Coronavirus & Unemployment: U.S. Lost 140,000 Jobs in December

A woman reads a sign at a closed store during the coronavirus in Brooklyn, N.Y., October 9, 2020. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

The economic rebound floundered in December as coronavirus numbers ticked up again and government stimulus aid began to run out.

The U.S. lost 140,000 jobs during the last month of 2020, the first decline in employment since April when a staggering 20.8 million jobs were lost as businesses shuttered and

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This month’s spotlight highlights Cosmetology, Construction Tech | News, Sports, Jobs

Working on developing cosmetology skills at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center.

The CCCTC programs being featured in November are Cosmetology and Construction Technology.

These programs are very popular with students because students gain the skills and certifications they need to enter straight into the workforce upon graduation. Even though students can enter the workforce, they may also pursue an alternative path and choose to take advantage of the

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From free tacos to haircuts and lube jobs, Veterans Day discounts and deals are waiting

You may be celebrating Veterans Day differently this year because of the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some deals and discounts waiting for you. Veterans Day isn’t just about saving money, but these offers are just one way businesses and organizations show they’re grateful for the service of military and veterans. Some establishments offer year-round discounts, too.

Because of COVID, some establishments have had to close or limit

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DEC Requesting Public Comment On Plaza Project | News, Sports, Jobs

New greenspace and a tree that has been added to the Southside Plaza as part of a future new building construction project in the former location of the Tastee Corners & Cafe building. The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking for public comment through Nov. 14 on the proposed cleanup remedy plan to address contamination related to the site.
P-J photo by Dennis Phillips

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