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Ohio’s Energy Industry Attracts $70B in Investment

COLUMBUS, Ohio– Ohio has emerged as a national leader in energy, largely due to the state’s shale industry, which has contributed to the attraction of over $70 billion in new private sector energy investments in Ohio alone, reports JobsOhio. Much of this growth can be attributed to Ohio’s proximity to the Utica and Marcellus shale […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio has emerged as a national leader in energy, largely due to the state’s shale industry, which has contributed to the attraction of over $70 billion in new private sector energy investments in Ohio alone, reports JobsOhio. Much of this growth can be attributed to Ohio’s proximity to...

Dobstaff Brings 40-Year Career to Home Savings

David P. Dobstaff has joined Home Savings Bank as vice president, commercial relationship manager serving the Mahoning Valley. Dobstaff brings with him nearly 40 years of banking and lending experience. Based in the bank’s downtown Youngstown office, he will focus on the development and growth of the commercial loan portfolio. Dobstaff earned his B.S. in […]

David P. Dobstaff has joined Home Savings Bank as vice president, commercial relationship manager serving the Mahoning Valley. Dobstaff brings with him nearly 40 years of banking and lending experience. Based in the bank's downtown Youngstown office, he will focus on the development and growth of the commercial loan portfolio....

Cordray Stumps Before Business, Labor Audiences

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray promoted plans to finance infrastructure improvements statewide as well as to improve workforce training and access to higher education during appearances Friday in the Mahoning Valley. Cordray, a former state treasurer, state attorney general and the first director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, addressed two […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray promoted plans to finance infrastructure improvements statewide as well as to improve workforce training and access to higher education during appearances Friday in the Mahoning Valley. Cordray, a former state treasurer, state attorney general and the first director of the U.S. Consumer...

Stevens Selected as YCAR Realtor of the Year

The Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors has named Janice Stevens its 2018 Realtor of the Year. Stevens, owner of EvenBay Real Estate and the current president of the YCAR, has been active in the organization for more than 20 years. Her work with the trade group has included six years on the board of directors […]

The Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors has named Janice Stevens its 2018 Realtor of the Year. Stevens, owner of EvenBay Real Estate and the current president of the YCAR, has been active in the organization for more than 20 years. Her work with the trade group has included six years...

Lampkins Named 3rd District Community Champion

Elizabeth Lampkins, director of the Women, Infants and Children program at the Shenango Valley Urban League, received the 3rd District Community Champion Award Sept. 18 from U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, (R-3 Pa.). Lampkins is the longest serving employee at the Shenango Valley Urban League, which was founded 50 years ago. In presenting the award, the […]

Elizabeth Lampkins, director of the Women, Infants and Children program at the Shenango Valley Urban League, received the 3rd District Community Champion Award Sept. 18 from U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, (R-3 Pa.). Lampkins is the longest serving employee at the Shenango Valley Urban League, which was founded 50 years ago....

Six Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six permits to energy companies exploring oil and gas reserves in the Utica shale play for the week ended Sept. 15, the agency reported. Four permits were issued to Ascent Resources LLC to drill horizontal wells in Jefferson County, while Utica Resources Operating LLC received […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six permits to energy companies exploring oil and gas reserves in the Utica shale play for the week ended Sept. 15, the agency reported. Four permits were issued to Ascent Resources LLC to drill horizontal wells in Jefferson County, while...

Customers Still Like Their Own Key to Vault

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At most banks, the process is no different than it ever was. Those who store their valuables in a safe deposit box sign in and show identification. A bank employee escorts them to a vault where he uses a guard key and the customer’s key to open the box, then leaves the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At most banks, the process is no different than it ever was. Those who store their valuables in a safe deposit box sign in and show identification. A bank employee escorts them to a vault where he uses a guard key and the customer’s key to open...

YSU, YBI Partner for Internet of Things Workshop

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University and the Youngstown Business Incubator will host a workshop Sept. 26 covering the Internet of Things and how it can be integrated into businesses. The free workshop, part of the OH-IoT program supported by Cisco, will be held 5 to 7 p.m. in Kilcawley Center’s Ohio Room. Among the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University and the Youngstown Business Incubator will host a workshop Sept. 26 covering the Internet of Things and how it can be integrated into businesses. The free workshop, part of the OH-IoT program supported by Cisco, will be held 5 to 7 p.m. in Kilcawley...

August Home Sales Keep Pace with 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Combined sales of single-family houses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties were on pace with last year’s performance, monthly reports show. Sales for August and for the first eight months of 2018 are off by just a handful of units in the tri-county region, according to data compiled by the Youngstown Columbiana […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Combined sales of single-family houses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties were on pace with last year’s performance, monthly reports show. Sales for August and for the first eight months of 2018 are off by just a handful of units in the tri-county region, according to data...

Stein Shares Stories of a Long, Varied (Mostly Fun) Career

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Commentator, columnist, author, lawyer, actor, screenwriter, economist, teacher, television personality, not to mention a stint in the Nixon White House as a speechwriter during the early 1970s. Ben Stein says he’s had one heck of a fortunate life. And, with the exception of being a lawyer and economist, Stein said it’s all […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Commentator, columnist, author, lawyer, actor, screenwriter, economist, teacher, television personality, not to mention a stint in the Nixon White House as a speechwriter during the early 1970s. Ben Stein says he’s had one heck of a fortunate life. And, with the exception of being a lawyer and...