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Monday, April 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – Despite a sluggish start to the year, orders from manufacturers are rising, an indicator that the regional manufacturing economy is beginning to pick up steam. So say industrial suppliers in the region. “We’re usually the last to slow down, and the last to pick up,” says Rick Jugenheimer, president of Jugenheimer Industrial […]

Monday, April 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Derrick McDowell is a sole proprietor who thinks big. His resume begins with fast-food jobs when he was in high school and attending Youngstown State University. He moved on to selling cell phones and management positions with AT&T before striking out on his own. McDowell founded Wardrobe Brand LLC in 2008 to […]

Monday, April 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Iraq last week during his trip across the Middle East as part of his work on the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, his office announced Sunday. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, met with U.S. and Iraqi military commanders as well as the commander of the Combined Joint Task Force […]

Saturday, April 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Better Business Bureau and Micro Doctor will hold a Lunch and Learn at 11:30 a.m. April 12 on the Fifth Floor restaurant on what a business needs to recover from a disaster. Recovering from disaster is more likely to involve restoring your computer systems and recovering computer files after an electrical […]

Saturday, April 2, 2016

HUBBARD, Ohio – Throughout the football season last autumn, Mary Mathews-Bebech, a teacher at Hubbard High School, saw the same blue and white jacket over and over and over again. All had the Hubbard Eagles logo on the chest and all were worn by some of the youngest children in the schools. And sometimes, she […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of the Chevrolet Cruze fell 58.1% in March compared to a year ago as the next-generation models of General Motors Co.’s small car begin to trickle into more showrooms this month. GM reported it sold 9,881 new Cruzes compared to 23,598 in March 2015. Total Cruze sales for the first quarter […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber will host its second annual “Good Evening, Canfield” at 5:30 p.m. April 14 at Tippecanoe Country Club in Canfield. The two-hour gathering begins with networking over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The chamber will present the Canfield Area Council’s Business Pride Award to Baird Brothers, and Spirit of […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks will celebrate its 125th birthday Wednesday with a series of events. April 6 is the date in 1891 that Youngstown voters approved the legislation to create a township park district, thus giving birth to Mill Creek Park Mill Creek MetroParks will celebrate the milestone throughout 2016 with an assortment […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Warren YWCA, a milestone to be celebrated at its annual meeting May 26 and the issuance of a commemorative book in October. Overseeing and coordinating the celebration is its Centennial Celebration Steering Committee whose chairwoman is Molly Toth, special projects coordinator at the YW. […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Forbes magazine has ranked Grove City College 109th overall on its list of 300 “Best Value Colleges 2016,” the college announced Thursday. The business publication ranked Grove City 35th best value in the country among liberal arts colleges, 54th in the Northeast and 76th among private colleges. The rankings are based […]

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