The Chicago-based airline wanted $7 million in revenue guarantees to be raised annually
With Monday’s announcement, VXI is now set to employ about 1,100 at its Youngstown call center, which has operated for more than four years.
Albert Covelli Sr. remembered
The city will host a 60-day social media campaign, during which participating businesses can qualify to win a $5,000 technical-assistance grant
The British energy producer BP on Tuesday announced it would pull out of the Utica Shale after a lackluster appraisal of four producing wells in Trumbull County.
General Motors used its platform at the year’s last major auto show to focus on the future, as the company tries to distance itself from a highly-publicized recall that dominated the first part of the year.
Carroll County's experience highlights both the pros and cons of shale development
Youngstown cracked the top-five list for the second time since 2012.
The Cruze received 59.3 percent of the 11,030 votes cast to take home top honors in The Diesel Driver’s annual competition that featured the Volkswagen Passat, BMW X5, Jeep Grand Cherokee and others.
Amid a mixed quarterly earnings report, Huntington leads banks with 1,804 Small Business Administration loans since October.
For the first time, a team of state regulators and geologists on Friday identified hydraulic fracturing as a “probable” trigger for earthquakes, confirming suspicions that a series of tremors in Poland Township were the result of fracking operations.
Some board members expressed reservations about the blizzard bags
Barra will appear at 2 p.m. in front of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
In this Associated Press file photo, Brian Clancy checks test models of the then-new Chevrolet Cruze on the lot at General Motors' Lordstown Assembly Plant in Lordstown
Ohio ranks seventh in the nation with 75,462 farms. Recently, Ohio’s agriculture has benefitted from a steep rise in crop values, which outpaced a national increase.
Valley’s unemployment rate ticked down to 7.9 percent in February, more than a full percentage point decrease from the same time last year. But it remained well above the state average, which last month reached its lowest level since 2008.
We’ve heard it since the dawn of the fracking boom in the Mahoning Valley: Fracking doesn’t cause earthquakes.
The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber honored its members and commemorated a two-decade history, during which, leaders said, the Mahoning Valley has evolved from a “black hole” into a “boomtown.”
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources shut down all activity at Hilcorp Energy Co.’s fracking well on Moore Road in Poland Township, after a series of earthquakes occurred in Mahoning County on Monday.
By a 77-46 vote, union workers approved a new contract a week after an initial contract vote ended in a tie
GM delivered 21,836 units of the Cruze in February, compared to 17,947 during the same month in 2013
Youngstown-Warren is in Site Selection magazine’s Top 10 list for new and expanded facilities
For 16 years, Wes Roberts Landscaping LLC has expanded steadily in Mercer County. Now its owner is bringing North America’s leading lawn care service to this area.
The region’s shale-drilling boom has brought with it an influx of out-of-state workers to eastern Ohio.
The company will spend $475 million on projects designed to enhance service reliability and decrease outages, with $344 million going toward transmission-related projects.
Some oil and gas companies have pursued regulatory orders that would bypass unit size provisions
A revised severance tax bill, introduced last week by Republicans in the Ohio House of Representatives, proposed a higher tax rate and shortened the period before it would take effect, riling a top oil and gas industry representative.
The Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze posted its best-ever January results, as sales increased 16 percent to 16,828, compared to 14,524 during the same period a year ago.
Lack of pilots may have impacted weekend Allegiant delays
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt in Austintown was open for business and still serving ice cream to the nearly two dozen customers who had braved the conditions by mid-afternoon.
As of Jan. 1, homeowners are taxed on reduced-mortgage debts as if they were income.
By a 367-148 vote, employees struck down an effort to join the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.
A nationwide shortage of propane is sending Ohio suppliers scrambling to secure enough of the home-heating fuel.
The skills gap, as its called, is the result of an aging workforce and a shift in educational emphasis, and local unions, schools and training centers are trying to close it as quickly as possible.
On Jan. 10, the Ohio Power Siting Board received a letter of notification from American Systems Inc. and Ohio Edison Co., subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Co., applying to construct a 3.5 mile long transmission line tap that would run electricity from the existing 138 kilovolt Lowellville-Sammis line to the Hickory Bend plant.
On a conference call with reporters, U.S. rep. Tim Ryan and AFL-CIO President Tim Burga said the extended jobless benefits were critical for struggling Ohio families and the health of the state’s overall economy, where the November unemployment rate registered at 7.4 percent, above the national average of seven percent.
Cruze sales were up 4.4 percent last year, despite a 14.5 percent slide in December.
Steady snowfall and blustery winds Thursday covered Youngstown's Central Square and roads across the region with deep and drifting powder. Officials are expressing concerns for the homeless and animals as record low temperatures are expected over the next week or more. PennDot has reduced speed limits on Interstatse 80 and 76 (Pa. turnpike) and many other highways across the state to 45.
A 10 cent increase will put Ohio’s minimum wage at $7.95 per hour. Tipped workers — those making more than $30 per month in tips — will see their minimum hourly wage rise five cents to $3.98.
All three counties posted higher unemployment rates than November 2012, but Mahoning County fared the worst in year-over-year comparisons.
Christopher and Shauna Bonacci recently opened Christopher’s Downtown restaurant in the City Centre One building on Youngstown's Central Plaza East.
Congress first passed the federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation program in 2008 as a temporary measure to aid unemployed workers who had exhausted their “regular” state benefits before finding a job.
AAA expects 94.5 million people to travel during the longer holiday season this year.
About a third of full-time Lordstown workers make less than their co-workers, union representatives said.
Dominion East Ohio set its December rate at $4.42 per mcf, but the average bill will likely be $11.52 cheaper.
Studies raise questions about the actual economic impact of a fracking boom in Ohio
Despite a slow start to holiday spending season across the country, local retailers expect a strong holiday season.
The state and Regional Chamber hope $450,000 in tax credits will win over Matalco in a bit for a plant in Lordstown
Carlo Panzio of Girard, jokes with Plaza Donuts employees Barb Avrilla, left, and Maria Blake Friday at the Liberty store as the business marks its golden anniversary in Youngstown.