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Economic Development: Mahoning Companies Meet Requirements for Incentives | March 21, 2017

Mahoning Companies Meet Requirements for Incentives

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The companies participating in Mahoning County’s Enterprise Zone program are substantially in compliance with the terms of their agreements with the county. However, the program administrator is waiting to hear back from one of the companies. The Mahoning County Tax Incentive Review Council met Monday to evaluate the performance of the five […]

Drilling Down: Utica Gas Production Passes Trillion Cubic Foot Mark | March 21, 2017

Utica Gas Production Passes Trillion Cubic Foot Mark

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Horizontal wells operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale region yielded more than 1.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas during 2016, a 43.4% increase from 2015, according to the latest production reports from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported Monday that the Utica produced 1.370 trillion cubic feet of natural […]

Health Care: United Way, Opticians Assist YCS Students with Glasses | March 20, 2017

United Way, Opticians Assist YCS Students with Glasses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s Success After 6 program is teaming with several vision care practices to provide children with free eye exams and eye glasses. Beginning this morning, students at Youngstown Community School will be fitted for eye glasses at the school. Participating practices include Sight for […]

Economic Development: Marchionda’s $32.1M Stambaugh Renovation Proceeds on Schedule | March 20, 2017

Marchionda’s $32.1M Stambaugh Renovation Proceeds on Schedule

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — What look like drinking fountains near the staircases in the Stambaugh Building are anything but. They’re spittoons, relics of the 19th and early 20th centuries, and they’ll remain as the building is transformed into a Hilton DoubleTree Hotel. The historic aspects of the common spaces in the building will be fully rehabilitated. […]