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Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In the Idora neighborhood is the first public lodging in nearly 20 years available to travelers looking to stay overnight in the city of Youngstown. The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. has become the landlord of two rehabilitated houses that are Airbnb units at 866 and 928 Canfield Road, the first called Revitalize […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Export Internship Program is putting out the call for businesses to participate in this summer’s program. The program, created by the Ohio Development Services Agency and offered at Youngstown State University and Ohio State University, matches companies with college students who have taken export-focused coursework. The state agency offers participating […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Greenwood Chevrolet presented a check for $12,576 Friday to United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley to support its 2016 annual campaign. For the past two years, dealership owner Greg Greenwood has matched his employee’s donations. The dealership also sponsors a giving incentive, the Cruze or Cash Giveaway. Any donor who […]

Friday, January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan expressed the hope following the swearing-in of President Donald Trump that the “great weight” of the office he has assumed would “give way to a renewed effort” to work with both Democrats and Republicans to improve the lives of American families. Ryan was among the lawmakers from both political […]

Friday, January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan expressed the hope following the swearing-in of President Donald Trump that the “great weight” of the office he has assumed would “give way to a renewed effort” to work with both Democrats and Republicans to improve the lives of American families. Ryan was among the lawmakers from both political […]

Friday, January 20, 2017

Here is the full text of President Donald J. Trump’s inaugural address: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, fellow Americans and people of the world- thank you. We the citizens of America have now joined a great national effort to rebuild our county and restore  its promise for all our people. Together […]

Friday, January 20, 2017

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The East Liverpool Fawcett Community Foundation has awarded several grants, including a $10,000 grant to the city of East Liverpool for repair work and the installation of LEDs in 140 streetlights throughout the city. The new light bulbs will save the city thousands of dollars in electric costs every year. About […]

Friday, January 20, 2017

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The eCenter@LindenPointe is partnering with Ben Franklin Technology Partners to offer the Via eCenter business competition to startups and small businesses across the country. The winning company will receive $25,000 in funding, incubation space at the eCenter and support services. The winning team must relocate to Mercer County. The deadline to apply […]

Friday, January 20, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.9% in December, unchanged from the November rate and up a tenth of a point from the December 2015 rate of 4.8%. Ohio’s rate last month, as reported this morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, compares with the U.S. December unemployment rate of 4.7%, […]

Friday, January 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home sales in the tri-county region in 2016 finished slightly ahead of sales in 2015, despite a year-over-year dip in December. Reports, drawn from information compiled by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area Board of Realtors, show 5,661 houses were sold in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties last […]

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