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Education: YSU Creates 5 Centers of Excellence, New Degrees | March 16, 2017

YSU Creates 5 Centers of Excellence, New Degrees

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five centers of excellence focusing on topics ranging from sports medicine to international business will be established at Youngstown State University. The centers were among several actions taken today by the YSU Board of Trustees to enhance the university’s academic offerings. The trustees also approved a new master’s degree in nurse practitioner […]

Government: BCI, Sheriff Raid NYO Office, Marchionda’s Home | March 16, 2017

BCI, Sheriff Raid NYO Office, Marchionda’s Home

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Twenty law enforcement officers, including those from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Ohio auditor’s office and the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office, met this morning at the state auditor’s office in the George V. Voinovich Government Center downtown before executing search warrants for the home of developer Dominic Marchionda and the […]

Company News: Armstrong Adds Ethernet over DOCSIS for Businesses | March 16, 2017

Armstrong Adds Ethernet over DOCSIS for Businesses

BUTLER, Pa. — Armstrong, the nation’s 11th largest cable television provider, announced Wednesday the availability of Ethernet over DOCSIS. Ethernet over DOCSIS provides small and medium-sized businesses connectivity to multiple sites using a standard cable modem. The dedicated Internet connection increases network bandwidth and reliability, while lowering costs, the company says. Symmetrical bandwidth is available […]

Economic Development: AutoParkit Garage Fascinates Port Authority Officials | March 16, 2017

AutoParkit Garage Fascinates Port Authority Officials

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Representatives of the Western Reserve Port Authority met in Los Angeles last week with three West Coast entrepreneurs who are pursuing projects in the Mahoning Valley. They met the entrepreneurs, who have ties to the Valley, at the ribbon cutting for the new parking garage developed by AutoParkit LLC. John Moliterno, executive […]

Economic Development: Ohio New Business Filings Had 2nd-Best Month in February | March 15, 2017

Ohio New Business Filings Had 2nd-Best Month in February

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio posted its second-best month ever in new business filings during February, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced today. Last month, 10,204 new entities filed to do business in Ohio, an increase of 803 from February 2016, Husted’s office reported. The February total comes behind only the 10,478 filings reported for […]