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Friday, February 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s annual Economic Forecast Breakfast will be held Feb. 9 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. This year’s keynote speaker is Joel Elvery, an economist for the external outreach and regional analytics department at the […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The amphitheater and riverfront park should be ready for its first public event in May 2018, documents the Board of Control approved Thursday show. The board approved an $830,000 contract with landscape architecture firm MKSK of Columbus to provide design and construction management services for the $9 million project. Youngstown hired MKSK […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Ted Schmidt, PNC Bank Youngstown Regional President YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A year ago, PNC Bank signed a 10-year contract with Youngstown State University that included a program for the bank to provide financial education to students and faculty. The […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Ted Schmidt, PNC Bank Youngstown Regional President YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A year ago, PNC Bank signed a 10-year contract with Youngstown State University that included a program for the bank to provide financial education to students and faculty. The […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Tom Hosack, President & CEO PITTSBURGH — Northwood Realty Services started 2016 on steady footing, saw gains throughout the year and looks toward expansion in 2017. An improving economy and steady job growth has given more households the financial […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One of the manufacturing hubs in the same Manufacturing USA network as America Makes will assist the local partners collaborating on the proposed Mahoning Valley Innovation & Commercialization Center. The Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow – or Lift – hub, based in Detroit – will provide $200,000 to the local partners, led by […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The YWCA of Youngstown will host an International Women’s Day event March 8 from 6 to 8 p.m.. The event, which will take place at the YWCA, 25 W. Rayen Ave., will encourage diversity, recognize the uniqueness of various cultures and, most importantly, celebrate women, according to a news release. It is […]

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Barb Ewing, YBI Chief Operating Officer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Business Incubator enjoyed another year marked by unprecedented growth and progress while reaching several impressive milestones. To kick off 2016, YBI became a “Hubspot for Startups” Incubator. In […]

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Tom Humphries, Regional Chamber President & CEO YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — 2016 was certainly a remarkable year for the Youngstown-Warren region, as the Lordstown Energy Center’s announcement of, and subsequent groundbreaking for, its nearly $900 million facility gave Trumbull County […]

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Betty Jo Licata, Dean, YSU Williamson College YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Impact, innovation, and engagement are the strategic priorities of the YSU Williamson College of Business Administration. We emphasize the academic and professional preparation that will position our students for […]

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