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BUSINESS UPDATES | Chester Family Dentistry implements system to reduce COVID-19 risk

BUSINESS UPDATES | Chester Family Dentistry implements system to reduce COVID-19 risk

Among today's business updates: Burgan Friedkin Commercial Group; MCCTC Adult Career Center; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Congressional bills would close gaps, inequities in broadband access

Congressional bills would close gaps, inequities in broadband access

It’s estimated the households of nearly 3,000 students in Mahoning and Columbiana counties currently don’t have internet access.
Meijer tries again for Lockwood Boulevard gas station

Meijer tries again for Lockwood Boulevard gas station

After failing to convince the Boardman Zoning Commission in January, officials at Meijer are trying again to get permission to build a gas station across the street from the company's future grocery store. 
Chatham wins auction to buy McClatchy, will seek final approval

Chatham wins auction to buy McClatchy, will seek final approval

Chatham Asset Management, a New Jersey hedge fund, has won an auction to buy McClatchy Co., the local-news company that owns Mahoning Matters.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Farmers National Bank webinar offers PPP loan forgiveness insight

BUSINESS UPDATES | Farmers National Bank webinar offers PPP loan forgiveness insight

Among today's business updates: Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber; Ohio State Bar Association; and Penn State Extension.
Valley Partners, formerly MVEDC, offers up to $250K business loans during pandemic

Valley Partners, formerly MVEDC, offers up to $250K business loans during pandemic

"It's crucial for us to not see businesses have to shut their doors because they couldn't access the financing needed to get themselves back on their feet," James Rosa, board president, said.
Ohio unemployment claims decline for 10th consecutive week

Ohio unemployment claims decline for 10th consecutive week

In the past four months, nearly $5 billion in unemployment payments have been made to more than 736,000 Ohioans, according to the Department of Job and Family Services.
UPDATE | Auction delayed for Mahoning Matters' parent company

UPDATE | Auction delayed for Mahoning Matters' parent company

The auction that will determine the fate of McClatchy Co., the nation’s second-largest local news company and parent of Mahoning Matters, has been delayed.
MVEDC rebrands, launches revolving loan fund

MVEDC rebrands, launches revolving loan fund

The Valley Partners Revolving Loan Fund, established with CARES Act funding and an EDA award, will offer loans of up to $250,000 for businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Five graduates receive Better Business Bureau scholarships

Five graduates receive Better Business Bureau scholarships

“The BBB scholarship program has never been more important than in 2020 with so many senior activities canceled due to the pandemic,” Carol Potter, BBB president and CEO, said.