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WARREN, Ohio — Budding farmers can learn to get their hands dirty with a new training program offered by Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and Extension of Central State University. TNP and CSUE will launch the Beginning Farmer Training Program at the Mahoning Valley Farmers’ Market Network meeting beginning at 5 p.m. Feb. 22 at Brite Energy …

CHAMPION HEIGHTS, Ohio — High school student Blaine Spitler sees plenty of opportunities in electrical technology. Spitler is part of the Trumbull Career and Technical Centerelectrical technology program that works with area businesses to provide classroom and on-the-job training. He aspires to continue his studies at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics to become an aircraft technician. …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students, faculty and community supporters will gather on the steps of Tod Hall at Youngstown State University on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. to deliver a petition and letters of support to retain Professor Jacob Labendz and saving the Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies. In November, nine full-time faculty members “in burgeoning …

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Marrwa Kermagi, 17 at Boardman High School, was surprised this week with a scholarship that would cover the full cost of four years in the BaccMed program at Youngstown State University. Kermagi, who was recently accepted into the YSU-BaccMed program, was selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants for the funding, …

DETROIT – General Motors today announced its strategy to offer EV technology beyond its own portfolio and automotive applications to include a broad network of components and support programs. This approach will allow GM to extend its reach to a broader and more diverse group of commercial customers, helping organizations meet growing demand for zero-emissions …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eleven business students from Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University and one from Akron University have been honored for completing the Ohio Export Internship Program at YSU. The program is a partnership between the Ohio Department of Development and four Ohio universities. Students take export-oriented courses and a full-time …

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and Oak Hill Collaborative have combined resources to help promote the federal emergency reimbursement program for broadband benefits to residents of the Warren area, the organizations said Monday. Under the federal program, qualifying low-income families will receive up to $ 50 off per month on their Internet bill. For …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will host an information meeting on Tuesday about the state’s Ohio to Work program that extends to the Mahoning Valley. The event will take place at Stamabugh Auditorium and will run from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Local partners in the skills training and employment program include the …

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley is one of five communities where the state of Ohio is expanding a program to connect people to skills training and employment opportunities. The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition, the Youngstown / Warren regional chamber and the NEO team will be the regional sponsors of the Ohio to Work initiative, …

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Mahoning County Technical and Quarry Center this week received a Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft for its aeronautical maintenance program students. The Beechcraft Bonanza is an aircraft most general aviation mechanics are exposed to in the field, according to a press release. Since its introduction in 1946 as the Beechcraft Model 35, it …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Some 250 area high school students are taking their first steps toward earning a pre-apprenticeship certificate with industry degrees, setting them on the path to careers in the trades after graduation. ‘graduation. Students from 10 area high schools are the first class in the new building trades pre-apprenticeship program offered in partnership …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes and Eastern Gateway Community College to launch joint regional workforce education and training initiative targeting grades 5 to 12 students, low-income and minority populations, and working people displaced. On Friday, elected officials and other community leaders joined with representatives from America Makes and Eastern Gateway to announce the initiative, which …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Lt. Governor Jon Husted said the Training Center of Excellence on the Youngstown State University campus will be the hub where thousands of people will flock to learn the skills needed for jobs. today and tomorrow. During a visit to the center on Thursday, he said he spoke with global companies looking …

LISBON, Ohio – On the pretext that it will be another tool for economic development for the region, the Columbiana County Port Authority Board of Directors on Monday took steps to establish a fundraising program for the region. clean energy rated by property, or PACE. PACE programs allow homeowners to finance the initial costs of …

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The city of Youngstown will refinance some of its outstanding debt and save about $ 23,000 over the next year, thanks to a state program. The deal is administered through the Ohio Market Access Program (OMAP), administered by Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague. The city used OMAP to issue a tax-exempt ticket and …

LISBON, Ohio — The Port Authority of Columbiana County has received $478,000 from the Economic Development Administration to launch an economic stimulus program in the county. Reporting to the Port Authority’s board on Monday, executive director Penny Traina said the program will include efforts around business retention and expansion, workforce development, compiling an inventory of …

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Allegheny Health Network’s Grove City Hospital and Senior Ambulance Service have teamed up in a pilot study exploring the rapid use of antibiotics to prevent bone fracture infections. As part of the study, Superior’s emergency medical service providers will administer antibiotics when dealing with open bone fractures, optimally within the first …

GREENVILLE, PA – Thiel College will be launching its graduate medical assistant program with 40 students this summer. The first students will begin classes in July, following provisional accreditation from the Accreditation Review Board on Physician Assistant Education. The college will retain provisional accreditation status for five years. “This fantastic news will have a transformative …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Entrepreneurs aged 9 to 17 will form the first cohort of Youngstown Business Incubator’s new Launchpad initiative when it kicks off on March 16. The program will start with virtual classes and then transition to in-person instruction in April, said Stephanie Gilchrist, director of YBI’s Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Programs. All but …