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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

WASHINGTON – Ohio’s two U.S. senators, Republican Rob Portman and Democrat Sherrod Brown, today applauded the announcement that China would lift countervailing duties and antidumping penalties against Ohio companies that ship steel to that country. “Manufacturing exports are vital to Ohio workers, and this decision will provide a boost to Ohio steel producers,” Portman said […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — City Council will consider a $50,000 grant to help fund tenant improvements for VXI Global Solutions at 20 Federal Place at its meeting Wednesday. According to the legislation, VXI plans to expend more than $220,000 on lease hold improvements and will agree to extend lease terms on an additional 6,300 square feet […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — College and high school students from across the Cleveland/Pittsburgh Tech Belt will participate in Youngstown State University’s first-ever Hackathon, a weekend of computer-related learning, creativity and networking set for April 17-19  at Meshel Hall. YSU’s Information Technology Student Association is organizing the weekend event, which is free to participants thanks to event […]

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,” […]

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