Local News

Saturday, October 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –A high-tech, $20 million plant that will produce self-chilling beverage cans and employ 250 people is earmarked for property on the East Side, says the CEO of a company who has roots in the city. Mitchell Joseph, a Youngstown native and CEO of The Joseph Company International Inc., based in Irvine, Calif., says […]

Friday, October 14, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – City and township officials hailed recent and upcoming development at today’s “Good Morning, Canfield” breakfast. The sold-out event drew 108 registrants to the community room of the Canfield branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning, according to Kim Calvert. Calvert is Youngtown Warren Regional Chamber vice president for marketing. The […]

Friday, October 14, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – American Business Center Inc. has expanded its headquarters here to include 33% more physical warehouse space with multiple loading docks as well as a renovated showroom floor and new signage, reports its president and CEO, Robert Wagner. The improvements and the company’s 35 years in business will be marked with a ribbon-cutting […]

Friday, October 14, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The number of new business entities filing start-up documents with the Ohio secretary of state’s office rose to  9,671 during September. That is an increase of 1,668 new entities compared to September 2015. Through the first nine months of 2016  5,195 more entities have filed to do business in Ohio during 2016 […]

Friday, October 14, 2016

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor Michael Lisac, owner of Warehouse Sales in Sharon, as its Ambassador of the Year at the chamber’s annual dinner Nov. 3. Lisac has put a new face on downtown by having a huge American flag painted on the side of the former Army-Navy building […]

Friday, October 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — City Council’s building and grounds committee has tabled a measure that would give the go-ahead for a Middleburg Heights company to provide heating services to four municipal buildings that are now being supplied by Youngstown Thermal. The committee heard a presentation Thursday from representatives of Brewer-Garrett Co. that outlined the company’s plan […]

Friday, October 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The new Clarence Robinson Park on the South Side will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Monday. The green space is in the 1700 block of Oak Hill Avenue, at West Chalmers Avenue, which is the site of the former Clarence Robinson Community Center. Robinson was a successful local attorney who served on […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Involta LLC, the Iowa-based company that operates two data centers in Youngstown, today announced it plans to build a $16 million data center in Armstrong County, Pa., with UPMC as its anchor tenant. The 39,570-square-foot data center will be built in the Northpointe Business Park off Route 28 near Freeport, Pa. Involta […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A computer science professor at Youngstown State University is the first faculty member in the school’s history to win the National Science Foundation’s competitive CAREER Award for Early Career Development. Bonita Sharif, an associate professor  who joined YSU’s STEM College in 2011, will receive a five-year, $416,000 federal research grant. The award […]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YWCA of Youngstown is seeking donors for its annual Wish Upon a Star holiday gift-giving initiative. Those participating are asked to donate new toys, books, games and clothes. Monetary donations will also be accepted and donors can buy gifts for multiple children if they wish. The deadline to register is Oct. […]

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