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Thursday, May 11, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa.  — Grove City College today officially confirmed that Vice President Mike Pence will deliver the keynote address at the college’s 137th Commencement May 20. It’s the first of three commencement addresses Pence will deliver this season, followed by the University of Notre Dame on May 21 and the U.S. Naval Academy on […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Tourists spent an estimated $34 billion in Ohio last year, generating an estimated $43 billion in sales, TourismOhio reported Wednesday. Direct visitor spending was up an estimated $1 billion from 2015 and generated $1 billion more in sales from 2015, according to data released yesterday by the state tourism promotion agency. The […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Pittsburgh, Pa. – America Makes, in partnership with 3D Veterans, has received a Google.org workforce development grant to expand the Additive Manufacturing Bootcamp this summer. The four-week program, which started last fall, teaches veterans about 3-D printing, computer-aided design drawing, 3-D scanning and traditional manufacturing to give them the skills necessary to find jobs in […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The lunch business in downtown Warren and Youngstown encompasses a wide array of restaurants that serve a diverse group of hungry people. Long gone is the three-martini lunch. Tax reform in the 1980s made that a relic of the Madmen world of Don Draper and Roger Sterling. Today’s lunch trade involves serving […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The lunch business in downtown Warren and Youngstown encompasses a wide array of restaurants that serve a diverse group of hungry people. Long gone is the three-martini lunch. Tax reform in the 1980s made that a relic of the Madmen world of Don Draper and Roger Sterling. Today’s lunch trade involves serving […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Grove City College entrepreneurship student Stephen Weaver is invited to spend the summer with Virginia-based Ignition Business Accelerator as a result of successfully pitching his idea for a new business. Weaver, of Cedarburg, Wis., participated in the inaugural Virginia Shark Tank, where he and other young entrepreneurs presented their elevator pitches to a […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will honor four businesses, one nonprofit organization and a community leader June 15 at its Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust. The luncheon event, to be held at The Lake Club in Poland, celebrates BBB accredited businesses and leaders that exemplify BBB standards […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Woodlands at Austinwoods Health Care Center won the Joan Kovach Safety Leadership Award Wednesday as an emotional Claudia Kovach presented the award to its administrator, Sally Demidovich, at the Maronite Center. Claudia Kovach presented the honor named in her mother’s memory to conclude the annual Mahoning Valley Safety Council safety awards […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University dedicated a new park yesterday to recognize distinguished faculty and staff throughout the university’s 100-year-plus history. The YSU Foundation Heritage Park, on Elm Street just north of Kilcawley Center, features a stone wall with the engraved names of the 73 former faculty and staff who have received the YSU […]

Thursday, May 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three groups of Mahoning Valley investors want to be a part of Ohio’s latest budding industry. Silver Rapids LLC, whose address is now listed as 200 Victoria Road, Austintown, plans to submit an application to the state of Ohio for a license to grow marijuana for medical purposes. Two others with local […]

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