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Thursday, December 1, 2016

VIENNA, Ohio — The Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act conference report includes an amendment by U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown that makes C-130 upgrades a priority and strengthens the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and its mission capabilities, they say. In a joint news release, the Ohio senators said the amendment directs […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the person who wants to go all out for “my true love,” to wit, all the gifts sung about in “The 12 Days of Christmas,” the good news is that the total price has barely budged since last year, only 0.7% says PNC Financial Services Group. PNC, based in Pittsburgh, today […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said it is unlikely that Nancy Pelosi would retaliate against him for challenging her as minority leader. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, received 63 votes from his fellow Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives to the 134 cast for Pelosi, D-12 Calif., re-elected to lead the caucus. “Having 63 […]

Thursday, December 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An online tool the national Better Business Bureau introduced last year for victims to report scams allows them to become heroes, Carol Potter said Wednesday at the Covelli Centre. Potter, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties, shared information on ScamTracker among other items during […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, has lost his bid to unseat Nancy Pelosi as the leader of Democrats in the House of Representatives. Ryan received 63 votes to Pelosi’s 134, giving her the support of two thirds of the Democratic caucus, which she predicted last week that she would receive. Still, […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Citing increasing enrollment, a strong financial profile and management policies, Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Youngstown State University’s bond rating to A+, the university announced this morning. In addition, Moody’s Investors Services kept its rating of the university as A2, indicating a “stable outlook.” “These ratings signify to investors that YSU represents […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises announced Tuesday it has purchased 22 Panera Bread bakery-cafes in South Carolina and Georgia. The newly acquired market includes midland and lowland South Carolina and Georgia, with bakery-cafes in the state capitals of Columbia and Augusta, as well as the coastal towns of Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Hilton Head and Savannah. […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The board of the Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp. spent some 40 minutes in executive session discussing downtown real estate Tuesday before returning to open session to devote 12 minutes to reviewing routine business. Under the Ohio “Sunshine Act,” public and quasi-public boards are allowed to meet privately to discuss the […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Jess Warren, owner of Quest-Crete Studios here and an artist creating concrete sculptures, has been selected as a new member of a national collaborative of similar artists, Concrete Wolf Pack. Warren creates concrete countertops, tabletops, fireplaces and other customized works. Concrete Wolf Pack was organized to get artists working together, founder […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –With only a few hours remaining before the 194 Democrats in the next term of House of Representatives elect their leader, Tim Ryan could receive as many as 70 votes in his bid to unseat Nancy Pelosi as minority leader.  That number was reported late Tuesday by The Texas Tribune, which said Democrats […]

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