Local News

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is one of five Ohio universities to collaborate on the first multi-institution preparation program designed to increase the number of teachers for students with visual impairments, or TVIs, in the state. The Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children approved the program, which will also includes Shawnee State University, Kent State […]

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Despite early misperceptions about what a federal manufacturing hub would mean for the Mahoning Valley, the actual impact of America Makes has exceeded expectations, the CEO of the Youngstown Business Incubator said. America Makes will mark its fifth birthday with an event at 2 p.m. tomorrow at its Innovation Factory here. Originally […]

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Pharmacy at Northeast Ohio Medical University was granted continued accreditation status through 2024-2025. The full accredited term of eight years is the longest accreditation period a college can receive from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) board of directors. The review was based upon the accreditation standards and key […]

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – South Korean-based KB Asset Management plans to invest $150 million into a new $863 million combined cycle power plant planned for Lawrence County, according to a Korean news site. Maeil Business News Korea reported Monday that the funds would be pooled from major institutional investors that include pension and security firms, […]

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

YOUNGTOWN, Ohio – The YMCA of Youngstown is offering new tools and programs to help the local business community deal with the daunting problems involved with promoting employee wellness. A group of local businesspeople gathered Monday morning at the Central Branch of the YMCA to hear about some of the new options available to employers […]

Monday, August 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown SCORE is offering a workshop on “Where’s the Money? What Lenders Look for in Your Business Plan” scheduled for 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at Kravitz Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave.  Speakers include Mario Nero, Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation; Brett Carnahan, Seven Seventeen Credit Union; Jeanette Cocher, Farmers National Bank; and Tom Sangrik, U.S. […]

Monday, August 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Economic Action Group is conducting a survey of Mahoning Valley residents. It’s part of an initiative to increase the amount of educated talent in the region. The importance of retaining and attracting educated young talent is reflected by data available through the American Community Survey, which shows that 19.8% of the […]

Monday, August 14, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – What’s today an auto empire in New Castle came from humble beginnings. In 1957, Nicholas Caldararo rented a service bay in a New Castle service station and founded Nick’s Auto Body. Thirty years later, his son, Steven Caldararo, got involved and bought the company when his father retired in 1996. Expansion soon […]

Monday, August 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is offering a multi-year discount to new business and entrepreneur level members now through Sept. 30. Businesses that purchase a two-year membership will save 10% on dues, while those that commit to three years will save 15%. The chamber has many benefits and services designed to meet members’ […]

Monday, August 14, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Country Club has named a new management team that consists of Andrew Tuzzeo, general manager; Amber Walley, clubhouse manager; Maria Cerni, membership director; and Chad Wilkoff, executive chef. “Trumbull Country Club is a jewel in this region and has been since its founding in 1915. Our club has grown with local families […]

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