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Monday, August 29, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Classes begin today at Thiel College, which is welcoming its largest incoming class in five years. This year’s group includes 340 first-year, transfer and international students who participated in orientation events last week. This group of first-year students is coming to campus in the midst of a milestone year as Thiel College […]

Monday, August 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will host its annual Day of Caring Friday. The day kicks off with a breakfast at the Covelli Centre at 8 a.m. At 9 a.m., volunteers will head to Market Street, Hudson Avenue, South Avenue, Evergreen Avenue and Midlothian Boulevard. So far, about […]

Monday, August 29, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. — JFS Wealth Advisors was recently selected by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of 100 fastest growing companies in the western Pennsylvania region.  This is the third consecutive year the company has made the list, which recognizes for-profit companies with annual revenue growth exceeding 20% over the past three years.  Together with […]

Monday, August 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When it comes to retirement, the best advice is to simply plan for it. Chase Booms has seen what happens when you don’t, especially for long-term health care. “I’ve had a grandmother in a facility for nine years now and we’ve watched the majority of her money whittle away,” says the vice […]

Monday, August 29, 2016

“Micro Cars: Mini Wonders” opens on September 3, 2016 WARREN, Ohio —  “Tiny-mania” has swept America!  From tiny houses to tiny vegetables, anything small is popular today! The National Packard Museum will embrace the tiny fad by bringing back its popular micro car exhibit, entitled “Micro Cars: Mini Wonders.” This special exhibit opens Saturday, Sept. […]

Monday, August 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration hosts the Youngstown Accounting and Auditing Update 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16. The seminar will be held at Williamson Hall on the YSU campus. Registration starts at 8 a.m. Youngstown Accounting and Auditing Update covers new developments in accounting and auditing […]

Monday, August 29, 2016

MERCER, Pa. — The Shenango Valley is increasingly tracking as more than mere blips on the radar screens of out-of-state and international companies seeking to relocate or expand their production and distribution operations, development officials say. “We have four new companies committed to Mercer County,” says Randy Seitz, CEO of Penn-Northwest Development Corp., based in […]

Monday, August 29, 2016

KINSMAN, Ohio — The opening this spring of the Peter Allen Inn & Event Center completes a journey of eight years, but at the same time opens a new chapter for the nearly two-century-old property in Kinsman Township. The house was built by architect Willis Smith in 1821 for Dr. Peter Allen, Kinsman’s first doctor, […]

Saturday, August 27, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Ohio labor leaders are confident that as their members and the general public learn where the two major presidential candidates stand on the issues they will choose Hillary Clinton, even those who crossed party lines to cast primary ballots for Donald Trump. Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga, United Steelworkers District 1 Director […]

Friday, August 26, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority has not initiated legal action against Aerodynamics Inc. nor is it the subject of action by the carrier, the port authority’s executive director said today. Members of the port authority’s board of directors conferred behind closed doors for about two hours Friday morning. Last week, the […]

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