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Opera Western Reserve board of trustees elects 2 new members

Opera Western Reserve board of trustees elects 2 new members

The board also elected officers and re-elected two members at its annual meeting.
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.
Join Mahoning Matters for a virtual event next week: 'The Racial Divide: Law and Justice in the Valley'

Join Mahoning Matters for a virtual event next week: 'The Racial Divide: Law and Justice in the Valley'

As the Valley reflects on the national discussion on the role of policing and justice in our communities, Mahoning Matters is convening an discussion to help better understand how we're faring in the Valley and what else we can be doing.
Your Morning Matters: Mark Tuesday on your calendar

Your Morning Matters: Mark Tuesday on your calendar

Mahoning Valley businesses were approved for more than 1,000 individual Paycheck Protection Program loans, each between $150,000 and $10 million.
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.
Museum pays tribute to Youngstown Sheet and Tube photographer

Museum pays tribute to Youngstown Sheet and Tube photographer

Percy Kelty, a Columbiana native, worked at the steel company from 1945 until its closure in 1977. He was named head photographer in 1953.
Mask requirement specifics available after order goes into effect

Mask requirement specifics available after order goes into effect

Although the state's largest hotspots have been at state and federal prisons, the order does not apply to jails or prison facilities. 
Four library branches to open Monday for limited services

Four library branches to open Monday for limited services

“We intend to open additional locations with expanded services in early August, unless there is significant change in COVID-19 community spread in Mahoning County,” Aimee Fifarek, library executive director, said.
How will Ohio lawmakers tackle police reform?

How will Ohio lawmakers tackle police reform?

Ayesha Bell Hardaway, assistant professor of law at Case Western Reserve University, said transparency is the key to any improvements.
Here's who got the biggest Paycheck Protection Program loans in the Valley

Here's who got the biggest Paycheck Protection Program loans in the Valley

Federal COVID-19 relief for businesses saved more than 64,000 Mahoning Valley jobs, according to data released Monday. One local business owner called it a "godsend."