Local News

Monday, March 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Stem Jobs magazine has designated Youngstown State University’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology as a “2015 STEM Jobs Approved College.” The designation, contained in a list compiled by the magazine, measures how effectively schools align their programs to high-demand, high-paying STEM jobs, and how well they assist students in achieving […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The 47 Republican members of the U.S. Senate that reached out directly to Iran’s leadership last week acted out of concern for the nation and the Middle East, not out of a desire to undercut President Obama in ongoing negotiations over nuclear enrichment, U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly said following an event […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Financing planning is as much about building and sustaining relationships as it is managing their clients’ investments, participants in a Business Journal roundtable say. “It starts with conversations. You’ve got to have those conversations to build a rapport with the clients,” says Sidney Jones, managing director with Merrill Lynch in Canfield. “When […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The female activist from the Love Canal neighborhood of Niagara Falls, N.Y., stood before the Northstar 1 injection well Friday afternoon to warn residents of Youngstown about the dangers to their health open injection wells pose. Lois Gibbs, the activist who, in the 1970s, led the Love Canal community against the Hooker […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This summer will be a busy one downtown. With the traditional annual festivals like Simply Slavic and the Youngstown Italian Festival as anchors, downtown will see “three to five” new art and film festivals during the summer and fall months, director of downtown of events Mike McGiffin said at today’s Good Morning, […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan again called on President Obama to press for passage of a multiyear transportation bill before focusing on trade, joining three fellow Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives to send a letter to the president. Signing the letter with Ryan were U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, D-4 Ore., ranking […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan again called on President Obama to press for passage of a multiyear transportation bill before focusing on trade, joining three fellow Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives to send a letter to the president. Signing the letter with Ryan were U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, D-4 Ore., ranking […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Eastern Gateway Community College’s board of trustees recently approved entering into a joint-use agreement with Mercy College of Ohio and members were updated on the implementation of grants for the new precision machining and welding training center in Youngstown. Development of the training center and the agreement with Mercy College “will better […]

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