Local News

Thursday, March 9, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Beginning April 6, the John Stark Edwards House will be open to visitors every Thursday through Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., the Trumbull County Historical Society has announced. “This has been a long time coming,” said the society’s director, Meghan Reed. “For years, the historical society has only been open to […]

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The new director of the Trumbull Country Club is focusing on growing membership at the 101-year-old club by waiving initiation fees and eliminating assessments. Joe Folk was appointed to his position in November by the club’s board of directors. He is “an industry expert,” the board said in announcing his appointment to […]

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued four new permits for horizontal wells in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended March 4, the agency reported. Ascent Resources LLC, based in Oklahoma, was issued all four permits, three for wells in Jefferson County and one for a well in Belmont County. […]

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Companies have more tools than ever to market themselves on social media. Advertising on mass media succeeds in reaching the target audience but many more outside the range of qualified buyers, which makes it expensive. With tools developed by social media platforms, marketers and companies can choose who they want to see […]

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Public officials, development specialists and businesses want to make sure Lawrence County is on the radar screen of any manufacturer or supplier that’s considering a home near Royal Dutch Shell’s $6 billion ethane cracker plant under construction in neighboring Beaver County. “We are optimistic about the opportunities for Lawrence County that […]

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – February might be the shortest month of the year, but that didn’t prevent Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course from posting record numbers. The Austintown Township racino reported wagers on its video lottery terminals in February totaled $94.8 million, the most since its opening in September 2014. Previously, July 2016’s $91.1 […]

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Design Review Committee approved proposals Tuesday for two of the five installations funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The committee, at its monthly meeting, approved the design for the Wedge at Hazel Hill, a pocket park to consist of a rain garden, a stage, placemaking […]

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Palo Creative will host a free informational Google Advertising event March 29. The session, which will begin at 5:30 p.m., will feature Joe Papa, Google AdWords expert. The event will be held at Cafe 422, 8586 South Ave., Boardman, in the banquet room. Google Advertising puts businesses’ message in front of a […]

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

HERMITAGE, Pa. — The eCenter@LindenPointe and Ben Franklin Technology Partners are collaborating on the first-ever Venture Investment Accelerator competition. The first-place winning team will receive $25,000 in seed funding, incubation space at the eCenter, and mentoring from Ben Franklin’s Transformation Services Group, experienced business owners and entrepreneurial leaders. Competitors must be over age 18. Companies […]

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown had the second-highest unemployment rate in the state the month of January, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. The city’s 9.1% rate was exceeded only by Lorain’s 9.2% unemployment rate among the cities tracked by the department. Third among Ohio cities was Warren, which posted an […]

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