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Friday, June 19, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — The announcement last summer that Laird Technologies would relocate its Cattron division to Warren from Sharpsville, Pa., is seen as the turning point in the city’s recovery from four decades of economic decline. The British company moved more than 100 jobs across the state line and said it would create as many […]

Friday, June 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Several sports celebrities will participate in two upcoming local events. The Ron Stoops Sr. & Anthony Pelini Memorial Foundation Bocce Social will take place June 28, followed by the Cardinal Mooney Football Camp of Champions June 29 and 30. In its 13th year, the bocce social, which will get under way at […]

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — From a distance, you hear the sound of rotary blades whirling as a small gray helicopter closes in from the south, easing down just outside a hangar at Youngstown Elser Metro Airport in North Lima. Utility companies often use helicopters to patrol electric lines from the air as they look for potential […]

Thursday, June 18, 2015

KENT, Ohio – Under a 12-year contract between PNC Bank and Kent State University, the bank will begin providing its services to students and faculty at the main campus of the university and its branch campuses beginning July 1. Gregg Floyd, senior vice president for finance at Kent State, and Kevin Thompson, president of PNC’s Akron-Canton […]

Thursday, June 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A private developer, Hallmark Campus Communities of Columbus, plans to build a $7.8 million, 162-bed student apartment complex on land along Fifth Avenue between Lincoln and Rayen avenues. The land is owned by Youngstown State University and at its meeting Wednesday, YSU’s board of trustees authorized leasing 3.4 acres to the company […]

Thursday, June 18, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio – Alan G. Brant, who led the growth of the former Second National Bank of Warren, died Monday in the Lake Vista Retirement Community. He was 83 and had been in ill health. During his tenure as CEO of Second National Bank – its network of offices today part of Huntington Bank – […]

Thursday, June 18, 2015

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority Board of Directors will hold a special meeting next Wednesday to interview the two finalists for executive director as part of a staff reorganization, the chairman of the committee conducting the search said yesterday. Neither finalist was identified. The committee has interviewed seven candidates after an […]

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