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Thursday, October 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A computer science professor at Youngstown State University is the first faculty member in the school’s history to win the National Science Foundation’s competitive CAREER Award for Early Career Development. Bonita Sharif, an associate professor  who joined YSU’s STEM College in 2011, will receive a five-year, $416,000 federal research grant. The award […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YWCA of Youngstown is seeking donors for its annual Wish Upon a Star holiday gift-giving initiative. Those participating are asked to donate new toys, books, games and clothes. Monetary donations will also be accepted and donors can buy gifts for multiple children if they wish. The deadline to register is Oct. […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At first glance, an observer at the Mahoning County Board of Elections yesterday might have thought it was Nov. 8. Outside the polling station at the board’s offices at Oakhill Renaissance Place, supporters of candidates and issues on this fall’s general election ballot, along with the occasional local elected official or candidate […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six new permits for horizontal wells were issued in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Rice Drilling was awarded three permits to drill new wells in Belmont County, while Antero Resources received three to drill in Noble County for the […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An outdoor café, a farmers market, live music and art galleries will be among the attractions transforming Mahoning Avenue Oct. 15 as part of the Mahoning Avenue Fall Fest. The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. between Steel Street and Milton Avenue on the city’s West Side. The […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The newest exhibit at the Tyler History Center, opening Oct. 15, will feature a history of firefighting in Youngstown. The exhibit, “On the Box: A History of Firefighting in Youngstown,” is a collaboration between the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and Austintown native Greg Ricker, and will feature pieces from the collection of […]

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The founder and CEO of Turning Technologies, one of the downtown’s most successful companies, will retire effective at the close of business Thursday, a spokeswoman confirmed this morning. Michael Broderick, who launched Turning Technologies in 2001, had been considering retirement for several months, but wanted to ensure that the right person is […]

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — The 100th anniversary of YWCA Warren will be celebrated with a gala event Oct. 20 at Packard Music Hall here. The Centennial Celebration will feature a cash bar with wine and beer, a meal catered by Saratoga Restaurant, which is also celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and a basket raffle that […]

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Youngstown Express Employment Professionals, with a staff of four, has entered the Mahoning Valley market pledging to link employers with temporary and full-time workers in a different way from other agencies. “This location is associated with 60 or 70 job seekers and we have placed a few to companies already,” said Scott […]

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will break ground on the second phase of the University Edge apartment complex and a new campus bookstore Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. The University Edge apartments opened its first building on the corner of Fifth and Rayen avenues in August. Phase II of the project will erect a […]

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