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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Youngstown, Ohio – Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, a professor of history and African-American studies at Harvard University will give a lecture on the Black Lives Matter movement at Youngstown State University March 18. The event begins at 5 p.m. in Kilcawley Center and is open to the public. A reception with Higginbotham is scheduled after her […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN – In the next few weeks, cardiovascular surgeons at Mercy Health Youngstown for the first time will implant transcatheter valves, or aortic valve replacements, without open-heart surgery. That’s just one of the innovations resulting from the creation of Mercy’s cardiovascular service line from the merger of three cardiology practices. The service line was put […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Attorneys for developer Dominic Marchionda have dropped their fight against subpoenas issued by the state auditor’s office seeking financial records related to grants it received from the city. Last year attorneys for Ohio Auditor David Yost subpoenaed Marchionda and three corporate entities – Erie Terminal Place LLC, US Campus suites and Wick […]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

SHARON, Pa. –  Penn State Shenango will hold a 90-minute panel on project and supply chain management 6 p.m. March 2 at its campus auditorium here. The discussion will include representatives from FedEx, UPMC and JMC Steel Group. “The business faculty at Penn State Shenango initiated “Project and Supply Chain Management: In Business and In […]

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

MONACA, Pa. – Royal Dutch Shell plans to lease a 76,000-square-foot building near the site of a proposed ethane cracker plant, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times. The Business Times, citing “an inside source” familiar with the deal, reported Feb. 10 that Shell has reached an agreement to lease the former headquarters of Michael Baker […]

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

SHARON, Pa. – Featuring representatives from FedEx, UPMC and JMC Steel Group, Penn State Shenango will how a 90-minute panel on project and supply chain management March 2 at its campus auditorium beginning at 6 p.m. “The business faculty at Penn State Shenango initiated [Project and Supply Chain Management: In Business and In Health] in […]

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

New highway projects, plus the prospect of big-ticket ventures such as a $900 million electrical power plant in Lordstown, bode well for skilled tradesmen this season, officials say. That’s welcome news for those in the construction and building trades, which for the last several years have witnessed a surge in demand because of the oil […]

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

New highway projects, plus the prospect of big-ticket ventures such as a $900 million electrical power plant in Lordstown, bode well for skilled tradesmen this season, officials say. That’s welcome news for those in the construction and building trades, which for the last several years have witnessed a surge in demand because of the oil […]

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of its exhibit on African-American and latino sports in the area, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society will feature a lecture by W. James Cobbin Feb. 23 at the Tyler History Center. The lecture, free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. Cobbin, CEO of CCS Transportation, grew up […]

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL – The AMP Corp.’s $100 million manufacturing project may still have life even though the company, whose principals remain unidentified, last month decided against building a 200,000-square-foot specialty metals manufacturing plant in Fairfield Township. Last night the Columbiana County Port Authority approved a tentative agreement whereby AMP would purchase 68 acres at the […]

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