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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s Tax Incentive Review Council this morning agreed to hold quarterly meetings in order to better monitor how well companies that receive tax abatements are complying with hiring and investment targets. Under the new structure, the council will meet in January, April, July and October instead of once annually, said Jonathan […]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s Tax Incentive Review Council this morning agreed to hold quarterly meetings in order to better monitor how well companies that receive tax abatements are complying with hiring and investment targets. Under the new structure, the council will meet in January, April, July and October instead of once annually, said Jonathan […]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The State of Ohio Controlling Board, at its meeting Monday, approved a Fast Track Abandoned Gas Station Grant of up to $100,000 to fund the cleanup of an abandoned gas station site on South State Street in Girard. The former McQuaids station, which has been vacant for several years, was acquired by […]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Monday he would lead the charge against President Donald Trump’s nominee for drug czar. Stories as part of a joint investigation by “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post accuse the nominee, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-10, Pa., of introducing legislation that waters down the U.S. Drug Enforcement […]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s permanent installation of the “People of the Mahoning Valley: Stories of Identity and Innovation” will be unveiled to the public at a open house from noon to 4 p.m Nov. 4 at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St. The exhibit traces the history and development of […]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio– Advantage Video Production Co. is reaching new heights with the addition of a commercially licensed drone aircraft. “This small but mighty piece of equipment opens the door to exciting new photo and video opportunities for AVP clients,” says the company’s owner, Chris Jaskiewicz. New federal regulations put into place in late 2016 require […]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. – For the first time, Grove City College will host the Association of Christian Schools International’s Professional Development Forum, bringing more than 300 educators to the college. The three-day forum begins Wednesday evening with a lecture from Grove City College professor Julie Moeller on “Worldviews in the Spotlight,” the main topic of […]

Monday, October 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The menu of resources at the Common Wealth Kitchen Incubator now includes shared-use office space for any entrepreneur, freelancer, or home-office professional in need of a workplace. “It seemed like people were using the kitchen for office space. We had a lady who would sit with her computer on her lap and […]

Monday, October 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Accounting and financial students will join practitioners this Saturday for the Williamson College of Business Administration’s Accounting and Finance Student/Practitioner Day. The event takes place from 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Williamson Hall at Youngstown State University. It is conducted annually in conjunction with the Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance, […]

Monday, October 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley has received $5,000 from the Home Savings Charitable Foundation. The money will go toward the food bank’s warehouse expansion. Last year, Second Harvest distributed a record 10.5 million pounds of food, a figure executive director Michael Iberis expects to meet again this year. “Due […]

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