Local News

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Bank of America has agreed to sell five of its branches in eastern Pennsylvania, which combined have $280 million in deposits, to F.N.B. Corp. at a price that includes a deposit premium of $7.7 million plus other undetermined considerations. The president and CEO of F.N.B., Vincent J. Delie Jr., made the announcement Wednesday. […]

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Foreclosure rates in March were down nearly a full percentage point from a year earlier in the metropolitan statistical area covering the Mahoning Valley and Mercer County, Pa. The foreclosure rate for the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA metropolitan statistical area was 1.87%, down 0.92% from 2.79% in March 2014, reports CoreLogic, a California-based provider […]

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — PTT Global Chemical has selected the former Dilles Bottom coal-fired power plant in Belmont County as the site for the $5.7 billion ethane cracker plant the company is considering whether to build in Ohio. The site was disclosed in an investor presentation that the Thai-owned company made May 15. JobsOhio announced April […]

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gains in workforce sectors including goods-producing industries and private services in April cut  local unemployment rates down by about a point from March, data released this morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services show. The April unemployment rate in the  metropolitan statistical area that encompasses Mahoning and Trumbull counties […]

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 16 new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale last week, an improvement from permit counts in recent weeks, the regulatory agency reports. All of the permits were issued to companies exploring in the southern tier of eastern Ohio’s Utica shale play, ODNR says. […]

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Rock Gods: The Art of Rock & Roll Photography features images of some of the world’s greatest rock music idols and entertainers performing live as captured by three local artists. The exhibit will open May 30 at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center here. Rock Gods is a collaborative effort between The […]

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