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YSU Promotes Kravitz to Associate VP

The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees has named Cindy Kravitz as associate vice president and chief human resource officer. Kravitz, an attorney, is currently the director of equal opportunity and policy development at the university, and coordinator of Title IX. She was selected following a national search. Kravitz replaces Al Boggs, who is retiring. […]

The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees has named Cindy Kravitz as associate vice president and chief human resource officer. Kravitz, an attorney, is currently the director of equal opportunity and policy development at the university, and coordinator of Title IX. She was selected following a national search. Kravitz replaces...

Tearing Down Barriers to Employment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Every day, Dionne Dowdy sees people looking for work. As the executive director of United Returning Citizens, she points them toward resources that can help them re-establish their lives outside of prison, whether it’s with a job, housing or any other problems they face. Sometimes, she says, it’s as easy as providing […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Every day, Dionne Dowdy sees people looking for work. As the executive director of United Returning Citizens, she points them toward resources that can help them re-establish their lives outside of prison, whether it’s with a job, housing or any other problems they face. Sometimes, she says,...

Sharon Robotics Teams Advance to World Events

SHARON, Pa. — Two Sharon robotics teams are advancing to the world stage after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST LEGO League Championship. The tournament, held Dec. 7-8 at Sewickley Academy, included more than 80 teams from the Pittsburgh region. The Sharon teams, Tiger Techs Team Orange and Tiger Techs Team Black, […]

SHARON, Pa. -- Two Sharon robotics teams are advancing to the world stage after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST LEGO League Championship. The tournament, held Dec. 7-8 at Sewickley Academy, included more than 80 teams from the Pittsburgh region. The Sharon teams, Tiger Techs Team Orange...

Columbiana Farm Bureau Honored for ‘Breakfast on the Farm’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Columbiana County Farm Bureau’s inaugural Breakfast on the Farm event earned the Achievement Award from the Ohio Farm Bureau, which honored 21 county bureaus at its annual meeting Dec. 6 and 7. The Breakfast on the Farm event, held June 25, drew 1,300 visitors to Baker’s Golden Dairy in New Waterford. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Columbiana County Farm Bureau’s inaugural Breakfast on the Farm event earned the Achievement Award from the Ohio Farm Bureau, which honored 21 county bureaus at its annual meeting Dec. 6 and 7. The Breakfast on the Farm event, held June 25, drew 1,300 visitors to Baker’s Golden...

Wean Foundation Makes Grants to City Club, Nonprofit Leadership Center

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded a combined $79,838 to two organizations focused on leadership development and fostering civic engagement: the City Club of the Mahoning Valley and the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Youngstown State University. The grant awards were made at the foundation’s quarterly board meeting, held Dec. 4. […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded a combined $79,838 to two organizations focused on leadership development and fostering civic engagement: the City Club of the Mahoning Valley and the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Youngstown State University. The grant awards were made at the foundation’s quarterly...

Zero Bids on Uptown Theatre in Final Days of Auction

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With just two days left on the auction of the former Uptown Theatre, auctioneers are still waiting for the first bid. Trent Daily, auctioneer with Burgan Auctions, is overseeing the auction of the historic theater and adjoining bar at 2728 Market Street. Bidding began at 9 a.m. on Dec. 1, but as […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- With just two days left on the auction of the former Uptown Theatre, auctioneers are still waiting for the first bid. Trent Daily, auctioneer with Burgan Auctions, is overseeing the auction of the historic theater and adjoining bar at 2728 Market Street. Bidding began at 9 a.m....

Keystone Blind Names Staph as New President

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Keystone Blind Association has named Laurie Staph as the new president and CEO of the organization, effective Jan. 1. She replaces Jonathan Fister, who led the organization for 40 years. “I am honored and humbled that the board has selected me to serve in this capacity to help better the lives […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Keystone Blind Association has named Laurie Staph as the new president and CEO of the organization, effective Jan. 1. She replaces Jonathan Fister, who led the organization for 40 years. “I am honored and humbled that the board has selected me to serve in this capacity...

Video Marketing Rolls on Multiple Platforms

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two women fix Greg Greenwood’s jacket as he stands in front of a video camera in his Mahoning Avenue dealership. Customers place their heads around a large, black Chevrolet truck to watch the action as the director, Jeff Ryznar, owner of 898 Marketing, calls, “Quiet on the set!” Ryznar watches as his […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two women fix Greg Greenwood’s jacket as he stands in front of a video camera in his Mahoning Avenue dealership. Customers place their heads around a large, black Chevrolet truck to watch the action as the director, Jeff Ryznar, owner of 898 Marketing, calls, “Quiet on the...

New Jersey Accounting Firm Merges with HBK

CANFIELD, Ohio – HBK CPAs & Consultants has signed a merger agreement with New Jersey-based Spire Group, expanding the accounting firm’s presence in the mid-Atlantic, including offices in Princeton and Cherry Hill, N.J., and Blue Bell, Pa. “We are excited to welcome these proven leaders to our growing team,” said Christopher M. Allegretti CEO and […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – HBK CPAs & Consultants has signed a merger agreement with New Jersey-based Spire Group, expanding the accounting firm’s presence in the mid-Atlantic, including offices in Princeton and Cherry Hill, N.J., and Blue Bell, Pa. “We are excited to welcome these proven leaders to our growing team,” said...

‘Meet Them Where They’re At’ is Top Lesson for Memory Care

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Working day in and day out with residents with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other memory-loss problems is by no means an easy task. But with training and education about the diseases more extensive than ever, senior care centers have made leaps toward providing the best care for such residents as possible. “It’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Working day in and day out with residents with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other memory-loss problems is by no means an easy task. But with training and education about the diseases more extensive than ever, senior care centers have made leaps toward providing the best care for...