Local News

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Although a federal judge in Texas has issued a temporary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing new overtime rules Dec. 1, local employers are preparing for them with acceptance and varying degrees of comprehension, say accountants and lawyers interviewed over the last two weeks. The federal lawsuit filed by […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Only a few short weeks after pledging a $40,000 gift to the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, the Home Savings Charitable Foundation is giving an additional $100,000 for the organization’s annual fundraising campaign. The announcement was made Tuesday evening before a Thanksgiving dinner at St. Dominic’s Church for the […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 13 new horizontal well permits across the Utica shale last week, while the number of rigs operating in the oil and gas play also improved. And, over the next two years, the Utica can expect additional pipeline infrastructure that will enable the region to improve […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 13 new horizontal well permits across the Utica shale last week during which the number rose of rigs that operate in the oil and gas play. And, over the next two years, the Utica can expect additional pipeline infrastructure that will enable the region to […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

CLEVELAND – While rates of growth in the number of small businesses and the number of people they employ has climbed since the end of the Great Recession, “There’s been a rather dramatic decline in new firms in recent years,” a Cleveland Fed economist finds, calling it “a puzzling issue.” In this week’s edition of […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrons of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County can now access the internet to go. The library has introduced a new program to the Mahoning Valley where users can borrow WiFi Mobile Hotspots that deliver bandwidth to households and areas that have no internet connection. Up to 10 devices can […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Outpatient services at UPMC Jameson and UPMC Horizon are being expanded to provide more behavioral health options in Lawrence and Mercer counties, the hospitals announced Tuesday. The new services are modeled after “proven and effective” programs developed at UPMC’s Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Among the new services are a peer […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The impact of Small Business Saturday extends far beyond the single day that follows the big box-centric retail extravaganza known as Black Friday. It brings broader attention to the value of patronizing local businesses, champions of the event say. “They really gain from the visibility and the excitement that surrounds the day,” […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

SHARON, Pa. – The Carolyn and Mariann Clemenza Scholarship Fund will host its first fundraiser, “Beauty Lives On,” Dec. 17 at the Yankee Lake Ballroom in Brookfield, Ohio. Doors open at 7 p.m. The fundraiser features a Chinese auction and live music from The Reunion Band, Thick as Thieves and Ninja PLZ. Tickets are $10 […]

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In celebration of Black Friday on Nov. 25, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology will be offering specials on yearlong memberships and merchandise throughout the day. The first visitor on Black Friday will receive a free five-person membership, while all other visitors before 10 a.m. […]

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