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Education: YSU Student Earns $10K Accounting Scholarship | August 19, 2017

YSU Student Earns $10K Accounting Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jordan Roush, an accounting major in Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration, has been selected to receive the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholarship of $10,000 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Roush, a junior from Canfield, is the first YSU student to receive the PCAOB scholarship, which covers expenses such as […]

Economic Development: Ground Broken for Enclave Housing Complex at YSU | August 18, 2017

Ground Broken for Enclave Housing Complex at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At Friday’s ceremony marking the start of construction on Youngstown State University’s newest student housing complex, Jim Tressel confessed dissatisfaction. “Full disclosure, I’m a little bit disappointed it’s not done,” he said as contractors, just yards away, continued to prepare the site at the intersection of Wick and Lincoln avenues. “But I’ll […]

Banking & Finance: Huntington Bank to Give Away 1,000 Backpacks | August 18, 2017

Huntington Bank to Give Away 1,000 Backpacks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Huntington Bank is giving away nearly 1,000 backpacks throughout Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Mercer counties to help children get ready for the upcoming school year. The giveaway, announced this morning during a press event, is part of Huntington’s annual backpack initiative in partnership with the United Way, WFMJ and Great Clips “Stuff […]

Government: Ryan Calls for Removing Confederate Statues from Capitol | August 18, 2017

Ryan Calls for Removing Confederate Statues from Capitol

WASHNGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan yesterday called for the removal of statues commemorating the Confederacy from the nation’s Capitol. Renewed debate over the statues was sparked by last weekend’s protest over the removal of Confederate memorials in Charlottesville, Va., including a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee. The protests resulted in the death of […]