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Friday, June 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Activists opposed to the use of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” have the required number of signatures to place the so-called community bill of rights charter amendment before voters for the sixth time, they say. The charter amendment would ban shale gas development – which includes fracking and injection wells – within the […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sports enthusiasts are again invited to test their knowledge against others in the second annual Mahoning Valley Sports Trivia Championship. This year’s event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. July 14 at The Lake Club in Poland Proceeds will benefit Potential Development Schools for Students with Autism. The evening will […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

CLEVELAND — The CEO of a Leavittsburg company was sentenced today to six months in prison and ordered to pay $160,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service for failing to pay employment taxes that he withheld from his employees’ paychecks. Jonathan M. Lawrence, 58, pleaded guilty earlier this year to 10 counts of failure […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio — The addition of a new product more than four years ago has enabled a local software company to expand its reach high into the cloud. Cloud computing, that is. Since NEO3 Business Software Solutions struck up a partnership with business software developer NetSuite nearly five years ago, sales at the small company […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON – For small businesses, cash is king. You need it to start, operate, and expand your operations, but many small business owners often have trouble managing and maintaining cash. Inaccurate cash flow analysis – or lack of available cash – can affect the everyday operations of your business and your eligibility to receive a […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator,. The rating is the highest awarded by the independent charity evaluation agency. “It’s important our donors trust that we’re using their donations wisely to accomplish our mission to positively impact the lives of children and families […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

By Jim Maxwell KENT, Ohio — Researchers in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences  published an article on new properties of liquid crystals in the May 27 issue of Physical Review Letters. The article, which describes some recent surprising results involving nematic liquid crystals induced by a high magnetic field, is currently featured […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Sunrise Entertainment will present Paint The Town Purple, featuring the Purple Xperience Tribute to Prince at the Warren Community Amphitheater July 29 as part of its River Rock at the Amp series. The five-piece tribute band hailing from Minneapolis is led by Matt Fink (also known as Doctor Fink), a member of […]

Friday, June 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A 25-hour sit-in Democratic members staged on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives has changed the conversation regarding gun control legislation, asserts U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was among the House Democrats who participated in the protest, led by U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-5 Ga. The Democrats were […]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

­­­WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull County Board of Commissioners today renewed a contract with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to provide economic development services . The 12-month contract, totaling $23,000, will enable the chamber to continue its “multifaceted economic development efforts throughout Trumbull County,” the chamber said in announcing the agreement. The Regional Chamber assists companies […]

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