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Friday, January 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County reappointed its current slate of officers to a one-year term yesterday. Elected to a term expiring in January 2018 were Dr. David Ritchie, president, and Delores Crawford, vice-president. Library staff reelected as officers were Heidi Daniel, library executive director; Mark Mrofchak, fiscal officer; and Tina […]

Friday, January 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Benjamin Becker and Jessica Whittaker are one step farther down the road to achieving their entrepreneurial dreams. Their company, HotEnd Works LLC, of Elyria was awarded $40,000 — the largest prize given the winners of the 2016 AMPED startup competition. “We’re creating a piece of equipment that manufacturers components using advanced materials,” […]

Friday, January 27, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Although the holiday season has wrapped up, two local charities received a late gift as part of Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC’s Operation campaign. Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley and Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown received checks from the Sweeney dealerships Thursday. The organizations split the $30,200 raised over the six-week […]

Friday, January 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Given the Trump administration’s pledge to commit $1 trillion to improving the nation’s infrastructure, Mayor John McNally is hopeful that the city and its partners will have better luck the second time in getting federal funds it requested last year. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, will join McNally and other partners seeking […]

Friday, January 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YWCA of Youngstown has launched a fundraising campaign to pay for purchases of appliances in its newest housing program, Liberation Station. The five-unit property, on Kensington Avenue, aims to address the need for affordable housing for low- to moderate-income families and veteran families at risk of homelessness. Additionally, the project is […]

Friday, January 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets for the 25 Under 35 Awards ceremony Feb. 9 at Stambaugh Auditorium are now on sale. Available through the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals’ website or at the auditorium box office, tickets are $55 per person. The dinner recognizes the 2016 class of 25 Under 35 award winners, as well as three […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A contract with the firm the city wants to hire to provide final design and construction management services for the $9-million amphitheater and riverfront park project could go before the city’s Board of Control at its next scheduled meeting in a week. The agreement with MKSK is in the city law department […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A contract with the firm the city wants to hire to provide final design and construction management services for the $9-million amphitheater and riverfront park project could go before the city’s Board of Control at its next scheduled meeting in a week. The agreement with MKSK is in the city law department […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Freshmen and seniors at Youngstown State University gave the university high marks in student experience and educational activities, according to a survey by the National Survey of Student Engagement. The survey measures academic challenge, learning with peers, experiences with faculty and campus environment. Nationwide, 557 colleges and universities participated, with more than […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Rhiel Innovative Solutions, a division of Rhiel Supply, will host the Healthy Schools Conference March 8 at Youngstown State University. The daylong conference is free for facility directors, school nurses, superintendents and school board presidents. Guest speakers from throughout the region will discuss topics including nutrition, exercise and environmentally-friendly cleaning and buildings. […]

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