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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Although the materials-handling industry flies under the radar of most consumers, it provides important links in the global manufacturing and supply chain that keep products and commerce on the move. The Mahoning Valley plays a vital role. Materials handling represents a broad cross-section of the economy, industry specialists say. Everything from conveyors […]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Walmart announced that Mahoning Valley residents generated a total of $50,830 for Second Harvest Food Bank to help fight hunger in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign encouraged people across the nation to take action against hunger and help families in need through simple acts of support online, […]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Association of Classified Employees has awarded $750 in scholarships to four YSU Students. $300 to Amanda Cutlip of Youngstown, majoring in accounting, and $150 each to Alexis Fisher of Youngstown, majoring in biology; Ahlam Mishmish of Boardman, majoring in nursing; and Brigitte Petras of Campbell, majoring in geology and art history. “Students are our number one […]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

VOLANT, Pa. – This weekend Route 208 will be transformed into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Nova Destinations will hold “Fantastic Drinks and Where to Find Them Family Trail” and “The Festival That Shall Not be Named,” which kicks off July 28, followed by “Potterfest” July 29 in Volant Village. Guests will receive a personalized […]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

SALEM, Ohio – The Salem Historical Society is observing its 70th anniversary by hosting an old fashioned porch party, celebrating “70 and Strong” from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Everyone is invited to the party, which will have food and music. Those attending can tour theexhibits between four serving stations near each building’s porch. Stations will […]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

LEETONIA, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will present rebate checks to Columbiana County businesses this morning at the Humtown Products plant here. Among those scheduled to speak is the executive director and CEO of the BWC, Sarah Morrison. In March, the BWC board approved the return of $1 billion to private and […]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is calling on President Trump to support Buy America legislation that’s also backed by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. The bill calls for federally funded infrastructure projects to use domestically produced products, Brown said at a news conference Monday at the Wheatland Tube Co. plant here. “I’ve […]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Since getting the call from the White House last week, Mark Munroe has been busy morning, noon and night preparing for President Donald Trump’s visit today. And he wonders if the people at the White House sleep at all, based on the frequency of their communications with him. “It’s really kind of […]

Monday, July 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Police Department reports more than 20,000 reservations have been received for tomorrow’s visit by President Donald Trump. Trump will hold a rally at 7 p.m. at the Covelli Centre. The city-owned venue only accommodates 7,000 patrons, the police department advisory noted. Doors for the event open at 4 p.m. In […]

Monday, July 24, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio –Huntington Bancshares Inc., holding company of Huntington Bank, Friday reported second-quarter net income of $272 million, or 23 cents a common share. The $272 million, Huntington Bancshares noted, is a record for second-quarter earnings. First-quarter net income was $208 million, or 17 cents a common share, and second-quarter net income was an increase […]

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