Environment a focus as health officials start to shift to normal operations | News, Sports, Jobs

Environment a focus as health officials start to shift to normal operations | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Crystal Nelson Nick Scallion, who is visiting Alpena for work, took a break with his dog Luna Tuesday afternoon at Blair Street Park. ALPENA — District Health Department No. 4 staff are getting back to day-to-day operations as the number of COVID-19 cases decrease and interest in the vaccine wanes. Although they … Read more

Teachable moment: Hancock Schools Industrial Education classes serve as community resource and in-school small business | News, Sports, Jobs

Teachable moment: Hancock Schools Industrial Education classes serve as community resource and in-school small business | News, Sports, Jobs

Chris Jaehnig / Daily Mining Gazette A 46 inch steel-cut Upper Peninsula produced at Hancock High School by Gary Mishica’s Industrial Education class. HANCOCK — At Hancock High School, the industrial education classes taught by Gary Mishica do more than teach shop skills to the students that enroll; the classes and students contribute to their … Read more

County airport officials will utilize $620K in fed money | News, Sports, Jobs

County airport officials will utilize $620K in fed money | News, Sports, Jobs

>Members of the current board of the Columbiana County Airport Authority board stand on the taxiway at the airport on County Airport Road this week (front from left) Tim Ohara, John Sayle, Joe Diloreto, (back from left) Frank Ungaro, Dan Thompson, Mike Diloreto and Jim Pusateri. EAST LIVERPOOL — Nestled in the hills of Madison … Read more

Jobs boost for famous Yorkshire market town of Beverley as Sports Direct and USC arrive at Flemingate centre

Sports Direct and the USC streetwear and fashion brand are coming together under one roof in this unit at the Flemingate centre in Beverley. Picture: R&R Studio. The brands are to come together under one roof at Flemingate in one of the latest retail openings by parent company Frasers Group. Sports Direct and USC will … Read more

For Some, Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Needle Exchange Program Is a Lifeline | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo by Nora Edinger A long-term user of both street drugs and the needle exchange program operated by the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department to combat disease spread, Amy Smith (not her real name) said she has been clean since a health crisis last winter. Editor’s Note: Like all needle exchange programs in West Virginia, a … Read more

Kids raise money for the NUMC with lemonade stand | News, Sports, Jobs

Kids raise money for the NUMC with lemonade stand | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted photo Pictured from left are Chris Gordon and his children, Josh, Anna and Seth, who are presenting a check from their lemonade stand fundraiser to Missy Dreckman, New Ulm Medical Center Foundation Director. NEW ULM — The Gordon kids, Josh (12), Anna (9), and Seth (9), recently set up a lemonade stand with the … Read more

Higher education drives Upper Peninsula’s economic and cultural ecosystem | News, Sports, Jobs

Higher education drives Upper Peninsula’s economic and cultural ecosystem | News, Sports, Jobs

Tucked away among the miles of forestland and quaint communities of Michigan’s U.P. are four universities and four community colleges that have become powerful drivers of economic growth, incubators of groundbreaking research, and builders of a skilled workforce. The region’s higher education institutions collectively employ more than 3,800 faculty and staff and attract more than … Read more

Board of Education receives bid for school property | News, Sports, Jobs

Board of Education receives bid for school property | News, Sports, Jobs

Warren Scott AUCTION HELD — The Brooke County Board of Education, Monday, received a bid of $100,000 for the former Alternative Learning Center building and lot at state Route 2 and 26th Street in Wellsburg. WELLSBURG — After holding a public auction Monday for property at state Route 2 and 26th Street once used by … Read more

Protect your business with cyber security insurance | News, Sports, Jobs

Sponsored Content from Exchange Underwriters Bank Ill-intentioned hackers across the globe are looking to defraud organizations of all sizes in an attempt to get rich. Cybercriminals find value in almost everything, and personal information – like Social Security numbers, bank account information, credit card information and addresses – are highly sought after. The recent cyberattack … Read more

Why The Jobs Report Means More Easy Money From The Federal Reserve

U.S.-WASHINGTON, D.C.-FEDERAL RESERVE-INTEREST RATES-UNCHANGED

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2021 — Photo taken on April 28, 2021 shows the U.S. Federal Reserve in … [+] Washington, D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at the record-low level of near zero, as economic recovery gathers momentum on COVID-19 vaccination progress and strong fiscal … Read more

Feeling pinched: Counties squeezed on several levels during mental health responses | News, Sports, Jobs

Feeling pinched: Counties squeezed on several levels during mental health responses | News, Sports, Jobs

Graham Jaehnig/Daily Mining Gazette Houghton County Undersheriff Kevin Coppo (left) and Baraga County Sheriff Joe Brogan, spoke at the May 27 mental health discussion at the Keweenaw County Courthouse, at which they discussed conducting mental health transports out of the Upper Peninsula are negatively impacting their county’s residents, their departments’ operations, and their counties’ economies. … Read more

Education pays dividends for student Alex Glotz | News, Sports, Jobs

Education pays dividends for student Alex Glotz | News, Sports, Jobs

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry Warren County Career Center Automotive Technology student Alex Glotz accepts a $5,000 scholarship check from Midtown Motors Owner Kevin Ruttenbur. Students who excel often receive scholarships to help them further their education. Sometimes, students don’t need further education, but they deserve some reward. Warren County Career Center Automotive Technology … Read more

Alabama’s auto industry looks to add more than 3,000 new jobs in wake of COVID

Mazda Toyota aerial Oct 2020

As Alabama’s economy continues to dig its way out of the lull inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s auto industry is poised for some big movement. Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Honda and newcomer Mazda-Toyota all have plans to produce more vehicles and more jobs for Alabama. In Tuscaloosa County for starters, Economic Development Authority (TCEDA) Executive … Read more