Local News

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority today approved moving forward with a lawsuit against Aerodynamics Inc. and three of its related entities, including Great Lakes Jet Express, which last year briefly offered passenger service from Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport to Chicago. The litigation, filed April 20 in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court by the […]

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil production in Ohio’s Utica shale is showing a slow ramp up through the first six months of 2017, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The EIA reported Tuesday that wells across the shale play are projected in June to collectively produce 54,807 barrels of oil per day. […]

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of houses in the tri-county area in April were up about 5½% from the same month a year ago, and sales year-to-date are slightly ahead of last year’s pace, despite declines in Mahoning County. Combined sales in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties totaled 512 units last month, up 5.4% from the […]

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio —  Packer Thomas, a regional public accounting and business consulting firm, announced Tuesday that it has acquired Anness, Gerlach & Williams CPA’S. Terms were not disclosed. Anness, Gerlach & Williams, founded in 1984, employs 17 and is based in Boardman. Packer Thomas, founded in 1923, has over 75 employees and serves domestic and […]

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Board of Zoning Appeals and City Planning Commission again deferred action on a request by St. Augustine Society Inc. to rezone the former Medart building on Glenwood Avenue. St. Augustine, a social service organization that operates a café in the Newport Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning […]

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Opiate addicts are in the headlines every day but the widespread addiction to other substances, both legal and illegal, is affecting the social, physical and economic health of the Mahoning and Shenango valleys, a Business Journal roundtable held Tuesday found. In Trumbull County, opiate addiction is the No. 1 diagnosis, followed by alcohol […]

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After meetings in Detroit with officials from General Motors, union leaders at the plant in Lordstown have announced that the complex’s production speed won’t be changed after a shutdown this summer, preventing further layoffs. “At this point in time, the previously announced de-rate has been postponed indefinitely,” said a flyer posted on […]

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cerni Motor Sales is joining with Iowa-based O’Halloran International and Indiana’s Uhl Truck Sales to form a partnership. Effective June 1, the three companies will merge to form TriVista. Through the merger, the companies will each maintain their individual brands, but use a shared logo. In addition, each company will be able […]

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Planning Commission has completed eight comprehensive plans for communities since 2014 and is on track to begin its 11th later this year, an update of the county’s 1960 comprehensive plan. “I started working at the planning commission in 1996 and have worked on about two dozen plans, so it […]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Chemical Bank has donated $5,000 to support United Way of Trumbull County’s “Ready, Set, Go!” program, a two-week program for students who need help preparing for the Ohio Third Grade Reading Test. “We are committed to giving back to the communities we serve,” said Chemical’s regional president, Mark Wenick, in a release.  […]

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