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Friday, August 28, 2015

UNIVERISTY PARK, Pa. — Two-year-old children with larger oral vocabularies enter U.S. kindergarten classrooms better at reading and mathematics as well as better behaved, according to a team of researchers lead by Paul Morgan, associate professor of education policy studies, Penn State. Other research has found that children who are doing better academically in kindergarten […]

Friday, August 28, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – During the job fair at the Trumbull campus of Kent State University from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct 8., the campus will host a “Backpack to Briefcase” session. The session is designed to give college students the chance to go through mock interviews with employers from the Mahoning Valley. Deadline to […]

Friday, August 28, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rate of foreclosures in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman statistical area fell in June compared to June 2014, CoreLogic reported Thursday. The rate measures the percentage of loans in some stage of the foreclosure. CoreLogic is based in Irvine, Calif. The data show that the rate of foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans here was […]

Friday, August 28, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Global corporations and smaller companies closer to home touted the benefits they are reaping from America Makes following a round table at the additive manufacturing center Thursday with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. Partners who represent a cross-section of America Makes’ 146 members participated in the discussion, which as closed to […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The return on investment for the private sector partners with America Makes ranges from a low of 8 to 1 to a high of 20 to 1, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker informed reporters Thursday morning. She also reported that the number of partners with America Makes has grown in two […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The return on investment for the private sector partners with America Makes ranges from a low of 8 to 1 to a high of 20 to 1, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker informed reporters Thursday morning. She also reported that the number of partners with America Makes has grown in two […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ike Omran figured word would spread quickly and it did, first via social media and then on this morning’s local TV newscasts. Omran owns BP Fuel Fast Break at the intersection of Midlothian Boulevard and Youngstown-Poland Road. Early this morning his station was selling gasoline for $2.09 a gallon. He lowered it […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, today welcomed U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to its headquarters downtown. Pritzker was accompanied by Jay Williams, the city’s former may who now serves as assistant secretary of commerce for economic development and three other top officials from her department. The commerce secretary […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio — A “Friends and Farmers” dinner Sept. 25 at the Ridge Crest Equestrian Center will showcase the growing agriculture industry in Trumbull and Mahoning counties. The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and farm bureaus of both counties are the sponsors. Trumbull County is home to 888 farms, Mahoning County 578, of the more than 8,000 […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – A few minutes after the No. 28 card was cut from the Queen of Hearts board at Barry Dyngles Pub, Jennifer Melago was still shaking. As a hush fell over the crowd once the card had been cut from the board – still face down – Barry Dyngles general manager Doug Duganne […]

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