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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator, in partnership with the Burton D. Morgan Foundation and America Makes, will again host its technology startup competition with an emphasis on additive manufacturing. AMPED 2016 will offer startups a chance to earn an equity investment of up to $100,000 based on meeting specific milestones. Last year, three […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nominations are now being accepted for the 25 Under 35 Awards sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals and the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley. The program honors young professionals who will be recognized at an awards ceremony Feb. 9 at Stambaugh Auditorium during which three honorees will receive special accolades […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta – TransCanada Corp. announced Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group Inc., whose assets include the Hickory Bend gathering and processing system in the Mahoning Valley. “This acquisition is a tremendous opportunity to obtain a competitively positioned, growing network of regulated natural gas pipelines and storage assets in the […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta – TransCanada Corp. announced Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group Inc., whose assets include the Hickory Bend gathering and processing system in the Mahoning Valley. “This acquisition is a tremendous opportunity to obtain a competitively positioned, growing network of regulated natural gas pipelines and storage assets in the […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Average retail gasoline prices in Ohio fell 10.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.18 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in the state. Nationally, the average has fallen 3.0 cents per gallon over the past week to $2.26 per gallon. In the Youngstown-Warren area, […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

KENT, Ohio — David Dees, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean and chief administrative officer of the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses, effective July 1. He replaces Stephen Nameth, Ph.D., who served as dean of the Salem and East Liverpool campuses since 2012. The appointment was announced by Todd Diacon, Kent State senior vice […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “It’s a culture shock,” every time Larry Schwimmer travels to Youngstown and visits GLI Products Inc., the manufacturer of pool products of which he is co-owner in the Salt Springs Industrial Park. “I’ve never seen a company where it’s like a family. Everybody loves each other. They have fun. They thank me […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s not uncommon for college students to be blindsided by situations that derail their path to earning a degree. It could be a personal issue, a financial setback, or as so many realize belatedly, the field they thought would lead to a great career isn’t the field they want to pursue. Or, […]

Monday, July 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –In the late 1600s, a woman in a town called Shady Hollow is accused of being a witch, betrayed by the man she loved – a minister – and hanged. This tale stretches to contemporary times with the appearance of a creature known as the Hollow Creek Witch. What sounds like the plot […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – They were greeted by a continental breakfast and tunes from a live smooth jazz trio, these first passengers for the return of daily flights into and out of Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Many had arrived hours ahead the scheduled 8:55 a.m. takeoff. They waited on benches outside the TSA gate – passengers […]

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