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Friday, March 13, 2015

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Eastern Gateway Community College’s board of trustees recently approved entering into a joint-use agreement with Mercy College of Ohio and members were updated on the implementation of grants for the new precision machining and welding training center in Youngstown. Development of the training center and the agreement with Mercy College “will better […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The U.S. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. lawsuit against the former owner of RG Steel, Renco Corp. is slated to go to trial July 6. In 2013, the agency filed a complaint against billionaire industrialist Ira Rennert’s Renco Group, alleging the company evaded paying millions of dollars in pension obligations by selling a […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The redevelopment of the Erie Terminal and Federal buildings and endeavors including the Gatta, Wells and Wick building projects and the proposed downtown hotel show “folks want to make downtown a place to work and to live, and I think that’s something that we have to celebrate,” Mayor John McNally said. McNally, now […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As students from eight schools huddle around the computers in the first-floor labs of Williamson Hall, you catch snippets of what sounds like a company board meeting. “What if we throw more into marketing? Maybe drop the price a bit?” “If we put more into R&D now, we can get ahead before […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Rob Portman is standing firm on his position that the letter he and 46 other Republican senators sent to leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran this week can strengthen the Obama administration’s position in negotiations over its nuclear program. “I signed it because I think it helps get the […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University President Beverly Warren today signed two agreements with Dankook University of Seoul, South Korea, that expanded the schools’ existing partnerships. Joining Warren at the ceremony was the president of Dankook University, Chang Ho-sung. “A top priority for Kent State is to expand our global reach and enhance opportunities for […]

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Boardman Subaru and Subaru of America Inc. this morning presented a check for $25,877 to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley as part of the automaker’s “Share the Love” campaign. Boardman Subaru will also donate an additional $5,000 to Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley, the company said. Rob Fellman, president of Boardman Subaru, presented […]

Thursday, March 12, 2015

CLEVELAND – The NASA Glenn Research Center here and Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the commercialization arm of the Cleveland Clinic, are entering into a joint collaboration that will bring NASA’s aeronautics and spaceflight engineering expertise to CCI’s Global Healthcare Innovations Alliance, a collaboration of health-care systems, academic institutions and corporate partners. The entities will work together […]

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