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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Better Business Bureau of Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties and the BBB TrustBuilders will honor three companies, a community volunteer and a nonprofit organization at the Torch Awards May 8. The awards will be presented during a luncheon at the Lake Club south of Poland. “The Torch Awards are made possible […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

SALEM, Ohio – Monday was one of those joyous days that will remain in Amy McDevitt Cannon’s memory. Surrounded by family and a host of well-wishers inside her factory, Phoenix Corrugated Container LLC – with Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor standing next to her — Cannon cut a broad red ribbon with a pair of oversized […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

ALLIANCE, Ohio — Of all the places National Geographic has inspired me to visit, nowhere in the pages and photographs I’ve treasured through the years do I remember the magazine mentioning Alliance, Ohio. And yet, on April 2, a few days after the latest issue arrived, I followed the cover story’s lead and traveled there […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio – Even something as fleeting as a simple “goodbye” is cause for celebration when a child afflicted with autism says it, Becky Henry says. Henry, of Austintown, is the mother of Lucas Henry, age 9 and a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University. “Every little milestone is celebrated,” […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Great Recession was a wakeup call to Americans ages 35 to 49, often called Generation X, and they’re not only more worried than baby boomers about how they’ll finance their retirements, they’re saving more. So finds a survey that PNC Financial Services Group Inc. commissioned, the results of which were released today. […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – A large swath of acreage that was once dominated by tall woods along state Route 45 is now mostly felled trees and brush, as development moves forward with a proposed industrial park on land once owned by General Motors Corp. “Right now, we’re busy cutting down trees and getting the site ready […]

Monday, April 13, 2015

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business Showcase at 5:30 p.m. April 23 at Home Savings & Loan, 14825 South Ave. Ext. The event, which will include refreshments and networking opportunities, will feature brief presentations by Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce members The Pet Hydrant, Burgan Real Estate and […]

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