WMBS reports that the cuts made by the Uniontown Herald Standard on Monday was just the beginning. By Wednesday, Ogden Newspapers, who took over ownership of the paper on June 30, has made 32 staff reductions this week. The hardest hit departments were the News and Ad Design teams who lost 14 and 8 members respectively. Other departments saw job cuts as well. Under Calkins Media the paper, and its Mon Valley regional edition, employed over 75 individuals.
Ogden is based in Wheeling West Virginia and is owned by Bob Nutting who also owns the Pittsburgh Pirates.