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Friday, November 20, 2015

MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio – As the care of dementia patients has shifted, staff at Vista Center at the Ridge are working to stay on the front edge of treatment. It used to be that many health care professionals believed nothing could be done but wait out the disease until the patient died, said the center’s […]

Friday, November 20, 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says legislation to strengthen the screening process for Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking asylum in the United States will strengthen the existing system. Authored in the aftermath of last Friday’s coordinated attacks in Paris, the Republican-led House of Representatives voted Thursday on the American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act […]

Friday, November 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation recently provided the Rescue Mission with $5,000 in crisis grant funds to address an emergency plumbing issue at the emergency shelter on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, the Rescue Mission announced Thursday. The funds were awarded to help defer the costs of emergency repairs in the mission’s kitchen and […]

Thursday, November 19, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – Warren Steel Holdings has announced it will shutter its operations on Mahoning Avenue by the end of this month. A statement issued by the company says that market conditions have forced it to “temporarily shut down steelmaking operations at Warren Steel Holdings.” The company said it expects to restart operations by the […]

Thursday, November 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 2016 25 Under 35 honorees comprise a diverse group of young professionals employed at area businesses, nonprofits and Youngstown State University. The award recipients, announced Wednesday, will be honored Feb. 11 during a dinner event at Stambaugh Auditorium. At that time, three individuals will receive special accolades as MVP Award winners. […]

Thursday, November 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five hospitals in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys were recognized by the Joint Commission as 2014 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures. The hospitals were among 1,043 hospitals – a third of those eligible – recognized on the annual list published by the Joint Commission, which accredits health-care organizations. Among the Ohio […]

Thursday, November 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Taking a turn on a runway as a fashion model wasn’t an item on Genie Aubel’s bucket list, but the president of St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital can cross it off anyway. Aubel was among the business and community leaders and local celebrities who walked the runway in the Jeanne D. Tyler Grand […]

Thursday, November 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For college students, there is no better time than now to begin a company. As Youngstown Business Incubator CEO Jim Cossler said Wednesday, it’s because of the tools at their disposal, the most valuable of which is who they are – college students. “We’ve been in your shoes and we want to […]

Thursday, November 19, 2015

GIRARD, Ohio – Aim NationaLease, a national provider of commercial truck leasing and contract maintenance services, announced Thursday it has merged with Fleming Leasing. The merger took effect Nov. 1, the company said. The merger provides Aim with three locations in the Washington, D.C. market. The Fleming locations in Manassas and Springfield, Va. and Landover, […]

Thursday, November 19, 2015

SALEM, Ohio – The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce held its 69th annual meeting Wednesday at the Salem Community Center. During the event, chamber officials, members and guests recognized its 2015 accomplishments and presented awards for Outstanding Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year and two Nonprofits of the Year. Qualifications for recognition included […]

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