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Government: Port Authority Members Raise Concerns About ADI | February 19, 2015

Port Authority Members Raise Concerns About ADI

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Western Reserve Port Authority’s interim executive director and director of aviation sought to reassure two board members who expressed concerns about Aerodynamics Inc., the carrier that wants to provide service to Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Martin Loney and John Boccieri raised questions about the fitness of the carrier at Wednesday’s regular […]

Awards & Events: Butler Institute Opens 77th Area Artists Exhibition Sunday | February 19, 2015

Butler Institute Opens 77th Area Artists Exhibition Sunday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Butler Institute of American Art presents its 77th Area Artists Annual exhibition beginning Sunday, Feb. 22, and running through March 29. The exhibition will be seen in the MacIntosh and Hynes-Finnegan Galleries on the museum’s second level. Works by artists in all media who reside in Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties […]

Government: State Senators Propose Commission to Review Closings | February 19, 2015

State Senators Propose Commission to Review Closings

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Sen. Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni and state Sen. Capri Cafaro introduced legislation Thursday to establish a State Facilities Closure Review Commission. The impetus for their bill, they said, was the recently announced decisions to close the Youngstown Developmental Center in Mineral Ridge and the Montgomery Developmental Center in Huber Heights, near […]

Drilling Down: NiSource Activates $60M Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline | February 18, 2015

NiSource Activates $60M Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — NiSource Inc. reported Wednesday that it has placed into service a $60 million pipeline that transports natural gas liquids from its Hickory Bend processing plant in Springfield Township to the UEO Buckeye processing facility in Columbiana County. NiSource, parent of Columbia Pipeline Group, said that the line was commissioned during the fourth […]

Education: YSU Faculty Ratify Contract by Just 17 Votes | February 18, 2015

YSU Faculty Ratify Contract by Just 17 Votes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio  —  Faculty members at Youngstown State University yesterday narrowly approved a new labor agreement with the university. Members of the Youngstown State University chapter of the Ohio Education Association approved the three-year agreement by 17 votes, said Annette Burden, president of the bargaining unit. “It was a very narrow pass,” she remarked following […]