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Monday, June 23, 2014

NILES, Ohio -- West Corp. plans to hire 150 workers at its call center here as the company continues to expand into the health-care market. A job fair will be held July 2-3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its offices, 5185 Youngstown Warren Road. West, based in Omaha, said the positions focus on providing inbound customer service related to billing, payments, order fulfillment, and general customer inquiries for a mail-order prescription drug provider. Applicants are required to have intermediate level computer, typing and grammar skills. A high-school diploma or GED and...

Monday, June 23, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- WorkLife by Meridian, a provider of workforce wellness, occupational health and testing, reports it has qualified for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners in compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). According to FMCSA, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is a new program designed to “promote and preserve the highest level of professional standards, training and care among medical examiners.” The agency has strict regulations surrounding qualifications for commercial motor vehicle (...

Monday, June 23, 2014

Author:  Dan O'Brien MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio -- For Specialty Pipe & Tube Inc., the flurry of oil and gas activity that’s swarming the Utica shale play in eastern Ohio and the Marcellus shale in western Pennsylvania is in many ways just icing on the cake. In fact, the company has witnessed a steady increase in its business over the past 12 years, long before Big Energy began spending billions of dollars to tap into the vast repository of natural gas trapped in the two rock formations, says its president. “We sell across so many...

Monday, June 23, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A job fair will kick off the fourth annual YOUNG -- or Youngstown, Ohio Utica & Natural Gas -- conference and tradeshow. Contracts for exhibitor space, an exhibitor’s guide, sponsorship opportunities and a detailed agenda for YOUNG 2014, are now available. The event, presented by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, will take place Sept. 10-11 and focus on celebrating the Mahoning Valley’s manufacturers, says April Stanislaw, director of special events.. YOUNG 2014 is being held in conjunction with the organization’s golf outing Sept. 10 at...

Monday, June 23, 2014

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- The Cleveland Recruiting Battalion & New Castle Recruiting Co. will recognize Flynn’s Tire Group for its participation in the U.S. Army's Partnership for Youth Success Program July 1, Joe Flynn III has announced. Flynn is president of the company that he says is the newest PaYS partner. The recognition ceremony and partnership signing will be held at Flynn's corporate headquarters here from 10:45 a.m. to noon. The PaYS Program is a strategic partnership between the Army and a cross section of corporations, companies, and public sector...

Monday, June 23, 2014

NILES, Ohio -- NExT Aerospace, a division of Niles International, has passed its AS9100C and ISO 9001:2008 recertification audits, Bill Phillips Jr. has announced. Phillips is president of NExT. Intertech audited the company and approved its recertification in a letter dated June 13. It states NExT Aerospace has established and applies a quality management system for the design and manufacture of expanded metal fine meshes and foils for aerospace applications, complementing NExT Aerospace’s additional manufacturing standard recertification, ISO 9100:2008. NExT...

Monday, June 23, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Joan J. and Willard L. Boyd have established a scholarship at Youngstown State University designed to help qualified minority students who want to pursue a degree in health or medically related careers in clinical laboratory science. Applicants must be minority students majoring in either the two- or four-year clinical laboratory program at YSU, be enrolled full-time and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average, be a resident of northeastern Ohio or western Pennsylvania, and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Fafsa). First...

Friday, May 9, 2014

Jim Tressel, executive vice president for student success at The University of Akron, has accepted an offer to be the next president of Youngstown State University, where he coached football from 1986 to 2000 before leaving to coach the Ohio State Buckeyes. The post YSU chooses Tressel as next president appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Robert W. Shroder of Catholic Health Partners will be the commencement speaker for spring commencement May 17 at Youngstown State University. Melissa Wasser will address fellow graduates. The ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. for undergraduates and 2:30 p.m. for graduate students. The post Shroder, Wasser speak to YSU grads at spring commencement May 17 appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Election officials in the Mahoning Valley expect a light turnout of voters, in the 20-percent range, on Election Day, May 6. The exceptions may be in the West Branch School District and in Austintown, where levies are on the ballot. The post Elections officials expect light voter turnout at Mahoning Valley polls appeared first on The News Outlet.

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