Local News

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The Columbiana County Port Authority has reached an agreement with the Ohio Development Services Agency to repay a $148,000 grant over three years for job-creation incentives never met. Monday night, the board of the port authority ratified the agreement that Executive Director Penny Traina reached to repay the funds: $50,000 June […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted reports 9,306 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in April 2016. That represents an increase over April 2015, when 8,893 entities were formed, according to Husted’s office. March 2016 set a new record for the number of businesses filing start-up documents in a single month. […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Development Services Agency’s Export Assistance Office has been awarded the President’s “E” Award for its Ohio Export Internship Program. The award, presented by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, is the highest recognition any U.S. organization can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. Ohio was […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Lake to River Food Cooperative and Catullo Prime Meats are joining together to increase access to local food for Mahoning Valley residents. A kick-off event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 28 at the Catullo store on Tiffany Boulevard in Poland. Locally sourced food products will be […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second time this year, Youngstown State University’s online master’s degree in financial economics has been ranked as a top-10 program in the nation. “The Best Master’s Degrees” places YSU’s program fourth in the nation in terms of affordability. Earlier this year, The Financial Times ranked the YSU program eighth best […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Young Professionals of Lawrence County will host its second “Spark Your Knowledge: Executive Series” session at 5:30 p.m. this evening at The Confluence. The event will feature Merit Wish Phillips of Wish Designs USA, who will discuss her niche company and tools needed to run a successful business. Afterward she will […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas – Range Resources, a major oil and natural gas driller in the Appalachian region, will pay $3.3 billion to acquire Memorial Resource Development Corp. of Houston, the companies announced the morning. The all-stock transaction includes Range assuming $1.1 million in MRD’s net debt. Range has approximately 1 million net acres across Pennsylvania, […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lionel Richie will perform at the Covelli Centre Saturday Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m., the arena announced this morning. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. and are prices at $136.50, $85.50 and $65.50. The concert will be the first time Richie has appeared here. It’s sponsored by the Surgical […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lionel Richie will perform at the Covelli Centre Saturday Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m., the arena announced this morning. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. and are prices at $136.50, $85.50 and $65.50. The concert will be the first time Richie has appeared here. It’s sponsored by the Surgical […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mike Moliterno, general manager of the Holiday Inn-Boardman, is frank about the local hotel industry. “We’re holding our own,” he says, as he notes that anyone in the business who says it isn’t “a little bit challenging” is holding back. “We try to be very active sales-wise and we’ve done a good […]

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