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ExxonMobil Scouting Sites for Beaver County Cracker

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Pittsburgh Business Times reports ExxonMobil Corp. last week scouted locations in Beaver County, Pa., that could be suitable for construction of a petrochemical plant similar to the Royal Dutch Shell’s ethane cracker that’s taking shape near Monaca, Pa. The Business Times quotes sources as saying a broker for ExxonMobil has visited […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Pittsburgh Business Times reports ExxonMobil Corp. last week scouted locations in Beaver County, Pa., that could be suitable for construction of a petrochemical plant similar to the Royal Dutch Shell’s ethane cracker that's taking shape near Monaca, Pa. The Business Times quotes sources as saying a...

Home Sales Up in Mahoning and Trumbull, Dip in Columbiana

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In September Mahoning and Trumbull counties saw year-over-year increases in closed and pending sales, while Columbiana County saw a slight dip. The Warren Area Board of Realtors reports Trumbull County finished September with 182 closed sales, up from 169 or a 7.7% increase over September 2018 – the largest year-over-year increase in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In September Mahoning and Trumbull counties saw year-over-year increases in closed and pending sales, while Columbiana County saw a slight dip. The Warren Area Board of Realtors reports Trumbull County finished September with 182 closed sales, up from 169 or a 7.7% increase over September 2018 –...

The Vindys Recording Live Album at Westside Bowl

By Guy D'Astolfo YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Vindys are a band that has to be seen in concert to be fully appreciated, and fans of the Youngstown-based rockers have been clamoring for a live album. The wait will soon be over. The band is filming and recording its Saturday show...

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...

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement as Trial Looms

By MARK GILLISPIE and GEOFF MULVIHILL CLEVELAND (AP) — With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation’s persistent opioid crisis. The companies are negotiating with state attorneys general as jury selection is expected to wrap up on Thursday in the first […]

By MARK GILLISPIE and GEOFF MULVIHILL CLEVELAND (AP) — With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis. The companies are negotiating with state attorneys general as jury selection is expected to wrap up...

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

GM Lordstown

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter. They had carried signs for 31 days and demonstrated the muscle the […]

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter. They had carried signs for 31 days...

Former Pompeo Aide Testifies; Senate Talks Impeachment Trial

By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and MATT LEE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The swift-moving impeachment probe pushed onward Wednesday as a former top State Department aide testified that the Trump administration’s politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Senate GOP leader briefed colleagues on a possible Christmas impeachment trial. The […]

By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and MATT LEE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The swift-moving impeachment probe pushed onward Wednesday as a former top State Department aide testified that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Senate GOP leader briefed colleagues on a...

UK, EU Reach Outline Brexit Deal, Still Needs Ratification

By RAF CASERT and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union said Thursday that they have struck an outline Brexit deal after days of intense see-saw negotiations — though it must still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and U.K. Parliaments. Hours before a summit […]

By RAF CASERT and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union said Thursday that they have struck an outline Brexit deal after days of intense see-saw negotiations — though it must still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and U.K....

Not Your Grandfather’s Shop

Not Your Grandfather's Shop

Kyle Kiraly, Controller at Kiraly Tool and Die, talks about the progress they've made working with organizations like the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition to educate parents and students on what manufacturing careers are really like.