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Monday, January 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan praised President Donald Trump’s announcement today that he would formally withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and called on the president to create a “new trade model” that takes workers and the environment into account. Former President Barack Obama, negotiated for more than two years to formulate […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Youngstown’s Students Motivated by the Arts program – or Smarts – was named one of nine winners of the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Smarts is being recognized as co-winner of the Arts Education award, along with Dayton musician and educator Jim McCutcheon. The Ohio Arts Council named the 2017 honorees […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

PITTSBURGH ­– Pittsburgh International Airport has had three straight years of increasing passengers, finishing 2016 with 8.3 million flyers coming through the airport. In total, traffic was up 2.2% with 8,309,754 travelers, the biggest year-over-year increase since 2010 and the busiest at the airport since 2008. During the holidays, traffic was up 2.5% in November […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union at Youngstown State University will host a poverty simulation Feb. 3 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The event, which will run 2-4 p.m., will simulate for participants the issues people living in poverty experience. Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union supports […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Opera Western Reserve Young Artists will stage a production of Jack and the Beanstalk at 3 p.m. March 5 in Stambaugh Auditorium’s Tyler Grand Ballroom. The show, adapted from music by The Pirates of Penzance creators Gilbert and Sullivan, features stage direction from Robert Pierce and musical direction from Jon Simsic. After […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

This cartoon, published in our May edition, 2009, is still relevant today as U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan ponders his political future. Then, there was widespread speculation that the congressman might make a bid for Ohio governor, but he was largely dissuaded by close associates and stayed put. He’s since risen in the ranks in the […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

BOSTON — When we start out in our family businesses, we know all the answers and seldom seek advice. We keep strategy in our heads and rarely see a need to share it with others. Family members are managing their own areas of responsibility with little overlap between them. We’re able to operate pretty effectively […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In the Idora neighborhood is the first public lodging in nearly 20 years available to travelers looking to stay overnight in the city of Youngstown. The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. has become the landlord of two rehabilitated houses that are Airbnb units at 866 and 928 Canfield Road, the first called Revitalize […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Export Internship Program is putting out the call for businesses to participate in this summer’s program. The program, created by the Ohio Development Services Agency and offered at Youngstown State University and Ohio State University, matches companies with college students who have taken export-focused coursework. The state agency offers participating […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Greenwood Chevrolet presented a check for $12,576 Friday to United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley to support its 2016 annual campaign. For the past two years, dealership owner Greg Greenwood has matched his employee’s donations. The dealership also sponsors a giving incentive, the Cruze or Cash Giveaway. Any donor who […]

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