan at a public meeting June 22. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Technology Building, Room 117, on the Kent State University at Trumbull campus. At the meeting, planning commission staff […]

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

AKRON – The Development Fund of the Western Reserve Inc. has been allocated $45 million in federal funds, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Monday. The fund is a private non-profit managed by the Development Finance Authority of Summit County. Its purpose is to enable investments that target eligible low-income communities throughout its 18-county service area, […]

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will offer students the chance to explore local history at its source during its My Town, Your Town, Youngstown Summer Day Camp at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center. The five-day camp, which runs July 6-10, will feature field trips to several historic sites and landmarks. Participants […]

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Halcon Resources Corp. has resumed oil and gas exploration in Trumbull County, more than a year after the company declared it would suspend its program in the northern tier of the Utica shale in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. […]

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

MONACA, Pa. – Shell Chemical has closed on a deal to purchase 1,000 acres in Beaver County along the Ohio River intended for a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker plant. However, the energy giant has not made a final decision on whether it will move forward with the project. “We will make our decision when our […]

Monday, June 15, 2015

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Energy Information Agency says the Utica shale remains one of the most productive oil and gas plays in the United States in an overall declining market. According to the agency’s drilling productivity report for June, the Utica continues to increase production of natural gas while all other plays in the country […]

Monday, June 15, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and OhioMeansJobs Trumbull will host a Reverse Job Fair from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday at the Kent State University at Trumbull campus, Champion Township, in the Technology Building, Room 117. The Reverse Job Fair will give employers the opportunity to meet face-to-face […]

Monday, June 15, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — His smiling face appears on company trucks and business cards. His presence at job sites guarantees happy customers – especially if they’re children. And on mornings when his boss buys supplies, he earns his reward. Meet Shawn, a 13-year old Golden Retriever, and John Himes, the sole proprietor of Himes Painting Co. […]

Monday, June 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich takes to the road this week as he edges closer toward an announcement on whether he will seek the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination. Today he will make appearances in  South Carolina, tomorrow in Michigan and Wednesday in New Hampshire. Kasich, who attended a summit Friday in Utah hosted by […]

Monday, June 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline is Friday to register for “Boots to Business,” a free business seminar for veterans, active and reserve military and their spouses. The event takes place June 24 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the campus of Youngstown State University. The Ohio Small Business Development Center, YSU’s Veterans Resource Center […]

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