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Thursday, August 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The return on investment for the private sector partners with America Makes ranges from a low of 8 to 1 to a high of 20 to 1, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker informed reporters Thursday morning. She also reported that the number of partners with America Makes has grown in two […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ike Omran figured word would spread quickly and it did, first via social media and then on this morning’s local TV newscasts. Omran owns BP Fuel Fast Break at the intersection of Midlothian Boulevard and Youngstown-Poland Road. Early this morning his station was selling gasoline for $2.09 a gallon. He lowered it […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, today welcomed U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to its headquarters downtown. Pritzker was accompanied by Jay Williams, the city’s former may who now serves as assistant secretary of commerce for economic development and three other top officials from her department. The commerce secretary […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio — A “Friends and Farmers” dinner Sept. 25 at the Ridge Crest Equestrian Center will showcase the growing agriculture industry in Trumbull and Mahoning counties. The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and farm bureaus of both counties are the sponsors. Trumbull County is home to 888 farms, Mahoning County 578, of the more than 8,000 […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – A few minutes after the No. 28 card was cut from the Queen of Hearts board at Barry Dyngles Pub, Jennifer Melago was still shaking. As a hush fell over the crowd once the card had been cut from the board – still face down – Barry Dyngles general manager Doug Duganne […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – United Way of Trumbull County kicked off its 2015 campaign Wednesday at the Ernie Hall Museum here with the presentation of a big check from workers at the General Motors Lordstown Complex and a day of community service. The campaign has set a fundraising goal of $920,000. During the kick-off breakfast, representatives […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Board of Directors oppose State Issue 3, the ResponsibleOhio marijuana amendment this Nov. 3, the chamber announced Wednesday. The proposed amendment to the Ohio constitution would legalize recreational and medical uses of marijuana for those 21 and older. Home growing for personal use would be permitted while […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Township Trustee Ken Carano isn’t surprised that Meijer Inc., one of the largest retailers in the United States, is looking at the Austintown Local Schools property on Mahoning Avenue near the Austintown Plaza. “It’s a prime property since Walmart has proven its worth within that big-box circle,” Carano said. Walmart has operated […]

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