Local News

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Planning Commission has completed eight comprehensive plans for communities since 2014 and is on track to begin its 11th later this year, an update of the county’s 1960 comprehensive plan. “I started working at the planning commission in 1996 and have worked on about two dozen plans, so it […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Chemical Bank has donated $5,000 to support United Way of Trumbull County’s “Ready, Set, Go!” program, a two-week program for students who need help preparing for the Ohio Third Grade Reading Test. “We are committed to giving back to the communities we serve,” said Chemical’s regional president, Mark Wenick, in a release.  […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

AKRON, Ohio — Shareholders of FirstEnergy Corp. today heard the utility’s CEO, Charles E. Jones, deliver an upbeat assessment of what he called “significant progress toward its goal of transitioning into a more fully regulated company that is better positioned to meet the energy needs of its customers, support its communities, and deliver greater value […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The 20th Annual Golf Classic sponsored by Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers will take place June 12 at The Lake Club in Poland. The event is presented by The DeBartolo Corp., and proceeds will benefit clinic treatment programs including the Dick Riley Fellowship Hall. The range will open at 10 a.m. for registration, […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued eight permits for new horizontal wells during the week ended May 13, all of them in the southern portion of the state, the agency reports. Ascent Resources LLC secured four new permits and Gulfport Energy Corp. received three permits to drill wells in Belmont County, […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan reiterated their calls Monday for a special prosecutor to look into Russian interference in last year’s presidential election. Brown, D-Ohio, said Republican senators are “grumbling,” although unwilling to speak publicly, about what’s happening in Washington, including President Donald Trump’s firing last week of […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

LOWELLVILLE, Ohio – Castlo’s 13th annual summer picnic and golf outing will take place June 15 at Bedford Trails Golf Course, 713 Bedford Road. The event is for anyone who shares a common interest in the economic and community development of the Castlo communities, which include Campbell, Struthers, Lowellville, Poland Township and Coitsville Township. Castlo’s mission is […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Energy giant FirstEnergy Solutions, an Akron-based subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., is “flirting with bankruptcy” and is unlikely to find a buyer for its outdated coal and nuclear-power generating plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to an assessment by Cleveland-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. The study said the fortunes of […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Energy giant FirstEnergy Solutions, an Akron-based subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., is “flirting with bankruptcy” and is unlikely to find a buyer for its outdated coal and nuclear-power generating plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to an assessment by Cleveland-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. The study said the fortunes of […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five groups competing for licenses to grow medical marijuana in Ohio say they have sites selected across the city that would accommodate cultivation centers, and emphasized the need for community support to show officials in Columbus that they mean business. “These are folks who are serious about what they want to do,” […]

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