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Monday, June 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management has received society’s Outstanding Student Chapter award, ranking it among the best in the country. The award is given to the top 4% of the society’s 327 student groups. Seniors Katina Landgraff, Jordan Michael Vigorito, Danielle Lanterman and junior Taylor […]

Monday, June 12, 2017

CORTLAND, Ohio – Bring your appetite to the Cortland Street Fair’s Main Stage for a pizzelle ice cream sandwich eating contest at 6 p.m. June 23. Contestants will race to see who can finish five sandwiches in the fastest time. Winner takes home a trophy, a year supply of pizzelles from Just Pizzelles, 204 W. Main St., (one […]

Monday, June 12, 2017

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio – President Barack Obama’s advanced manufacturing hubs that comprise the national Manufacturing USA network, should receive all of its federal funding in fiscal 2018, its executive director says. “It looks very good for us,” says Rob Gorham, the newly appointed executive director of America Makes, an institute devoted to advancing public/private partnerships in research […]

Monday, June 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the cost of stays in nursing homes rising, estate planners and elder law attorneys increasingly see clients working to ensure that they will be eligible for Medicaid benefits when they enter a nursing home. To qualify for Medicaid benefits that pay for nursing-home care, there are two standards: one for married […]

Monday, June 12, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Cool weather may have slowed down the ripening of strawberry crops in early June at Haus Orchard & Cider Mill, but it hasn’t damaged them. “Right now, we’re looking to have a pretty good crop of everything,” says Cheryl Haus, co-owner of the cider mill at 6742 West Calla Road. “It’s been […]

Saturday, June 10, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio ­– Seven months after Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez arrived in Mahoning Valley Friday to listen to voters here and outline the party’s path forward. In advance of his visit, the Mahoning County Republican Party held press conference Friday morning to showcase former Democratic and unaffiliated voters […]

Saturday, June 10, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio ­– Seven months after Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez arrived in Mahoning Valley Friday to listen to voters here and outline the party’s path forward. In advance of his visit, the Mahoning County Republican Party held press conference Friday morning to showcase former Democratic and unaffiliated voters […]

Saturday, June 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first storefront Leo Majernik used for Nationwide Industrial Supply was his van, his wares displayed across the floor with the back doors open. That was in 1972 and all he sold were thread fasteners, nuts, bolts and screws. “We went down to $15 in the bank and a $25 savings bond […]

Friday, June 9, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $193,000 at its June board of directors meeting. Grants from the Foundation’s responsive portfolio include We Are Warren, an initiative that seeks to bolster existing programming and better utilize community resources to ensure that Warren’s youth live safe, healthy and productive lives. Inspiring Minds  was […]

Friday, June 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Death remains the topic no one is eager to discuss, much less plan for, as evidenced by the euphemisms that lawyers, physicians, hospice directors and funeral directors use. The irony of calling death a “life event,” no doubt the last one, cannot be escaped. Planning for the end of life affects family, […]

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