Local News

Monday, June 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley today announced the retirement of its executive director, James G. Echement, and the appointment of the mission’s deputy director, John Muckridge III, as the next CEO/president. Echement started his service to the Rescue Mission in 2003, beginning as the Learning Center instructor. He was quickly […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown SCORE is offering a free Bagels to Business presentation by PALO Creative on social media at 9 a.m. June 28 at Kravitz Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave. Rob Palowitz and his PALO team will cover: “Are Your Customers and Clients Finding You on Social Media? Advancing Your Goals With Social Media Tips and […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YWCA Youngstown is holding a variety of science, technology, arts, engineering and mathematics camps for children during July and August. Young Artists Camp is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 17 to 21 for children in grades 3 to 8. Included will be drawing fundamentals, watercolor painting, block printing, and making a […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

MUNCIE, Ind. – A report prepared by Ball State University shows that Ohio earns a B when it comes to manufacturing and a B+ in regards to logistics. The 2017 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card, prepared by Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research for Conexus Indiana, the state’s advanced manufacturing initiative, grades each […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

SALEM, Ohio — Witmer’s Inc. has sold its agricultural equipment division to Ohio Ag Equipment as part of what the 80-year-old company describes as a restructuring to focus on its construction business. Ohio Ag Equipment, based in Broadview Heights, is a division of Ohio CAT. It will lease space and continue to operate from Witmer’s […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Mark Marvin is preparing to test the waters for a new market for downtown Warren. In the next few weeks, the president of Downtown Development Group will present the first set of condominiums he is completing in the Mahoning Building at 197 W. Market St., one of seven properties he owns and […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — The month of May was the second-best for new business formation in Ohio history with 10,712 new entities filing to do business, an increase of 2,116 compared to May 2016, reports the office of the Secretary of State Jon Husted. During the first five months of the year, 53,345 entities filed to […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Home Savings Charitable Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Cardinal Mooney High School for the Cardinal Mooney Auditorium Enhancement and Programming Campaign. The donation will help fund technological improvements to the school’s auditorium and the development of distance-learning infrastructure. For more information about the charitable donations at Cardinal Mooney High […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – “WaterFire Sharon” is offering braziers this lighting season that will be dedicated to memorialize or honor loved ones. A limited number of braziers will be used beginning with the July 15 lighting. “Gary Meszaros, the local businessman who was instrumental in bringing WaterFire to Sharon passed away unexpectedly and a brazier was built […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

VIENNA, Ohio – Northeastern Ohio — especially the Mahoning Valley — is fertile ground for developing a deep manufacturing and supply base for the aerospace industry, which is already a thriving part of the state’s economy. That’s the message business, military and academic leaders delivered to the Ohio Aerospace & Aviation Technology Committee Friday during […]

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