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Friday, June 12, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Even before the first Women in Entrepreneurship program at the Youngstown Business Incubator began Thursday afternoon, the conversations the organizers had hoped for were beginning to take place. In the YBI lobby, 50 women from the Youngstown area shared information on the business services they use, about their companies and, along the […]

Friday, June 12, 2015

VIENNA, Ohio — The primary challenge that faces the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania and its members – the availability of projects – is largely out of its control, its executive vice president, Kevin Reilly, admits. But the challenge The Builders can influence – making sure its members are as competitive as […]

Friday, June 12, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County’s board of trustees was asked Thursday to consider building a new West Library on the site of the existing one. A proposal to relocate the Mahoning Avenue branch to the warming house in the Mill Creek Park recreation area near the former skating rink does […]

Friday, June 12, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Prospective enrollment in graduate programs at Youngstown State University and Kent State University remain on a steady track for the upcoming academic year, administrators say. New advanced-degree programs in science and technology, business, online education opportunities, along with a growing influx of international students have contributed to the boost in enrollment in […]

Thursday, June 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Board of Control this morning approved the settlement reached with the municipal court judges last week, and awarded two contracts for the conversion of space in the City Hall Annex to accommodate the courts. City Council approved the settlement with the judges last week. Olsavcky Jaminet Architects Inc., Youngstown, was awarded […]

Thursday, June 11, 2015

CLEVELAND — Cyprium Partners, a non-control private equity firm, announced Wednesday its “new sponsorless mezzanine investment” in B.J. Alan Co.,  the Warren-based operator of more than 70 Phantom Fireworks showrooms in 17 states. The capital was used to refinance existing indebtedness and to fund continued growth, Cyprium said. Terms were not disclosed. Bruce Zoldan, CEO […]

Thursday, June 11, 2015

HOWLAND, Ohio – Obesity will soon surpass tobacco use among the No. 1 cause of preventable deaths globally, a primary care physician with ValleyCare Health System of Ohio told business leaders Wednesday. “We really haven’t done a great job at dealing with this obesity epidemic,” said Dr. Vincent Marino, one of the speakers at a […]

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