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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College received the Exemplary Board/CEO Award for 2015. The award, the highest national honor presented by the American Association of Community Colleges, was presented to Eastern Gateway representatives at an April 20 awards gala in San Antonio. The association recognized the challenges inherent in Eastern Gateway’s 2009 expansion from […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will partner with the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to help Ohio’s injured workers return to employment. The BWC/OhioMeansJobs Program will link workers whose injuries restrict them from performing their previous job responsibilities, or who want to […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN,, Ohio — On May 2, Sharon, Pa., will celebrate Spring Fling. Launched last year by Greater Sharon Associates, downtown merchants and businesses will take the spotlight during a day that features entertainment and giveaways. “It gives yet another reason for shoppers to come downtown,” says Laura Ackley, general manager of Donna’s Diner and the […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University says it will move to the “forefront of gender and sexuality research” with the establishment of a new Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. Planning for the center, which was announced today, will begin “in the coming weeks,” the university said, with an advisory group of faculty […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Marshalls Inc. department store chain will open a new store at Tiffany Square. A fall opening is planned for the store, Kutlick Realty LLC announced Tuesday. Marshalls, owned by TJX Companies, will occupy more than 20,000 square feet of the shopping center, where Hobby Lobby moved earlier this year. The off-price […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Earl F. Gohl walked into the Entrepreneurship Academy to ask questions of a class of 20 young people Tuesday afternoon. He didn’t have to pry the answers out. “In that room, you clearly have a whole slew of next-generation entrepreneurs,” says Gohl, co-chairman of the federal Appalachian Regional Commission. “You have to […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC plans to construct a compressor station in Mahoning County as part of its $412 million Abandonment and Capacity Restoration Project. Notice of the company’s intent was filed April 17 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. New compressor stations would also be built in Jackson, Morgan and Tuscarawas […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – State and local police departments cited drivers on Pennsylvania roads 2,121 times in 2014 for distracted driving and more than 5,000 times since laws against driving while wearing headphones and texting took effect in March 2012, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts announced Tuesday. A spokeswoman for the administrative office said the […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Planning Commission will work with Hubbard Township to update the township’s comprehensive plan. The planning commission created Hubbard’s last comprehensive plan in 2013. The planning commission will kick off the planning process by updating the inventory of data. The comprehensive plan update is scheduled to be completed in April […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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