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Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An online tool the national Better Business Bureau introduced last year for victims to report scams allows them to become heroes, Carol Potter said Wednesday at the Covelli Centre. Potter, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties, shared information on ScamTracker among other items during […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, has lost his bid to unseat Nancy Pelosi as the leader of Democrats in the House of Representatives. Ryan received 63 votes to Pelosi’s 134, giving her the support of two thirds of the Democratic caucus, which she predicted last week that she would receive. Still, […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Citing increasing enrollment, a strong financial profile and management policies, Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Youngstown State University’s bond rating to A+, the university announced this morning. In addition, Moody’s Investors Services kept its rating of the university as A2, indicating a “stable outlook.” “These ratings signify to investors that YSU represents […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises announced Tuesday it has purchased 22 Panera Bread bakery-cafes in South Carolina and Georgia. The newly acquired market includes midland and lowland South Carolina and Georgia, with bakery-cafes in the state capitals of Columbia and Augusta, as well as the coastal towns of Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Hilton Head and Savannah. […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The board of the Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp. spent some 40 minutes in executive session discussing downtown real estate Tuesday before returning to open session to devote 12 minutes to reviewing routine business. Under the Ohio “Sunshine Act,” public and quasi-public boards are allowed to meet privately to discuss the […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Jess Warren, owner of Quest-Crete Studios here and an artist creating concrete sculptures, has been selected as a new member of a national collaborative of similar artists, Concrete Wolf Pack. Warren creates concrete countertops, tabletops, fireplaces and other customized works. Concrete Wolf Pack was organized to get artists working together, founder […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –With only a few hours remaining before the 194 Democrats in the next term of House of Representatives elect their leader, Tim Ryan could receive as many as 70 votes in his bid to unseat Nancy Pelosi as minority leader.  That number was reported late Tuesday by The Texas Tribune, which said Democrats […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Just as trade helped to drive Donald Trump’s surprise win in the presidential election, the issue also is behind U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s quest to become minority leader, Paul Sracic said this morning. Sracic, professor and chairman of the department of political science and international relations at Youngstown State University, addressed […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks’ annual Winter Celebration at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center will run Dec. 3 through Dec 31. This year’s theme is “One Man’s Dream: Celebrating 125 Years of Mill Creek Park.” The free exhibit is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Inside the […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – DiRusso’s Italian Sausage has joined locally owned FoodECrave.com to offer its products to customers nationwide, the company has announced. Through the FoodECrave –created by Catullo Prime Meats owner Danny Catullo, Dave Kiesh and Ross Morrone – DiRusso’s offers two gift boxes: the Sausage Crave Box and the Meatball Crave Box. The first […]

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