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Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new exhibit at Youngstown State University’s Maag Library features religious texts from around the world, including a copy of the Lorsch Gospel that was printed between 778 and 820 in Germany. The exhibit, Sacred Words, is on display through the end of the spring semester on Maag’s fifth floor. The Lorsch […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The local chapter of the American Cancer Society has revealed the honorees, special guests and chairmen for the Cattle Baron’s Ball, to be held April 1 at The Lake Club. Dr. Lawrence DiDomenico, managing partner of Ankle & Foot Care Centers, will be this honored year’s cancer survivor, while Brett Wilcox and […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. AUSTINTOWN, Ohio —  Vinylume Products Inc. celebrates 53 years in business this year as it focuses on employee training, integrating advanced manufacturing into its prototyping processes and introducing a new product, says Ryan McGhee, sales and marketing manager. “Moving our […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Asked which floors the building trades are working on as renovation of the Stambaugh Building advances, architect Paul Hagman had a simple response Wednesday: Pretty much all of them. Hagman is president of RBF CoLab. Following several months of cleaning the downtown building of debris, workers in the building trades are busy […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The board of directors of First Night Youngstown Inc. is accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the board. Board members oversee First Night Youngstown, which is a family-oriented, alcohol-free celebration of the arts on New Year’s Eve. The board meets once a month, and each board member is expected to […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Take a moment to consider these statistics: Four of every five people who abuse heroin today started their addiction by taking pain pills. Each day in Ohio, eight people die of an opioid overdose. In 2014, the Buckeye State led the nation in the number of recorded opioid-related deaths – 2,100. In […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The City Club of The Mahoning Valley will kick off its 2017 program schedule with a panel discussion, “The Future of Public Education in Ohio’s Cities.” The panel — which will feature Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni, D-33 Boardman, Youngstown City Schools CEO Krish Mohip and Christine Fowler-Mack, chief of new […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — Rotary Club of Warren will host its third annual Slice of the Valley Pizza Challenge Feb. 18. The contest will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the banquet facilities of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. Plenty of food, fun and auction items will highlight this year’s event, and the […]

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s 2016 campaign is the most successful the organization has had in over a decade. Today the nonprofit held a press conference at Taft Elementary School in Youngstown to announce it exceeded its goal of $2.8 million, raising a total of $3,002,847. It was the first time […]

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

NILES, Ohio – Three new businesses are expected to move into the Eastwood Mall Complex by summer, including one relocating from elsewhere on the U.S. Route 422 Strip. The mall complex is operated by the Cafaro Co., which is headquartered there. Torrid, a trendy plus-size clothing outlet, will move into the former Radio Shack space […]

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