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Monday, October 10, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The founders of Stamm Cataract and Laser Surgery have been named as the Thiel College Haller Enterprise Institute’s entrepreneurs of the year and will be honored at a dinner Oct. 19. Carol and Barry Stamm, both Thiel graduates, founded their Erie, Pa., ophthalmology office in 1978 before selling the practice in 2008. […]

Monday, October 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Potentially damaging remarks by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump from 11 years ago became a “footnote” as last night’s debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton turned to more urgent topics, Mahoning County Republican Party Chairman Mark Munroe said. “On taxes, health care, the war on ISIS, the economy, the Supreme Court and […]

Monday, October 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A few major themes dominate the overarching story of the Mahoning Valley: the rise and fall of its steel industry, a community of immigrants from many lands and a blue-collar work ethic. But each town in the Valley was, and is, different. Campbell, established as East Youngstown, was built for workers of […]

Monday, October 10, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Students whose interests range from aeronautics to architecture are getting hands-on learning experiences through a multi-district effort to improve skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. “It gives you the chance to create things,” says Lyric Davis, a student at the Valley STEM+ME2 Academy. “I want to be an architect.” […]

Monday, October 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Steel Valley Postal Customer Council is offering a seminar Oct. 27 on the design of effective mail pieces. Leading the seminar is Erv Drewek, manager of postal affairs for Graphic Communications of Hudson. His presentation will be followed by that of Harry Meyers, U.S. Postal Service district manager of marketing. The seminar […]

Monday, October 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Play on video lottery terminals in September at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course was up 7.8% from a year earlier, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Friday. Wagers on the VLTs at the Austintown racino last month totaled $83.98 million, up from $77.94 million a year earlier. Statewide, VLT play totaled […]

Sunday, October 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Republicans U.S. Sen. Rob Portman and John Kasich came out against their party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump on the eve of tonight’s debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton. The top two Ohio Republicans joined dozens of GOP leaders who abandoned their party’s presidential nominee following the release of a 2005 videotape in which […]

Saturday, October 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – No matter who wins the presidential election, supporting the network of manufacturing hubs modeled on America Makes is absolutely critical for manufacturing in the United States, U.S. Assistant Commerce Secretary Jay Williams says. Four years ago, the Obama administration established its first manufacturing hub in Youngstown. America Makes, initially known as the […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Average rate changes in 2015 for Ohio’s top 10 homeowners and private passenger auto insurance groups increased by their smallest amounts in years, according to  Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor. Homeowners’ insurance experienced a 1.5% adjustment, the lowest change since 2007, while auto insurance had its slightest rise in four years at 2.3%. […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car dealerships in the Mahoning Valley reported a 12% drop in new and used car sales last month, data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association show, marking the third consecutive month of year-over-year losses. In total, dealerships in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties sold 4,484 vehicles last month, 639 fewer than […]

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