Local News

Monday, September 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — During the nearly 13 years Tanay Hill worked in a bank branch, she remembers the many high school students on the verge of adulthood who had no idea about how to balance a checkbook and other basics of personal finance. The problem wasn’t restricted to low- to middle-income clients, either, she continues. […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

It wasn’t long after Liberty Township resident Marc Dann was elected as Ohio Attorney General that things started to unravel for the politician. First came a story by former Tribune Chronicle reporter Steve Oravecz that pointed out the woman whom Dann raised as his daughter and other supporters received state jobs after he took office. […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

WESTLAKE, Ohio – Nordson Corp. announced Friday that it plans to combine its existing screw and barrel operations in Youngstown, New Castle, Pa., and Pulaski, Va., into “a single expanded manufacturing center of excellence in Austintown.” The plant site, which Nordson is leasing, is the former Tamarkin warehouse on Victoria Road that supplied Giant Eagle […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in August was 4.7%, down from 4.8% in July, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. Unemployment in the state was a tenth of a percentage point higher than August 2015’s 4.6% rate. Nationwide, unemployment was 4.9% last month, unchanged form July and down from […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With thousands of cars featuring intricate jobs, hand-built engines and hundreds of hours of work put into them, the annual SEMA Auto Show is the pinnacle of the aftermarket parts industry. Held in Las Vegas, the closed-to-the-public event – it’s open only to members of the Specialty Equipment Market Association, the global […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The installation of fitness stations at two city parks will be marked next week with ribbon-cutting events designed to draw attention to their existence. The fitness stations, at Homestead and Glenwood parks on the South Side, are funded by a $75,000 grant from the William Swanston Charitable Foundation to the Youngstown Neighborhood […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The installation of fitness stations at two city parks will be marked next week with ribbon-cutting events designed to draw attention to their existence. The fitness stations, at Homestead and Glenwood parks on the South Side, are funded by a $75,000 grant from the William Swanston Charitable Foundation to the Youngstown Neighborhood […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

NEW YORK — Of all the steps taken to plan, prepare and hold a business meeting, the most strategic work may very well take place after the physical meeting has ended. A timely, well planned post-meeting review will deliver a relevant, reliable path to continuous improvement for all types of meetings. As a meeting leader, […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ra’Cole Taltoan had such a knack for math – she never brought home a B in the subject, just A’s – that her father tossed a stack of forms before her to complete one January day during her senior year in high school. “They were all these tax forms,” she recalls. “He […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil production across Ohio’s Utica shale is expected to remain flat in October while natural gas production is anticipated to increase slightly, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The agency’s monthly drilling productivity report shows that oil output in the Utica shale region should remain unchanged in October at 69,000 barrels […]

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