Local News

Monday, November 16, 2015

WYOMISSING, Pa. — Penn National Gaming Inc. announced Friday it has received notice from Nasdaq that it is out of compliance with exchange rules because it has not filed its quarterly report with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the quarter ended Sept. 30. Penn National Gaming owns and operate Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley […]

Monday, November 16, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation says its improvements in service private and public sector organizations is drawing recognition within the insurance industry. As an example, BWC’s public relations manager, Melissa Vance, cites a recent article in Risk and Insurance Magazine that highlights how the bureau is “securing low and stable rates […]

Monday, November 16, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio – In looking at the origins of Handel’s Ice Cream’s annual “Koins for Kids” campaign, it’s easy to see why Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is the beneficiary of so many nickels, dimes and quarters. Both Handel’s CEO Leonard Fisher and chief operating officer Jim Brown are fathers of children who spent time […]

Monday, November 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has signed agreements with five universities in China as part of an effort to expand the institution’s global reach. The agreements, which set the framework for a variety of educational collaborations, were inked during a two-week trip to China by a six-person delegation from YSU, the university said. “There […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nothing improves one’s mood more than attending a concert of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. On a high note, audiences leave Powers Auditorium, the Ford Family Recital Hall, houses of worship in the Mahoning Valley and public elementary schools. Children laugh, shout, clap and sing in joining the music during Young People’s concerts. […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — Avalon Holdings Corp. today reported third-quarter net income of $500,000 compared with net income of $100,000 in the third quarter of 2014. Net operating revenues in the third quarter were $14.6 million compared with $14.4 million in the third quarter of 2014.  For the third quarter of 2015, basic net income per […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Extreme Air Trampoline Park will open a second location at the Ice Zone here, a $1.3 million investment, according to a company announcement. Work has begun on the new trampoline park, which will replace the National Hockey League ice rick, the company said. The first Extreme Air Trampoline Park, operated by Kazzmac […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is inviting villages, cities, townships, economic development and other nonprofit organizations and cultural entities to apply for appropriations from the state capial budget. The chamber will act as liaison between the applicants and the delegation who represent the Mahoning Valley in Columbus, says Guy Coviello, chamber vice […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and natural gas production in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale is expected to slightly increase in December, bucking the trend of other major shale plays across the country where production is projected to decline. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s drilling productivity report for November, Utica natural gas production should stand […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Were it not for a rider attached to a 1915 Navy appropriations bill, research and development in the United States could have turned out much differently. That provision – the idea of then Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Delano Roosevelt – created the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, a government agency […]

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