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Thursday, June 2, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Executives from Siemens Financial Services and Macquarie Infrastructure Partners III will be on hand Monday when ground is broken for the $890 million Lordstown Energy Center. The press event will take place at 1 p.m. near the plant’s site on the Henn Parkway where hardhats are already at work preparing the site. […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Youngstown State University trustee committee approved a $169.7-million budget for the fiscal 2017 that included  freezing tuition for undergraduates. The finance and facilities committee approved the changes this morning. The budget is 2.5% lower than the fiscal 2016 budget. Tuition increases for undergraduate students for fiscal 2017 are prohibited by the […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Youngstown State University trustee committee approved a $169.7-million budget for the fiscal year 2017 and approved freezing tuition for undergraduates. The finance and facilities committee approved the changes at a meeting this morning. The budget is 2.5% lower than the fiscal 2016 budget. Tuition increases for undergraduate students for fiscal 2017 […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association will hold its annual Field Day at the Mill Creek MetroParks Farm from noon June 25 to 2 p.m. June 26. The field day, which free and open to the public, is part of a nationwide event organized by the American Radio Relay League to show […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will hold a public preview from 5 to 6 p.m. June 9 of designs for the new Michael Kusalaba Branch Library. The preview will take place in the meeting room of the Austintown Library, 600 S. Raccoon Road. Architect Ronald Faniro will present interior […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Students from The New School in New York City will present an exhibit featuring ideas for new designs and uses for a house in Warren’s Garden District from 5 to 7 p.m. June 6 at The Short Cut Gallery, 141 W. Market St. Through a collaborative project with the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

BOARDMAN, Oho – Patients and their families at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley campus here can expect to find a clubhouse instead of patient room. And areas called tree house floors, sandboxes and gardens. It’s part of a design philosophy that Akron Children’s president and CEO, Bill Considine, says guides expansion at the $18.6 million […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Just nine oil and gas rigs were reported operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended May 28, down from 11 a week earlier and an indication that energy companies have yet to shake off the woes of a weak market. Rig counts have continued to fall in the shale […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place will open an exhibit tomorrow that features Youngstown State University art professor Dragana Crnjak. The opening reception for the exhibit, “Tacit Aligning,” will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Crnjak’s pieces are “inspired by perceptions of time and space while traveling in both the virtual […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Penn-Northwest Development Corp., the Laurel Technical Institute, West Central Partnership, Mercer County school systems and three private employers are offering free welding classes this summer to 2016 graduates of Mercer County high schools. The classes, called “The Welding Academy,” will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays and run from July […]

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