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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Strangepresse LLC, a manufacturer of custom thermoplastic extrusion equipment for the additive manufacturing industry, is partnering with Baylor University to enhance research and development in large-scale fused deposition modeling. Strangepresse will contribute a Model 19 Thermoplastic Extruder to Baylor for laboratory and research use. Fused deposition modeling is a process used in […]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Strangepresse LLC, a manufacturer of custom thermoplastic extrusion equipment for the additive manufacturing industry, is partnering with Baylor University to enhance research and development in large-scale fused deposition modeling. Strangepresse will contribute a Model 19 Thermoplastic Extruder to Baylor for laboratory and research use. Fused deposition modeling is a process used in […]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lit Youngstown and the Lake-to-River Food Co-op are joining forces to start Food for Thought, a monthly potluck and book club. The group will meet on the second Thursday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. at Lake-to-River’s offices, 818 Elm St. Meetings are free and open to the public. Each […]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

STRUTHERS, Ohio – Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The grant will allow Habitat for Humanity to build more homes in the area, creating “more local housing opportunities … with even more families securing a decent and safe place to live,” said […]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

CLEVELAND – The Republican National Convention here is providing a unique opportunity for the Mahoning Valley to showcase land available for development and other assets before more than a dozen professionals who scout locations for companies. Since Monday, the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has played host to 13 site selectors from around the country, the […]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

CLEVELAND – The TV cameras were set up, at least 20 of them; the press – local, national and international – jammed into a spot in a far corner of the first floor of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to cover the Ohio Republican Party’s reception for Gov. John Kasich. As […]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Co., Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $5.33 million, or diluted earnings of 11.2 cents a share, both records. It also announced its directors raised the quarterly dividend to three cents a share, up from 2.5 cents, payable Aug. 12 […]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Kiwanis Club of Youngstown is celebrating 100 years as a chapter in the International organization with a dinner July 29 at Tippecanoe Country Club. The chapter was the 15th chartered 100 years ago in an organization that now numbers more than 7,300 chapters and 260,000 members in 85 countries. “For the […]

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

By Gail Hettrick CLEVELAND — As the business leaders from the Mahoning Valley gathered at the Courtyard Marriott in Canfield this morning before boarding the bus to the Republican National Convention, the excitement in the room was palpable. Among the more than 75 attendees was Chuck Whitman, owner of the year-old hotel. “It should be a […]

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Six horizontal wells owned by Consol Energy Inc. at the Pittsburgh International Airport are now in production, leading to critical non-aviation revenue for the Allegheny County Airport Authority, the partners announced this morning. Under the lease agreement with Consol, the Airport Authority received an up-front payment of $46 million and will receive monthly […]

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