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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s zoning and planning commission on Tuesday approved two measures that helps one of the state’s first medical marijuana cultivation centers to move forward. The commission voted 4-0 to recommend that city council approve a waiver for Riviera Creek LLC that would allow the company to operate a regulated use business […] The post City Commission Advances Marijuana Grow Site appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society has selected four renovation projects across the community as recipients of the organization’s 2018 Historic Preservation Awards. The awards are given each year to recognize those in Mahoning and Trumbull counties who take an active role in preserving landmark buildings, sites, and districts. The honorees will be […] The post MVHS Announces Historic Preservation Awards appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

AKRON, Ohio — Paul Dutton, a partner with the Youngstown law firm Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd., has been named chairman of the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors. Dutton has served on the foundation board since 2011 and on the Akron Children’s Hospital Board of Directors since 2017. In addition to his role […] The post Dutton to Chair Akron Children’s Foundation Board appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A $1 million donation to Youngstown State University’s “We See Tomorrow” campaign by Robert W. Reeder III, a 1981 YSU graduate, will create two new professorships in English and history in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The gift, announced today, is in honor of Reeder’s grandparents who were both […] The post YSU Grad Remembers His Grandparents with $1M Donation appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber is seeking applications for the 2018-2019 class of Leadership Mahoning Valley. The deadline is June 1. The program identifies individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who demonstrate leadership talent and community commitment. It provides a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key […] The post Deadline Is June 1 for Leadership Mahoning Valley appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It reads like the recipe for a lethal toxic soup: 400,000 pounds per day of suspended solids, 70,000 pounds per day of oil and grease, 9,000 pounds per day of ammonia-nitrogen, 500 pounds a day of cyanide, 600 pounds a day of phenols (carbon acids), and 800 pounds per day of zinc. […] The post Mahoning River Slowly Scrubs Its Contaminants appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

CALCUTTA, Ohio — Flynn Automotive Group is celebrating the opening of its new showroom here for Power Chevrolet Buick GMC. The 27,000-square-foot showroom sits on six acres at 15482 state Route 170. It contains an inventory of more than 400 vehicles, a spacious showroom with seven vehicles on display, a 15-bay service department, two express […] The post Power Chevrolet Opens New Calcutta Showroom appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 21st annual Streetscape planting will be held 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. This year’s theme is “Streetscape Superheroes 2018.” More than 600 volunteers are already registered, said CityScape Executive Director Sharon Letson in a release, to work at several sites around downtown Youngstown and across the city. “What started as a […] The post Streetscape ‘Superheroes’ Return Downtown June 2 appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A delegation from China’s Shandong University of Technology visited Youngstown State University last week to explore continued collaboration. The university is based in the city of Qi Culture-Zibo in the Shandong Province. The group spent time touring campus and the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, meeting with YSU President Jim […] The post Chinese University, YSU Seek More Collaboration appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

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