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Friday, November 18, 2016

It isn’t difficult for executive chef at the Lake Club to pin down when he knew he wanted to be a chef. Forrest Miller was nearly 13 when he saw an infomercial. “It was for a spice rack and a cookbook by Paul Prudhomme. I asked my parents for it for my birthday,” he says. […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.9% last month, up from 4.8% in September, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported. The rate is also an increase from October 2015, when unemployment was at 4.7%. Nationally, the unemployment rate in October was 4.9%, 0.1% lower than a month prior to October 2015. […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Researchers at Northeast Ohio Medical University have identified a connection between areas of the brain stem and changes to the bone density, signaling that bones “may be one of the earliest indicators of brain degeneration in Alzheimer’s disease.” In a preclinical model of the degenerative disease, researchers found that early reductions in […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chesapeake Appalachia LLC, a unit of Oklahoma-based Chesapeake Energy, has sold 27 Utica shale wells and 37,000 net acres in Columbiana County and Beaver County, Pa., to Geopetro LLC. The sale was completed Oct. 27. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The package includes 22 wells that produced an average of […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Here comes the pushback, predictable for 24/7 political junkies but not the least bit worrisome in a congressional district that gave Tim Ryan more than 70% of its votes Nov. 8, and would overwhelmingly elect him leader of the House Democratic Caucus if it could. As soon as it became known that […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Some of the problems with the building that Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley calls home are easily seen as you drive by. Loose bricks are falling from the façade and the slate shingles slide from the roof put up in the 1930s. Inside, when it rains, the ceilings leak. Other problems, […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — To kick of this holiday season, Cardinal Mooney High School will host its inaugural alumni weekend that runs from Nov. 23 through Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29. Mooney alumni will participate in the following: Nov. 23, 7 p.m.: All-Class Reunion Bash at Ryes the Bar/Imbibe Martini Bar. Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to 3 […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — American Business Center Inc. has received the annual Chairman’s Award from Ricoh Americas Corp. at Ricoh’s 2016 National Dealer Meeting. Ricoh has more than 400 dealers across the United States. The Chairman’s Award is given to the Ricoh dealer that best exemplifies the qualities that help grow and improve business, says Jim […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Tim Ryan, the 43-year-old congressman from the Mahoning Valley first elected in 2002, today announced his candidacy for House Democratic Leader. In a letter sent to the 193 current and future members of the Democratic caucus, Ryan said he will be putting forward “policies and ideas to help us energize the diverse […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Nearly every day, Antuan Mack of Youngstown makes his way to the Main Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County to grab a seat before one of the 37 computers available to patrons. There, Mack listens to music, reads books, watches DVDs, visits news websites and has applied for […]

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