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Friday, December 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The D. D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center begins its winter celebration tomorrow. It runs through Dec. 31. This year’s theme, “Toyland,” will display favorite games and toys from the past, including giant game pieces, 10-foot toy soldiers, and more. A scavenger hunt will also take place. Seasonal blooms will […]

Friday, December 1, 2017

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Through Jan. 12, Millwood Inc. in Vienna Township will be collecting items to assemble care packages for kids about to age out of the foster care system. As part of a partnership with Northeast Ohio Adoption Services’ Giving Hearts for Fresh Starts program, the pallet company is accepting new and gently […]

Friday, December 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – All three American automakers posted year-over-year drops in sales during November, keeping sales figures slightly behind last year’s record totals. Despite the declines, however, all beat industry analysts’ predictions Across its four brands, General Motors’ retail sales were down just 0.1% from a year ago, with sales totaling 197,340 last month. Total […]

Friday, December 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Brian Kessler was waking up in Los Angeles when his phone blew up; Daniel Kessler was at work at the family’s Boardman Molded Products when he was texted the news. The Ohio Department of Commerce yesterday awarded Riviera Creek Holding LLC one of the 12 provisional Level I licenses to grow medical […]

Friday, December 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With a $1.1 million donation from Dr. Chander M. Kohli and his wife, Karen, Youngstown State University will add 18 ‘Classrooms of the Future’ as part of its $100 million We See Tomorrow fundraising campaign. It’s something that Dr. Kohli said would make his son very proud. Aneal Mohan Kohli spent a […]

Friday, December 1, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – About 40 community leaders gathered Thursday in downtown Warren to talk to residents about why residents want to stay in the city and what could attract young professionals as part of the Warren Now! initiative. Warren Now is a collaborative of agencies that work in and with the city on economic development. […]

Friday, December 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – True loves will be on their merry way to a more robust and satisfying holiday shopping season this year, according to The PNC Christmas Price Index. To purchase the gifts included in the classic holiday song “The 12 Days of Christmas,” it will only cost 0.6% more than in 2016, says PNC […]

Friday, December 1, 2017

POLAND, Ohio – Bolt Construction Inc. is taking in 11 loads of 42-inch pipe over the next few days to be cut apart and welded into prefabricated sections for field installation in the oil and gas industry. Demand is “very high” now, reports Todd Miller, vice president. Bidding activity for work is higher during the […]

Friday, December 1, 2017

In his book The Seat of the Soul, author Gary Zukav shares a story about a customer having dinner in Italy. Upon receiving his bill, the man reviews each handwritten item until he reaches the last line that roughly translated means, “If it goes, it goes.” The man hands the bill to the waiter and […]

Thursday, November 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gloria Jones and Fireline Inc. presented a check for $50,000 to United Way of Youngstown and Mahoning Valley’s Success After 6 initiative at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in the Youngstown City School district. The check was in honor of Jones’s late husband Roger D. Jones. “We hope to honor her […]

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