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GM and UAW Reach Tentative Deal that Could End Strike

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company’s U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal, which the union says offers “major gains” for workers, was hammered out after […]

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal, which the union says offers "major gains" for...

Library Picks Construction Managers for Renovation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The team of AMHigley Co. of Cleveland and Dawn Inc. of Warren will serve as construction manager at large for the planned renovation of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County’s Main Library. The building and sites committee of the Public Library’s board of trustees selected the two companiesTuesday from a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The team of AMHigley Co. of Cleveland and Dawn Inc. of Warren will serve as construction manager at large for the planned renovation of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County’s Main Library. The building and sites committee of the Public Library’s board of trustees selected...

GM CEO Barra Joins Talks, Deal to End Strike May Be Near

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company’s factories. Barra and GM President Mark Reuss were in the bargaining […]

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories. Barra and GM President Mark...

Wages, Pensions, Plant Investment Still Issues in GM Strike

By TOM  KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement. After both sides exchanged barbs late last week, bargainers met late into the night during the weekend, and they’ve returned in the […]

By TOM  KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement. After both sides exchanged barbs late last week, bargainers met late into the night during the weekend,...

New Owner Gives Youngstown Cycle Tune-up

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For more than a decade, Adam Pratt has been a regular at Youngstown Cycle Supply. So when he heard the previous owner was getting ready to auction his inventory and close the store after 50 years, he felt he had to do something. “I called him and said, ‘Hey, I heard this […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For more than a decade, Adam Pratt has been a regular at Youngstown Cycle Supply. So when he heard the previous owner was getting ready to auction his inventory and close the store after 50 years, he felt he had to do something. “I called him and...

UAW-GM Strike Proving Costly to More than Workers, Automaker

By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Zack Bazzi is not seeing workers from a nearby General Motors plant swing through the gas station where he works on Detroit’s east side since they went on strike nearly a month ago. Business is “slow,” Bazzi said from behind the counter of the empty Marathon station […]

By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Zack Bazzi is not seeing workers from a nearby General Motors plant swing through the gas station where he works on Detroit's east side since they went on strike nearly a month ago. Business is "slow," Bazzi said from behind the counter...

UAW Letter to GM Indicates Strike Won’t End Quickly

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week. But in a letter to GM’s top bargainer Thursday, United Auto Workers Vice President […]

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week. But in a letter to GM's top bargainer Thursday,...

GM Workers Worry About Paying Bills as Strike Continues

By JOHN SEEWER and TOM KRISHER Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks. They’re scaling back at the grocery, giving up on eating at restaurants and some are taking on part-time […]

By JOHN SEEWER and TOM KRISHER Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks. They're scaling back at the grocery, giving up on eating at restaurants and...

Waypoint 4180 Shows Its Range at Grand Opening

CANFIELD, Ohio – Open only a few weeks, the full gamut of what’s available at Waypoint 4180 was on full display Tuesday night at the conference center’s grand opening celebration.  Hosted in the main ballroom of the space, attached to the Courtyard Marriott Youngstown-Canfield in Westford Commons, the celebration was the culmination of about 18 […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Open only a few weeks, the full gamut of what’s available at Waypoint 4180 was on full display Tuesday night at the conference center’s grand opening celebration.  Hosted in the main ballroom of the space, attached to the Courtyard Marriott Youngstown-Canfield in Westford Commons, the celebration was...

VLT Play Down at Hollywood Gaming for Second Straight Month

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Video lottery terminal wagers at the Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course fell for the second straight month, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported, as play fell to $109.19 million in September at the Austintown racino. The figure is down from August’s $113.,48 million, but up from September 2018’s $97.98 million. Over […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Video lottery terminal wagers at the Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course fell for the second straight month, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported, as play fell to $109.19 million in September at the Austintown racino. The figure is down from August’s $113.,48 million, but up from...