Local News

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – No factor by itself will be the “silver bullet” that convinces a company to relocate or expand in northeastern Ohio, but the region’s cost advantages offer “a good argument,” a Team NEO official said. The cost advantages of operating here are highlighted in Team NEO’s latest quarterly report, the Cleveland Plus Economic […]

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas production across the Utica shale is expected to drop while oil production is anticipated to be unchanged in July, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest drilling productivity report. The agency reports that the Utica is projected to produce 3.666 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day in […]

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman praised yesterday’s passage by the Senate of the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which included their amendment to strengthen the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and its mission. Specifically, the amendment directs the Air Force to report on how it will prioritize upgrades to new C-130J […]

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Summer Festival of the Arts Weekend, a long weekend that runs July 7 though 10, promises to be a venue that blends visual, musical, performing, culinary and oenophlic arts with large quantities of fun, organizers said Tuesday. The weekend – this will be the 18th annual celebration of arts and culture […]

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp., holding company of Farmers Bank and Farmers Trust Co., will be added to the broad-market Russell 3000 Index June 27, Farmers announced Tuesday. Farmers’ inclusion in the index is based on the Russell U.S. Indexes’ annual reconstitution effective that date, according to a preliminary list of additions Russell […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber will unveil Thursday what it describes as the “showpiece” it will display at the Republican National Convention in July. According to a media advisory, the “unique, show-stopping centerpiece” will be unveiled at 10 a.m. at the chamber’s offices downtown. The showpiece is designed to highlight the Mahoning […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Downtown Youngstown Partnership, a committee of Youngstown CityScape that promotes businesses, networking and community service projects, is seeking dynamic photos of people, places and events in downtown Youngstown for a photography competition. The winning photos will be installed inside the windows of 20 Federal Place along North Phelps Street. To qualify, submissions […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Banks has promoted, assigned additional responsibilities or hired 12 employees during the first half of the year, President and CEO James Gasior announced Monday. They are Stanley Magielski, Mark Taylor, David Bell, Kevin Culp, Ryan Skelly, Nate Marshall, Amy Manolio, Greg Stallman, Karen Jindra, Jacky Treharne, Michael Lipke and Juliana Marsco. […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City officials expect work to begin in mid-August on the demolition of six former car dealership structures on Wick Avenue. ProQuality Demolition, Campbell, was the lowest of the six bidders that submitted proposals for demolition and environmental remediation of the former “Wick Six” properties north of Youngstown State University. ProQuality’s bid of […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As the trophies made their trips around the showroom, passed from employee to employee, Doug Sweeney made note of just how important the three Mark of Excellence awards given his dealerships are. “This is our Stanley Cup,” said the president of Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC. “It’s something that’s hard to win every […]

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