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Chipotle, Mercy Health Moving into Enclave at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The newest phase of development at Youngstown State University is bringing two easily recognizable names to campus: Chipotle and Mercy Health. The two will take the spaces in the retail portion of The Enclave student housing development at the corner of Wick and Lincoln avenues. Construction is still ongoing and the restaurant […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The newest phase of development at Youngstown State University is bringing two easily recognizable names to campus: Chipotle and Mercy Health. The two will take the spaces in the retail portion of The Enclave student housing development at the corner of Wick and Lincoln avenues. Construction is...

Execs Worry About Economy, Not Their Companies

NEW YORK — Business executives’ outlook on the nation’s economy fell sharply in the past quarter, but they continue to hold strongly positive views of their own companies’ prospects, according to the fourth-quarter Economic Outlook Survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs. The survey polls CEOs, chief financial officers, controllers and other certified public accountants […]

NEW YORK -- Business executives’ outlook on the nation's economy fell sharply in the past quarter, but they continue to hold strongly positive views of their own companies’ prospects, according to the fourth-quarter Economic Outlook Survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs. The survey polls CEOs, chief financial officers, controllers...

YSU Nonprofit Leadership Students Consult with Canton Goodwill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students from Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently took part in a full-day consulting project at Goodwill Industries in Canton. As a part of the session at the Ken Weber Community Campus, students met with key staff to brainstorm solutions to organizational challenges and made a presentation to Goodwill […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students from Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently took part in a full-day consulting project at Goodwill Industries in Canton. As a part of the session at the Ken Weber Community Campus, students met with key staff to brainstorm solutions to organizational challenges and...

Youngstown Secures $10.85M Grant for Smart2 Network

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ground could be broken as early as next fall on the first phase of a $22 million transportation infrastructure project that will renovate downtown Youngstown and the Fifth Avenue corridor. The improvements are being funded in part by a $10.85 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investments to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ground could be broken as early as next fall on the first phase of a $22 million transportation infrastructure project that will renovate downtown Youngstown and the Fifth Avenue corridor. The improvements are being funded in part by a $10.85 million grant from the U.S. Department of...

Senior Care Centers Prepare for ‘Silver Tsunami’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten to 15 years ago, having more than one resident over the age of 90 living at Copeland Oaks in Sebring would have been “highly unusual,” says Kim Strabala. But the nurse liaison says the average age is “much higher” with today’s resident population. More residents 85 or older are living independently […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten to 15 years ago, having more than one resident over the age of 90 living at Copeland Oaks in Sebring would have been “highly unusual,” says Kim Strabala. But the nurse liaison says the average age is “much higher” with today’s resident population. More residents 85...

Brookfield Citizens Group Files Appeal to Stop Injection Well

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – A citizens’ group has filed an appeal before the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission requesting that it reconsider an earlier decision that permits injection activity to begin at a wastewater injection well in the township. The Brookfield Citizens Against Injection Wells, along with two residents that live near the well, filed the […]

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – A citizens’ group has filed an appeal before the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission requesting that it reconsider an earlier decision that permits injection activity to begin at a wastewater injection well in the township. The Brookfield Citizens Against Injection Wells, along with two residents that live...

Pittsburgh Airport Breaks Ground on Innovation Campus

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Pittsburgh International Airport broke ground Thursday on its Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus. The 195-acre site will feature office space, research and development labs and industrial manufacturing, along with a town center area with restaurants and retail. “The economic development potential of the Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus is massive,” said Dennis Davin, secretary […]

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Pittsburgh International Airport broke ground Thursday on its Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus. The 195-acre site will feature office space, research and development labs and industrial manufacturing, along with a town center area with restaurants and retail. “The economic development potential of the Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus is...

City Club Panel to Analyze Midterm Election

WARREN, Ohio – The City Club of the Mahoning Valley will host “The Mid-Term Elections Are Over: What’s Next?” at the Hippodrome Banquet Center downtown Warren. The Dec. 12 panel will explore the consequences of the recent midterm elections, which saw Democrats reclaim the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Republicans retain control of the […]

WARREN, Ohio – The City Club of the Mahoning Valley will host “The Mid-Term Elections Are Over: What's Next?” at the Hippodrome Banquet Center downtown Warren. The Dec. 12 panel will explore the consequences of the recent midterm elections, which saw Democrats reclaim the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives,...

YSU Extends Tressel’s Contract Through 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will remain in his position through June 2020 after the university’s board of trustees approved a one-year extension of his contract. Trustees unanimously approved the extension at their meeting Thursday morning. His annual salary will remain at $300,000. “It encourages us, which also encourages the entire […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will remain in his position through June 2020 after the university’s board of trustees approved a one-year extension of his contract. Trustees unanimously approved the extension at their meeting Thursday morning. His annual salary will remain at $300,000. “It encourages us,...

Kicks Lounge Celebrates New Location Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Kicks Lounge is bringing the streetwear culture to the area with a sleek, modern boutique at 3500 Market Street. It’s the third location for the Akron-based company that has locations in Hawkins Plaza and Arlington Plaza there. The Youngstown store originally opened in 2016 on Garland Avenue on the city’s east side […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kicks Lounge is bringing the streetwear culture to the area with a sleek, modern boutique at 3500 Market Street. It’s the third location for the Akron-based company that has locations in Hawkins Plaza and Arlington Plaza there. The Youngstown store originally opened in 2016 on Garland Avenue...