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Monday, November 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has signed agreements with five universities in China as part of an effort to expand the institution’s global reach. The agreements, which set the framework for a variety of educational collaborations, were inked during a two-week trip to China by a six-person delegation from YSU, the university said. “There […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nothing improves one’s mood more than attending a concert of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. On a high note, audiences leave Powers Auditorium, the Ford Family Recital Hall, houses of worship in the Mahoning Valley and public elementary schools. Children laugh, shout, clap and sing in joining the music during Young People’s concerts. […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — Avalon Holdings Corp. today reported third-quarter net income of $500,000 compared with net income of $100,000 in the third quarter of 2014. Net operating revenues in the third quarter were $14.6 million compared with $14.4 million in the third quarter of 2014.  For the third quarter of 2015, basic net income per […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Extreme Air Trampoline Park will open a second location at the Ice Zone here, a $1.3 million investment, according to a company announcement. Work has begun on the new trampoline park, which will replace the National Hockey League ice rick, the company said. The first Extreme Air Trampoline Park, operated by Kazzmac […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is inviting villages, cities, townships, economic development and other nonprofit organizations and cultural entities to apply for appropriations from the state capial budget. The chamber will act as liaison between the applicants and the delegation who represent the Mahoning Valley in Columbus, says Guy Coviello, chamber vice […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and natural gas production in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale is expected to slightly increase in December, bucking the trend of other major shale plays across the country where production is projected to decline. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s drilling productivity report for November, Utica natural gas production should stand […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Were it not for a rider attached to a 1915 Navy appropriations bill, research and development in the United States could have turned out much differently. That provision – the idea of then Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Delano Roosevelt – created the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, a government agency […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Travel Channel series “The Dead Files” will film scenes at sites in the city Saturday for an upcoming show. On Thursday, the Board of Control approved a license agreement with the Travel Channel to film on the former Republic Rubber Co. property on Albert Street. The series stars Steve DiSchiavi, a […]

Friday, November 13, 2015

MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio – For more than 35 years, Rich Russo spent his Fridays in the kitchen of a Youngstown Fire Department station, baking pizzas for his fellow firefighters. The tradition started at station No. 1, the firehouse downtown on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard where Russo began his career in 1976, and eventually wound […]

Thursday, November 12, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor John V. McNally today appointed retired educator Barbara Brothers to the Youngstown City Schools Academic Distress Commission. Brothers, whose career in education spans 40 years, was a professor of English at Youngstown State University and served as dean of its College of Arts and Sciences. “Dr. Brothers is a tireless advocate […]

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