Local News

Friday, December 2, 2016

SOLON, Ohio — The Village of Newburgh Heights is the first entity to take advantage of the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council energy efficiency financing, the council reported Thursday. The village secured financing of $325,000 to improve the recently purchased building at 4105 Harvard Ave. that now serves as its fire station and service garage. […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, along with four of its affiliate funds, have announced 2017 grant application deadlines. The deadline to apply for grants from the foundation’s general grant fund and the First Place Community Fund are Feb. 1, June 1 and Oct. 1. Both grants are part of a […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For two of the Big Three automakers, November proved to be a boon to sales, reversing the recent trend of declining year-over-year sales. General Motors’ total sales gained 10.2%, totaling 252,644. Retail sales – vehicles sold to noncommercial buyers – totaled 197,609, a 7.9% increase. All four GM brands reported an increase […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The number of people who joined a credit union based in the Buckeye State rose by more than 46,000 in the fiscal year ended June 30, the Ohio Credit Union League reported this week. Total membership in the nearly 300 Ohio-based credit unions is 2.85 million. The Bureau of the Census projects […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday issued a final environmental analysis that likely clears the way for construction of a 256-mile pipeline that will stretch from Columbiana County to Michigan and connect with an existing pipeline into Canada. The Nexus pipeline project, a partnership between Spectra Energy Partners, Texas Eastern Transmission, DTE […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

VIENNA, Ohio — The Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act conference report includes an amendment by U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown that makes C-130 upgrades a priority and strengthens the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and its mission capabilities, they say. In a joint news release, the Ohio senators said the amendment directs […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the person who wants to go all out for “my true love,” to wit, all the gifts sung about in “The 12 Days of Christmas,” the good news is that the total price has barely budged since last year, only 0.7% says PNC Financial Services Group. PNC, based in Pittsburgh, today […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said it is unlikely that Nancy Pelosi would retaliate against him for challenging her as minority leader. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, received 63 votes from his fellow Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives to the 134 cast for Pelosi, D-12 Calif., re-elected to lead the caucus. “Having 63 […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An online tool the national Better Business Bureau introduced last year for victims to report scams allows them to become heroes, Carol Potter said Wednesday at the Covelli Centre. Potter, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties, shared information on ScamTracker among other items during […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, has lost his bid to unseat Nancy Pelosi as the leader of Democrats in the House of Representatives. Ryan received 63 votes to Pelosi’s 134, giving her the support of two thirds of the Democratic caucus, which she predicted last week that she would receive. Still, […]

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