Local News

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The rate of private-sector workplace injuries in Ohio dropped 16.7% between the calendar years 2010 and 2014, nearly twice the rate nationwide, according to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Dr. Abe Al-Tarawnech, superintendent of BWC’s Division of Safety and Hygiene, cites a survey of occupational injuries and illnesses conducted by the […]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan hailed Hillary Clinton’s performance last night as a “blowout” for the Democratic nominee, while the Mahoning County Republican Party chairman viewed last night’s debate as a more of a draw. Donald Trump, the Republican nominee, was “totally outmatched on the debate stage,” Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said during a […]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio — Officials in East Palestine are hoping a 164,000-square-foot building left vacant as a result of HR Evans Steel’s bankruptcy could be filled soon, preferably by a tenant related to Royal Dutch Shell’s $6 billion ethane cracker plant now under construction just 10 miles away. “There are probably as many spin-off jobs […]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State Controlling Board approved a $500,000 Regional 166 Loan to support construction of Ohio Utilities Protection Service’s new corporate office in North Jackson. Ground was broken in June on the $3.2 million project, which is expected on to open in August 2017. The 16,524 square-foot. corporate office is being built in […]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The country’s additive manufacturing community converged at Stambaugh Auditorium Monday to kick off a week of meetings hosted by America Makes, the first of the Obama Administration’s national advanced manufacturing hubs. “There’s a lot of activity, and we’re drawing a lot of key stakeholders and leaders in additive manufacturing into Youngstown for […]

Monday, September 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Among the off-the-wall questions asked the Western Reserve Port Authority during its 25-year history is the location of its shipyard and where to park the boats, Anthony Trevena relates with some amusement. The port authority has neither a shipyard nor boats. Never did. Until recently it had to deal with the more […]

Monday, September 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Samantha Anderson, Connie Buck, Yana Flider, Rayann Gagliano, Megan Guliano and Gulnara Gumerova, business students in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University, have been selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the 2016 Fall Semester. The John D. Beeghly Fellows program provides students with a paid fellowship […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Steve Lewis, the former CEO of the former First Place Financial Corp. and First Place Bank, today responded to The Business Journal’s earlier report that he has been fined $50,000 by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as part of a consent order. Lewis, in an email, said he “will […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Unemployment rates edged down in Trumbull and Columbiana counties in August from the month before but remained unchanged in Mahoning County, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. The monthly numbers for Ohio counties and Ohio cities showed Trumbull County’s unemployment rate was 6.0% last month, down from […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. — A Fall Gala hosted by eCenter@LindenPointe will take place Oct. 6 at the Penn State Shenango campus in Sharon, Pa. The keynote speaker is Bob Evans, senior vice president and chief communications officer at Oracle. The program will begin at 6 p.m., with networking, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music from 7 […]

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