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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a few minutes of silence, the students at Rayen Early College Middle School slowly opened their eyes. “What was going through your head just now?” congressman Tim Ryan asked them. Among the first answers: food, sleep and candy. “I’m seeing a common theme here,” the U.S. representative, D-13 Ohio, said with […]

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New and used car sales in the Mahoning Valley continued to fall last month as dealerships sold 5,063 vehicles in August, down 1.1% from the same month a year ago, data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association show. It marks the fifth consecutive month of year-over-year sales declines in Mahoning, Trumbull […]

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — Things Remembered will hold a job fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon to fill 700 seasonal positions at its fulfillment center here, 500 S. Bailey Road. The fulfillment center, which operates three shifts around the clock, seven days per week, is hiring for part-time and full-time positions on all three […]

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC is sponsoring four service technicians as they complete an associate degree in automotive technology at Stark State University in Canton. The two-year program began Aug. 29,. The students’ tuition will be paid for by Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, the company said. To stay in the program, each student  […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New and used car sales in the Mahoning Valley continued to fall last month as dealerships sold 5,063 vehicles in August, a 1.1% fall from the same month a year ago, data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association show. It marks the fifth consecutive month of year-over-year sales declines in Mahoning, […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Coalition for Job Growth and Investment will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday to kick off efforts to defeat the sixth attempt to ban shale gas development within the city. The Youngstown Community Bill of Rights Committee announced in late June it had gathered enough signatures to […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel College will break ground on a $4.5-million science connector as part of its annual homecoming celebration Oct. 1. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. as President Susan Traverso, the Board of Trustees and members of Thiel’s faculty kick off construction. The groundbreaking will be followed by a reception in the James […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

There is a grassy dry channel about 20 feet wide that stretches along the Shenango River near Sharpsville, Pa., its ridges stocked with summer wildflowers and trees. Directly ahead, the shallow gulch bisects two perfectly preserved cut-stone walls that appear oddly out of step with the natural habitat in this segment of the river. Both […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Tony Award-winning comedy, a Stephen Sondheim musical and a Mozart opera are among the offerings as the Youngstown State University Department of Theater and Dance announces it 53rd season of performances. University Theater will open its season at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 with the Tony Award-winning comedy “Vanya and Sonia and […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a new fundraiser, Grapes & Growlers, from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 1. The wine and beer tasting event will be held in Loft 18, a new venue at route 18 in Transfer, Pa., near Rutledge Road. The owners of Loft 18 are in […]

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