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Friday, January 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 2017 schedule of Bites and Bits of History at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society kicks off Jan. 19 with “The People’s House: A History of the White House” by Kimberly Kenney. The program begins at noon at the Tyler History Center downtown. Kenney, curator of the William McKinley Presidential Library & […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jay Williams said he expects to decide in the next few months whether he will run for Ohio governor. That’s as long as the former Youngstown mayor and outgoing assistant U.S. commerce secretary for economic development believes he can wait to give him enough time to mount a credible campaign in the […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Vallourec Star, after fighting a tough pricing environment the last two years but now buoyed by rising demand for pipe used in the oil and gas market, is starting to hire again. “We’ve seen signs of improvement in the U.S. oil and gas market where the rig count and OCTG [oil country […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Café Augustine, which for more than a year has operated a restaurant at the Newport Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will soon offer a transitional housing option for its employees. Café Augustine is in the midst of cleaning the property, 2125 Glenwood Ave., and performing minor renovations […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In his state of the university address Thursday, President Jim Tressel devoted 20 minutes of his hour-long speech to improving communications with and among the many stakeholders in Youngstown State University. He began with himself and his administration. “I have to communicate better and the people who work for me have to […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In his state of the university address Thursday, President Jim Tressel devoted 20 minutes of his hour-long speech to improving communications with and among the many stakeholders in Youngstown State University. He began with himself and his administration. “I have to communicate better and the people who work for me have to […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Diane Sauer will be the featured speaker Jan. 10 at the Warren YWCA’s Networking to Empower Women Night, discussing her career and experiences as an entrepreneur. The meeting will be held at the YWCA of Warren, 375 N. Park Ave. The meeting, which begins at 5 p.m., is free. The first half […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Diane Sauer will be the featured speaker Jan. 10 at the Warren YWCA’s Networking to Empower Women Night, discussing her career and experiences as an entrepreneur. The meeting will be held at the YWCA of Warren, 375 N. Park Ave. The meeting, which begins at 5 p.m., is free. The first half […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale edged upward during the week ended Dec. 31 compared with the previous week, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reports there were 23 rigs in operation across the Ohio portion of the Utica last week, while 22 […]

Thursday, January 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The upgrade of the Wick Avenue corridor is ahead of schedule but the debut of the new amphitheater and riverfront park likely will wait until 2018, Mayor John McNally said Wednesday. McNally, who filed his petitions for a second a term at the Mahoning County Board of Elections this morning, reflected on the […]

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