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Thursday, December 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For most, Christmas is a time of year for pleasant memories. Thoughts drift back to time spent decorating trees, wrapping (and unwrapping) presents and eating with family not seen since last Christmas. Ultimately it’s a time of tradition. In the Mahoning Valley, one tradition passed down through the generations has become a […]

Thursday, December 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The staff of The Business Journal is taking a brief break to celebrate Christmas. We’ll continue to monitor local business news and if a big story breaks, we’ll be on top of it! But in the meantime, we invite you to meet our staff by watching our holiday greetings video. Our Daily […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Weathersfield Township has signed a one-year, $20,000 contract with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber to provide “customized economic development and related services,” the chamber announced this morning. Among the services are creating an inventory of available property, business attraction and retention efforts, addressing corridor issues, creating a marketing strategy for the township […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Northeast Ohio Medical University has announced a $500,000 donation from trustee Dr. Chander Kohli and his wife, Karen, to support academic technology and online course materials at the university. The couple also donated $500,000 in 2011 to create the Aneal Mohan Kohli Academic Technology Endowment, named in memory of their son, who […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

VIENNA, Ohio – Winner Aviation today announced that Larry Rohrbach has joined the company as its maintenance sales manager. Among his responsibilities are overseeing sales growth, business development and customer support. Rohrbach has more than 30 years experience in the aviation field, most recently as the regional service sales manager for Textron Aviation, headquartered in […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

This cartoon, published in Mid-December 2007, comments on the continued outsourcing of jobs to China and its impact on product quality. Even Santa Claus isn’t immune.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As of midnight Jan. 1, residents of the Buckeye State will be able to register to vote by using the state’s new online voter registration system. “Raise a glass of champagne, offer a toast, get online and register to vote,” said Secretary of State Jon Husted in a statement announcing the system. […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city Board of Control executed loan documents Tuesday related to NYO Property Group’s conversion of the Stambaugh Building downtown into a 133-room DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. Signing the documents commits the city to provide a $700,000 term loan and $2.05 million bridge loan for the project and means NYO can complete […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Colleen Rose, general manager of the Panera Bread bakery-café on Elm Road, admits response to the fast-casual chain’s new small-order delivery option was greater than she expected. The Elm Road store was the first in the Mahoning Valley to offer the service, which enables customers to place a single order online or […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As he steps off a treadmill, Levon Johnson is dripping sweat. He needs a quick breather, he says, before he works his way through an impromptu obstacle course. The work is hard, but that’s the point of physical therapy, he says. “It’s work but it’s a lot of fun. They want you […]

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