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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 […]

Thursday, February 2, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio — The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center and Valley STEM + ME2 Academy will host an open house Feb. 9. Parents of students and students interested in attending MCCTC and Valley STEM are invited to visit and learn more about the opportunities at the school as well as see firsthand how career […]

Thursday, February 2, 2017

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – The subsidiary of a Houston-based company has applied for permits to drill two new wastewater injection wells in Trumbull County, according to records filed with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. “Right now, we’re reviewing two applications,” said ODNR spokesman Steve Irwin. “There is an initial review to make sure they’ve submitted […]

Thursday, February 2, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A delegation to Israel says it’s ready to return – perhaps this fall – to build on the relationships and opportunities of last month’s trip. Representatives of the organizations who took the trip — Youngstown State University, Youngstown Business Incubator and the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation, which arranged the trip — shared […]

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