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Banking & Finance: FCC Cites First National Bank for Autodialed Ads | September 14, 2015

FCC Cites First National Bank for Autodialed Ads

WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission Friday issued a “citation and order” against Pittsburgh-based F.N.B. Corp., parent of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, saying the bank has violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by requiring customers to hear recorded advertisements and text messages as a condition of using its online services and Apple Pay. The […]

Education: Professional Development Summit Gives YSU Students an Edge | September 14, 2015

Professional Development Summit Gives YSU Students an Edge

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Almost as soon as the panelists at the professional development summit at YSU finished answering one question, students’ hands shot up to asks theirs. “What are you looking for when someone comes in for an interview?” one Youngstown State University student asked. Another wanted to know, “What if I don’t have any […]

Government: Regional Chamber Opposes Proposed Ozone Standards | September 14, 2015

Regional Chamber Opposes Proposed Ozone Standards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is joining federal and state officials and business groups in Ohio to oppose proposed changes in the National Ambient Air Quality Standard rules for ground-level ozone emissions. The chamber cited data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that showed ozone levels across the country fell more than […]

Awards & Events: Wean to Receive Ohio Philanthropy Award | September 11, 2015

Wean to Receive Ohio Philanthropy Award

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gordon Wean, chairman of the Raymond John Wean Foundation and board member of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, has been named this year’s recipient of the Ohio Philanthropy Award. He will receive the award at Philanthropy Ohio’s conference Sept. 18. The Ohio Philanthropy Award recognizes individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding […]

Economic Development: eCentre Director to Take Job With Grove City College | September 11, 2015

eCentre Director to Take Job With Grove City College

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The eCenter@LindenPointe will conduct a regional and national search for a new executive director, following the announcement that Yvonne English, the executive director, has been named executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Grove City College. “During her five years at the helm, Yvonne has been instrumental in developing […]

Awards & Events: Columbiana Chamber Breakfast to Discuss Business Loans | September 11, 2015

Columbiana Chamber Breakfast to Discuss Business Loans

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host a business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Dutch Haus Restaurant. Representatives from Home Savings and Loan Co., Farmers National Bank, Huntington Bank and Chase Bank will relate the criteria they use in granting business loans, says April D. Brinker, chamber executive […]