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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in October were up 12.2% from a year earlier, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday. VLT wagers last month totaled $88.1 million, compared with $78.5 million in October 2015. The average number of VLTs operating per day at the […]

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – It’s been only four months since New Day Recovery opened, but already Tom Ivany has seen the impact of the detox center on its clients. “I’ve been in a lot of businesses over the years, but I’ve never had anything where clients come up, give me a hug and tell me that […]

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The CEO of Joseph Co. International says the approximately 21 acres the company has acquired on the East Side to build a $20 million chill-can beverage and technology center is just the beginning. “We’re already looking at other properties for expansion in the city of Youngstown,” said Mitchell Joseph, who owns the […]

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s over. “Hillary Clinton” claimed victory over “Donald Trump” by a head. At least on the racetrack. Jockeys dressed as the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees – their helmets adorned with wigs mimicking the two candidates’ distinctive coiffures — raced Monday afternoon at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown. […]

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 24 hours ahead of the closing of polls this evening, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson signaled the kind of hostile environment Hillary Clinton will be facing if she wins the presidency. Johnson, R-6 Ohio, issued a statement Monday afternoon calling on Congress to establish a “joint bi-cameral select committee to aggressively […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Business Journal is inviting restaurants, retailers and other businesses to submit their plans for recognizing our nation’s activity duty military and veterans on Veterans Day, which this year is Friday. In recent years, several businesses in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys have started offering free meals, discounts or other premiums to […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Today as executives from The Joseph Company International Inc. gathered to turn shovels for the $20 million chill-can plant to be built on the city’s east side, the Mahoning County Land Bank announced that it has acquired 85 parcels of land for the project. Shortly after 11 a.m. Mitchell J. Joseph, a […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

The recipients of this year’s Outstanding Young Philanthropist Award each drew inspiration from their pain to launch the initiatives that earned them the recognition Nov. 18 from the Association of Fundraising Professionals. They are Kate Jenkins, a student at Canfield High School, and Kindness Kampaign co-founder Sarah O’Malley. Art as Therapy Jenkins, recognized for her […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host documentary screenings, panel discussions and workshops Nov. 15 through 18. The schedule kicks off at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 with a free screening of “Generation Startup,” a documentary released earlier this year that follows entrepreneurs […]

Monday, November 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University and the Youngstown Business Incubator will host documentary screenings, panel discussions and workshops Nov. 15 through 18. The schedule kicks off at 8 a.m. at the YBI  with “How to be More Effective with Digital Information,” […]

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