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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Burgan Real Estate has signed a partnership agreement to become the official real estate agent of the Youngstown State University athletics department. As part of the partnership, Burgan will help all YSU athletics staff buy and sell their homes. Burgan Real Estate will have signage at Stambaugh Stadium during football games and […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Valley Alliance for Science & Technology will host a luncheon from noon to 1:15 p.m. Sept. 15 featuring Rick Stockburger, vice president and chief operating officer of the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, as a guest speaker. Stockburger will give a presentation, “How to create a culture of collaboration with civic […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

GREEN, Ohio – Akron-Canton Airport just got a little cleaner for visitors as the airport today introduced self-cleaning bins to its security checkpoint lines, becoming the first airport in the world to use such a technology. The bins, developed by NanoTouch Materials of Forest, Va., and provided by Western Reserve Hospital, contain mats and skins […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

PITTSBURGH – Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC, the Clean Air Council and the Environmental Integrity Project have reached a settlement agreement that includes a fence-line monitoring program and flare testing at Shell’s petrochemical complex under construction in Beaver County, Pa. The settlement was jointly announced late Monday. It ends the August 2015 appeal by the environmental […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There couldn’t have been a bigger difference between the final day of the 2016 campaign for the Youngstown State University Penguins and the start of fall camp eight months later. In December, it was a less-than-balmy 23 degrees in Frisco, Texas, where 14,000 fans watched YSU play for a national title against […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A collaboration of organizations ranging from some of the Mahoning Valley’s major players in economic development to agencies not normally associated with economic development is coordinating on creating a resource pipeline for entrepreneurs. The newly formed organization, Mahoning Valley is for Entrepreneurs, steers entrepreneurs to resources they may need depending on the […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Business Journal wants to tell our nearly 7,000 email subscribers who’s getting ahead in your company or in their occupation. So tell us and we’ll tell our readers! Every Saturday morning we email subscribers our “Getting Ahead” report that lists new hires and promotions. Each listing includes information about the individual, […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The Columbiana County Port Authority’s updated rules and regulations will enable its board members to become more involved in economic development projects. The last time the port authority’s rules and regulations were updated was 1982. “It has not been amended for 35 years, so obviously it needed to be amended,” Executive […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Historical Society will host local Irish historian Patrick Donlin as part of its Sunday Speaker Series at 2 p.m. Sept. 3. Donlin will discuss the climate in Ireland that led many Irish to immigrate overseas, as well as the local and national experiences of the Irish as they settled into their new […]

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There couldn’t have been a bigger difference between the final day of the 2016 campaign for the Youngstown State University Penguins and the start of fall camp eight months later. In December, it was a less-than-balmy 23 degrees in Frisco, Texas, where 14,000 fans watched YSU play for a national title against […]

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