Local News

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation has pledged $20,000 to Ursuline High School for upgrades to the cafeteria lighting in the school. “We are excited to bring our 1956 era building to the technological efficiencies found with modern LED lighting,” said the Rev. Richard Murphy, president of Ursuline High School in a news release. […]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

COLUMBUS – Fyda Freightliner has acquired a new simulator that will help train the 106 service technicians that work at the company’s seven locations, including Austintown, the company said. The New Cascadia simulator includes a fully functioning dashboard that can be connected to, and operate, the Detroit Diesel training engine, allowing the technician in training […]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Business Incubator portfolio company Freshmade 3D will unveil its proprietary 3-D printing material at a ceremony 11 a.m. Oct. 3 at Camelot Lanes in Boardman. The new material, known as AMClad, is an isotropic engineered sand composite that can be used to print large objects ranging from tools to sculptures to […]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Seven ZIP codes that cover sections of Mahoning and Trumbull counties are among the most economically distressed areas in the country, according to a newly released nationwide analysis of economic vitality. The Economic Innovation Group, based in Washington, D.C., this week published its 2017 Distressed Communities Index, an interactive tool for measuring […]

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. to help underwrite the nonprofit organization’s Community Financial Literacy Initiative. “We provide financial literacy services including one-on-one counseling for individuals seeking to own a home or start or expand a small business.” YNDC’s executive director, Ian Beniston, said […]

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — The Things Remembered Fulfillment Center here is adding 700 seasonal jobs for the holidays and will hold a job fair at the warehouse and distribution facility Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The Fulfillment Center, 500 S. Bailey Road, operates 24/7 and is adding full- and part-time workers on all three […]

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The local chapter of Score will conclude this season’s Bagels to Business Networking series Oct. 12 with a presentation on business taxes. The event runs from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Kravitz Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave. in Liberty Township. The topic, “Small Business: Are You Taking All Your Deductions?” will be presented […]

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS — New research from the National Safety Council and the Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative reveals that a U.S. employer with 1,000 workers stands to lose about $1.4 million each year in absenteeism, diminished productivity, and health care costs because of exhausted employees, many of whom have undiagnosed and untreated sleep disorders. The costs […]

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — Clark Leonard glances across hundreds of acres of soybeans planted on land he owns bordered by Interstate 76 to the north and North Bailey Road to the east. Over time, he envisions these fields filled not with crops, but office buildings, hotels, restaurants, car dealerships and retail establishments – a departure […]

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The director of the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University, Randall Goldberg, will present a lecture, “The Kishineff Massacre and Domestic Musical Practice in America,” Oct. 24 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Goldberg’s presentation at the Library of Congress focuses on the Kishineff (Chişinău) Pogrom, which Goldberg […]

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