Local News

Saturday, June 4, 2016

NEW YORK – Business executives are feeling more confident about the U.S. economy’s prospects than last quarter, but remain more guarded in outlook than they were a year ago, according to the second quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey, which polls chief executive officers, chief financial officers, controllers and accountants in U.S. companies who hold executive […]

Saturday, June 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Kim Mascarella likes what she sees throughout Howland Township. Mercy Health-Youngstown just broke round on the Howland Medical Center on state Route 46. South on 46 near the Eastwood Mall Complex, StoneBridge Grill & Tavern is building its second restaurant, a 7,500-square-foot structure with a patio. Further, the township planning director reports, […]

Friday, June 3, 2016

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College report a 20% increase in incoming first-year deposits and a 21% increase in applicants compared to June 2015. “In our region, we’re in the midst of fierce competition – and yet, by these numbers, we can see that students and families from across the nation recognize the importance in […]

Friday, June 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Simon Roofing,  one of the nation’s largest manufacturers and installers of commercial roofing systems, is featured in the June edition of Buildings magazine, a trade journal that specializes in the management of commercial buildings. Simon was selected by the publication’s editorial board as one of the winners of its annual “Money-Saving Products” […]

Friday, June 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – John B. Slanina, a member of the Youngstown Rotary Club who is visiting Korea this as a representative of the organization, emailed The Business Journal this photo today! Slanina, an executive with FactSet downtown, says he’s busy visiting Korean landmarks, such as the palace pictured above. “Thanks for providing my reading material […]

Friday, June 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tuition, fees and housing costs will be frozen at current levels for next academic year at Youngstown State University, maintaining the university’s status as the most affordable public university in Ohio and western Pennsylvania, officials said. Meeting Thursday, the YSU Board of Trustees’ Finance and Facilities Committee approved a fiscal year 2017 […]

Friday, June 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The downtown will be a hive of activity Saturday as hundreds of visitors and volunteers converge. The day kicks off with Streetscape 2016, Youngstown CityScape’s annual planting and cleanup effort that centers on the downtown but extends throughout the neighborhoods. Later tomorrow morning, the Northside Farmer’s Market will hold its first outdoor […]

Friday, June 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The former headquarters of the Cafaro Co. will go up for auction in mid-July, the company announced Thursday. The Cafaro Co. moved into its newly constructed, three-story headquarters building adjacent to the Eastwood Mall in Niles this week. The former headquarters, at 2445 Belmont Ave., has been available for sale or lease […]

Friday, June 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The men and women who work in the building trades will have no shortage of projects this construction season. They will be building hospitals, fitness centers, assisted living and nursing homes, the New Castle School of Trades campus in East Liverpool, renovating schools, working at Youngstown State University, moving Youngstown Municipal Court […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Executives from Siemens Financial Services and Macquarie Infrastructure Partners III will be on hand Monday when ground is broken for the $890 million Lordstown Energy Center. The press event will take place at 1 p.m. near the plant’s site on the Henn Parkway where hardhats are already at work preparing the site. […]

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