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Thursday, July 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Close observers of our website may notice that a new tab – Cartoons — is on our menu bar. Click here and you’ll find Dan O’Brien’s most recent political cartoons published in the print edition of The Business Journal as well as one of his “classic cartoons” (think Jim Traficant!). “Dan O’Brien’s […]

Thursday, July 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host a fundraiser for its Women in Entrepreneurship program, “Breaking Boundaries,” featuring Denis DeBartolo York and Manon Rheaume at the Covelli Centre Sept. 14. Rheaume was the first and only woman to play in an NHL game, making appearances as a goaltender with the Tampa Bay Lightning […]

Thursday, July 28, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Fourth Annual Adopt-a-Palooza will be held at High Octane Coffee Co., 410 W. Main St., Aug. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event, organized by High Octane, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC and Trailside Bicycle Co., will feature information on nine animal rescues in the Mahoning Valley, as well […]

Thursday, July 28, 2016

TROY, Mich. – Talmer Bancorp Inc., holding company of Talmer Bank and Trust, Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $20.15 million, or 28 cents per average common share. This compares to first-quarter (revised) net income of $21.16 million, or 30 cents per share, and second-quarter 2015 net income of $17.55 million, or 23 cents per […]

Thursday, July 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will speak at the Democratic National Convention on its closing day today. Pat Lowry, senior adviser, press and communications, confirmed last night that Ryan would be speaking today, although he did not know yet what time the congressman would appear. As of this morning, Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was […]

Thursday, July 28, 2016

By Michael J. McGee, Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — One of a small business owner’s worst nightmares is discovering that one of his or her employees has been stealing from the company. The initial steps taken to address such a situation are strongly indicative of the results one can expect. Initially, the […]

Thursday, July 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An online auction concluded Wednesday for the former headquarters of the Cafaro Co., but that might not be the last word on the fate of the property. Negotiations are underway with a potential buyer, Joe Bell, Cafaro director of corporate communications, said yesterday afternoon. “We’ll have to see where it leads and […]

Thursday, July 28, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County has selected James Shuttic and Jeff Goodman as its new president and vice president, the group announced Wednesday. With the appointments, the council is planning to “transition into a larger role within the community” and bring more opportunities to area artists, according to the announcement. […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

In November of 1987, U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant officially filed papers seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. Traficant, the outspoken, bombastic congressman from the Mahoning Valley often challenged U.S. foreign policy objectives during the waning days of the Cold War. Meanwhile, his populist rhetoric related to themes such as illegal immigration won him […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A recently concluded study to determine the feasibility for an additive manufacturing cluster will be discussed Aug. 2 at America Makes. Results of the study, supported by the Fund for Our Economic Future, an alliance of funders dedicated to advancing economic growth and equitable access to opportunity for the people of northeastern Ohio, […]

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