Local News

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trumbull County and its largest city, Warren, posted the highest unemployment rates in the state in their respective categories last month, followed by Mahoning County and Youngstown, respectively. Warren’s unemployment rate in September was 9.4%, highest among the Ohio cities the state tracks, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported […]

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — On the same weekend in August, separate automobile accidents cost a Warren man and a Poland man their lives. The common thread? The Ohio State Highway Patrol says both drivers were distracted. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that of the 48,613 fatal car crashes in 2015, 7% involved some form […]

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Austin Pendleton will return to the Mahoning Valley next month to be the guest director of Opera Western Reserve’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor. Pendleton is a native of Warren. He is an actor, director, playwright and, at HB Studio in New York, a teacher of acting. Operas he’s directed include […]

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Haus Auto Group has been nominated for the 2018 State Quality Dealer of the Year award. Haus, a member of the Ohio Independent Auto Dealers Association, was nominated by its peers based on its industry track record and community involvement. Only three dealerships in Ohio are nominated for the award. All will […]

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – As the city of Warren and Trumbull County Planning Commission work on updating the city’s comprehensive plan, the two organizations are welcoming input from residents, business owners and community stakeholders at meetings Nov. 1 and 21. Both meetings begin at 6 p.m. at the Warren City Council chambers, 141 South St. SE. […]

Monday, October 23, 2017

By Jackie Stewart CANFIELD, Ohio — Independent Power Producers representing new natural gas plants in the works or recently constructed in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia submitted a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently that states the projects will total $21 billion in private sector investment and create 21,000 jobs, according to a […]

Monday, October 23, 2017

By Jackie Stewart, Energy In Depth CANFIELD, Ohio — Independent power producers representing new natural gas plants in the works or recently constructed in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia submitted a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently that states the projects will total $21 billion in private sector investment and create 21,000 jobs, […]

Monday, October 23, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – The Buhl Regional Health Foundation will host its second annual Fall Forum Nov. 16 at Penn State-Shenango on the topic “Breakthrough Thinking: How to Be Deliberately Creative.” The forum represents an opportunity to learn about how to think differently and collaboratively about some of the issues faced by residents of the Shenango […]

Monday, October 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Four business students from Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration have been selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the fall semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with a paid fellowship working with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. Projects include marketing research, preparation of financial […]

Monday, October 23, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio — NE Ohio Hardwood Refinishing Co. has opened a Mr. Sandless franchise at 183 Clifton Drive here as part of “one of seven dozen expansions” for the Aston, Pa., company. The new franchise, which started business Oct. 16, is owned by Jon Austin. The company describes itself as the No. 1 volume wood […]

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