Local News

Thursday, July 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to Meridian HealthCare to upgrade security at 11 Meridian sites, Larry Moliterno, CEO of Meridian, announced Wednesday. Among these sites are residential, two-year transitional and permanent housing buildings. Clients include individuals in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, individuals and families who have been […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, St. Joseph Warren Hospital and St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital have been recognized among the best hospitals in Ohio for 2015-16 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 26th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

SHARON, Pa. – Reyers, Quaker Steak and Daffin’s: Each of these companies is virtually synonymous with this city, their brands household names that bring customers from far beyond the Shenango Valley. Once heralded as the world’s largest shoe store, Reyer’s Shoe Store has ceded that distinction. “Now, of course, the Internet is the world’s largest […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Steam locomotive No. 765, described by the Fort Wayne Historical Society as “world famous,” will carry passengers on the Ashtabula Special from the Covelli Centre to Ashtabula and back this Saturday and Sunday on Norfolk Southern tracks. The train, to leave Youngstown at 9 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. both days, […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Shareholders of RTI International Metals Inc. voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve the company’s merger agreement with Alcoa Inc. At the annual meeting held here, 94% of the shares were voted, the company said, with 85% of the outstanding shares voted in favor of the merger. RTI and Alcoa expect the merger to close […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Air Force Col. James Dignan already is fielding calls from around the country about a soon-to-be-launched initiative that would enable Air Force reservists to tear down blighted houses in a city neighborhood. About a dozen blighted properties will be razed through the program that involves members of the Air Force Reserve 910th […]

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six permits for new horizontal wells in the Utica shale last week – all of them to Chesapeake Exploration LLC in Carroll County. Chesapeake is the most prolific driller in the Utica shale and Carroll County, with 493 permits for horizontal wells, according to ODNR. […]

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