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Thursday, October 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Be the 17,000th follower of The Business Journal and win an assortment of gifts! But don’t wait to connect! Prizes will be awarded randomly along the way to 17,000! It’s really no surprise that The Business Journal has a large following on the business-related social media network, LinkedIn. What’s remarkable is that […]

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Three dozen students in the engineering, precision machining and welding programs at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will tour the General Motors Lordstown Complex Friday as part of the nationwide Manufacturing Day celebration. As part of the tour, students will be able to see what goes into building the Chevrolet […]

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Be the 17,000th follower of The Business Journal on LinkedIn and win a year’s subscription to our print edition. It’s really no surprise that The Business Journal has a large following on the business-related social media network, LinkedIn. What’s remarkable is that The Business Journal has TEN TIMES more followers on LinkedIn […]

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Updates on what’s happening in Canfield and Boardman are the focus of two events this month hosted by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber. The Good Morning, Canfield! breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at the Canfield Public Library, and Good Evening, Boardman! will take place at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27 […]

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on an $8 million renovation of International Towers downtown should get underway by the end of the month, a representative of the building’s owner told the city’s Design Review Committee Tuesday. The committee approved plans presented by Millennia Housing Management Ltd., Cleveland, for the exterior portion of the project, which will […]

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Steelworker International President Leo Gerard on Tuesday blasted the Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump, in the wake of a Newsweek article that found the wealthy businessman used Chinese steel and aluminum in some of his latest development projects. “We’re going to take the Newsweek story, turn it into a handbill, […]

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale reached 22 during the week ended Oct. 1, a signal that the market in this oil and gas play is slowly on the rebound. It’s the highest rig count yet this year in the Utica, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Eighteen […]

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council tonight will consider creating three new positions in the city’s department of community planning and economic development. The new positions – business development recruiter, fiscal officer and deputy director of planning and strategic development – will better integrate the different functions of the department, said T. Sharon Woodberry, director. The […]

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Kent State University at Trumbull will host its Fall Job Fair Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Classroom/Administration building, 4314 Mahoning Ave. NW. In addition to connecting jobseekers with employers, the job fair also includes mock interviews and professional resume advice. The job fair is free and […]

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — No longer is East Liverpool dying. It’s busy being reborn. The latest sign of that rebirth is on Fifth Avenue where the Brooks Building, built in 1896 as the Foutts Building, was demolished in mid-September to make room for the Market Street Lofts. The lofts will offer 45 apartments – 60 […]

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