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Friday, July 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber today unveiled the life-size bobblehead of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, made using additive manufacturing technology. The 300-lb. bobblehead is being transported this afternoon to Cleveland, where the Republican National Convention will take place next week. Announced by the chamber last month, the bobblehead was […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced that 8,480 new entities filed to do business in Ohio during the month of. This is an increase over June 2015 when 8,151 entities were formed. Each month of 2016 has surpassed previous records set in 2015, Husted noted. During the first six months of […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

BERLIN CENTER, Ohio — The Western Reserve Local School District has completed installation of the largest solar electric system on a school building in Mahoning County and one of the largest on a school in the state of Ohio, officials say. In a news release announcing the Installation, Valley Energy Solar, Salem, installer and owner […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in the tri-county area for the first half of the year are up 4.8% compared to the same period in 2015, the latest monthly data show. In the first six months of 2016, 2,678 houses were sold in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, up from 2,563 during the […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

POLAND, Ohio — During the late 19th century, the large Victorian-era mansion that stands at the corner of Riverside Drive and South Main Street in Poland was the focus of scandal in the life of our 25th president. William McKinley, who moved to Poland from Niles with his family in 1852, had by the 1870s […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

NILES, Ohio — Eagle Rental Purchase, a chain of rent-to-own furniture stores based in Boardman, will celebrate the opening of its newest store at 10:30 a.m. July 25 at 5580 Youngstown-Warren Road, co-owners Randy Lewis and Joe Fischer announced Thursday. They will preside at a ribbon cutting for the store, their 11th, on U.S. Route […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Although he lived in Lodz, Poland, only the first 10 years of his life, Henry Kinast has fond memories of that city. In a taped interview, he recalls his brother playing pranks on him, family gatherings and shopping with his mother. And then, in 1940, Kinast and his family fled from Lodz […]

Thursday, July 14, 2016

TROY, Mich. – Shareholders of Talmer Bancorp Inc., voted overwhelming for their company to be acquired by Chemical Financial Corp., Midland, Talmer announced today. More than 99% of the shares were voted for union with Chemical. When the agreement was announced in January, senior executives of both companies billed it as a merger of equals […]

Thursday, July 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two Youngstown State University seniors have been named as the inaugural Monus Fellows at the Youngstown Business Incubator. Dominika Lackova and Corey Patrick, both business students from YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration, will each be assigned to one and possibly two portfolio companies at YBI during the fellowship, which takes place […]

Thursday, July 14, 2016

MAHONING TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The race appears to be over for the Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resort project, which after 12 years of false starts failed to harness a gambling license Wednesday from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board, according to published reports. A 250-acre site here was first proposed for a harness track and […]

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