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Friday, February 10, 2017

By Jackie Stewart, Energy in Depth COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s top six Utica Shale counties collected more than $43.7 million in real estate property taxes on production from 2010-2015, according to a new report by Energy In Depth and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. The report entitled “The Utica Shale Local Support Series: Ohio’s […]

Friday, February 10, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Milton Kessler had an idea back in 1951, around the same time he went into business with his brothers to build a plastic injection molding plant on Lake Park Road. His idea was a plastic hoop that people could spin or dive through. “They could not give it away,” his son, Ronald, […]

Friday, February 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will host its Spring 2017 STEM Expo Feb. 23 from 12 to 4 p.m. in Kilcawley Center. The expo is open to all students and alumni of YSU’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics who are looking for internships or full-time jobs. A list of registered companies is […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car sales in the Mahoning Valley started 2017 with a big head start over last year’s totals as sales volumes for new and used vehicles climbed 18.6%, totaling 4,967 in January, data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association show. New car sales were up to 3,086, a 22.6% increase from January […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Ron Cole, YSU Public Information Officer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Increased enrollment for the first time in six years, the most academically-prepared freshman class in university history, a structurally sound operating budget and record fund-raising were among the major highlights […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new exhibit at Youngstown State University’s Maag Library features religious texts from around the world, including a copy of the Lorsch Gospel that was printed between 778 and 820 in Germany. The exhibit, Sacred Words, is on display through the end of the spring semester on Maag’s fifth floor. The Lorsch […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The local chapter of the American Cancer Society has revealed the honorees, special guests and chairmen for the Cattle Baron’s Ball, to be held April 1 at The Lake Club. Dr. Lawrence DiDomenico, managing partner of Ankle & Foot Care Centers, will be this honored year’s cancer survivor, while Brett Wilcox and […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. AUSTINTOWN, Ohio —  Vinylume Products Inc. celebrates 53 years in business this year as it focuses on employee training, integrating advanced manufacturing into its prototyping processes and introducing a new product, says Ryan McGhee, sales and marketing manager. “Moving our […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Asked which floors the building trades are working on as renovation of the Stambaugh Building advances, architect Paul Hagman had a simple response Wednesday: Pretty much all of them. Hagman is president of RBF CoLab. Following several months of cleaning the downtown building of debris, workers in the building trades are busy […]

Thursday, February 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The board of directors of First Night Youngstown Inc. is accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the board. Board members oversee First Night Youngstown, which is a family-oriented, alcohol-free celebration of the arts on New Year’s Eve. The board meets once a month, and each board member is expected to […]

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