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Monday, January 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded $65,000 to the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Youngstown State University to implement an internship program this summer. The 2017 Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship Program will hire 10 YSU students to work with area nonprofits over the course of the 12-week internship. The students […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan was among more than 70 members of the House of Representatives who Friday introduced the National Infrastructure Development Bank Act. The legislation, modeled after the European Investment Bank, would create and fund a public bank to leverage public and private dollars to help rebuild roads, highways, bridges, and environmental […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

GIRARD, Ohio — The results are in and The Paw Platoon came in first place in the Gibson Insurance Agency’s fifth annual holiday giving campaign, reports marketing director Katie Barca. Gibson Insurance conducted a Facebook contest to award $10,000 in donations to 10 local charities. With a total of 3,919 votes, The Paw Platoon was […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — It’s important for all businesses to protect against viruses, spyware, and other malicious code. First and foremost, make sure each of your business’s computers is equipped with antivirus software and antispyware, and update regularly. Such software is readily available online from a variety of vendors. All software vendors regularly provide patches and updates […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s not your grandmother’s wedding. Weddings have changed dramatically since the bygone days of a simple rented hall, your basic punch bowl and a short reception. And they’re still in flux. “Get Married,” “Bridezillas,” “Four Weddings” and other reality shows have taken the hidden world of individual weddings and made them very […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

In the heat of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, president Bill Clinton attempted to use every tool in the trade to stave off one of the most embarrassing revelations for any modern president. Among these strategies was his attempt to invoke executive privilege in order to avoid testifying, or his aides from testifying, about the president’s […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was named to a ranking member position on the Appropriations Subcommittee, his office announced today. The appointment puts to rest speculation that he would not be reappointed to the influential committee after he challenged Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for the caucus’ leadership following the results of the […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s board of directors announces its new officers for 2017. In addition, the organization named new members of its board of directors and reappointed members to the board. The new terms took effect Jan. 1. The 2017 board officers are: Matthew Love, CFO, North Markets, Mercy Health, chairman […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly 250 Youngstown State University Honors College students will spend the three-day weekend passing out food and clothing to Youngstown homeless, participating in a poverty simulation and taking part in service and team-building activities at an overnight retreat this Sunday. This is the second annual retreat for the Honors College, and the […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

KENT, Ohio – The U.S. Department of the Interior has designated the Kent State University May 4, 1970, site as a national historic landmark. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the designation Thursday. The site joins more than 2,500 historic places so designated and was among 24 sites newly named by Jewell. “As we approach the […]

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