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Boardman Working Toward New Stormwater Plan

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Through the eyes of Boardman Township trustee Larry Moliterno, Jason Loree has emerged into one of the most respected township administrators in the state of Ohio, he said.  “Any time you go to the state conference, you’ll see people coming up to Jason asking him questions,” Moliterno said at Good Morning, Boardman […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Through the eyes of Boardman Township trustee Larry Moliterno, Jason Loree has emerged into one of the most respected township administrators in the state of Ohio, he said.  “Any time you go to the state conference, you’ll see people coming up to Jason asking him questions,” Moliterno...

East Liverpool Pools Its Development Resources

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – After years in a slumping economy, the city of East Liverpool is starting to revive because of a collaborative effort among many people. So says Mayor Ryan Stovall, completing his first term and seeking a second. Recovery is well underway thanks to “the teamwork that takes place between all departments and […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – After years in a slumping economy, the city of East Liverpool is starting to revive because of a collaborative effort among many people. So says Mayor Ryan Stovall, completing his first term and seeking a second. Recovery is well underway thanks to “the teamwork that takes...

Warren Posts Highest Jobless Rate in September

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities again posted the highest unemployment rates among Ohio cities in September, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported Tuesday morning. Warren had the highest unemployment rate of the Ohio cities ODJFS tracks, 7.2%, followed by Youngstown, with 7.0%. No other Ohio cities last month […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities again posted the highest unemployment rates among Ohio cities in September, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported Tuesday morning. Warren had the highest unemployment rate of the Ohio cities ODJFS tracks, 7.2%, followed by Youngstown, with 7.0%. No...

PIT Will Be 1st Major Airport Powered Solely by Microgrid

By Natalie FiorilliPITTSBURGH — In the wake of several high-profile airport power outages that cancelled thousands of flights and disrupted travel plans across the country, Pittsburgh International Airport announced plans Friday to build a first-of-its-kind microgrid that will completely power the facility. The microgrid is unique because not only will it power both terminals, the […]

By Natalie FiorilliPITTSBURGH -- In the wake of several high-profile airport power outages that cancelled thousands of flights and disrupted travel plans across the country, Pittsburgh International Airport announced plans Friday to build a first-of-its-kind microgrid that will completely power the facility. The microgrid is unique because not only will...

Ohio Reaches 100K New Businesses in Record Time

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The month of September ended with Ohio reaching a milestone as 9,989 new entities filed to do business in the state. That brought nine-month total to 101,352, marking the first time 100,000 new entities were created before the month of October. “It’s a big milestone to reach, and to do so faster […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The month of September ended with Ohio reaching a milestone as 9,989 new entities filed to do business in the state. That brought nine-month total to 101,352, marking the first time 100,000 new entities were created before the month of October. "It's a big milestone to reach,...

Ohio Unemployment Rises to 4.2%

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The unemployment rate in Ohio was 4.2% in September, up from 4.1% in August but down from 4.7% in September 2018, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Total nonagricultural employment was down slightly to a seasonally adjusted 5,591,200 in September, compared to 5,592,700 the month prior and 5,568,100 […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The unemployment rate in Ohio was 4.2% in September, up from 4.1% in August but down from 4.7% in September 2018, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Total nonagricultural employment was down slightly to a seasonally adjusted 5,591,200 in September, compared to 5,592,700...

WRPA in Talks with Developers for More YSU Housing

WARREN, Ohio – More student housing to serve Youngstown State University could be on its way. Anthony Trevena, economic development director for the Western Reserve Port Authority, said Wednesday that he is in contact with developers who are interested in providing more student housing at YSU.  The port authority’s board of directors at its board […]

WARREN, Ohio – More student housing to serve Youngstown State University could be on its way. Anthony Trevena, economic development director for the Western Reserve Port Authority, said Wednesday that he is in contact with developers who are interested in providing more student housing at YSU.  The port authority’s board...

Convenience Store Planned for Former Tokyo House Site

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The former Tokyo House property will be redeveloped with construction of a gas station and convenience store at the site.  The city’s Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission approved Countrywide Petroleum Inc.’s request Tuesday to establish a regulated use – a gas station/convenience store selling beer and wine for carryout — […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The former Tokyo House property will be redeveloped with construction of a gas station and convenience store at the site.  The city’s Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission approved Countrywide Petroleum Inc.’s request Tuesday to establish a regulated use – a gas station/convenience store selling beer...

Buckeye Water District Fulfills Its Purpose

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – It has been 25 years since a movement to form a charter government in Columbiana County instead brought about a regional water district, which has now expanded to encompass about 15 square miles of the county. The first meeting of the Southern Columbiana County Regional Water District Board of Commissioners was held […]

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – It has been 25 years since a movement to form a charter government in Columbiana County instead brought about a regional water district, which has now expanded to encompass about 15 square miles of the county. The first meeting of the Southern Columbiana County Regional Water District...

MVMC, West Central Job Partnership Receive $2.5M Labor Grant

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and the West Central Job Partnership a $2.5 million grant to develop job training programs in the region. The Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities grant was awarded to 18 areas in the Appalachian and Mississippi Delta regions. Here, it […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and the West Central Job Partnership a $2.5 million grant to develop job training programs in the region. The Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities grant was awarded to 18 areas in the Appalachian and...