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Friday, October 20, 2017

YSU faculty contract ratified Both sides credit improved culture of cooperation, understanding YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a new three-year contract with the university’s faculty union. The union had overwhelmingly ratified the contract earlier this month. “Our thanks for the hard work, dedication and professionalism of the negotiating […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

VIENNA, Ohio — A team of airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station returned here this morning following a 10-day mission in support of Puerto Rico relief effort. During the mission, the crew moved 61,000 pounds of cargo, 86 passengers and a border collie, according to Master Sgt. Robert S. […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved a $4 million loan guarantee toward the city’s Amphitheater and Riverfront Park project, now under development along the Mahoning River. The project is estimated to cost $9 million, and the city is in the process of securing opportunities for naming rights for […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved a $4 million loan guarantee toward the city’s Amphitheater and Riverfront Park project, now under development along the Mahoning River. The project is estimated to cost $9 million, and the city is in the process of securing opportunities for naming rights for […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The Columbiana County Port Authority in partnership with the County Economic Development is hosting an event about opportunities for marketing one’s property. Anyone who owns five acres or more of vacant land, industrial building, or retail property is invited to attend. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The April 1958 issue of Modern Mechanix magazine painted the picture of a future when driving is a leisurely activity, one where passengers could sit and chat or read newspapers or get some work done in an automated car. “You’ll reach over to push the button marked, ‘Electronic Drive.’ Selecting your lane, […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

Tom Humphries, president and CEO of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, will be inducted Nov. 2 into the 2017 class of Cleveland Magazine’s Community Leader Business Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Cleveland. Humphries is the first Mahoning Valley businessman to be recognized by the magazine since 2005. “I am truly honored not only […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

Retired educator Howard Friend is one of 20 military veterans who will be inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Nov. 9 in Columbus. Friend, 91, graduated from high school on D-Day, June 6, 1944. He was drafted into the Army and sent to Florida for 17 weeks of infantry training. As he remembers, […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

Dane S. Claussen, professor of communication at Thiel College, has been named editor of Newspaper Research Journal, a scholarly journal published by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Claussen is the chair of the college’s Department of Media, Communication and Public Relations and executive director of the James Pedas Communication Center at […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

Katie Dugan is the newest member of the staff at Cassidy Advertising & Consulting, Canfield. Her duties include writing copy for client websites, press releases and blogs, and search engine optimization. She is a 2013 graduate of Ohio University with a degree in journalism. Before joining Cassidy, Dugan was a reporter and producer for WFMJ, […]

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