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Friday, December 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The president of Youngstown State University, Jim Tressel, has extended his contract to lead the urban research institution through June 30, 2018, and possibly through June 30, 2021. Tressel agreed to remain as president at the same salary as when he took the helm July 1, 2014 — $300,000 – but committed […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city will rebid the North Meridian Road rehabilitation project after the sole qualifying bidder withdrew its bid, Charles Shasho, Youngstown deputy director of public works, said Thursday. Shasho told the city Board of Control that the A.P. O’Horo Co. informed him it had made a “critical error” in the bid it […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Visitors to the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s new website will find a more modern look and improved functionality, the chamber says. Working with IDMI of Poland on the design for the new site, which was last redesigned in 2008, the chamber announced the site update Thursday. In addition to the new look, […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The city Board of Control has approved entering into a memorandum of understanding with Youngstown CityScape and the Youngstown Rotary Foundation for the second of five $20,000 installments it is making toward modernizing the pavilion in Wick Park on the North Side. The board – Mayor John McNally, Finance Director David Bozanich […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

SOLON, Ohio — The Village of Newburgh Heights is the first entity to take advantage of the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council energy efficiency financing, the council reported Thursday. The village secured financing of $325,000 to improve the recently purchased building at 4105 Harvard Ave. that now serves as its fire station and service garage. […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, along with four of its affiliate funds, have announced 2017 grant application deadlines. The deadline to apply for grants from the foundation’s general grant fund and the First Place Community Fund are Feb. 1, June 1 and Oct. 1. Both grants are part of a […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For two of the Big Three automakers, November proved to be a boon to sales, reversing the recent trend of declining year-over-year sales. General Motors’ total sales gained 10.2%, totaling 252,644. Retail sales – vehicles sold to noncommercial buyers – totaled 197,609, a 7.9% increase. All four GM brands reported an increase […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The number of people who joined a credit union based in the Buckeye State rose by more than 46,000 in the fiscal year ended June 30, the Ohio Credit Union League reported this week. Total membership in the nearly 300 Ohio-based credit unions is 2.85 million. The Bureau of the Census projects […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday issued a final environmental analysis that likely clears the way for construction of a 256-mile pipeline that will stretch from Columbiana County to Michigan and connect with an existing pipeline into Canada. The Nexus pipeline project, a partnership between Spectra Energy Partners, Texas Eastern Transmission, DTE […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

VIENNA, Ohio — The Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act conference report includes an amendment by U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown that makes C-130 upgrades a priority and strengthens the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and its mission capabilities, they say. In a joint news release, the Ohio senators said the amendment directs […]

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