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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — There was a time in the not that distant past when an advertisement posted by Delphi Corp. announcing it was hiring employees for its Mahoning Valley operations would draw 2,000 or more applicants. They would form a long line that snaked out the doorway. Nearly 10 years since the company filed Chapter […]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio- – Huntington Bancshares Inc., parent of Huntington Bank, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement for the bank to purchase Macquarie Equipment Finance Inc., based in Detroit. Macquarie Equipment Finance is a subsidiary of the Australia-based Macquarie Group Ltd. The subsidiary is the “largest stand-alone vendor independent provider of specialized-technology financing […]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The “Coming Soon” sign in front of the former Edison Financial Credit Union building is coming down. A&C Southway Beverage, the newest venture in the central business district, opened its doors over the weekend to what its owners call a strong start. “We were really steady on Saturday,” remarks Al Franceschelli, who […]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Boosted by a domestic automobile market that just won’t quit and a product that’s proved to be one of the hottest vehicles in General Motors Co.’s stables, officials of the two unions that represent workers at GM’s Lordstown Complex have plenty of reasons to smile. That wasn’t the case six years ago […]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Obama should press congressional supporters of a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement to send him a “robust” transportation bill first, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Monday. The president is in a “unique position,” Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said, to tell Congress that he until he gets a transportation bill, which the U.S. Chamber […]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — AT&T reports the expansion and enhancement of its wireless network in northern Ohio consisted of more than 560 upgrades in 2014, including new installations in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Over the last six years, AT&T has invested nearly $140 billion including investments in its wireless and wireline networks and acquisitions […]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Building Art, the annual celebration of the creative artists and works taking place at the Morley Arts Building,  takes place March 7 at 7 p.m. at the building,  218 W. Boardman St. The building is home to Ballet Western Reserve. “The arts community of the Morley Arts Building will once again put […]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Monday, February 23, 2015

TROY, Mich. – Talmer Bank and Trust has named Donald Fatobene of Cortland manager of its Mahoning Valley mortgage banking activity, Patrick Ervin, executive managing director of Talmer’s mortgage division, announces. Fatobene, who manages five of the 18 Talmer offices in the Mahoning Valley, will also run its loan production efforts. He is based in […]

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