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Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Foreclosure rates in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman statistical metropolitan area decreased in December compared to the same month last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic, a California-based provider of financial information. The CoreLogic data show that the rate of  foreclosures in he area among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.98% for December, down 1.20 percentage […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Lois Gibbs, who led the effort to protect her family and community from toxic waste pollution at Love Canal, near Niagara Falls, N.Y., will be the keynote speaker March 13 at a Frackfree Mahoning Valley town hall-style meeting. The program, “A Dialogue with Lois Gibbs: Fracking Waste, Drinking Water, and Man-made Earthquakes: […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

NILES, Ohio — The Cafaro Foundation’s donation of $100,000 toward the renovation of the athletic stadium in Howland Township is part of an increased commitment to Trumbull County as the Cafaro Co. prepares to move its headquarters, Anthony Cafaro Sr. said Thursday. “We have many, many friends, many sincere friends, true friends in Trumbull County,” […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The doughnut shop on East Rayen Avenue is “temporarily closed” because of what one of its operators called the “increased cost” of doing business at the site. The Yo Doughnut Co., which opened nearly a year ago at the corner of East Rayen Avenue and North Champion Street, was part of a […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

YOUNGTOWN, Ohio — Domestic violence, the widespread crime that’s none of my business or someone else’s business, is everyone’s business. And soon employers in the Mahoning Valley will become much more aware of how it’s their business. “Domestic violence is a crime that affects everyone,” Bonnie Wilson said Thursday in St. John’s Episcopal Church. Wilson […]

Friday, March 6, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

The new Project PASS program, pairing Youngstown State students and second-graders in Youngstown city schools, consists of weekly tutoring session to help students with the upcoming third-grade state reading assessments. The post YSU students tutor second-graders in reading skills appeared first on The News Outlet.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Morris I. Friedman, founder of United Steel Service, Inc. in Brookfield, and his wife, Phyllis, have donated $2.5 million to establish The Morris and Phyllis Friedman Chair in Engineering at Youngstown State University. “We want to thank Mr. and Mrs. Friedman for their generous gift that will help further strengthen and enhance […]

Thursday, March 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The city’s Board of Control this morning approved an enterprise zone agreement with the companies redeveloping the Wells Building downtown. The agreement provides a 10-year, 75% abatement of real property taxes to Strollo Architects Inc. and Wells Associated Renaissance Partners LLC, to support redevelopment of the building into new offices for Strollo […]

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