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Saturday, April 30, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The open enrollment period for Ohio employers to select organizations to manage medical treatment for their workers injured on the job begins Monday and continues through May 27. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation offers an open enrollment period every two years to allow employers to evaluate the services of their current […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline to apply for the Better Business Bureau’s Ethics and Integrity Scholarship is May 5. Five recipients of the $1,000 scholarships will be chosen. Applicants must be high school seniors and the child or grandchild of owners and employees of BBB-accredited businesses. They must live in Columbiana, Mahoning or Trumbull counties […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At least five small earthquakes were detected Monday near New Castle, Pa.,  over 22 hours,  the U.S. Geological Survey reports. Survey data show that after  the 1.9-magnitude quake  recorded shortly after midnight April 25 in Mahoning Township , four more occurred. Roughly four hours after the first tremor, a second quake in […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At least five small earthquakes were detected Monday near New Castle, Pa.,  over 22 hours,  the U.S. Geological Survey reports. Survey data show that after  the 1.9-magnitude quake  recorded shortly after midnight April 25 in Mahoning Township , four more occurred. Roughly four hours after the first tremor, a second quake in […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – With funding from The Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant, Westminster College recently installed a micro-volume spectrophotometer, allowing students to analyze the amount of DNA, RNA and other proteins for research projects. The $10,000 grant from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh paid for the machine, delivered two weeks ago. […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – By year-end, United Community Financial Corp. expects to pay its shareholders 30% of its net income in cash dividends, up from 20% a year ago, its president and CEO, Gary M. Small, said Thursday. As the holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Co. reported in its first-quarter earnings release last […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Warehouse 50’s liquor license was among the items that went unsold during an online auction of the now-closed bar’s assets Thursday. Until it closed last year, Warehouse 50 was the sole remaining tenant in the Stambaugh Building. NYO Property Group, which owns the Stambaugh Building where Warehouse 50 had operated, announced plans […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. – A new device and procedure now offered at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center may be an alternative to taking blood thinners for patients who have the most common form of atrial fibrillation – an irregular heart rhythm not caused by a heart valve problem. Patients with atrial fibrillation often […]

Friday, April 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The launch of daily scheduled service between Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna Township and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport will be delayed until June 13, Aerodynamics Inc. announced Thursday. Launch of the service was formally announced March 29 during a media event at the regional airport, and Dan Dickten, the airport’s aviation director, […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown chapter of the Service Corps of Retired Executives, better known as Score, will host a three-session class on the impact farmers’ markets can have on businesses. The first class is 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 17, followed by classes on May 24 and 31. Classes will be held at The […]

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