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Ohio’s Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 4.6%

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.6% in July, up slightly from June’s 4.5%, according to the latest figures from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The July rate was also down from last year’s 5.1%. Nationwide, the unemployment rate was 3.9% last month, down from 4% in June and 4.3% from […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.6% in July, up slightly from June’s 4.5%, according to the latest figures from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The July rate was also down from last year’s 5.1%. Nationwide, the unemployment rate was 3.9% last month, down from 4%...

Bob Dylan Plays at Covelli Centre Nov. 13

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Legendary singer and songwriter Bob Dylan will perform at Covelli Centre Nov. 13, the venue has announced. Tickets for the concert go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 24 and range from $59.50 to $119.50. The author of songs like “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are a-Changin,” Dylan has been […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Legendary singer and songwriter Bob Dylan will perform at Covelli Centre Nov. 13, the venue has announced. Tickets for the concert go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 24 and range from $59.50 to $119.50. The author of songs like “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They...

$185K ARC Grant Supports 3D Printing at YBI

$185K ARC Grant Supports 3D Printing at YBI

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A $185,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will help the Youngstown Business Incubator increase its 3D printing capacity. The grant will allow YBI and Youngstown State University to purchase new 3D printing equipment and software. Appalachian Regional Commission, or ARC, grants help their communities remain competitive on the national and global […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A $185,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will help the Youngstown Business Incubator increase its 3D printing capacity. The grant will allow YBI and Youngstown State University to purchase new 3D printing equipment and software. Appalachian Regional Commission, or ARC, grants help their communities remain competitive...

TJX Referendum Backers, Foes Make Moves Ahead of Vote

TJX Referendum Backers, Foes Make Moves Ahead of Vote

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Supporters of TJX Companies Inc.’s proposed $160 million HomeGoods distribution center are ramping up their efforts leading up to next Tuesday’s vote on the TJX referendum – even as opponents accuse them of violating state election law. The Cafaro Co. announced Thursday morning that, in partnership with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, it […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Supporters of TJX Companies Inc.'s proposed $160 million HomeGoods distribution center are ramping up their efforts leading up to next Tuesday's vote on the TJX referendum – even as opponents accuse them of violating state election law. The Cafaro Co. announced Thursday morning that, in partnership with...

Tours of Downtown Churches Focus on Religious Art

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A series of trolley tours through downtown in September will highlight the history of the district’s churches, as well as the finer points of religious art. Hosted by Power of the Arts in conjunction with St. John’s Episcopal Church, the free tours will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 14, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A series of trolley tours through downtown in September will highlight the history of the district’s churches, as well as the finer points of religious art. Hosted by Power of the Arts in conjunction with St. John’s Episcopal Church, the free tours will be held 11:30 a.m....

Grubhub Feeds Takeouts to Local Restaurants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A regular customer of Christian Rinehart’s restaurants suffered an illness last year that left him unable to dine out on his own. “I used to drop food off to him,” says Rinehart, owner of O’Donold’s Irish Pub, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts and Mission Taco. “Now he’s ordering $100 [of food from Grubhub] […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A regular customer of Christian Rinehart’s restaurants suffered an illness last year that left him unable to dine out on his own. “I used to drop food off to him,” says Rinehart, owner of O’Donold’s Irish Pub, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts and Mission Taco. “Now he’s ordering...

Downtown Amphitheater Work Is on Schedule

Downtown Amphitheater Work On Schedule

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater and riverfront park downtown is on track to be finished by its scheduled May 2019 completion date, a city official said Thursday. In April, the city hired Brock & Associates Builders Inc., North Lima, to serve as general contractor for the project. Brock’s $8.01 million contract was […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater and riverfront park downtown is on track to be finished by its scheduled May 2019 completion date, a city official said Thursday. In April, the city hired Brock & Associates Builders Inc., North Lima, to serve as general contractor for the project....

Northside Nurses, Elected Officials Sound Off on Closing

Northside Nurses, Elected Officials Sound-Off on Closure

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Emotions ran high as 11 nurses from Northside Regional Medical Center joined union representatives and elected officials at a press conference this morning on the hospital’s front lawn. Theresa Lyons, a wound-care nurse at Northside, addressed those gathered, her voice shaking as she talked about the services and upgrades that will be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Emotions ran high as 11 nurses from Northside Regional Medical Center joined union representatives and elected officials at a press conference this morning on the hospital’s front lawn. Theresa Lyons, a wound-care nurse at Northside, addressed those gathered, her voice shaking as she talked about the services...

Ohio Auditor: Medicaid Pays Pharmacy Benefit Managers Too Much

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) charged the state a “spread” of more than 31% for generic drugs – nearly four times as much as the previously reported average spread across all drugs, according to a report released today by Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost. An analysis conducted by Yost’s staff found […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio's Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) charged the state a “spread” of more than 31% for generic drugs – nearly four times as much as the previously reported average spread across all drugs, according to a report released today by Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost. An analysis...

Grove City College in Top 10 for CPA Testing

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College accounting graduates achieved their highest ever ranking on the 2017 CPA Examination. With a pass rate nearly 30% above the national average, the college reports it is ranked ninth in the nation for medium-sized schools, according to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. Grove City College […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College accounting graduates achieved their highest ever ranking on the 2017 CPA Examination. With a pass rate nearly 30% above the national average, the college reports it is ranked ninth in the nation for medium-sized schools, according to the National Association of State Boards...