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Meet Weebo: Newest addition to Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority

WARREN – Don’t be alarmed if you’ve spotted a small, black object buzzing above you downtown near Courthouse Square. His name is Weebo and he is the newest addition to the Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority staff. Recently, Weebo spent some time hovering in Warren over the parking lot …

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Port Authority to get Larger Slice of Bed-tax Pie

WARREN – Trumbull County commissioners on Wednesday amended the allocation of the county’s 5 percent excise lodging tax, with an eye on helping the Western Reserve Port Authority transfer an old air cargo facility into a military readiness center that could help save the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna …

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Struthers ready to submit funding proposal for dam removal

The Mahoning River Corridor Mayors’ Association Met Friday To Discuss Area Revitalization Projects YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Talk continues on a project to dredge and remove the Struthers Dam. The Mahoning River Corridor Mayors’ Association got an update on the project Friday morning. They found out that the city of …

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Dave Nestic, TBEIC & Anthony Trevena, NEO Development and Finance Authority

Dave Nestic, TBEIC & Anthony Trevena, NEO Development and Finance Authority  

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Warren Incubator Moves Toward TBEIC 2.0

WARREN, Ohio – The chairman of the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center’s board of directors says he would like to have a chief operating officer/general manager for the incubator in place by the first of the year. Funding that TBEIC has received from the Western Reserve Port Authority, FirstEnergy Corp. …

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Warren tech organization receives funding from Port Authority

The Western Reserve Port Authority gave $25,000 to the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Warren tech organization is getting some extra money to help grow green energy and natural resource production. The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center (TBEIC) received a $25,000 check Thursday from the …

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Trumbull Commissioners Seek Brownfield Money

WARREN – Trumbull County commissioners today are expected to initiate an application seeking up to $200,000 in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency brownfield grant money to help start the revitalization process for vacant land in downtown Warren. According to Julie Edwards, economic coordinator with the Trumbull County Planning Commission, this EPA …

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WRPA OKs Project Financing

VIENNA, Ohio — The Western Reserve Port Authority has approved a capital lease deal in which it would issue up to $14 million in bonds for a 62-residential unit complex that would serve the growing residential population at Youngstown State University. LRC Realty, Akron, is developer of the project, known …

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PIA Breaks Ground for Expansion

VIENNA – The sky is the limit for the graduates of the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. That’s what 1985 graduate Dan Bender, 51, of New Middletown says. Bender was in attendance Tuesday morning at the groundbreaking ceremony for the institute’s $1.54 million expansion at its Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport campus in …

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Institute of Aeronautics Expands to Meet Demand

VIENNA – Growth in the aviation industry and a massive wave of impending retirements are driving – or piloting – expansion at the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics’ branch campus here. The institute, which opened its branch campus here a decade ago, broke ground Tuesday on an 8,500-square-foot expansion to its …

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Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics Groundbreaking

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Ground broken on Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport expansion

VIENNA – Shovels were in the dirt Tuesday to begin work on expanding a high-tech school at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. The $1.5 million project includes new classrooms, equipment and expanded programming. The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) is expanding its facility at the airport. A two-story facility will be …

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