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FOUNDATION NAMES TWO TO COMMITTEE: The Youngstown Foundation recently announced it has appointed Amy Cossentino, the founding dean of the Sokolov Honors College at Youngstown State University, and Guy Coviello, president / CEO of the Youngstown / Warren Regional Chamber, to its distribution ...

Ohio Internship Program with ties to YSU awarded

YOUNGSTOWN — A state workforce development program with ties to Youngstown State University has won two national awards. The Ohio Procurement Internship Program, a project created through the Ohio APEX Accelerator Program and supported by the Ohio Department of Development in the field of ...

BRITE receives $150K prize

WARREN — BRITE Energy Innovators has been given $150,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to help fund the clean energy startup incubator’s effort to bridge the gap between innovation and marketplace. The funding through the department’s Office of Technology Transitions will help the ...

Company hits two major milestones in 2024

AUSTINTOWN — The Hearn Paper Company’s humble beginnings are traceable back to 1902, when three brothers — F.E., Thomas and Carey Hearn — opened Hearn Bros. & Co. on North Avenue in downtown Youngstown. It was a store for groceries, provisions and notions, or small sewing ...

YSU gets $902K grant for workforce development

YOUNGSTOWN — The division for Workforce Education and Innovation at Youngstown State University has been awarded $902,000 from the state to meet the need for more training in industrial maintenance, robotics and electrical technician. Support, like the grant from the Super Regionally ...

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REYERS AWARDED: Reyers, a family-owned shoe store at the Eastwood Mall in Niles, has captured another national award. Footwear Insight magazine has named the store among the winners of its 2023 Gold Medal Service Awards. The annual competition seeks to find the “best of the best” shoe ...