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Friday, July 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp. re-elected its leadership Thursday and adopted a fiscal 2017 budget of just more than $1 million. G. Richard Pavlock, retired senior vice president at the former First Place Bank, was re-elected chairman of the CIC board, James D. Miller vice chairman, Richard J. Schiraldi treasurer […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

AKRON, Ohio – Sequoia Financial Group, an affiliate of Cohen & Co., will acquire RAV Financial, Beachwood, Sequoia President and CEO Tom Haught announced this week. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. RAV will adopt the Sequoia name Oct. 1, Haught said. With the $500 million in assets RAV has under advisement, Sequoia will […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded Youngstown State University a $100,000 grant to launch a public arts project in Youngstown. The award is among the largest of 64 NEA Our Town grants — out of nearly 250 applicants across the nation — announced last month. The program supports creative projects to […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new community feeding site opening soon aims to fill more than the stomachs of its patrons, kitchen manager Ralph “Skip” Barone said. Finishing touches such as electrical work and plumbing are underway and equipment is coming in daily, including the cooler and freezer that are being installed tomorrow at Our Community […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

CLEVELAND — Shaukat Sindhu of Warren was sentenced to 45 months in prison for defrauding banks out of approximately $2.5 million primarily through fraudulent short sales of gas stations in the Youngstown area. Sindhu, 56, previously pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, one count of corrupt interference with the administration […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The dust is flying inside the newest building in the Youngstown Business Incubator campus, and its chief operating officer, Barb Ewing, is equally excited by the activity inside its older buildings. Inside the former Vindicator Building, an asbestos survey is being conducted and a garage just outside has been razed, its debris […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Helga Ives would go up the two flights of stairs in her split-level house – assisted by a pair of canes — several times a day to spend time in her beloved library, Scott Schulick recalls. “And indeed it was a library, filled with over 5,000 volumes spanning nearly a century,” plus […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio University Innovation Center generated $7.2 million in employee compensation and supported 176 jobs last year, according to an economic report put together by the university’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. The jobs figure represents “the number of jobs created directly, indirectly or induced by” the dozen companies at […]

Monday, May 11, 2015

After Tony Vavlas’ funny Facebook postings got a following, the Campbell, OH, man collected them all for a book: “You Can’t Feed Butter to a Cat: And Other Conversations I’ve Had With My Dad.” The post Cats, butter, conversations lead to book by Campbell man appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Green or natural burials are becoming more popular among environmental- and cost-conscious consumers. The post Natural burials becoming popular option appeared first on The News Outlet.

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