Local News

Monday, October 16, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology has been awarded a $4.4 million grant to expand the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program, an initiative undertaken by the federal government and the National Science Foundation to recruit and train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. The team overseeing the program includes Dongwon […]

Saturday, October 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The visual might be comical if it weren’t so sad. Behind the disintegrating front porch roof at 226 E. Lucius Ave., on the front door hangs a sign advising that the property has been winterized. Just a few yards away, a tree grows through an attached trellis. The house, owned by Vision […]

Friday, October 13, 2017

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The General Motors Foundation has awarded $110,000 to support education, community service and economic development programs in the Mahoning Valley. The Youngstown State University Foundation, Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation and Inspiring Minds were each awarded $20,000 while United Way of Trumbull County and United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley […]

Friday, October 13, 2017

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The General Motors Foundation awarded $110,000 in community grants to support education, community service and economic development programs in the Mahoning Valley, funding projects from the purchase of 3-D printers for students in Warren to business development in Youngstown. The Youngstown State University Foundation, Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation and Inspiring Minds […]

Friday, October 13, 2017

WASHINGTON –  Democrats Tim Ryan and Sherrod Brown are sharply criticizing President Donald Trump’s executive orders on health care, which they say will mean increased premiums for Americans and cut access to benefits, while Republican Bill Johnson says the actions taken by the president will benefit millions of Americans. The first of two orders, signed […]

Friday, October 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Recipes of Youngstown group is hosting a fall tasting party to honor U.S. Armed Forces and to promote the group’s third cookbook, Stars, Stripes & Servings, rom noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Tyler History Center downtown. More than 30 family dishes will be prepared by bakers whose recipes are […]

Friday, October 13, 2017

PITTSBURGH — PNC Financial Services Group today reported third-quarter net income of $1.126 billion, or $2.16 per diluted common share.  This compares to the $1.097 billion in net income, or $2.10 per diluted common share, during the second quarter and $1.006 billion in net income, or $1.84 per diluted common share, for the third quarter […]

Friday, October 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Block Y’s are being stamped into the red-brick crosswalks as the Wick Avenue improvements project nears completion on the campus on Youngstown State University. The project, which began in September 2016, should be completed by the end of the month, city officials say, creating a campus gateway that YSU President Jim Tressel […]

Friday, October 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Power of 32 Site Development Fund has funded four projects in the four states where it operates – but none yet in any of the five counties in Ohio that are part of it. “The issue we’re trying to solve is a lack of prepared, pad-ready inventory,” said Dennis Yablonsky, chairman […]

Friday, October 13, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Involta LLC, which operates two facilities in Youngstown, this week unveiled its 40,000-square-foot-data center in Armstrong County, Pa. The company, a provider of IT intelligence and end-to-end infrastructure, announced plans a year ago for the expansion into western Pennsylvania with UPMC as the anchor tenant in the Northpointe Business Park. The […]

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