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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – U.S. Reps. Bill Johnson and Tim Ryan agreed this morning that Congress should investigate the findings by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the presidential election. Johnson, R-6 Ohio, and Ryan, D-13 Ohio, were interviewed following their participation as panelists at the Fueling America’s Future panel discussion held at the Avalon […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $900,152 at its December board meeting, making this the foundation’s largest grant-making quarter of the year. The work represented by the five grantees represents community revitalization, access to educational opportunities and the creation of economic opportunity in the Mahoning Valley, said Jennifer Roller, president […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

POLAND, Ohio — The Point Party Shop, 9805 South Ave., has become a dealer for the U-Haul Co. of Massachusetts and Ohio Inc., shop owner Joe Thomas announced Monday. Point Party offers U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes, he said. U-Haul is striving to benefit the environment through […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Athena Forum: Women, Wine & Wisdom will take place 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. The event will feature networking along with a live, interactive webinar with Juliet Funt, CEO of WhiteSpace at Work. WhiteSpace at Work is a training and consulting firm that helps […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas production from horizontal wells in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale continues to rise while oil production from the energy plant is on the decline, according to the latest production data released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR lists 1,492 active horizontal shale wells across the state — 1,464 of […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley today will dedicate a house at 4271 Lake Road. It’s Habitat’s second house in the township and was rehabbed for the Elliott and Denson family. They were chosen because they met Habitat’s requirements for income, credit and willingness to partner. The Lake Road house was donated […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio attorney general’s review of companies receiving state incentives during 2015 found nearly 85% “substantially complied” with their agreements, but those that did not may have to reimburse the state. Just one Mahoning Valley company – Exterran Energy Solutions Inc., a victim of the downturn in the oil and gas market […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Braking Point Recover Center is wrapping up construction of its second location in Whitehall, about 10 miles outside of Columbus, and expects to open Jan. 3. The treatment center will offer two types of service: detox with supplemental living and intensive transitional day treatment. The center has 16 beds for the seven-day […]

Monday, December 12, 2016

Greg Smith launched Greg Smith Leadership in the fall of 2016. The company, based in Columbiana, offers individual and group speaker training services. Before launching his new company, Smith spent years studying public speaking under teachers recognized globally for their expertise. He is an active member and advocate for the Mahoning Valley’s executive club chapter […]

Monday, December 12, 2016

Greg Smith launched Greg Smith Leadership in the fall of 2016. The company, based in Columbiana, offers individual and group speaker training services. Before launching his new company, Smith spent years studying public speaking under teachers recognized globally for their expertise. He is an active member and advocate for the Mahoning Valley’s executive club chapter […]

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