Local News

Thursday, April 21, 2016

WASHINGTON – The Wick Building renovation project was awarded $14.5 million in federal tax credits, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced Wednesday. NYO Property Group redeveloped the downtown Youngstown building, constructed in 1906 by Youngstown Sheet and Tube founder George Dennick Wick. It reopened last fall as the Wick Tower, an apartment building/extended stay […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

DETROIT – General Motors Co. today reported a record $2 billion in first-quarter net income, or $1.24 per diluted share,  more than double its results from the same period last year. Last year’s first-quarter income was $900 million, or  56 cents per diluted share. The results include $300 million in restructuring costs, mostly related to […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sam Covelli, owner and CEO of Covelli Enterprises, was honored last night at Youngstown State University as a recipient of the 2016 Medallion for Entrepreneurship from Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society. Covelli is one of only four recipients of the medallion this year. “The Medallion for Entrepreneurship is awarded annually […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown officials are in discussions with One Health Ohio to open an community health center in the former Bottom Dollar Food building, a city official confirmed Wednesday afternoon. One Health Ohio operates clinics targeting low-income individuals and families, including on the North Side and in Warren, Newton Falls and Alliance. Sharon Woodberry, […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students from Youngstown State University and the C.S. Lewis Institute had a chance to pick the brains of four startup company leaders as part of the Make Youngstown technology program Wednesday afternoon. JuggerBot 3D CEO Dan Fernback, Ving CEO Tony DeAscentis and Bravura 3D co-founders Jessie Tuscano and Brian Alls spoke with […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc., parent of Huntington National Bank, Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $171 million, or 20 cents per diluted common share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $178 million, or 21 cents per diluted share, and year-ago first-quarter net income of $166 million, or 19 cents per diluted share. […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority voted to move forward Wednesday with assisting NYO Property Group’s redevelopment of the Stambaugh Building in downtown Youngstown as a hotel. The port authority’s board of directors voted to enter into a capital lease structure with the developer and to issue property-assessed clean energy – or […]

Thursday, April 21, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp. reports net income for the quarter ended March 31 of $4.798 million, or 18 cents a share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $3.175 million, or 12 cents a share, and year-ago first-quarter net income of $2.211 million, or 12 cents a share. Farmers is the parent […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

CAMPBELL, Ohio — Five Campbell City School students will advance to the Destination Imagination Global Finals, which will take place May 25 to 28 in Knoxville, Tenn. The Campbell DI Devils placed second at the state competition April 16 at Mt. Vernon High School. Members of the winning team include Emily Reninger, Courtney King, Angeleah […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Pennsylvania has honored Richard G. Jewell, the immediate past president of Grove City College, with its Francis J. Michelini Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education. Jewell was president of the private liberal arts college from 2003 until 2014. The association of 89 […]

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