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Monday, January 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Over the years, Gregg Strollo has been involved in numerous discussions about making buildings more efficient in their consumption of energy. The talks usually cover the standards of LED lighting, variable-speed HVAC systems and the quality of windows to be installed. But sometimes the best way to use less energy, the president […]

Monday, January 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration is inviting employers from across Ohio and surrounding states to participate in “Meet the Employers Day” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in Williamson Hall on the YSU campus. The event allows employers to discuss internship career opportunities with WCBA students, identify potential […]

Monday, January 18, 2016

Editor’s Note: The Rev. John W. Wigle of Boardman, rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Youngstown, from 1968 to 1978, was in Montgomery, Ala., in March 1965, with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in the last days of the march on the state capital. We asked him to share his experience.   The concluding lyrics […]

Monday, January 18, 2016

CLEVELAND – Rugaiijah A. Yearby, Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s first tenured female African-American professor, has been named as the school’s inaugural associate dean of Institutional Diversity and Inclusiveness. Yearby, who joined the faculty in 2011, begins her administrative position this month. “Professor Yearby’s knowledge, experience and commitment to helping others make her […]

Friday, January 15, 2016

BUENOS AIRES – Billionaire wildcatter Aubrey K. McClendon and his company, American Energy Partners LP, have entered a $500 million joint venture with Argentine oil and gas giant YPF to explore reserves in the Vaca Muerta formation in the Neuquen Basin in Argentina, YPF announced today. McClendon, the former chairman and CEO of Chesapeake Energy […]

Friday, January 15, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced that 2015 marks the sixth consecutive year the state has seen a record number of new entities filing to do business in Ohio. In 2015, 97,746 new businesses registered with Husted’s office, surpassing the record – by 3,971 – set in 2014 of 93,775 […]

Friday, January 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Had you asked Lindsay Renea Benton a decade ago whether she today would be teaching dance classes in Youngstown, her answer would have been an unequivocal no. Upon her return to her hometown after spending years in New York and touring globally with a troupe, family and friends asked her to work […]

Friday, January 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University hosts a showcase for prospective students 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 in Williamson Hall, 21 North Hazel St. The program begins at 9:30 a.m. with a welcome from President Jim Tressel. Presentations on business majors, internship opportunities and leadership […]

Friday, January 15, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – O’Reilly Auto Parts stores and Great Clips salons in Trumbull County are collecting new school supplies for students in the county. The Second Semester School Supply Drive began Monday and will continue through Feb. 15. By this point in the school year, students often run low on the supplies, the agency said.  […]

Friday, January 15, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – On the heels of its November effort to encourage residents to shop at stores here, the Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce is launching a monthly program to encourage them to patronize those same businesses. The new “Shopping Local Pays” program is intended to encourage customers to hold on to their receipts – […]

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