Local News

Monday, August 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Covelli Centre posted a net loss of $26,721 during the quarter ended June 30, well under the loss that it had budgeted for the period. The downtown arena had expected to lose $195,518 during the quarter, but last minute shows such as Barry Manilow’s farewell tour and a concert by country […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University announced this morning a new agreement with Barnes & Noble College to manage the university’s bookstore, a partnership that could eventually lead to the construction of a standalone Barnes & Noble College store on campus. “It is a pleasure to welcome Barnes & Noble College and its decades of […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The first female president at Thiel College starts her new job today. Susan Traverso was selected by Thiel’s Board of Trustees in May to become the college’s 20th president and the first female to hold the post. Previously, Traverso served as the provost and senior vice president at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline for submitting applications for the 2016-2017 class of Leadership Mahoning Valley has been extended until Aug. 15. Participants complete a nine-month program, which includes nine monthly daylong sessions that focus on major community systems such as education, health, human service, heritage, government, justice, labor, business, poverty and diversity. A selection […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber will unveil the second life-size, 3-D printed presidential bobblehead – this one of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton – at the 2016 Salute to Business breakfast. The event will take place at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 1 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center. The first bobblehead, of Republican nominee Donald […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Authority will provide more than $1.46 million in assistance to the Hudson Companies, Hermitage, for Evans Square, a 60-unit senior housing development in Conneaut Lake. Just 39 of the 111 applicants across the commonwealth received funding awards through the competitive PHFA application process. The project is slated to […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

KENT, Ohio – The Glenn H. Brown Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University this week is hosting the 26th International Liquid Crystal Conference. Organized by the International Liquid Crystal Society, more than 700 scientists, engineers and students from around the world are attending the conference, which features research and technology presentations on liquid crystals […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Despite the collapse of oil and gas prices that started at the tail end of 2014, industry executives are upbeat about the prospects of increased international demand for natural gas liquids found in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays. That means more opportunities to export these liquids through pipelines and major ports […]

Sunday, July 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Democratic Party’s nominee for president, Hillary Clinton, pounded away at themes familiar to the Mahoning Valley – manufacturing, trade and future prosperity for working men and women – as she took her message before 1,300 faithful at East High School Saturday evening. It’s likely this isn’t the last time the Valley […]

Saturday, July 30, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio — As the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition approaches its fifth anniversary, its members are starting to see the group’s strategic plan pan out. Industrial education classes at local vocational schools, teaching primarily machining and welding, are at capacity. Businesses are restarting their apprenticeship programs. And grant dollars for manufacturing initiatives are becoming more […]

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