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Saturday, November 18, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – People need to “dig deeper” and give to have a real impact, businessman Sam Boak Jr. said Friday at the National Philanthropy Day lunch. Boak’s company, Boak & Sons Inc. in Austintown, was among the organizations and individuals recognized at the ceremony, held at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center. The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

VIENNA, Ohio – The Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport is holding a public forum to discuss a possible new airline service from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Dec. 5 at the airport. An executive representative of Southern Airways will attend the event and a complimentary breakfast will be served. “One of the airline options we are considering […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – A Fall Into Charity Community Open House and Fundraiser to help feed families in the community will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 at Forty Two Event Production’s office on 388 McClurg Road. For every $1 or non-perishable food item donated, community members will receive one entry into […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – A Fall Into Charity Community Open House and Fundraiser to help feed families in the community will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 at Forty Two Event Production’s office on 388 McClurg Road. For every $1 or non-perishable food item donated, community members will receive one entry into […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

LORDSTOWN Ohio – Matt Streb considers himself among the fortunate. “Once the layoffs hit, a lot of people panicked,” Streb recalls. “I have my degree in communications, and I worked as a mailman for a few years, so I had some options.” Streb was among the more than 800 hourly workers placed on layoff in […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

LORDSTOWN Ohio – Matt Streb considers himself among the fortunate. “Once the layoffs hit, a lot of people panicked,” Streb recalls. “I have my degree in communications, and I worked as a mailman for a few years, so I had some options.” Streb was among the more than 800 hourly workers placed on layoff in […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Burke Decor will unveil its newly renovated design center and exclusive line of designer lighting tomorrow at an open house from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The store, 1419 Boardman Canfield Road, is the only provider between Pittsburgh and Cleveland of Visual Comfort lighting. The collection includes options from top designers such […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Penn-Northwest Development Corp. is about 90 days away from closing on a new site that can be developed for prospective companies. “We’ve narrowed it down to the No. 1 site that we like, but I can’t tell you where it is until we close on the property,” Randy Seitz, executive director of […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Board of Directors of the Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County voted Thursday to acquire the former RG Steel office building on Pine Avenue. The CIC board exercised its option to buy the building for $1 from the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center. Board members Mayor Doug Franklin and […]

Friday, November 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After losing his job Oct. 30, Jason Ray, a resident of the East Side, is looking for a new direction in the workforce. “I have a lot of experience in industrial work and at warehouses,” he said Thursday. “Right now I’m trying to get some different training and get more experience under […]

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