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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Marching Pride will be holding two events for the start of the marching band season. Meet the Marching Pride is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Stambaugh Stadium. The event is free and open to the public, although a free-will donation to support the Marching Pride will be […]

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Marching Pride will be holding two performances for the start of the marching band season. Meet the Marching Pride is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Stambaugh Stadium. The event is free and open to the public, although a free-will donation to support the Marching Pride will be […]

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital is marking its 10th anniversary this week with a “Decade of Excellence” celebration designed to draw attention to its mission and rapid growth. Events include activities to recognize and thank patients, the community, physicians and employees for their role in transforming the site at 8401 Market St. “from […]

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration is not a lender, but its programs offer commercial lenders added assurance that borrowers will repay their loans. SBA’s loan programs were the topic of a seminar Tuesday hosted by the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University. The SBA doesn’t extend credit. Rather it […]

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In this month’s Bites & Bits of History program at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, Richard Scarsella will discuss William Holmes McGuffey and his impact on American education. The lunch program, held Aug. 17, begins at noon in the Tyler History Center downtown. Scarsella is president of the William Holmes McGuffey Historical […]

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp. and Monitor Bancorp Inc., based in Big Prairie, Ohio, announced Tuesday that their shareholders have voted to merge their bank holding companies. The transaction is valued at approximately $7.8 million. Said Kevin J. Helmick, president and CEO of Farmers, in a prepared statement, “This transaction will serve as an […]

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Starting a craft brewery requires more than a basic knowledge of how to brew beer and the road from craft beer aficionado to owner-operator has many barriers. So Adam Keck and Ira Gerhart have found as they set out on their journeys. Keck owns Modern Methods Brewing Co. in Warren. Gerhart is […]

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help encourage participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has announced. The $498,880 grant stems from a proposal by the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., “Eating for Health in the Mahoning Valley.” The funds will expand the Mercy […]

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown City School District needs more high school math teachers and is willing to negotiate salaries to get them. “School starts in less than a month and we’d like to start the year with these teaching positions filled,” said CEO Krish Mohip. Sept. 5 is the first day of school for […]

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Awesome Foundation of Youngstown is accepting proposals through Sept. 8 for its inaugural $1,000 grant awards. Created by a group of Youngstown State University professors and faculty, local entrepreneurs and educators, the foundation will award the money to “an individual or group utilizing the creative arts and technology as a catalyst […]

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