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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

By Shawn Salamone BEREA, Ohio — A new Baldwin Wallace University Community Research Institute statewide poll of likely Ohio voters shows Democrat Hillary Clinton opening a double digit lead in a head to head match-up with Republican nominee Donald Trump, 48% to 37%, with 14% unsure. In a four-way race, Clinton still leads by 9% […]

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley will host its Innovations 2.0 conference Nov. 21 at The Avalon Inn. Registration for the conference begins at 8:15 a.m., with the first session beginning at 9 a.m. It ends at 2 p.m. The annual conference discusses community health issues and potential solutions. Among this […]

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

CANTON, Ohio — Eighty-five years ago, the Allegheny-Arrow Oil Co. commissioned a new refinery in Canton to process the crude oil that gushed out of the vertical wells in Ohio. Much of that local supply was exhausted over the next several decades, leaving the refinery to process oil shipped from other areas of the country […]

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting guided tours of Oak Hill Cemetery Oct. 29 as part of its “History to Go” series. Tours begin at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. and cover “a surprisingly broad cross-section of the community represented in memorial architecture, landscape design and historic photographs,” organizers say. Oak […]

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With Election Day fast approaching, one question is on everyone’s mind: Who should I vote for? “Make a choice that will truly satisfy your pursuit of happiness. Vote for your most epic burger!” suggests Gail Hettrick, vice president of business development at The Business Journal. “As we started the marketing of our […]

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Geologist Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer promises an evening of entertainment and knowledge in a one-man performance in which “science facts and carnival flair meet head-on.” “Dr. Ray’s Amazing Sideshow of Science: A Trip Through Earth’s Spheres” takes place at  7 p.m. tomorrow at Youngstown State University’s Cushwa Hall, Room B100. The show has […]

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

CLEVELAND — Team NEO was awarded a $150,000 grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation to support its work in developing open innovation networks, the economic development agency announced. “We are grateful to Burton D. Morgan Foundation for their support,” said Tim Fahey, Team NEO vice president of industry and innovation.  “This grant builds upon […]

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University will open its indoor concert season will a performance of Musical Goblins! at 7:30 p.m. Oct 20 at Stambaugh Auditorium. The concert features the YSU Chamber Winds, featuring conductor Brandt Payne, and the YSU Wind Ensemble and its conductor Stephen Gage. Opening with […]

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — One of the best ways to learn history, says William Philson, is to take the road less traveled. Places like the Tyler History Center and the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor provide a wealth of information, he says. But by going off the well-worn paths and venturing away from the […]

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will honor outstanding alumni Oct. 28 at the 21st Annual WCBA Alumni Banquet in Williamson Hall. Recipients of 2016 WCBA Outstanding Alumni Awards include Walter Avdey, partner, Ernst & Young; Jim Gasior, president and CEO, Cortland Banks; Sonia Salvino, vice president, finance, […]

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