Export Interns Can Help Companies Grow

The Ohio Export Internship Program matches businesses interested in growing exports with highly motivated college students who have taken export-focused coursework. The Ohio Department of Development offers participating small to medium-sized businesses a 50 percent reimbursement for the wages of the intern.

Demolition of Southwest Quadrant Happening Soon

The next phase of the vision for the four quadrants at Martin Luther King and Reading Road is scheduled to start soon. Demolition of the southwest quadrant will begin in October, making the area “pad ready” for future development by the end of 2022.

Ohio University’s Voinovich School Welcomes Misty Crosby as Senior Executive in Residence for Local Government Services

Misty Crosby has been named senior executive in residence for local government services with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service, beginning Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. Crosby, who most recently served as executive director of Buckeye Hills Regional Council in Marietta, has stepped down from her position as regional Trustee to pursue this new role with the University. 

Columbiana County Port Authority MAP Grants Projects

The Columbiana County Port Authority recently completed three expansion projects for Columbiana County river terminals in the first round of the Ohio Dept. of Transportation Maritime Assistance Program grant.  Through the securing of the grant, with a 50% match of funds, the recipients were able to complete nearly $3 million of combined projects for their business operations on the Ohio River.