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Friday, August 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Vice President Joe Biden will be in the Mahoning Valley on Thursday to promote Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the campaign announced today. No time or location has been announced. Biden will also make a stop in Cleveland. “Vice President Biden will lay out the high stakes of November’s election and urge Ohioans to support […]

Friday, August 26, 2016

SHARON, Pa. — On one of the walls in Sherris Moreira’s office at the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce hangs a sign with the proclamation, “Good Things are Going to Happen.” “I’m a big believer in posting positive mantras,” Moreira says. She started about two months ago as the chamber’s executive director. As far as […]

Friday, August 26, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – With shovels, rakes and gloves in hand, some 100 volunteers set out across Trumbull County this morning as they kicked off the 2016 campaign for the United Way of Trumbull County. But first, it was last year’s campaign – which concluded in March – that took front and center at the Packard […]

Friday, August 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — There’s one reaction that Kelly Fertig loves to hear when guests first walk into Stambaugh Auditorium’s Christman Hall: gasps. She relates the story of a wedding rehearsal a year or so ago. As the bride’s family was coming in, the mother let out a very audible gasp. She had not seen the […]

Friday, August 26, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – In today’s business world, whether you are in sales or another job that requires you to give presentations, public speaking skills are a necessity, says Greg Smith, chairman of Compco Industries in Columbiana. That’s why Smith, a professional trainer of speakers, is bringing Jonathan Altfeld to the Boardman Holiday Inn next month […]

Friday, August 26, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Data for June show mortgage foreclosures and delinquencies in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan area were both down from a year earlier. CoreLogic, a California-based data and analytics company, reports that foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.66% in June for the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman. That’s down 0.22 percentage points from June 2015 when the foreclosure […]

Friday, August 26, 2016

 CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Link Gallery at Kent State University at Trumbull will present an exhibition of paintings by Lane Cooper beginning Sept. 6. The exhibit, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” will continue through Oct. 6. An artist’s reception will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 7. Cooper’s paintings explore the ways […]

Friday, August 26, 2016

PULASKI, Pa. — Business has officially begun, but the work is far from over at Nova Cellars Winery. Next month a new brewery, Brew 32, will open in the space above alongside a new distillery. “We don’t like to sit still,” says owner Walt Novosel with a laugh. “Pretty much this started in our garage […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new partnership between the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and the Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network will bring new consulting services to small- and medium-sized manufacturers in the Mahoning Valley. The advocacy and growth group, better known as Magnet, will offer sales and marketing, product design, workforce development and logistics consultations to […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “An Evening in Spain: A Musical and Artistic Experience” will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at The Soap Gallery here. The event is co-sponsored by the gallery and Opera Western Reserve, with PNC Bank the lead underwriter and additional underwriting support by the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals. In advance of […]

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