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Monday, February 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Transportation is “highly encouraged” by the actions Aerodynamics Inc. has taken to alleviate the concerns expressed in its Jan. 22 show cause order (READ STORY), but is requesting additional information before it signs off on withdrawing that filing. “For example, more information is required concerning any relationships and […]

Monday, February 16, 2015

CLEVELAND — Economic development efforts in the region helped to attract or support the expansion of 16 businesses in northeastern Ohio during the fourth quarter, Team NEO reports. In addition, for all of last year, efforts by Northeast Ohio’s economic development organizations and JobsOhio, resulted in 79 projects that helped support the creation and retention […]

Monday, February 16, 2015

POLAND, Ohio – Kravitz of Poland, after being closed for several weeks, will reopen tomorrow for Fat Tuesday. The restaurant, inside the Poland Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, has been closed for “renovation, redecoration and innovation,” according to the company’s announcement. “Our Poland and surrounding area patrons will be pleased […]

Monday, February 16, 2015

POLAND, Ohio – Kravitz of Poland, after being closed for several weeks, will reopen tomorrow for Fat Tuesday. The restaurant, inside the Poland Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, has been closed for “renovation, redecoration and innovation,” according to the company’s announcement. “Our Poland and surrounding area patrons will be pleased […]

Friday, February 13, 2015

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Eastern Gateway Community College today named four finalists for the EGCC presidency to succeed Laura Meeks when she retires later this year. The four candidates are Jimmie Bruce, vice president of academic success at Northwest Vista College, San Antonio; Lada Gibson-Shreve, provost and chief academic officer at Stark State College, North Canton; […]

Friday, February 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — A new tool available on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s website will help link entrepreneurs looking for a small-business loan to get matched with an SBA lender. The tool, called LINC (for Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital), allows small-business owners to fill out a simple online form of 20 questions and […]

Friday, February 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Second Harvest Food Bank will kick off its 24th annual Harvest for Hunger campaign next Wednesday. The food and funds drive, which runs through April, aims to help stock Second Harvest’s shelves for the spring and summer months when donations decline. Last year’s campaign raised $175,849 and collected nearly 60,000 pounds of […]

Friday, February 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With plenty of room left in NYO Property Group’s Urban Office Space, the companies leasing space put on an open house, showing off the suites to 50 interested groups and companies. “I was very impressed. It’s a really good space and the rent is low,” says IM Image Marketing CEO Mike Tarantino. […]

Friday, February 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — The National Retail Federation projects retail industry sales (which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants) will increase 4.1%, up from the 3.5% growth seen in 2014. In its 2015 economic forecast, released Thursday, the trade organization said it expects non-store sales in 2015 to grow between 7% and 10%. The 4.1% increase overall […]

Friday, February 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan officially announced minutes ago that he will not challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Rob Portman in the 2016 election. Ryan’s decision, announced in an email distributed a short while ago, comes after “much thought and deliberation,” he said. The announcement comes amid rising speculation that Ryan’s friend and former […]

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