Local News

Friday, March 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.1% in February 2015, unchanged from January 2015, and down from 6.2% in February 2014, the Ohio Department of Job and Family services reported this morning. Ohio’s nonfarm wage and salary employment increased 3,300 over the month, from a revised 5,383,900 in January to 5,387,200 in February. The number of workers […]

Friday, March 20, 2015

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Giant Eagle Inc., the Pittsburgh grocery store chain that operates the Tamarkin Co. food warehouse at 375 Victoria Road, says 196 workers will lose their jobs the week of May 9 when the operation closes. Of these positions, 164 are maintenance, warehouse and driver jobs; 16 are staff and another 16 are […]

Friday, March 20, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As former University of Nebraska head coach Mark “Bo” Pelini sat down last year with his wife to decide what was next for their family, “at the end of the day it was not as much where do I want to work but where do I want my kids to live,” he […]

Friday, March 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will commemorate the conclusion of the American Civil War 150 years ago with a series of programs at the Tyler History Center downtown. The three programs, which will be presented by Traci Manning, MVHS’ curator of education, will highlight the local, national and international importance of the […]

Friday, March 20, 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — At this hour, 2:30 p.m., a huge fire just southwest of the Market Street Bridge that erupted about 1:30 today is still sending big billows of black smoke into the sky as firefighters try to get the blaze under control at Asphalt Solutions Co., 708 Market St.. Six fire trucks and two […]

Thursday, March 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — At this hour, 2:30 p.m., a huge fire just southwest of the Market Street Bridge that erupted about 1:30 today is still sending big billows of black smoke into the sky as firefighters try to get the blaze under control at Asphalt Solutions Co., 708 Market St.. Six fire trucks and two […]

Thursday, March 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Company growth is permitting Learning Egg LLC to repay a $100,000 grant it received from the Youngstown Initiative program, plus interest. At its meeting this morning, the city Board of Control approved an agreement with the Youngstown Business Incubator company to accept repayment of the grant the city awarded the educational software […]

Thursday, March 19, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The number of new business entities filing start-up documents with the Ohio secretary of state’s office increased slightly in February, rising to 7,918 compared to 7,753 in February 2014. For the first two months of 2015, the secretary of state’s office has assisted with a total of 15,423 new business filings. This […]

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