Local News

Thursday, April 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There was much discussion among the Economic Development Administration’s staff regarding whether the agency’s administrator should come to his hometown for today’s announcement at the Youngstown Business Incubator. EDA is headed by Jay Williams, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, who served as Youngstown’s mayor until from late 2005 until […]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – John Moliterno, interim executive director of the Western Reserve Port Authority, confirmed Wednesday that he intends to apply for the position. He did so after the regular meeting of the board of directors. During their meeting, directors approved a new strategic plan that included hiring an executive director. The board also […]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family homes in March improved by more than a third in Mahoning County from a year earlier, and were up by nearly a quarter in Trumbull County, the latest reports from the local boards of Realtors show. According to data from the Centralized Real Estate Information Services Multiple Listing Service, […]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator’s acquisition of the former Vindicator building downtown is just the start of future expansion efforts, says its executive director. “We’ve got to think about our sixth building and seventh building,” says Jim Cossler. “We’re not going to stop growing.” The YBI purchased the former Vindicator office building at […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – New Castle Rotary Club #89 has named Toni McKay as the Rotary Entrepreneur of the Year. The club will recognize McKay at a dinner May 18 at the Villa Banquet Center. Born in Ellwood City, the daughter of the late John and Louise Mazzant, McKay is a self-made businesswoman who has […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Despite the pullback from new drilling in the Utica shale within eastern Ohio, oil and gas exploration continues to have positive ramifications across the region. Permits for new wells have all but ground to a halt in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Still, ODNR issued four new permits […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The pay gap between men and women presents more than just a bottom-line problem for the gender on the short end of that economic measuring stick, advocates for equal pay argue. Representatives of the Youngstown Business & Professional Women’s Club and the YWCA of Youngstown marked Equal Pay Day yesterday. April 14 […]

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