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Monday, February 6, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Brent Rozar, Business Development Manager, G.W. Becker HERMITAGE, Pa. — G.W. Becker Inc., Hermitage, Pa., a full-service, single source provider of overhead crane products and solutions for customers across North America, greets this year with a sense of optimism. […]

Monday, February 6, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Mahoning Valley’s 2017 Home & Garden Show is coming to Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center Feb. 24 through 26. The show is presented by Duncan’s Bath & Kitchen Center and Cambria. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Feb. 24, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 25, […]

Monday, February 6, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Carol Potter, President & CEO, Better Business Bureau YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — From small community stores and services to multi-national enterprises, the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley is on the forefront of positive marketplace change by partnering with […]

Monday, February 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Davis Family YMCA in Boardman is holding its fourth annual Five Squared benefit art show and sale. The show, which opened Sunday, runs through March 5. More than 450 pieces of 5″ x 5″ art from eight countries and eight states are available for purchase at $25 each or 5 for $100 (youth […]

Monday, February 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oak Hill Collaborative has completed its new class of 15 certificate graduates from its successful Raspberry Pi program. The program teaches middle- to high school age children how to build and program their own Raspberry Pi microcomputer, an inexpensive, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a TV and monitor along with a […]

Monday, February 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An energy executive whose company is building a $900 million gas-fired electrical generation plant in Lordstown says abandoning deregulation in the energy market stands to cost consumers billions of dollars each year, staunch industrial development, and drive independent energy producers like his out of business. “The utilities have tried and failed to […]

Monday, February 6, 2017

This cartoon assesses the political atmosphere of Youngstown and Mahoning County during the late 1980s, then dominated by three well-known local officials: U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant, Mahoning County Party Chairman Don Hanni III and Youngstown Mayor Pat Ungaro. Often, Ungaro would find himself at odds with the two other outlandish characters, providing fodder for […]

Saturday, February 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown joined the plethora of cities protesting President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration Friday when about 100 protesters gathered in Central Square for what was billed as a “Rally for Freedom and Justice.” The rally took place just hours before a federal judge in Washington state temporarily blocked enforcement of the […]

Saturday, February 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown joined the many other cities in protesting President Donald Trump’s executive order on travel to the United States Friday when about 100 protesters gathered in Central Square for what was billed as a “Rally for Freedom and Justice.” The rally took place just hours before a federal judge in Washington state […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Jan Strasfeld, Executive director, Youngstown Foundation YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As a community foundation, The Youngstown Foundation’s vision is to honor the wishes of our donors by managing their charitable gifts and helping them meet philanthropic goals. Since its founding […]

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