Local News

Monday, March 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio ranked second in both the overall rankings and per capita rankings in Site Selection magazine’s Governor’s Cup, JobsOhio announced today. The state’s 582 projects were cited as the reason for the ranking. It is the second consecutive year Ohio earned the second-place slot in the annual listing. Texas claimed the top […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio ranked second in both the overall rankings and per capita rankings in Site Selection magazine’s Governor’s Cup, JobsOhio announced today. The state’s 582 projects were cited as the reason for the ranking. It is the second consecutive year Ohio earned the second-place slot in the annual listing. Texas claimed the top […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — America Makes is seeking projects for which it will provide up to $8 million in funding with at least $8 million in matching cost share to be provided by the awarded project teams. The project call award announcement will take place June 12. Projects are expected to get underway in July. “Today’s […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – Cimbar Performance Minerals, which has a new milling circuit in the Wellsville Intermodal Facility, recently installed another scale to expedite truck loading and reduce drivers’ waiting times, Albert Wilson announced Friday. Wilson is the president and CEO of the mineral processing company based in Cartersville, Ga., that stores and crushes various crude […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

CONNEAUT, Ohio – An email dispatch Sunday, as another six-or-so inches of snow fell in the Mahoning Valley, found reason to bless this winter’s weather as good for one of Ohio’s growing industries. “Alive! So thankful for snow,” writes Arnie Esterer, owner of Markko Vineyard here. “The vineyard has good prospects after the coldest winter […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

ORRVILLE, Ohio — Farming has become as high-tech as manufacturing. Robotics are just as integral to raising livestock as to the autoworkers who produce Cruzes at the General Motors Co. complex in Lordstown. Agricultural lending, on the other hand, is quite different than what bankers call “C&I lending,” commercial and industrial lending. The majority of […]

Monday, March 2, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — There are plenty of job openings for workers who possess certain skills, staffing agencies confirm, but in many instances basic qualifications such as passing a drug test are lacking. Still, employers keep looking. Cyndy Bresnahan, business services representative at the Mahoning County OhioMeansJobs office in Boardman, says she’s seeing an upswing in […]

Saturday, February 28, 2015

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Members of Teamsters Local 377 learned Thursday that when they twice reject what Giant Eagle Inc. terms its “final offer,” it means business. So much so, in fact, Giant Eagle plans to close its Tarmarkin Co. warehouse and distribution center at 375 Victoria Road in May, and instead move operations to “a […]

Saturday, February 28, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio — The awards and rankings just keep coming for Cortland. After being named the best place in the state to retire by SmartAsset.com, Cortland was named the 39th-safest city in the state and the safest in Trumbull County by ValuePenguin, Mayor Curt Moll announced at Good Morning, Cortland, an event put on by […]

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