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Friday, September 30, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – To kick off breast cancer awareness month, Covelli Enterprises and Panera Bread are hosting Go Pink Day Oct. 3. At the restaurant’s seven locations in the Mahoning Valley, 100% percent of proceeds of Pink Ribbon Bagel sales on Monday will be donated to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. The Youngstown […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Oktoberfest Youngstown, a family-oriented all-day event hosted by the Autism Society of Mahoning Valley, will take place Oct. 7, 8 and 9. The fundraiser will be held under a tent at the Colonial Plaza on Belmont Avenue and is presented and hosted by signature sponsor Kravitz Delicatessen. Admission is free, but a […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Oktoberfest Youngstown, a family-oriented all-day event hosted by the Autism Society of Mahoning Valley, will take place Oct. 7, 8 and 9. The fundraiser will be held under a tent at the Colonial Plaza on Belmont Avenue and is presented and hosted by signature sponsor Kravitz Delicatessen. Admission is free, but a […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Former President Bill Clinton will visit the Mahoning Valley next week to campaign for his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The Hillary For America campaign issued an advisory this morning announcing that the former president will headline a “Stronger Together” bus tour Tuesday and Wednesday. The tour comes before the start […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Hundreds of investors, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and representatives from startup businesses will gather on Penn State’s campus for the inaugural Invent Penn State Venture and IP Conference, to be held Oct. 6-7 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The event will connect promising startups and emerging technologies with investors […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Eight volunteers, donors and supporters will be honored Oct. 4 by Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley. The honorees were selected for their contributions and leadership in supporting local programs and fostering the mission of JA to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy, said Michele Merkel, JA chapter […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

CADIZ, Ohio – A $900 million natural gas fueled power plant that would create 500 construction jobs is moving forward in Harrison County, the fourth large-scale energy generation project announced for Ohio’s Utica shale region in the last four years. Houston-based EmberClear Corp. is working with the village of Cadiz and the county to develop […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The national CEO of Score, Ken Yancey, who came from its headquarters in Virginia to help the Youngstown chapter celebrate its 52nd anniversary Wednesday, wondered aloud what the organization that helps entrepreneurs succeed will look like in 10 years. It will remain an organization of retired businesspeople who volunteer their time and […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The arts education program Smarts has reached 69% of goal for its “All in One” campaign, boosted by a $60,000 donation from Dr. Barbara Brothers, former English professor and dean at Youngstown State University. Representatives of Smarts — Students Motivated by the Arts — unveiled the oversized check representing the lead gift […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has been awarded $31,551 to collect data and create a planning process to identify and address the food desert in Warren. The Community Food Security Assessment grant, announced by U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will be used to create a demographic profile of the city, food distribution […]

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