By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com LORDSTOWN Sales of the Chevrolet Cruze were up 27 percent in November, continuing a string of four-consecutive strong months for the Lordstown-built vehicle.
A shaking, happy and newly richer Salem man was surprised with a check for $2 million Wednesday after years of playing scratch-off games.
Shoppers queued up outside Boardman Target store at 4 a.m. last year to get Black Friday bargains. This year, Target joins other retailers for Black Thursday, opening at 9 tonight. Others, though, started the holiday retail race at 9 this morning.
Teaching others to create szopkas is all about keeping the Polish traditions alive.
If Congress failes to act, 'horrible things happen,' says Paul Sracic, chairman of Youngstown State University’s political science department.
D&L Energy has applied for a permit for a new injection well in the Mahoning Valley, the first since the moratorium was lifted by the state after several earthquakes in the Youngstown area.
Valerus, a Houston company, has formed a partnership with Brilex Industries to manufacture oil- and gas-production equipment in Youngstown.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org WELLSVILLE An Oklahoma company has opened a drilling
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN A group of current and potential oil and gas
The idea of legislation to regulate landmen who negotiate oil and gas leases has industry leaders claiming new regulations are unnecessary and complicated. Supporters, meanwhile, argue such changes are needed to deal with an expanding industry.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN With uncertainty about the severity of
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com PULASKI, PA. The signs of pipeline development and
Peppe Smith, owner of Camelot Lanes in Boardman, says she sees positive signs all around the Youngstown community. “I cannot deny that I am better off than I was four years ago," she declares, but adds: “I do not attribute that to the president.”
October sales of the Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze were up 34 percent over last year, continuing three straight months of exceptional sales.
In a move designed to increase safety in oil and gas drilling, a state senator from Boardman has proposed doubling the distance gas and oil wells must be from homes.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN The leaders of two local auto unions are
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com WARREN It appears the battle between Patriot Water
Analysts are estimating that General Motors will sell 200,517 vehicles this month, an increase of more than 7 percent over this time last year.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Fifteen local businesses were recognized
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com WARREN BP is funding a $50,000 initiative to equip
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Economic figures in the Mahoning Valley continue to have mixed results with fewer people working, but the unemployment rate still dropping.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com CANFIELD A $6 million federal grant is designed to help
Horizontal drilling is moving toward the suburbs, but you’re not likely to see a drilling rig in the middle of your neighborhood.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org CANFIELD After decades in business, the doors closed on
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com NORTH LIMA A number of Mahoning County residents who
Jeff Schwab, a 15-year employee for Delphi Packard Electric, learned he could lose his job in January 2008. He and his wife, Kim, had purchased this home in Niles four months earlier. Schwab transferred to a GM assembly plant in Kansas City, Kan., two years ago but is hoping he can transfer to the GM Lordstown plant sometime soon.
Although sales of the Lordstown-built Cruze dropped by 188 in September from its record set in August, GM sold 25,787 of the compact car, topping the Toyota Corolla at 23,036, and the Honda Civic, at 21,546.
Studies vary widely on how many jobs oil and natural-gas drilling will bring to eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
Seismic trucks driving through Cambridge, Ohio, vibrate the ground to cause sound waves. Those sound waves are recorded and used by oil and gas companies to help determine the best locations to drill for the commodities.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org SALEM Fourteen months of work came to fruition Friday
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com LORDSTOWN Twelve students were honored for their
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org LORDSTOWN Sales increases continue for General Motors
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN A report claims that budget cuts to the Ohio
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Chesapeake Energy Corp. will sell nearly all
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN General Motors had a good month locally as
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN It was a day filled with talk about the
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com LORDSTOWN The Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze once
Shoppers may soon find they’re paying a little bit more for the book, jewelry, clothing or any other item they buy online.
Former United Auto Workers leaders Paul Cubellis, Bill Bowers and Darwin Cooper spoke about the union’s early days Wednesday at the UAW 1112 hall near the Lordstown plant. The three were union leaders during a contentious time between union members and management.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org WELLSVILLE The completion of the overhead-crane project
Former employees of RG Steel rally in effort to save Warren plant By BURTON SPEAKMAN
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN A desire from consumers to know where their
Dave Green, president of UAW Local 1714, speaks at the announcement Thursday that the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze will be constructed at GM’s Lordstown plant. Joining him on the podium is Glenn Johnson, president of United Auto Workers Local 1112.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN The Cafaro Foundation has provided a
The RG Steel closing appeared to have a sizable impact on the area’s unemployment rate with more people unemployed in the Mahoning Valley for the second-straight month.
More questions than answers remain for former employees of RG Steel here.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com AUSTINTOWN After 50 years in the business and decades
The National Association of Home Builders has ranked the Youngstown metro area the most-affordable market in which to buy a house in the second quarter. From left, Lynda Cononico and Yvonne Smith of Real Living Brokers Realty Group stand before their latest listing on Elm Trace Street in Austintown.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN For Lee Schwebel, vice president of
By Burton Speakman email@example.com youngstown A shortage of primary-care physicians in the