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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College students shared two of the top three prizes in the Oh-Penn for Business College Business Plan Competition. The competition was organized by the eCenter@LindenPointe, a Hermitage, Pa., business incubator that works with Grove City College and its Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Any undergraduate from Pennsylvania and Ohio […]

Thursday, May 7, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The 4th Annual Riverfest, hosted by The Friends of the Mahoning River, will take place June 6 along the Mahoning River at the B&O Station here. The free, family oriented event celebrates the river, and each year the scope and activities are expanded. This year, participants may walk the river’s Nature Trail […]

Thursday, May 7, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In 2008, the beer industry faced a crisis. The supply of hops, one of the four mainstay ingredients in brewing beer, fell far short of demand as the price rose to $26 a pound from $3. The crisis, years in the making, had resulted from farmers growing other crops that paid them […]

Thursday, May 7, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown ranks dead last — 100th — in a survey of the best and worst metropolitan areas for someone to work for a small business, WalletHub.com said Wednesday. WalletHub, which a spokeswoman describes as “a personal finance website to help consumers make good decisions,” also ranked Toledo 98th, or third from the […]

Thursday, May 7, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is accepting nominations for the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards. This year’s event, which will take place Nov. 20 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman, will mark the 25th year of the awards in the Mahoning Valley. The public is invited to […]

Thursday, May 7, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Increased out-of-market competition – from entities with a physical presence here as well as online – has forced locally owned deaalers of office products and supplies to adapt, some on surprising turf. At Modern Office Products in Boardman, 95% of its competition “is not located here,” says Bill Cross, owner and president. […]

Thursday, May 7, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – For a third consecutive year, J.D. Power has ranked Huntington Bank first in the North Central region of its U.S. Retail Banking Survey of 23 banks, the bank announced Tuesday, This year’s results showed the bank scoring 835, seven points higher than a year ago, on Power’s 1,000-point scale. The survey showed […]

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