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Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A team of Youngstown State University students have qualified as semifinalists in a social media contest hosted by Ball State University’s Center for Advancement of Digital Marketing & Analytics. The next round will take place March 24 and 25 in Muncie, Ind. The four students – Caleb Anderson, Leila Farhan, Billy Heath […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A team of Youngstown State University students have qualified as semifinalists in a social media contest hosted by Ball State University’s Center for Advancement of Digital Marketing & Analytics. The next round will take place March 24 and 25 in Muncie, Ind. The four students – Caleb Anderson, Leila Farhan, Billy Heath […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city will pay $205,587 to an affiliate of the Vindicator Printing Co. for just under an acre of land to be used for the amphitheater and riverfront park project. The city’s Board of Control approved the contract with Youngstown Downtown Properties Inc. for the property, at West Front and South Phelps […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than a year ago, Community Corrections Association identified the vacant building at 2126 Market St. – the former Red and White Market – as a prime target for redevelopment. Thanks to the work of several community partners, today that property is well on its way to being repurposed as a recreational […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than a year ago, Community Corrections Association identified the vacant building at 2126 Market St. – the former Red and White Market – as a prime target for redevelopment. Thanks to the work of several community partners, today that property is well on its way to being repurposed as a recreational […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Officials with bargaining units that represent various workers at local hospitals owned by Community Health Systems Inc., as well as other local leaders, were guardedly optimistic about the hospitals’ purchase by Steward Health Care System Inc. CHS, based in Franklin, Tenn., and Boston-based Steward announced Thursday afternoon they had reached an agreement […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Officials with bargaining units that represent various workers at local hospitals owned by Community Health Systems Inc., as well as  other local leaders, were guardedly optimistic about the hospitals’ purchase by Steward Health Care System Inc. CHS, based in Franklin, Tenn., and Boston-based Steward announced Thursday afternoon they had reached an agreement […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Community Health Systems Inc. announced Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its ValleyCare Health System of Ohio and Sharon Regional Health System in Pennsylvania to subsidiaries of Boston-based Steward Health Care LLC. The ValleyCare system encompasses of Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio, Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Inspiring Minds will hold its 11th annual fundraising gala April 22 at the Metroplex Expo Center in Liberty Township to accommodate the nonprofit’s growing support, Deryck Toles announced Monday. Toles is the founder and CEO. The Annual Gala, one of Inspiring Mind’s largest fundraisers, has sold out the last five years with […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

CLEVELAND – Younger Americans who lose their jobs because of a factory closing but live in the same neighborhood as their parents are more likely to rebound quicker than those who live farther away, a study by the Cleveland Fed finds. The study, “Parental Proximity and the Earnings Consequences of Job Loss,” was written by […]

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