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Will Students Create Their Future Here or Leave?

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The future is now for dozens of middle school students who shared their lofty aspirations that begin with at least a college degree in pursuit of careers that might or might not keep their talents here. The consensus among the students is to attend college (after first getting their driver’s licenses, they […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The future is now for dozens of middle school students who shared their lofty aspirations that begin with at least a college degree in pursuit of careers that might or might not keep their talents here. The consensus among the students is to attend college (after first...

Student Panel: East Palestine Middle School

Student Panel: East Palestine Middle School

Throughout January, The Business Journal held four roundtable discussions with 5th through 8th graders from four middle schools: East Palestine, Springfield, Campbell and Brookfield, as well as students from the Northeast Ohio Impact Academy. The roundtables were held to gain a perspective on how young people view the region as...

Student Panel: Springfield Intermediate School

Throughout January, The Business Journal held four roundtable discussions with 5th through 8th graders from four middle schools: East Palestine, Springfield, Campbell and Brookfield, as well as students from the Northeast Ohio Impact Academy. The roundtables were held to gain a perspective on how young people view the region as...

CCCTC Cuts Ribbon to Open $1M Machining Lab

LISBON, Ohio – The new precision machining and manufacturing lab at Columbiana County Career and Technical Center is the perfect training ground for high schools students and adult learners to become machinists, says Matt Joing of Butech Bliss. School officials, business partners, students and guests celebrated the lab’s opening Monday. It features more than  $1 […]

LISBON, Ohio - The new precision machining and manufacturing lab at Columbiana County Career and Technical Center is the perfect training ground for high schools students and adult learners to become machinists, says Matt Joing of Butech Bliss. School officials, business partners, students and guests celebrated the lab’s opening Monday....

Chaney Students Draw Motivation from Community

By Marah MorrisonYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nakaia McRae believes the biggest obstacle to getting through high school is oneself. “Your teachers don’t give you a grade, you earn your grade,” said the senior from Chaney High School. “Some teachers make it a little bit harder, but they’re preparing you for the...