Local News

Thursday, September 14, 2017

PITTSBURGH, Pa. –The PNC Foundation and PNC Bank are donating $500,000 for disaster relief efforts to help those impacted by Hurricane Irma. A $250,000 grant will be given to the American Red Cross to be used for disaster relief efforts related to Hurricane Irma. Another $250,000 in funding will be allocated after the need in the impacted communities […]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – James Dignan, chief operating officer of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, was named last week to the newly created Ohio House BRAC & Military Affairs Task Force, the chamber announced this morning. The task force will study and analyze current Ohio Department of Defense and NASA assets, resources and missions in anticipation […]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Individuals seeking information and resources related to finding and preparing for jobs have a new space dedicated to accommodating their needs. The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County Tuesday presented its new Career and Job Center on the second floor of Main Library downtown, within its information services department. “We’ve been […]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week issued 16 new permits for horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale, according to the agency’s latest data. ODNR reported that seven permits were issued to Gulfport Energy Corp. for wells in Belmont County during the week ended Sept. 9. Ascent Resources secured five permits, […]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – Sharon Regional Health System has named Joseph S. Hugar as its new president. Hugar, who is originally from Franklin, Pa., brings decades of senior level health care administration experience to his new role at Sharon Regional, according to the announcement. He replaces Jason Roeback, who returned to his hometown of Erie to […]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – During the throes of the summer, the temperature inside the free-stall barn at Kibler Dairy Farms Inc. can become oppressively hot, creating the need to run 60 fans without let-up to keep its dairy cows cool. That led to excessive energy bills, said the owner of the farm, Garry Kibler Sr., who […]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – After two years of work, the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics campus at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport will officially complete its $1.3 million expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 20. The school purchased YNG Hangar 3 in 2016 and converted the two-story space to include classrooms for electrical and welding courses, […]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is seeking nominations for the 11th annual Youngstown Beautification Awards. Community members are encouraged to submit addresses of businesses, neighborhood groups or individual homeowners who have taken the time to clean, green and care for their home, place of business or an area in the city of Youngstown. Award winners will […]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A new report by CoreLogic, a California-based data analytics company, finds 7.3% of mortgages in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman area were delinquent by at least 30 days in June compared with 8.1% in June 2016. Mortgages in serious delinquency in the region, defined as 90-plus days past due, totaled 3.2% in June compared with […]

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio  — Ohio’s grape and wine industry contributed $1.3 billion to the state’s economy in 2016 and provided more than 8,000 full-time jobs, according to a study released by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee. The economic impact report, conducted by Frank, Rimerman + Co. of St. Helena, Calif., estimates 1.38 million people visited Ohio […]

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