Local News

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

POLAND, Ohio — The Point Party Shop, 9805 South Ave., has become a dealer for the U-Haul Co. of Massachusetts and Ohio Inc., shop owner Joe Thomas announced Monday. Point Party offers U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes, he said. U-Haul is striving to benefit the environment through […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Athena Forum: Women, Wine & Wisdom will take place 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. The event will feature networking along with a live, interactive webinar with Juliet Funt, CEO of WhiteSpace at Work. WhiteSpace at Work is a training and consulting firm that helps […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas production from horizontal wells in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale continues to rise while oil production from the energy plant is on the decline, according to the latest production data released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR lists 1,492 active horizontal shale wells across the state — 1,464 of […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley today will dedicate a house at 4271 Lake Road. It’s Habitat’s second house in the township and was rehabbed for the Elliott and Denson family. They were chosen because they met Habitat’s requirements for income, credit and willingness to partner. The Lake Road house was donated […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio attorney general’s review of companies receiving state incentives during 2015 found nearly 85% “substantially complied” with their agreements, but those that did not may have to reimburse the state. Just one Mahoning Valley company – Exterran Energy Solutions Inc., a victim of the downturn in the oil and gas market […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Braking Point Recover Center is wrapping up construction of its second location in Whitehall, about 10 miles outside of Columbus, and expects to open Jan. 3. The treatment center will offer two types of service: detox with supplemental living and intensive transitional day treatment. The center has 16 beds for the seven-day […]

Monday, December 12, 2016

Greg Smith launched Greg Smith Leadership in the fall of 2016. The company, based in Columbiana, offers individual and group speaker training services. Before launching his new company, Smith spent years studying public speaking under teachers recognized globally for their expertise. He is an active member and advocate for the Mahoning Valley’s executive club chapter […]

Monday, December 12, 2016

Greg Smith launched Greg Smith Leadership in the fall of 2016. The company, based in Columbiana, offers individual and group speaker training services. Before launching his new company, Smith spent years studying public speaking under teachers recognized globally for their expertise. He is an active member and advocate for the Mahoning Valley’s executive club chapter […]

Monday, December 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An entity controlled by Canfield landlord Craig Tareshawty is the new owner of a strip shopping center in the city’s Cornersburg district. Tareshawty’s Shops at Cornersburg LLC purchased the 32,175-square-foot center at 3373 Canfield Road for $860,000 or about $26.75 per square foot. The seller was the developer of the property built […]

Monday, December 12, 2016

MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio – A $6.36 million low-interest loan from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will assist the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District with needed upgrades to its distribution valves and transmission mains. The Ohio EPA loan is from its Water Supply Revolving Loan Account, which provides below-market interest rate loans for compliance-related improvements for community […]

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