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Kent State Considers Airport for Drone Program

WARREN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority is talking with Kent State University about using space at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport for a training program. Maureen McFarland, director of Kent State’s aviation program, is expected to visit the Vienna Township airport in July to “have a conversation about utilization of our airport,” John Moliterno, WRPA […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority is talking with Kent State University about using space at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport for a training program. Maureen McFarland, director of Kent State’s aviation program, is expected to visit the Vienna Township airport in July to “have a conversation about utilization of...

Millennials’ Financial Habits Differ by Gender

PITTSBURGH — As the saying goes, “Men are from Mars, women are from Venus.” But when it comes to how each gender approaches their finances, the two groups might as well be from different universes, according to findings from the recent PNC Investments Millennials & Investing Survey. Compared to their male counterparts, female millennials generally […]

PITTSBURGH — As the saying goes, "Men are from Mars, women are from Venus." But when it comes to how each gender approaches their finances, the two groups might as well be from different universes, according to findings from the recent PNC Investments Millennials & Investing Survey. Compared to their...

Commentary: City Ignores Part-Time Workers Amendment

Editor’s Note: The following commentary was submitted by Staughton Lynd, the lead attorney in the lawsuit that sought to keep U.S. Steel in the Mahoning Valley, and Alice Lynd, a lawyer, like her husband, who has devoted countless hours to assisting prisoners in the Valley’s several new correctional institutions. The Business Journal welcomes commentaries from […]

Editor's Note: The following commentary was submitted by Staughton Lynd, the lead attorney in the lawsuit that sought to keep U.S. Steel in the Mahoning Valley, and Alice Lynd, a lawyer, like her husband, who has devoted countless hours to assisting prisoners in the Valley’s several new correctional institutions. The...

Seminar Looks at Medical Marijuana in Workplace

BOARDMAN, Ohio – On Demand Drug Testing & Work Solutions is hosting a “Medical Marijuana in the Workplace” seminar June 29. The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn Boardman Conference Center and brunch will be provided. Employers are invited to learn how to get medical marijuana policies in place that will affect their […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – On Demand Drug Testing & Work Solutions is hosting a "Medical Marijuana in the Workplace" seminar June 29. The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn Boardman Conference Center and brunch will be provided. Employers are invited to learn how to get medical marijuana policies in...

Homebuyers Undaunted as Rates Rise, Bankers Say

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Since the start of the year, mortgage rates have made a steady ascent, but lenders have found that rising rates are not making homebuyers shy away from borrowing. “As rates are expected to go up more, we thought there would be a probability that business would slow down. But it’s been the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Since the start of the year, mortgage rates have made a steady ascent, but lenders have found that rising rates are not making homebuyers shy away from borrowing. “As rates are expected to go up more, we thought there would be a probability that business would slow...

VisitMercerCountyPA to Honor Three at Annual Dinner

SHARON, Pa. – VisitMercerCountyPA has announced Stacey Glenn is the recipient of the Bill Knecht Tourism Award, while brothers John and Rick Kerins are the winners of the James W. Winner Jr. Tourism Initiative Award. The three will be honored at the tourism bureau’s annual dinner June 21. Glenn (pictured above) has served on the […]

SHARON, Pa. – VisitMercerCountyPA has announced Stacey Glenn is the recipient of the Bill Knecht Tourism Award, while brothers John and Rick Kerins are the winners of the James W. Winner Jr. Tourism Initiative Award. The three will be honored at the tourism bureau’s annual dinner June 21. Glenn (pictured...

Vineyards Bring a Taste of Vino to Pine Lake

BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Joseph Glista III strolls astride a long row of curling vines on a warm afternoon and pauses. He pulls back an oversized leaf to reveal clusters of green pellets that in about three months will have grown into hearty grapes. “We had our first harvest last season,” he says. “It was […]

BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Joseph Glista III strolls astride a long row of curling vines on a warm afternoon and pauses. He pulls back an oversized leaf to reveal clusters of green pellets that in about three months will have grown into hearty grapes. “We had our first harvest last...

Fund for Economic Future Focuses on Worker Mobility

CLEVELAND — Members of the Fund for Our Economic Future have approved a $300,000 grant to launch a worker mobility project that would improve access to jobs in northeast Ohio. Voting members of the fund, those who contribute $100,000 or more over three years, approved the grant June 7 during a board meeting at Kent […]

CLEVELAND -- Members of the Fund for Our Economic Future have approved a $300,000 grant to launch a worker mobility project that would improve access to jobs in northeast Ohio. Voting members of the fund, those who contribute $100,000 or more over three years, approved the grant June 7 during...

Ohio University Career Center Wins National Honor

ATHENS, Ohio – The Career and Leadership Development Center at Ohio University has been honored with the National Excellence Award from the National Association for Colleges and Employers. The award, presented at the association’s annual conference in New Orleans, recognizes career services, university relations and recruiting best practices. Ohio University’s selection, said President M. Duane […]

ATHENS, Ohio – The Career and Leadership Development Center at Ohio University has been honored with the National Excellence Award from the National Association for Colleges and Employers. The award, presented at the association’s annual conference in New Orleans, recognizes career services, university relations and recruiting best practices. Ohio University’s...

Rig Count Holds Steady as Ohio Permitting Slows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale stood at 19 for the week ended June 9, as permit activity trickled to a near stop, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that it awarded just two new permits for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale stood at 19 for the week ended June 9, as permit activity trickled to a near stop, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that it awarded...