Local News

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

MONACA, Pa. — Royal Dutch Shell has demonstrated that much can be accomplished in three months. Since the company announced June 7 its intention to proceed with what is now an estimated $6 billion-plus ethane cracker plant along the Ohio River near Monaca, Pa., the site has undergone dramatic changes. New buildings are constructed or […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The OH-PA Stateline Export Initiative was recognized by the International Economic Development Council at its annual conference Tuesday in Cleveland. The initiative received the Economic Development Silver Award in the category of Regionalism & Cross-Border Collaboration, Population greater than 500,000. Created by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and the Ohio Small Business […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — A potential tenant is interested in space in the former RG Steel computer center and sales building,  the Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County’s board of directors learned Tuesday. The prospect is looking at half of one of the two floors of the approximately 57,000-square-foot building, said Tom Humphries, president […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Cardinal Credit Union staff held the 10-foot length of blue ribbon their new president and CEO, Christine Blake, cut Tuesday afternoon in front of its newest branch here in the Austintown Plaza. The brief ceremony celebrated the entrance of the credit union headquartered in Mentor into Mahoning County. With Blake were state […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In just eight short weeks, the Mahoning Valley has made its impression on Eric MacDonald. MacDonald, hired over the summer to hold the Friedman Chair in Engineering at Youngstown State University, said Tuesday what stands out in his mind is neither the new equipment in the labs of Moser Hall nor the […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Capitol Steps, a nationally touring comedy group, will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium Oct. 5 as part of a fundraiser for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. The show begins at 7:30 p.m., with a VIP reception at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds from the show will go to the children’s hospital. “This is […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week hit its highest mark this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that 18 rigs were operating in the Utica during the week ended Sept. 24, an increase of one since the previous […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week hit its highest mark this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that 18 rigs were operating in the Utica during the week ended Sept. 24, an increase of one since the previous […]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the start of the season fast approaching, the flurry of activity in the Youngstown Phantoms front office is beginning to calm down. All the players have been signed, sponsorship deals are complete and the promotions planned. At this point in the year, the focus begins to shift from the macro level […]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Travel Channel investigation of a purportedly haunted house in Youngstown turned up ties to one of the most prominent families in the city and the car bombing of a local mobster. “The Dead Files,” a paranormal investigative series, features psychic medium Amy Allen and a retired New York City homicide detective, […]

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