Local News

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale bumped up to 16 during the week ended Aug. 6 from 15 rigs in operation the previous week, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. During the first week of July, there were just two rigs in action across […]

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Hine Memorial Fund has awarded a $172,304 grant to Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology,. The Hine Memorial Fund is a component fund of the Youngstown Foundation. The grant will help fund the installation of three new hands-on, interactive exhibits coming to the center, […]

Monday, August 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Promotional items such as USB drives and other electronics are hot this year, but longtime staples remain popular – even if they sometimes come with a new twist. These items, given away at trade shows, fairs and other gatherings, represent just some of the ways promotional product suppliers, printers and other firms […]

Monday, August 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Kamau Bell, comedian, political satirist and host of CNN’s “United Shades of America,” presents the Youngstown State University Centofanti Symposium 7 p.m. Sept. 14 in Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. Tickets for the presentation are free but required for admission. They now available at the Stambaugh Auditorium box office and also at www.stambaughauditorium.com. […]

Monday, August 8, 2016

By Thanksgiving of 1989, work on the Youngstown Historical Center for Industry and Labor – better known as the “Steel Museum” — had been finished for months but there persisted a problem: it was empty. The distinction earned it dubious coverage in Time magazine as a symbol of wasteful government spending. Meanwhile, legislators – especially […]

Monday, August 8, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — As she walks through the halls of the Boardman office of Ankle & Foot Care Centers, Dr. Danielle Butto knows that her time at the practice is almost over. A year ago, she joined the podiatry center as a fellow to co-founder Dr. Lawrence DiDomenico, working with patients, assisting with surgeries and […]

Monday, August 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission is encouraging community stakeholders to submit letters of support for a proposal to bring a large Eastern States Missile Defense site to Ravenna. Camp Ravenna Joint Military Center, which straddles Trumbull and Portage counties, is one of three finalists being considered for the […]

Monday, August 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Skeggs Lecture Committee expects tickets to go quickly beginning this Friday for Anderson Cooper’s appearance at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in Stambaugh Auditorium. Cooper is the host of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.” The tickets, limited to four per person, are free but required for admission. They will be available at the […]

Monday, August 8, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – When Edible Arrangements moved its store from the Boardman Plaza last month, franchise owners Ron and Lori Taylor did more than simply move to a larger space at 18 Boardman-Poland Road just east of Walgreen’s. They developed the prototype store for the national chain that 1,300 outlets will follow, Ron Taylor said […]

Friday, August 5, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY –Chesapeake Energy Corp., at one time the most prolific driller in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale, reported a net loss of $1.792 billion during the quarter ended June 30 because of continued depressed commodity prices and reduced value of its assets. Chesapeake CEO Doug Lawler said in a statement that the company has increased […]

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