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Friday, April 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $630,000 program arranged by the Raymond John Wean Foundation assisted the Youngstown Business Incubator’s expansion. Foundation officials were on hand Thursday for the official announcement of YBI’s acquisition of the former Vindicator building downtown. During the press event, Barb Ewing, YBI chief operating officer, said without Wean’s participation, the $6 million […]

Friday, April 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As he toured the 57,500-square-foot structure will become the fifth building of the Youngstown Business Incubator campus, “You get a sense and an appreciation” of the history of the community, Jay Williams said Thursday. Williams, U.S. assistant secretary of commerce and administrator of its Economic Development Administration, was among the guests who […]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The staff and directors of the Youngstown Business Incubator and its various federal, state and local partners celebrated the official announcement this morning that YBI would move forward on the fifth building of its downtown campus. Work will begin later this year to convert the former Vindicator office building, which at one […]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

SALEM, Ohio — Could you have traveled to Salem in 1850, your first take would be a quiet, country town not unlike other small communities in this part of Ohio. Beneath that surface, however, boiled a radical sentiment on the most divisive issue of the day, and perhaps in the history of this country. Here, […]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There was much discussion among the Economic Development Administration’s staff regarding whether the agency’s administrator should come to his hometown for today’s announcement at the Youngstown Business Incubator. EDA is headed by Jay Williams, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, who served as Youngstown’s mayor until from late 2005 until […]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – John Moliterno, interim executive director of the Western Reserve Port Authority, confirmed Wednesday that he intends to apply for the position. He did so after the regular meeting of the board of directors. During their meeting, directors approved a new strategic plan that included hiring an executive director. The board also […]

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