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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In February, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles was hit by a ransomware attack. Hackers infected its computer system and locked out users, demanding $3.6 million to allow employees access to the system. It’s not just big organizations that can be hit. A business of any size is at risk of […]

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Diane Sauer, owner and operator of Diane Sauer Chevrolet in Warren, was named one of the four finalists for the Time Dealer of the Year award April 1 at the National Automobile Dealers Association Convention & Exposition in Las Vegas. “The retail automobile business has given me the opportunity to be of […]

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mahoning-Shenango Chapter is accepting nominations for the 2016 National Philanthropy Day Awards. Nominations will be accepted through 5 p.m. July 15 for the awards. The luncheon ceremony, scheduled for Nov. 18 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman, will mark the 26th year of the local awards. […]

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Funds to develop a $30 million commercialization and innovation center near or on the campus of Youngstown State University made the cut as part of the General Assembly’s biennial capital budget that was introduced Tuesday. The project – tentatively called the Mahoning Valley Innovation and Commercialization Center – would be allocated $3 […]

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Funds to develop a $30 million commercialization and innovation center near or on the campus of Youngstown State University made the cut as part of the General Assembly’s biennial capital budget that was introduced Tuesday. The project – tentatively called the Mahoning Valley Innovation and Commercialization Center – would be allocated $3 […]

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While drilling in the central and northern portions of Ohio’s Utica shale has ground to a halt, permit activity and exploration continues in the southern tier, albeit at a much slower pace than two years ago. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six new permits for horizontal wells for the week […]

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New and used car sales in the Mahoning Valley climbed 3.4% last month as 5,329 vehicles were sold in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association show. New car sales totaled 2,931 in March, a 3.4% increase, while used the association reported 2,338 used vehicles were […]

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College will hold its inaugural Entrepreneurship & Innovation Showcase from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in Sticht Lecture Hall of the Hall of Arts and Letters on campus. Part of the Junior Crimson Day admissions event, the event is an opportunity for the public to see what Grove […]

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Make Youngstown, an event that showcases local businesses that employ advanced technology, will be held April 20 and 21 at Youngstown State University. The university, Youngstown Business Incubator and America Makes, the brand of the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, are the sponsors of the exhibit to be held in Williamson Hall. […]

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Spurred by healthy auto sales, the economy of northeastern Ohio, including the Mahoning Valley, “is at cruising speed,” the economics department of PNC Financial Services Group said Monday. The economy, “inching forward,” would be stronger “had it not been for the layoffs resulting from weakness in metals production and the energy industry.” […]

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