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The new Project PASS program, pairing Youngstown State students and second-graders in Youngstown city schools, consist of weekly tutoring session to help students with the upcoming third-grade state reading assessments. The post YSU students tutor second-graders in reading skills appeared first on The News Outlet.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Morris I. Friedman, founder of United Steel Service, Inc. in Brookfield, and his wife, Phyllis, have donated $2.5 million to establish The Morris and Phyllis Friedman Chair in Engineering at Youngstown State University. “We want to thank Mr. and Mrs. Friedman for their generous gift that will help further strengthen and enhance […]

Thursday, March 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The city’s Board of Control this morning approved an enterprise zone agreement with the companies redeveloping the Wells Building downtown. The agreement provides a 10-year, 75% abatement of real property taxes to Strollo Architects Inc. and Wells Associated Renaissance Partners LLC, to support redevelopment of the building into new offices for Strollo […]

Thursday, March 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A youth organization that’s achieved great success in Warren is looking to duplicate that effort here. “We’re going to mimic and model some of the good things we’ve done,” says Deryck Toles, CEO of Inspiring Minds (inspiringmindsyouth.org), which sponsors summer and after-school programs for mostly inner-city children. “The good thing is that […]

Thursday, March 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The city will bill downtown property owners $150 each time it has to clear snow and ice from their property, under legislation proposed by Mayor John McNally. The property owners will have until 7 a.m. on the day subsequent to any snowfall to clear ice and snow from downtown sidewalks, according to […]

Thursday, March 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ohio’s average unemployment last year was down nearly two full percentage points from 2013, and Pennsylvania’s rate was down nearly as much, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Average unemployment rates for 2014 were down in all 50 states, according to the report released Wednesday. In Ohio, the average unemployment rate […]

Thursday, March 5, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has approved a total of $1.5 million in grants shared by 54 employers as part of its safety intervention program. The program assists Ohio employers in reducing illnesses and injuries and establishing best practices for accident and injury prevention. “The success of the safety grant program […]

Thursday, March 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — George P. Millich, Jr., a trust attorney and member at Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd., will be one of the two presenting lawyers at an upcoming national webinar for advisers of landowners with oil and gas income. The webinar, sponsored by the National Business Institute, will be webcast March 24 from NBI’s […]

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