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Friday, December 11, 2015

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio — Northeast Ohio Medical University will launch the public phase of its largest and most comprehensive fundraising effort at an event today. “Shine On: The Campaign for Northeast Ohio Medical University” has a $40 million goal. Funds raised during the quiet phase of the campaign will be disclosed at today’s event, which will […]

Friday, December 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When a business needs advice on a financial matter, its first call is to its accountant. When a business needs answers on a legal issue, it’s a no-brainer to contact the company attorney. So, why then do some businesses continue to think they can tackle insurance issues without the proper counsel from […]

Friday, December 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of new cars in the Mahoning Valley rose slightly last month, data from the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio show. Two thousand new cars, trucks and SUVs were sold in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, a 3% gain from November 2014. Greenwood Chevrolet, Austintown, led new-car sales for all dealerships […]

Friday, December 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mahoning County Commissioners unanimously approved putting a senior services levy on the March ballot during their meeting Thursday. The 1-mil, 5-year property tax wouldl cost the owner of a $100,000 home roughly $36 per year, and bring in nearly $4.1 million, according to the Area Agency on Aging 11 Inc., which will […]

Thursday, December 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The December edition of the “Now You Know” series, hosted by Meridian HealthCare and the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will discuss dealing with stress through mindfulness. The 45-minute program will be held 6 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Boardman branch of the library, 7680 Glenwood Ave. Julie Lenyk, Meridian’s […]

Thursday, December 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley will accept grant proposals from nonprofit organizations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties through Jan. 1, the foundation announced this morning. The grants, up to $4,000, will be provided through the Young Philanthropist Fund. In the past, grants have been awarded to provide comfort kits to […]

Thursday, December 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Roasted, succulent turkey covered with gravy. The smell of traditional fish dishes served during the holiday season. Sweet desserts that appear on plates for those special occasions as family and friends get together and celebrate. The tastes and smells of the holidays are upon us, and area restaurants, caterers and banquet centers […]

Thursday, December 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. led a group of 25,000 protesters to Montgomery, Ala. The Beatles, still sporting mop tops, released “Yesterday.” The New York Jets signed a self-assured young quarterback named Joe Namath. And Sandy Koufax won the National League Cy Young Award –unanimously. In the Mahoning Valley, the Youngstown […]

Thursday, December 10, 2015

BRADFORD, Pa. – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane claims Chesapeake Energy used “a bait and switch scheme” to wrongfully deduct from landowners’ royalty checks payments the company made to related affiliates. Tracy W. Wertz, chief deputy attorney general in the AG’s Antitust Section filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Bradford County Common Pleas Court. It seeks […]

Thursday, December 10, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – Executives from Talmer Bank & Trust presented Inspiring Minds students and staff with a check for $5,000 Wednesday. The donation will help fund Inspiring Minds’ enrichment program, which inspires under-served students to graduate from high school, pursue post-secondary education and become strong, successful members of the society, said Deryck Toles, Inspiring Minds […]

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