Artist chosen for Philly statue of boxer Frazier

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An artist has been chosen to create a Philadelphia statue in honor of late hometown boxing great Joe Frazier. Mayor Michael Nutter said in a stateme……
Oil Prospects

Oil Prospects Wane

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources once estimated the Utica Shale under Ohio contained $500 billion in oil reserves. Some companies contend the venture is a bust, but others are sticking around despite the poor oil offering. …

Browns player apologizes for soliciting arrest

BEDFORD, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns linebacker Quentin Groves has apologized following his citation on a soliciting charge stemming from what police called a pros……
Soil Remediation

Illegal Dumping Alleged

A Lowellville company is being investigated by state and federal agencies for possible criminal charges and civil penalties regarding alleged dumping of hazardous oilfield waste directly into the ground. …
Drilling Noise Complaint

Well Noise Complaints Heard

A woman from Weathersfield Township took her complaints about drilling activity at a well near her home to Trumbull County Commissioners Wednesday.…

Report: Pa. air quality improving in some areas

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The American Lung Association says that air quality in parts of Pennsylvania is getting better, but there’s still plenty of room for improvem……

Philly officer charged with assault in 2011 event

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer has been suspended with intent to dismiss following charges of simple assault and official oppression stemming fr……
Youngstown Phantoms

Phantoms Prepare for Eastern Conference Finals

Three straight playoff wins have advanced the Phantoms to the Eastern Conference Finals. But, it was a move off the ice back in November, that has dramatically impacted the team's fortune this season.…

OH abortion clinic closes after failed inspection

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — A northeastern Ohio abortion provider has closed after failing a state health and safety inspection. The Ohio Department of Health ordere……

Pa. high court settles shale gas rights question

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court is reinforcing long-standing case law on mineral rights that has guided the natural gas industry since it……
U.S. Sen. Rob Portman

Energy Job Fair Planned

U.S. Senator Rob Portman, R-Cincinnati, is hosting an energy job fair in the Valley next week. The focus is employment in the oil and gas industry.…
Donate Life

Organ Donors Honored

In celebration of Donate Life Month, St. Elizabeth Health Center and Lifebanc honored organ donors Wednesday with a flag raising ceremony.…

Judge approves Ohio discrimination settlement

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement that ends a discrimination lawsuit filed by female jail guards in northeast Ohio. The women said they had be……
Turning Point Picket

Workers Picket Turning Point

Workers at Turning Point Counseling Services spent their lunch break picketing in front of the office Wednesday in an effort to get the agency to procure more funding opportunities. …
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Ryan Continues Fight

Congressman Tim Ryan, D-Niles, said the Department of Defense needs to reconsider awarding a Brazilian company a $1 billion contract in light of the extradition controversy surrounding a wanted murder suspect in Trumbull County…

Transgender teen wants to be Pa. prom king

RED LION, Pa. (AP) — A transgender teenager running for prom king at a central Pennsylvania school is upset because he’s listed instead for prom queen. The York D……