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Boot Camp Prepares Workers for Promotions

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – John C. Maxwell famously advises, “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” Maxwell, the author of “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership,” says a leader must first establish credibility with his team to achieve a goal. For a worker recently promoted to a position of leadership after working […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – John C. Maxwell famously advises, “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” Maxwell, the author of “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership,” says a leader must first establish credibility with his team to achieve a goal. For a worker recently promoted to a...

Goodwill Offers Teachers Free Books

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through the end of the year, Goodwill Industries of Mahoning and Shenango Valleys is offering teachers up to 25 free books to use in their classrooms. “Being the son of a career educator and appreciating so much the work and love teachers give their students, we wanted to say, ‘Thanks,’ ” said […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through the end of the year, Goodwill Industries of Mahoning and Shenango Valleys is offering teachers up to 25 free books to use in their classrooms. “Being the son of a career educator and appreciating so much the work and love teachers give their students, we wanted...

Northeastern Ohio to Add 20,700 Jobs Over 5 years

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – A study from economic development agency Team NEO projects northeastern Ohio to add 20,700 jobs across all sectors over the next five years, including 8,500 new health-care jobs. In addition, more than 1 million replacement workers will be needed in that same time, including 160,000 office workers, 100,000 in production sectors and […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A study from economic development agency Team NEO projects northeastern Ohio to add 20,700 jobs across all sectors over the next five years, including 8,500 new health-care jobs. In addition, more than 1 million replacement workers will be needed in that same time, including 160,000 office workers,...

Mill Creek Receives $500K for Ford Nature Center Renovation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks has received $500,000 from the Florence Simon Beecher & John D. Finnegan Foundations to support the renovation of Ford Nature Center. The donation will be used to renovate the carriage house, which will serve as an education building and the hub of group tours. For the donation, the carriage […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks has received $500,000 from the Florence Simon Beecher & John D. Finnegan Foundations to support the renovation of Ford Nature Center. The donation will be used to renovate the carriage house, which will serve as an education building and the hub of group tours....

Aqua Ohio Begins $12M Treatment Plant Renovation

POLAND, Ohio — A $12 million renovation will help Aqua Ohio improve efficiency and safety at its water treatment plant here. “Really what’s driving this project is we need to be more efficient. We’re still working with, in some cases, a 100-year-old plant,” says spokesman Jeff LaRue. The treatment plant, 7640 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, was built […]

POLAND, Ohio -- A $12 million renovation will help Aqua Ohio improve efficiency and safety at its water treatment plant here. "Really what's driving this project is we need to be more efficient. We're still working with, in some cases, a 100-year-old plant," says spokesman Jeff LaRue. The treatment plant,...

Ryan Addresses GM Jobs as EGCC Offers Free Training

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Notification by General Motors that it has 2,700 positions available isn’t a boon for workers expecting layoffs from the potential closing of GM’s Lordstown Complex, nor is it for the Mahoning Valley, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. On Friday, GM announced openings at plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Notification by General Motors that it has 2,700 positions available isn’t a boon for workers expecting layoffs from the potential closing of GM’s Lordstown Complex, nor is it for the Mahoning Valley, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. On Friday, GM announced openings at plants in Indiana, Kentucky,...

Mashburn Joins Hospice and Palliative Care Council

Dr. Medford Mashburn, medical director for Mercy Health–Youngstown hospice and palliative care programs, has been selected to become a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Council. Through legislative advocacy, symposiums, educational materials, research and technical support, the council advocates on behalf of hospice and palliative care services. Its mission is described as “profoundly […]

Dr. Medford Mashburn, medical director for Mercy Health–Youngstown hospice and palliative care programs, has been selected to become a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Council. Through legislative advocacy, symposiums, educational materials, research and technical support, the council advocates on behalf of hospice and palliative care services. Its...

Businesses Muster Toys for Marine Corps Campaign

WARREN, Ohio – During his childhood, Jeremy Lehman’s family benefited from the Toys for Tots campaign the U.S. Marine Corps stages annually. Now, as a staff sergeant in the Marine Corps, Lehman is able to make the holidays brighter for kids in similar circumstances. “My family relied on Toys for Tots, so being able to […]

WARREN, Ohio – During his childhood, Jeremy Lehman’s family benefited from the Toys for Tots campaign the U.S. Marine Corps stages annually. Now, as a staff sergeant in the Marine Corps, Lehman is able to make the holidays brighter for kids in similar circumstances. “My family relied on Toys for...

VLT Play Dips Month-Over-Month at Racino

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – November wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course totaled $91.6 million, down more than $4.6 million from the month before. VLT betting last month was up $3.3 million from a year earlier, according to the most recent online reports from the Ohio Lottery Commission. Wagers in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – November wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course totaled $91.6 million, down more than $4.6 million from the month before. VLT betting last month was up $3.3 million from a year earlier, according to the most recent online reports from the...

Uptown Auction Closes; Investors Still Interested

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Two days after the online auction closed with no bids for the lonog-vacant Uptown Theater in the Uptown area, Patrick Burgan, broker and co-owner of Burgan Real Estate, said potential buyers are still interested in the property. “While the online auction ended, Burgan is continuing to work with several interested investors who […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Two days after the online auction closed with no bids for the lonog-vacant Uptown Theater in the Uptown area, Patrick Burgan, broker and co-owner of Burgan Real Estate, said potential buyers are still interested in the property. “While the online auction ended, Burgan is continuing to work...