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Economic Development: Valley Ideal for Aerospace Industry, Leaders Say | June 16, 2017

Valley Ideal for Aerospace Industry, Leaders Say

VIENNA, Ohio – Northeastern Ohio — especially the Mahoning Valley — is fertile ground for developing a deep manufacturing and supply base for the aerospace industry, which is already a thriving part of the state’s economy. That’s the message business, military and academic leaders delivered to the Ohio Aerospace & Aviation Technology Committee Friday during […]

Economic Development: Study Finds Shortage of Credentialed Workers in NE Ohio | June 16, 2017

Study Finds Shortage of Credentialed Workers in NE Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Northeastern Ohio lags when it comes to producing enough credentialed workers necessary to staff the number of jobs available in some of the higher-paying economic sectors, according to a recent study. The report, “Aligning Opportunities in Northeast Ohio,” compiled by the Cleveland Foundation and Team Northeast Ohio, or Team NEO, shows that […]

Economic Development: Opponents of Marijuana Farms Want Ear of Council | June 6, 2017

Opponents of Marijuana Farms Want Ear of Council

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A coalition composed of faith-based groups, concerned citizens and small businesses say that allowing the cultivation of medical marijuana within the city opens the door for recreational drug use that would endanger the community. “This is not really about medical marijuana statewide,” said Al Yanno, co-director of Now Youngstown and pastor at […]

Economic Development: Council to Consider $4M Loan for Enclave Project | June 5, 2017

Council to Consider $4M Loan for Enclave Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council this week will consider development agreements to help finance a $16 million student housing complex at Youngstown State University. Council’s committee on housing, community and economic development will meet at 5 p.m. today to discuss the city administration’s requests for action on the agreement with Youngstown Campus Associates LLC, as […]