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Kicking Off the Summer with Movies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The recent weather may have gotten the Youngstown Summer Movie Series off to a wet start this week after rescheduling “Back to the Future” to Tuesday due to rain, but organizers are eager for round two with a showing of “Creed 2” next Monday. Along with the showing of the film, attendees […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The recent weather may have gotten the Youngstown Summer Movie Series off to a wet start this week after rescheduling "Back to the Future" to Tuesday due to rain, but organizers are eager for round two with a showing of "Creed 2" next Monday. Along with the...

WRPA to Acquire Chemical Bank Building in Boardman

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority is poised to acquire the Chemical Bank building and its accompanying three-acre plot on Market Street in Boardman, the agency announced Wednesday. Anthony Trevena, economic development director for the Port Authority, told board members during their quarterly meeting that Chemical Bank intends to donate the property at […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority is poised to acquire the Chemical Bank building and its accompanying three-acre plot on Market Street in Boardman, the agency announced Wednesday. Anthony Trevena, economic development director for the Port Authority, told board members during their quarterly meeting that Chemical Bank intends...

Public Highly Critical of State of Political Discourse

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The public renders a harsh judgment on the state of political discourse in this country. And for many Americans, their own conversations about politics have become stressful experiences that they prefer to avoid, finds a report published Wednesday by the Pew Research Center. Large majorities say the tone and nature of political […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The public renders a harsh judgment on the state of political discourse in this country. And for many Americans, their own conversations about politics have become stressful experiences that they prefer to avoid, finds a report published Wednesday by the Pew Research Center. Large majorities say the...

Ryan Calls Bill Aiding YARS, 3D Printing ‘Huge Win’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives voted nearly along party lines to pass the fiscal year 2020 appropriations spending package Wednesday, which includes four C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and $10 million in additive manufacturing funding for the Mahoning Valley. In a vote of 226 to 203, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The House of Representatives voted nearly along party lines to pass the fiscal year 2020 appropriations spending package Wednesday, which includes four C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and $10 million in additive manufacturing funding for the Mahoning Valley. In a vote of 226 to 203, the Departments of...

Low Interest Rates Fuel Mortgage Market

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Heading into the peak of the home-buying season, the mortgage market is much the same as it was last summer, local lenders say. But that doesn’t mean it’s been entirely smooth sailing over the past year. On June 6, the average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 3.82%, according to the Primary […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Heading into the peak of the home-buying season, the mortgage market is much the same as it was last summer, local lenders say. But that doesn’t mean it’s been entirely smooth sailing over the past year. On June 6, the average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was...

TNP Hosts Sale for Salvaged Materials June 29

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership will host a sale June 29 to get rid of items salvaged from structures the organization has demolished.  Among the items are Victorian-style trims from a house on Warren’s Millionaires Row, a 1950s Kenmore washer, door handles and barn doors. Also available will be hub caps, spindle rods and […]

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership will host a sale June 29 to get rid of items salvaged from structures the organization has demolished.  Among the items are Victorian-style trims from a house on Warren’s Millionaires Row, a 1950s Kenmore washer, door handles and barn doors. Also available will be...

New Nafta Doesn’t Go Far Enough, Trumka Warns

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The national president of the AFL-CIO says the newly renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, or Nafta, falls short of protecting the interests of workers in the United States and wants to see these concerns addressed before a new agreement is even considered for approval. “We have a chance to re-write Nafta,” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The national president of the AFL-CIO says the newly renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, or Nafta, falls short of protecting the interests of workers in the United States and wants to see these concerns addressed before a new agreement is even considered for approval. “We have...

YSU Student Media Win National Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The student newspaper at Youngstown State University was named No. 1 among members of the Society for Collegiate Journalists for overall coverage last school year. The award is the paper’s second prominent award this year. In February, the Ohio News Media Association named The Jambar the state’s top student newspaper. YO Magazine, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The student newspaper at Youngstown State University was named No. 1 among members of the Society for Collegiate Journalists for overall coverage last school year. The award is the paper’s second prominent award this year. In February, the Ohio News Media Association named The Jambar the state’s...

Home Savings Donates $25K to Ursuline High School

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank has donated $25,000 to Ursuline High School for the purchase of equipment to support the school’s science curriculum. The funds will be used to purchase an Anatomage Table and an accompanying digital library, which allow students in biology, health and anatomy courses view photorealistic renderings of bodies developed from […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank has donated $25,000 to Ursuline High School for the purchase of equipment to support the school’s science curriculum. The funds will be used to purchase an Anatomage Table and an accompanying digital library, which allow students in biology, health and anatomy courses view photorealistic...

Howland Development Strikes Gold in Triangle

HOWLAND, Ohio – Schaefer Equipment Inc. has invested north of $2 million over the past year at its plant at 1590 Phoenix Road NE in Howland Township. The steel-forging company, a subsidiary of Pennsylvania-based Wabtec Corp., primarily serves the rail freight car market. It recently expanded into the industrial segment and made “several reasonably-sized” investments […]

HOWLAND, Ohio – Schaefer Equipment Inc. has invested north of $2 million over the past year at its plant at 1590 Phoenix Road NE in Howland Township. The steel-forging company, a subsidiary of Pennsylvania-based Wabtec Corp., primarily serves the rail freight car market. It recently expanded into the industrial segment...