Local News

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public information session on a draft permit for the South Field Energy facility at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Southern Ruritan Club Bingo Hall, 1142 Hillcrest Road. The public will be able to make comments regarding the proposed energy plant. South Field Energy […]

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Funding, establishing fair testing and teaching standards, and improving the efficiency and quality of school systems remain among the most pressing challenges public education in the Mahoning Valley faces today. So said those who participated in a Business Journal round table Aug. 9. A transcript from the discussion will be published in […]

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc., has completed its acquisition of FirstMerit Corp. and all offices of FirstMerit Bank are now branches of Huntington National Bank, Huntington announced this morning. The agreement between the two providers of financial services based in Columbus (Huntington) and Akron (FirstMerit) was announced Jan. 25. The resulting entity has assets […]

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some 7,521 new entities filed to do business in Ohio on July, the office of the secretary of state, Jon Husted, announced Monday, more than 1,800 fewer than July 2015 when 9,348 filed. The July numbers also show that more than 2,500 more entities have filed to do business during the first […]

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — I had to make an attitude adjustment. This was a policy speech not a fire-them-up political rally. Yes, we were in Youngstown, Ohio, but we were hearing Donald Trump’s proposals to counter terrorism and control immigration from Middle East states — not the red-meat trade populism that resonates in this valley of […]

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A showcase for promotional products normally found only in cities much larger than Youngstown and Warren is coming to the Mahoning Valley this fall. The “Ignite Your Brand” end-user show is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown. Vendors representing […]

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The board of the Columbiana County Port Authority renewed the employment contract of its manager of administration and finance, Diane L. Ksiazek, granting her a 3.5% pay raise and bringing her annual compensation to $77,232. The term runs from Aug. 19 until Aug. 18, 2017, when it automatically renews unless she […]

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three new horizontal well permits were issued in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended Aug. 13, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Ascent Resources Utica LLC received all three and plans to drill its wells in Londonderry Township in Guernsey County. As of Aug. […]

Monday, August 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Donald J. Trump spoke for nearly an hour today at Youngstown State University, delivering a policy speech on how his administration would fight “radical Islamic terrorism.” The speech set forth a number of proposals including the formation of a commission to educate the public about radical Islam and the creation of an […]

Monday, August 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Donald Trump, Mike Pence and  Rudy Giuliani painted a dark picture of U.S. foreign policy — specifically in regards to fighting ISIS and terrorism — during Hillary Clinton’s four years of Secretary of State and Barack Obama’s eight years as president. The Republican nominee began his speech at Youngstown State University nu […]

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