Week in Review | Sister Jerome, #VoltageValley, Canfield Fair

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Sister Jerome Corcoran, an educator and tireless advocate for the poor, died last Sunday at age 105. She passed away quietly at the Ursuline Motherhouse at 4260 Shields Road. A mass of Christian burial was held on Friday.

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Voltage Valley Supply Chain Already Growing Ahead of Plant Openings

WARREN, Ohio – Although the plants that serve as the driving force behind the Voltage Valley effort aren’t yet manufacturing their products, the ecosystem around them is already springing up.

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Lordstown Motors Announces Stock Issue to Raise Cash

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Two days after releasing an amended 2020 financial report on Tuesday, in which it expressed doubts as to whether it could continue in business for another year, Lordstown Motors Corp. announced Thursday plans to issue more than 2.3 million shares of Class A Common stock in order to raise additional cash to fund its operations.

The EV startup will host its Lordstown Motors Week the week of June 21, capping it off with a virtual tour and preview of its operations on June 25.

Darius Rucker, Shinedown to Play Canfield Fair

CANFIELD, Ohio — Two longtime musical favorites in the Mahoning Valley have been tapped to help restart the Canfield Fair. Country music superstar Darius Rucker will play the grandstand on Sunday, Sept. 5; and rock band Shinedown will take the stage the following evening, Monday, Sept. 6, to close the fair. The six-day fair begins Sept. 1. Both are multi-Platinum-selling artists with a history of selling a lot of tickets in the area.

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