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Getting Ahead: Duncan Becomes Certified Aging in Place Specialist | November 1, 2017

Duncan Becomes Certified Aging in Place Specialist

Jason Duncan of Duncan’s Bath & Kitchen Center, Poland, recently completed a three-day program to earn the Certified Aging in Place Specialist designation offered through the National Association of Home Builders. The coursework teaches contractors, custom builders and designers to assess the needs of individuals to function well within their homes and the ability of […]

Economic Development: Eastgate Applies for $10.2M Tiger Grant | November 1, 2017

Eastgate Applies for $10.2M Tiger Grant

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments has submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Transportation for a $10.2 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery, or Tiger, grant. The grant would support the Youngstown SMAR2T Network, a development project that “connects strategic, medical, manufacturing, academic, residential, recreational, technology and employment centers.” The […]

Awards & Events: Warren Civic Holds One-Man Show with Roy Firestone | October 31, 2017

Warren Civic Holds One-Man Show with Roy Firestone

WARREN, Ohio – The Warren Civic Music Association is presenting a one-man show Nov. 9 with Roy Firestone, a performer, monologist, humorist, musician and impressionist.  Firestone was formally an ESPN sports broadcaster where he interviewed over 5,000  athletes, musicians, actors, political figures, writers and filmmakers. He is a winner of seven Emmys and seven Awards for […]

Education: Three YSU Students Pass Global Business Exam | October 31, 2017

Three YSU Students Pass Global Business Exam

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two Youngstown State University students and one alumna recently passed the Certified Global Business Professionals exam, a national certification issued by the National Association for Small Business International Trade Educators and an acknowledgment of international business expertise in management, marketing, supply-chain management, and trade finance. Mariah Carna, a senior international business major, […]