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Monday, July 6, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When Boardman Local Schools placed its first order with Lake-to-River Food Hub a few years ago, Pat Rosenthal knew she had to be the one to make the delivery. With three cases of fresh romaine lettuce grown nearby and eight bushels of apples in her car, Rosenthal, the co-founder of Common Wealth […]

Monday, July 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A study by Affordable Colleges Online ranks Youngstown State University as the 11th best online college in Ohio, YSU announced today. Among the criteria on which the rankings are based are the number of degrees offered, the ratio of undergraduate students to faculty, a university’s six-year graduation rate and the percentage of […]

Monday, July 6, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The creation of small businesses is significantly hampered in areas of the country where residents carry more substantial student loan debt, according to research co-authored by Brent W. Ambrose of the Penn State Smeal College of Business. The recently updated study, “The Impact of Student Loan Debt on Small Business Formation,” […]

Monday, July 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. received more than $1 million in grants and contracts from existing and new funding partners during the second quarter, the agency reports. More than $702,000 of those funds were from contracts with the city of Youngstown for owner-occupied rehabilitation, painting, planning, grass cutting and strategic acquisition and […]

Monday, July 6, 2015

SALEM, Ohio – The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce wants residents and merchants to display “I Love Salem” signs in their windows. The campaign is designed “to focus on the good things found throughout Salem,” the chamber says in its July newsletter. “If we think positively about Salem and spread the “I Love Salem” theme, […]

Monday, July 6, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Shareholders of RTI International Metals, operator of titanium melting, forging and hot-rolling mills in Niles and Canton, Ohio, will meet July 21 to vote on the $1.5 billion acquisition and merger agreement with Alcoa Inc. If approved, a few days RTI would become a wholly owned subsidiary of Alcoa. The merger agreement, announced […]

Monday, July 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When they first started Common Wealth Inc., Pat Rosenthal and Jim Converse had no idea what it would grow into. It began in 1986 as a housing initiative for low-income families around Youngstown’s Wick Park. Four years later, they opened an office on Elm Street just north of Broadway Avenue. Over the […]

Monday, July 6, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

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