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War Memorials Dot Lawrence County

War Memorials Dot Lawrence County

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Tucked away at the back of New Castle’s Greenwood Cemetery, down a dirt path, is a large stone block. Surrounded by tombstones and American flags, it reads “In Memoriam. Lest We Forget. The Old Stone Church Graveyard.” All around are graves, each adorned with a flag and a metal plaque commemorating […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Tucked away at the back of New Castle’s Greenwood Cemetery, down a dirt path, is a large stone block. Surrounded by tombstones and American flags, it reads “In Memoriam. Lest We Forget. The Old Stone Church Graveyard.” All around are graves, each adorned with a flag...

Brown Urges Tariffs Be Used as Tool, Not Policy

Brown Urges Tariffs Be Used as Tool, Not Policy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Tuesday he supports tariffs as a tool against countries that cheat at trade, but urged President Donald Trump to work with U.S. allies to present a “united front” against those countries. Brown, D-Ohio, discussed tariffs with reporters at Vallourec Star following a plant tour and meetings with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Tuesday he supports tariffs as a tool against countries that cheat at trade, but urged President Donald Trump to work with U.S. allies to present a “united front” against those countries. Brown, D-Ohio, discussed tariffs with reporters at Vallourec Star following a...

City Calls on Residents to Help ‘Light Up Neighborhood’

City Calls on Residents to Help ‘Light up Neighborhood’ FirstEnergy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Since taking office this year, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown has made safety one of his top priorities, he said. During a press conference Tuesday, Brown outlined a strategy to address streetlight outages, which he said create a safety issue for pedestrians and motorists alike. Through a partnership with FirstEnergy Corp., the city […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Since taking office this year, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown has made safety one of his top priorities, he said. During a press conference Tuesday, Brown outlined a strategy to address streetlight outages, which he said create a safety issue for pedestrians and motorists alike. Through a partnership...

GM’s CEO Won’t Commit to Keeping Lordstown Open

GM's CEO Won't Commit to Keeping Lordstown Open

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors CEO Mary Barra said it would be too expensive to retool the GM Lordstown Complex to manufacture the Chevrolet Blazer, and she would not commit to maintaining production at the Lordstown plant, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said this morning. GM announced plans June 22 to build its rebooted Blazer in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors CEO Mary Barra said it would be too expensive to retool the GM Lordstown Complex to manufacture the Chevrolet Blazer, and she would not commit to maintaining production at the Lordstown plant, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said this morning. GM announced plans June 22 to...

2Q Sales Strong for U.S. Automakers, Cruze Down

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The past three months have, for the most part, been kind to American automakers as General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles saw a bump in sales during the second quarter. In its first report since switching to quarterly sales announcements, General Motors announced its total sales had increased […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The past three months have, for the most part, been kind to American automakers as General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles saw a bump in sales during the second quarter. In its first report since switching to quarterly sales announcements, General Motors announced...

Ohio Employers Share $2.9M in BWC Safety Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than $2.9 million in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will be shared by 110 employers that will enable them to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. The Safety Intervention Grant program matches an employer’s investment 3-to-1 up to a maximum of $40,000. […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than $2.9 million in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will be shared by 110 employers that will enable them to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. The Safety Intervention Grant program matches an employer’s investment 3-to-1 up...

Mercy Health Foundation Awards $87K in Scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley awarded $87,250 in scholarships to 47 area nursing students for the 2018 to 2019 academic year. Scholarships were awarded to Mercy Health employees and members of their immediate families pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree of science in nursing, as well as to those pursuing an associate’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley awarded $87,250 in scholarships to 47 area nursing students for the 2018 to 2019 academic year. Scholarships were awarded to Mercy Health employees and members of their immediate families pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree of science in nursing, as well as...

Preston Auto Group Golf Invitational Tees Off July 17

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The 4th Annual Preston Auto Group Golf Invitational will be held July 17 at the New Castle Country Club to benefit the United Way of Lawrence County. The Preston Auto Group will bring back Greensburg, Pennsylvania native, Rocco Mediate, six-time PGA and two-time Champions Tour Winner to the event. Mediate will host […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The 4th Annual Preston Auto Group Golf Invitational will be held July 17 at the New Castle Country Club to benefit the United Way of Lawrence County. The Preston Auto Group will bring back Greensburg, Pennsylvania native, Rocco Mediate, six-time PGA and two-time Champions Tour Winner to...

United Way Trumbull Seeks School Supplies for Needy Students

United Way Trumbull Seeks School Supplies for Needy Students

WARREN, Ohio — The United Way of Trumbull County is calling on area businesses, organizations, clubs and churches to help collect school supplies for low-income students across the county. During “Operation Back 2 School” from July 16 to August 10, organizations can host drives at their location. Hosts can designate their collections for a specific school […]

WARREN, Ohio -- The United Way of Trumbull County is calling on area businesses, organizations, clubs and churches to help collect school supplies for low-income students across the county. During "Operation Back 2 School" from July 16 to August 10, organizations can host drives at their location. Hosts can designate their...

Hilcorp Secures Three Utica Permits in Columbiana County

Hilcorp Secures Three Utica Permits in Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week issued permits to Hilcorp Energy Co. to drill three new horizontal wells in Columbiana County. The agency issued just three permits total for the week ended June 30, all of them to Hilcorp. The wells are located in Elk Run Township – two of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week issued permits to Hilcorp Energy Co. to drill three new horizontal wells in Columbiana County. The agency issued just three permits total for the week ended June 30, all of them to Hilcorp. The wells are located in Elk...