Local News

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Permitting activity was light last week, but the rig count is showing signs of strength across the Utica shale in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The rig count stood at 19 for the week ended Nov. 26, ODNR said. The previous week, the number stood at 21 and […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University students and employees, Mercy Health employees, North Side residents and others will benefit from new fitness equipment installed at Wick Park under a partnership between YSU, Youngstown CityScape and the city. In fall 2015, CityScape received funding from the Western Reserve Health Foundation to replace the 35-year-old outdoor fitness […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University students and employees, North Side residents and others will benefit from new fitness equipment installed at Wick Park under a partnership between YSU, Youngstown CityScape and the city. In fall 2015, CityScape received funding from the Western Reserve Health Foundation to replace the 35-year-old outdoor fitness equipment in the […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court has received a $60,000 grant that will help survivors of domestic violence. The money is part of the Violence Against Women Act grant funding for calendar year 2017 and is administered through the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Service, a division of the Ohio Department of […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

In November 1989, then U.S. Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio, was implicated in the so-called “Keating Five” scandal along with four other senators – John McCain, Alan Cranston, Dennis DiConcini, and Don Riegle. Glenn, an American hero of the early space program – memorialized in the movie, “The Right Stuff” — and a genuine no-nonsense senator, […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tim Ryan’s national media blitz is designed to convince his colleagues and the the commentariat that Nancy Pelosi is an impediment to making House Democrats the majority and re-establishing the national party’s dominance in the industrial Midwest. The former quarterback knows how to drive to the goal, and in a Fox News […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University signed partnership agreements with nearly a dozen Asian universities this fall as part of an ongoing effort to expand international education initiatives. Representatives from YSU visited China, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan over the course of four weeks earlier this fall, meeting with officials from 23 universities to discuss […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A portfolio company of the Youngstown Business Incubator based in Avon has developed a new website that allows consumers to make more informed decisions about choosing their suppliers of electricity and natural gas. Dennis Giancola, born and reared in Youngstown and a graduate of Youngstown State University, presented his idea to the […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is selling its 2017 Youngstown Discount Card for $10, which supports CityScape beautification efforts downtown and throughout the city. The majority of the 19 merchants who honor the card offer a discount on purchases, usually 10%, or a buy-one-get-one-free inducement. Eighteen restaurants and museums plus a car wash are participating. […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is selling its 2017 Youngstown Discount Card for $10, which supports CityScape beautification efforts downtown and throughout the city. The majority of the 19 merchants who honor the card offer a discount on purchases, usually 10%, or a buy-one-get-one-free inducement. Eighteen restaurants and museums plus a car wash are participating. […]

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