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Monday, April 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber will launch a four-part series beginning this May focusing on the “middle skills” needed to meet the demands of employers. The Rebuilding America series will kick off May 20 with “Bridge the Gap: Rebuilding America’s Middle Skills,” which will include a keynote address by Harvard Business School […]

Monday, April 20, 2015

SALEM, Ohio — A recent expansion and another in the works, plus making greater strides to improve excellence in health care with new services, are driving growth at Salem Regional Medical Center. Salem Regional, one of the few independent hospitals in northeastern Ohio, has carefully taken into consideration the needs of the nearby community, says […]

Monday, April 20, 2015

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – Country-rock star Chris Higbee will again headline the Strimbu BBQ at the Yankee Lake Ballroom here. Set for May 6, the event, now in its 26th year, is part of the fundraising effort for the Strimbu Memorial Fund. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The event  is sponsored by First National Bank […]

Monday, April 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration and Department of Housing and Urban Development will host a free seminar from 9 a.m. to noon May 5 at the Covelli Centre on how to win government contracts. The seminar will provide small-business owners information and advice on securing contracts to perform work or supply services […]

Monday, April 20, 2015

WASHINGTON – A recent report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that the Utica shale in eastern Ohio is among the most efficient and fastest growing gas-producing regions in the country. According to the agency’s drilling productivity report, the Utica produced 1.92 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day in March – a […]

Monday, April 20, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in March was 5.1%, unchanged from the February report, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. The unemployment last month was down from the 6.0% reported in March 2014. The national unemployment rate in March, at 5.5%, was also unchanged from February, but down from […]

Friday, April 17, 2015

STUEBENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College has been named a finalist for the 2105 American Association of Community College’s Exemplary Board/CEO Relations Award of Excellence, the college announced today. The award is given each year to a community college whose board of trustees and top administrator epitomize the collaboration and working relationship necessary to […]

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