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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation proposes rebating $1 billion to the state’s private and public employers, the third such rebate since 2013. The proposal was announced Monday by Gov. John Kasich and BWC Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison during a press event at Dynamit, a Columbus company that creates web and mobile applications. […]

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Yesco Electrical Supply Inc., an electrical supply and wholesale company based in Austintown, has marked another major milestone in handling large industrial projects, the company announced Monday. The local supplier has delivered all of the lighting and switchgear used on six terminals of the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline project, the company […]

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Today is Pi Day, 3/14, or the 14th day of the third month of the year, three point one four corresponding roughly to the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter Computers have determined the value of pi to 2.7 trillion decimal places with no end in sight. No […]

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

MIDLAND, Mich. – Chemical Bank will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its first office by ringing the opening bell at Nasdaq in New York City this morning. Chemical Bank opened March 14, 1917 in downtown Midland, Mich., as Chemical State Savings Bank. Today, it has 249 offices and more than 3,500 employees in three states, […]

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tim Seibles, the poet laureate of Virginia, will read excerpts from his most recent book, “One Turn Around the Sun,” as part of an event at the Tyler History Center March 27. Seibles has written seven books of poetry and has been recognized for dramatic readings of his books. He has also […]

Monday, March 13, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp., holding company of Farmers National Bank, announced this morning that it will pay $7.8 million to acquire Monitor Bancorp Inc., holding company of Monitor Bank in Big Prairie. The sale is expected to close in the third quarter, a Farmers spokeswoman said, and requires that Monitor shareholders meet […]

Monday, March 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – AffordableColleges.com has ranked Youngstown State University’s master’s program in financial economics as the fourth-most affordable online master’s degrees in the country. Rankings were determined by factoring in 11 data points, including tuition, the amount of financial aid students receive, enrollment rate, admission rate, graduation rate, student-teacher ratio and the percentage of students […]

Monday, March 13, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Due to an unseasonably warm winter, the Pennsylvania apple crop is in jeopardy, warns Penn State Extension horticulture professor Richard Marini. After warm temperatures throughout December and January, February was the warmest on record, which has led to tree bud development occurring about two weeks earlier than normal, leaving them susceptible […]

Monday, March 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Small Business Development Center Export Assistance Network at Youngstown State University will host the Nafta-Canada Seminar from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. March 28, in Room 3415 in the Williamson College of Business Administration. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with breakfast to follow. Dan Ujczo, counsel and cross-border business development director, […]

Monday, March 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Organziers of the seventh annual Simply Slavic festival are seeking vendors for the festival, held noon to 11 p.m. June 17 in downtown. The festival has room for 15 food vendors and 10 marketplace vendors who make authentic Slavic crafted goods, art and food. New vendors will be assigned spaces on a […]

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