Chamber's shale trade show canceled
What was the premier Utica Shale conference and trade show for the last three years will not go forward as planned this year.
Harrison County hit by positive magnitude fracking quakes in 2013
There is new evidence that small earthquakes triggered by hydraulic fracturing or fracking rocked Ohio's Harrison County in late 2013.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Search warrant executed at suspected illegal casino
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Smith Township Police Chief John Siranovic announced that a search warrant was executed Tuesday at a Mahoning County business suspected of operating as an illegal casino.
Canfield Fair Rooster Run and Walk set
The Mahoning County Market Livestock Committee will present its inaugural 5K Rooster Run-Walk starting at 8 a.m. Aug. 31 during the Canfield Fair.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Ohio investigators search suspected illegal casino
Ohio's attorney general says state officials have searched a Mahoning County business suspected of operating as an illegal casino.
Goshen trustees put off vote on police contracts
The trustees have scheduled a special meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at the administration building to discuss the contracts to provide police protection to Green Township and Beloit, as well as the school resource officer to West Branch Local Schools.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
GOP candidate for Mahoning County Auditor promises vigorous campaign
The Mahoning County Republican Party has selected Ralph Meacham as it's new nominee for county auditor on the November ballot.
Beloit certifies delinquent sewer accounts in July
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Fri Aug 08, 2014
Anti-fracking group seeks bill's passage 4th time
Ohio officials say the bill is unenforceable because state law gives the Ohio Department of Natural Resources sole discretion in licensing oil and gas activity in the state.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Mahoning County man gets 28-month prison sentence, $25,000 fine
CLEVELAND: The owner of a northeast Ohio business that collected and stored toxic fluids from oil and gas drilling operations was sentenced Tuesday in Cleveland to 28 months in federal prison and fined $25,000.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Vogel Talks RVing
Wind Gust Tips Over RVs
In an earlier post on Vogel Talks RVing I offered suggestions on dealing with high winds when driving on the highway or parked in an RV park or campground.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Reaching out to hundreds
The Big Reach Center of Hope, a Greenford Church ministry, helds its 11th annual Back to School event Saturday.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Drugs, cash, booty from burglaries collected in raids on two Salem homes
A press release issued by Columbiana County Drug Task Force Director Brian McLaughlin said the task force, Salem police, the county's special response team and sheriff's office went to 597 Walnut St. and 162 W. Pershing St. following an investigation that spanned eight months.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Man found not guilty of ring theft
A Columbiana County Common Pleas Court jury found Seth S. Robinson, 28, state Route 45, Lisbon, not guilty of taking a diamond ring belonging to his mother-in-law.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Raising hogs rewarding for West Branch student
Today is Youth Day at the Columbiana County Fair, the first that Maddie Pidgeon will spend there with her livestock.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Perry trustees put gas program on ballot
Perry Township trustees joined a growing list of officials agreeing to let voters decide whether they want a natural gas aggregation program aimed at saving them money.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Roundabout construction at Matthews Road causing headaches for residents
John Witherow lives along Matthews Road and has been directly impacted by the construction here since it began on June 16th.
City council one step closer to approving ward changes in Youngstown
After about a year of haggling over how to best redraw the city's seven wards, it seems Youngstown City Council members may soon reach an agreement.