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Monday, March 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Dana Chorale, a group of 25 Youngstown State University students and four faculty, will go on an 11-day musical tour of South Korea in May. The chorale is schedule to visit five cities – Seoul, Cheongju, Samcheok, Changwon and Busan – and perform at three universities: Sejong University, Chungbuk National University […]

Monday, March 27, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Robb Zbierski, a professional speaker, trainer and personal coach with Freedom Personal Development, will be the featured speaker April 8 during the second day of the 2017 Rotary International District 6650 district conference. The conference will be held April 7-8 at the Avalon Inn in Howland Township. Zbierski works with companies across […]

Monday, March 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – It’s early spring and that means it’s tax time in America. Or, as it’s sometimes called in the accounting industry, “intern season.” Every year, accounting firms scout and place thousands of top accounting students in internship positions. This gives them valuable real-world experience during the busiest time of the tax year. The […]

Monday, March 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” as DuBose Heyward wrote in George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess,” but summer concerts are the products of much time, money and thought. When the mercury rises, outdoor entertainment heats up in the Mahoning Valley. Venues, bands, cities and promoters vie for the attention and dollars of […]

Monday, March 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s online master’s of Business Administration program has been recognized as a “Best Online MBA Program: Top 20 Deal” by Great College Deals. Great College Deals ranks the YSU program as 13th on the list. The program was recognized for having instructors with strong academic backgrounds, vast teaching experience, and […]

Monday, March 27, 2017

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Three years after a fire at the Reynolds Industrial Park, Greenville-Reynolds Development Corp. is ready to begin construction on new buildings at the site, officials say. The development corporation operates the industrial park. In April 2014, a fire destroyed the 35,000-square-foot building at the industrial park. Plans call for two buildings, each […]

Monday, March 27, 2017

GIRARD, Ohio — After 72 years in business, including 21 in the Mahoning Valley, Leppo Inc., a provider of construction equipment, opened a new and larger store Friday off Interstate 80 at Salt Springs Road. “We have about five acres out here,” Leppo Vice President Dan Lebeau said at the ribbon cutting. “Most of our […]

Monday, March 27, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Attendance at Boardman Park in 2016 set an all-time record, according to Daniel Slagle Jr., executive director. Close to half a million people visited the park during the year, an increase of 12%, or 58,000, from 2014. Attendance increased in all areas, but the park’s greatest attendance increase was seen in the […]

Monday, March 27, 2017

SALEM, Ohio – The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Networking Before Nine Breakfast on April 12 at the Salem Community Center, 1098 N. Ellsworth. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. with breakfast and refreshments served until 8:15. From 8:15 to 9:00 a.m., the event will have a rotation that gives members the opportunity […]

Friday, March 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Joseph Company International CEO Mitchell Joseph said this morning his company would make a pair of “major announcements” in May and September in relation to the $20 million project it is developing on the East Side. Joseph, whose great-grandfather founded the Star Bottling Co. in 1921, announced last fall that his company […]

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