Local News

Monday, March 9, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — The Raymond John Wean Foundation, at its March board meeting, announced $130,000 in grants to four local organizations: Empowering & Strengthening Ohio’s People, Inspiring Minds, Tabernacle Baptist Church – CDF Freedom Schools and We Are Warren. The organizations and their programs are aligned with the foundation’s strategic priorities of community revitalization, economic […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Grove City College will present a gallery show next week featuring a selection of vintage World War II propaganda posters that were “lost” for decades. More than 170 posters designed to inspire Americans on the home front to support the war effort on their jobs, in their homes and in their […]

Monday, March 9, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

Friday, March 6, 2015

Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — By October, many but not all Americans will begin using their new credit and debit cards – called security-enhanced EMV-enabled cards – to make payments at brick-and-mortar stores. Instead of swiping their cards with magnetic strips along the sides of the current POS (point-of-sale) terminals, they will insert their new cards, each […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning Valley Historical Society was awarded a $4,500 grant from the Ohio History Fund to digitize various historical materials. The history fund is the competitive matching grant program of the Ohio History Connection. The history society proposal is one of 13 projects chosen. The fund received 33 applications that combined sought […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The jobs pictures is improving at the federal and state levels, reports released this morning show. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that total nonfarm employment increased by 295,000 in February and the national unemployment rate edged down to 5.5% for the month, down from 5.7% in January and from […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Foreclosure rates in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman statistical metropolitan area decreased in December compared to the same month last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic, a California-based provider of financial information. The CoreLogic data show that the rate of  foreclosures in he area among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.98% for December, down 1.20 percentage […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Lois Gibbs, who led the effort to protect her family and community from toxic waste pollution at Love Canal, near Niagara Falls, N.Y., will be the keynote speaker March 13 at a Frackfree Mahoning Valley town hall-style meeting. The program, “A Dialogue with Lois Gibbs: Fracking Waste, Drinking Water, and Man-made Earthquakes: […]

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