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Saturday, April 9, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Two foundations managed by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber distributed $157,200 to multiple organizations in 2015 for a variety of projects in Trumbull County. The foundations, established in 1991, exclusively fund projects in the county. Among the recipients of the $57,200 distributed by the Education, Civic & Cultural Foundation was the John […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Panera Bread bakery cafes operated by Covelli Enterprises will again sell  “Pieces of Hope” cookies next week as it observes Autism Awareness Month. Beginning Monday and through April 17, the specially made cookies will be sold at Panera Bread cafes in the Mahoning Valley and in Hermitage, Pa., with 100% of the […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor will host its fourth Toolbox Workshop at noon Saturday. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a presentation by Barbara Powers, director of the state historic preservation office for inventory and registration at the Ohio History Connection in Columbus, […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Eight teams of finalists who represent five colleges will compete in the Oh-Penn for Business College Business Plan Competition from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 16 at the eCenter@LindenPointe. A total $3,500 in prizes will be awarded plus assistance and incubation space, says Lisa O’Hara, executive assistant at the eCenter. The […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

By Jackie Stewart, EnergyInDepth.org CANTON, Ohio – The Canton Regional Chamber hosted a Utica Upstream conference at the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week with speakers that included regulators, industry executives, analysts and academics. Each speaker discussed the unique regional demand for shale that exists within a 500-mile radius of Ohio, West Virginia and […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the National Park Service approaches its centennial anniversary, The Houck Agency announced Thursday that it has added the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park to its roster of clients. “We’re fortunate to have the only national park in Ohio within an hour’s drive of the Mahoning Valley, and among our objectives […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Every day we see the ongoing major repairs to highways and interstates that serve the area: bright orange cones and traffic advisory signs, traffic reduced to one lane, the din of jackhammers, cement trucks. These inconveniences all are part of the infrastructure improvements necessary to keep business in the region moving. Less […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Small Business Administration will host a workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18 at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station to help veterans start their businesses and secure government contracts. Among the speakers are U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and local veterans who […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Five years ago, the Warren City School District issued 211 out-of-school suspensions to pupils in kindergarten and grades one through three. Last year, that number was 62. Through the first semester of this academic year, the number is just 14. At the center of this change is the introduction of social and […]

Friday, April 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Play on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in March was the highest since its September 2014 opening. Wagers on VLTs at the Austintown racino totaled $88.8 million, according to the newly released results posted by the Ohio Lottery Commission, which oversees  video slot machines. The March […]

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