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Thursday, November 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A few dozen leaders of minority-owned businesses met with state officials Wednesday at the Covelli Centre to discuss how their companies can grow by taking advantage of state contract opportunities and access to capital. Ohio purchased nearly 24% of all goods and services last year from companies certified as a Minority Business […]

Thursday, November 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A few dozen leaders of minority-owned businesses met with state officials Wednesday at the Covelli Centre to discuss how their companies can grow by taking advantage of state contract opportunities and access to capital. Ohio purchased nearly 24% of all goods and services last year from companies certified as a Minority Business […]

Thursday, November 3, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Lisa Quade of Boardman says her dog, Daisy May, has been everywhere. Yesterday afternoon, she watched as Eric Trump, son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, hoisted her pet – wearing an “I Love Trump” shirt – above a cheering crowd at Mahoning County Republican Party headquarters. “Best experience ever, almost as […]

Thursday, November 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “Muslim, Zionist, and Proud: The Day I Stopped Hating Israel” is the topic of a Nov. 15 presentation by Kasim Hafeez, who will speak at 12:30 p.m. in the Jewish Community Center multipurpose room. His lecture is sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council. Hafeez, outreach director for Christians United for Israel, […]

Thursday, November 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Are you a business or individual who owns some property you’d like to donate to your favorite charity, but that charity doesn’t have the means or desire to manage that property? Charity Land Exchange offers a solution to this problem that benefits both parties, says its executive director, attorney Joseph Bishara. The […]

Thursday, November 3, 2016

NILES, Ohio – As they walked down Ward Avenue, Paulette Jackson and Alan Dust didn’t meet everyone they hoped to. Working from prepared lists of houses, the two set out to meet residents and remind them why they should vote for Hillary Clinton. More often than not, their knocks went unanswered. When that happens, they […]

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsak will visit Youngstown this evening as part of a three-day tour supporting Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Vilsak, who previously served two terms as governor of Iowa, is scheduled to be at The Federal restaurant, 110 W. Federal St., at 6:30 p.m., his fifth and final […]

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Bob Komara, owner of Komara Jewelers in Canfield, traces the origins of his company’s philanthropy to a couple of incidents two decades ago. They were the starting point for him to donate tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise and gift cards to nonprofit organizations and charitable causes over the years. […]

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

SALEM, Ohio — The Brightside Project, a new nonprofit serving children in Columbiana County and surrounding communities, is planning its first outreach event. The Salem Neighborhood Outreach will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the former Salem Label Building parking lot near Lundy Avenue. The mission of The Brightside Project is […]

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Eric Trump and Richard Trumka are all headed to the Mahoning Valley as the presidential campaign nears its final days. Sanders, who challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party nomination, will hold a rally Thursday at Youngstown State University while Trump and Trumka will make stops here today. […]

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