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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 24 hours ahead of the closing of polls this evening, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson signaled the kind of hostile environment Hillary Clinton will be facing if she wins the presidency. Johnson, R-6 Ohio, issued a statement Monday afternoon calling on Congress to establish a “joint bi-cameral select committee to aggressively […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Business Journal is inviting restaurants, retailers and other businesses to submit their plans for recognizing our nation’s activity duty military and veterans on Veterans Day, which this year is Friday. In recent years, several businesses in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys have started offering free meals, discounts or other premiums to […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Today as executives from The Joseph Company International Inc. gathered to turn shovels for the $20 million chill-can plant to be built on the city’s east side, the Mahoning County Land Bank announced that it has acquired 85 parcels of land for the project. Shortly after 11 a.m. Mitchell J. Joseph, a […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

The recipients of this year’s Outstanding Young Philanthropist Award each drew inspiration from their pain to launch the initiatives that earned them the recognition Nov. 18 from the Association of Fundraising Professionals. They are Kate Jenkins, a student at Canfield High School, and Kindness Kampaign co-founder Sarah O’Malley. Art as Therapy Jenkins, recognized for her […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host documentary screenings, panel discussions and workshops Nov. 15 through 18. The schedule kicks off at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 with a free screening of “Generation Startup,” a documentary released earlier this year that follows entrepreneurs […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University and the Youngstown Business Incubator will host documentary screenings, panel discussions and workshops Nov. 15 through 18. The schedule kicks off at 8 a.m. at the YBI  with “How to be More Effective with Digital Information,” […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host documentary screenings, panel discussions and workshops Nov. 15 through 18. The schedule kicks off at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 with a free screening of “Generation Startup,” a documentary released earlier this year that follows entrepreneurs […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Boards of elections in Trumbull and Columbiana counties reported brisk activity over the weekend as early voting ahead of Tuesday’s general election comes to an end. Saturday was the deadline to request an absentee ballot to vote by mail and in-person early voting at boards of elections ends today at 2 p.m. […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The percentage of registered Democrats in Mahoning County who have already voted — by mail or in-person at the county elections board — nears 40% this morning, well ahead of registered Republicans and undeclared voters (independents). The numbers, obtained in real-time Sunday from the elections board’s information technology supervisor, suggest Democrats and […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio — The thought of creating a coalition of manufacturers – many of whom compete with one another for business and workplace talent – to address the shortage of skilled workers in the manufacturing sector was met with skepticism when the idea was raised more than five years ago. Those suspicions have since evaporated. […]

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