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Thursday, June 11, 2015

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers organization is moving to expand the team’s worldwide footprint in the global marketplace. To that end, the Cavaliers has enlisted ESP Properties and Property Consulting Group to help maximize the franchise brand outside North America, with both agencies assigned to represent the Cavaliers in securing international partnerships. The NBA Finals […]

Thursday, June 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Combined sales of new and used cars in the Mahoning Valley dropped 1.4% last month, the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio reported Wednesday, with 5,914 vehicles leaving showrooms in May. Sales of new cars and trucks were down 5.2% compared to May 2014, with 2,482 sold last month in Mahoning, Trumbull […]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — After a bitter winter with little or no project activity, commercial builders in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys say the market is on the mend. A flurry of new bidding opportunities has emerged with the construction season in full swing. Regardless, the makeup of projects over the last several years has changed. […]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

POLAND, Ohio — Klacik Real Estate, one of the largest independent real estate agencies in the Mahoning Valley, reports the company sold properties valued at a combined $19.7 million as a result of 237 real estate transactions in 2014. “Our sales people did an exceptional job in 2014,” says Michael D. Klacik, broker. The company […]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University has named Barnes & Noble College as the new operator of the Kent State University Bookstore at its eight campuses. The existing bookstore staff will stay on and transition to new management, which took effect May 18 for the Kent and Trumbull campuses, and will take effect July 6 […]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

WASHINGTON – A $495,910 federal grant has been awarded to the Consortium for Advanced Hybrid Manufacturing-Integrating Technologies, a research partnership established by Youngstown State University and North Carolina State University,  U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Tuesday. The consortium is developing a comprehensive roadmap for integrating additive and subtractive metal manufacturing technologies — more commonly referred […]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

SALEM, Ohio — Years ago, on a cold day in Montana, Gil Goldberg found himself searching the aisles of a supermarket, looking for a product to soothe his chapped hands. A tube of “Udderly Smooth” hand cream caught his eye, and because he liked the name, he bought it. So pleased was Goldberg with the […]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Even before he moved back to Youngstown last year after living two decades in California, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini knew the area could be a stand-in for other locales on the silver screen. “I was at The Lake Club with my wife looking out at Lake Evans,” the retired boxer turned film […]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Laura Meeks, who retires next month after 16 years as president of Eastern Gateway Community College, is leaving at the top of her game. Her many accomplishments and achievements, which include overseeing the expansion and transformation of Jefferson County Community College as it entered Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties and doubled its […]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Laura Meeks, who retires next month after 16 years as president of Eastern Gateway Community College, is leaving at the top of her game. Her many accomplishments and achievements, which include overseeing the expansion and transformation of Jefferson County Community College as it entered Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties and doubled its […]

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