Local News

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Officials with bargaining units that represent various workers at local hospitals owned by Community Health Systems Inc., as well as other local leaders, were guardedly optimistic about the hospitals’ purchase by Steward Health Care System Inc. CHS, based in Franklin, Tenn., and Boston-based Steward announced Thursday afternoon they had reached an agreement […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Community Health Systems Inc. announced Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its ValleyCare Health System of Ohio and Sharon Regional Health System in Pennsylvania to subsidiaries of Boston-based Steward Health Care LLC. The ValleyCare system encompasses of Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio, Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Inspiring Minds will hold its 11th annual fundraising gala April 22 at the Metroplex Expo Center in Liberty Township to accommodate the nonprofit’s growing support, Deryck Toles announced Monday. Toles is the founder and CEO. The Annual Gala, one of Inspiring Mind’s largest fundraisers, has sold out the last five years with […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

CLEVELAND – Younger Americans who lose their jobs because of a factory closing but live in the same neighborhood as their parents are more likely to rebound quicker than those who live farther away, a study by the Cleveland Fed finds. The study, “Parental Proximity and the Earnings Consequences of Job Loss,” was written by […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

FINDLAY, Ohio – MPLX LP announced Wednesday it has closed on a previously announced acquisition of a partial, indirect interest in the Dakota Access Pipeline and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline projects through a joint venture with Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. MPLX, formed in 2012 by Marathon Petroleum Corp. to own, develop and operate midstream […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. HERMITAGE, Pa. — At the beginning of 2016, the LindenPointe Development Corp., the nonprofit parent of the eCenter@LindenPointe here, hosted a strategic planning meeting with regional stakeholders. The meeting identified goals in four categories: incubator services, community development, outreach and […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. BOARDMAN, Ohio — What will replace the Affordable Care Act, if anything, upon its expected repeal is a major concern of Cailor Fleming Insurance. “We are keeping a close watch on all potential changes in insurance, particularly health care,” says […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley added several services in 2016 to bring quality care even closer to home for families, officials say. Palliative care, which provides care to children with complex, chronic or serious conditions, is now […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and an Ohio advocacy group hailed the withdrawal of President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary yesterday. Andrew F. Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, which owns the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast-food chains, stepped down from consideration amid opposition from Democrats and labor regarding his business practices, including his […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Classes that lead to earning an Ohio real estate license begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. Successful completion of four courses is required to sit for the licensing exam. They are real estate law, real estate principles and practices, real estate finance […]

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