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Thursday, June 30, 2016

ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio University Innovation Center generated $7.2 million in employee compensation and supported 176 jobs last year, according to an economic report put together by the university’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. The jobs figure represents “the number of jobs created directly, indirectly or induced by” the dozen companies at […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After 38 years with the Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, executive director Michael W. McBride has announced that he will retire Match 1, 2017. “I have chosen to retire because it is time. I will always love Goodwill, our employees, our staff, our board and the people we provide services to every day, […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kutlick Realty LLC announced today that Taco Bell will build a new restaurant at the corner of Western Reserve Road and South Avenue near the Interstate 680 exit. Construction is expected to begin shortly and the restaurant plans to open this year. “Western Reserve Road and South Avenue is a high-traffic, growing […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The C.S. Lewis Institute of Northeast Ohio will host a one-man performance chronicling the life of the organization’s namesake Oct. 15 at Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Youngstown. “My Life’s Journey, An Evening with C.S. Lewis,” stars David Payne as the author best known for The Chronicles of Narnia series and […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The estate of former faculty member David S. Ives and his wife, Helga, is donating $1 million to Youngstown State University to expand several scholarships and to bring distinguished humanities scholars to campus to teach and conduct research. Ives served 31 years as a professor of humanities, Latin, Greek, world literature, English, […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the end approaching of the Affordable Care Act’s “grandmother” policy, business owners can expect to see their premiums rise as they make the shift toward act-compliant plans. Since enactment, with fluid definitions and deadlines deferred but the end of grandmothering – which allowed small businesses to keep their non-ACA insurance plans […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – GLI Pool Products, a privately held manufacturer of swimming pool liners, covers and cleaning equipment, will celebrate its 10th anniversary here with a company picnic Friday. “We thank our GLI associates as well as the people and the city of Youngstown for the past 10 years – it has been great, says […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

NILES, Ohio — It’s not everyday that the CEO of The InterContinental Hotels Group travels from its headquarters in London to commend front-line staff at hotels in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys but that’s exactly what Richard Solomons did June 9 when he visited two properties owned and operated by Travaglini Enterprises Inc. Solomons and […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – As part of a joint effort between the Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County and the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, the third annual Garden Crawl and Party on the Porch will be held July 8. Both events are free. The Garden Crawl is a walking tour of the city’s Garden District, highlighting a […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Why Pennsylvania? That’s the question Ate Visser says he’s asked frequently after Royal Dutch Shell decided to move forward on a $4 billion investment to construct a large ethane “cracker” plant in the heart of the Ohio River Valley. “The answer is very simple: We are sitting here on a world-class resource base […]

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