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Friday, January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was named to a ranking member position on the Appropriations Subcommittee, his office announced today. The appointment puts to rest speculation that he would not be reappointed to the influential committee after he challenged Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for the caucus’ leadership following the results of the […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s board of directors announces its new officers for 2017. In addition, the organization named new members of its board of directors and reappointed members to the board. The new terms took effect Jan. 1. The 2017 board officers are: Matthew Love, CFO, North Markets, Mercy Health, chairman […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly 250 Youngstown State University Honors College students will spend the three-day weekend passing out food and clothing to Youngstown homeless, participating in a poverty simulation and taking part in service and team-building activities at an overnight retreat this Sunday. This is the second annual retreat for the Honors College, and the […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

KENT, Ohio – The U.S. Department of the Interior has designated the Kent State University May 4, 1970, site as a national historic landmark. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the designation Thursday. The site joins more than 2,500 historic places so designated and was among 24 sites newly named by Jewell. “As we approach the […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The new owner of the Gallagher Building downtown needs to make something happen with it soon, Mayor John McNally said. “It can’t just be something where we transfer ownership and then we transfer ownership. That’s not going to be sufficient. Something needs to happen,” he tells The Business Journal. Ryan Sheridan, owner […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four aluminum extruders in Mahoning and Columbiana counties would benefit from a World Trade Organization case launched against China to address aluminum overcapacity. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman launched the WTO case Thursday at the urging of U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman. According to a joint news release from the […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Co., said Thursday that it has received all needed regulatory approvals to acquire Ohio Legacy Corp., holding company of Premier Bank & Trust. The purchase , a stock and cash deal valued at $40.3 million announced Sept. 8, is expected […]

Friday, January 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local leaders should know by late summer the results of an application for a federal grant to implement a multifaceted plan to address crime in a targeted area on the South Side. A partnership that includes Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., the city of Youngstown, the city police department and Youngstown State University’s […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College will host its second Women in STEM Summit Jan. 18, partnering with several local, state and national organizations to inform high school students about careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. More than 300 middle- and high-school students are already registered for the program, the college […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — There’s stress and then there’s extreme stress. The severe and prolonged type can be a silent killer. One in five Americans reports suffering from extreme stress, one of many aspects of stress that Sue Trimacco and Natasha Cramer of Meridian Healthcare presented Wednesday at a Mahoning Valley Safety Council workshop, “Stress in […]

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