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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

By Aaron Smith and Monica Anderson Pew Research Center WASHINGTON — Americans are incorporating a wide range of digital tools and platforms into their purchasing decisions and buying habits, according to a Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults. The survey finds that roughly eight-in-10 Americans are now online shoppers: 79% have made an online […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ankle & Foot Care Centers will collect items for its 19th Annual Holiday Shoe and Sock Drive  through Jan. 7. The goal is to collect and deliver more than 700 pairs of shoes and hundreds of pairs of socks. Donations will be accepted at all Ankle & Foot Care offices in Mahoning, Trumbull, […]

Friday, December 23, 2016

MCDONALD, Ohio –The village of McDonald began as a company town. Early residents lived in wood frame houses and then the brick and stucco structures they rented from the Conneaut Land Company, landlord for U.S. Steel Corp. While most of the former McDonald Works is long gone, most of the original “worker homes” still stand. […]

Thursday, December 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — If you’re not already in the holiday spirit, you will be after watching the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University present its annual music extravaganza, Carols & Cocoa. The concert was presented Dec. 2 at Stambaugh Auditorium. Watch it in its entirety on YouTube. CLICK HERE.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For most, Christmas is a time of year for pleasant memories. Thoughts drift back to time spent decorating trees, wrapping (and unwrapping) presents and eating with family not seen since last Christmas. Ultimately it’s a time of tradition. In the Mahoning Valley, one tradition passed down through the generations has become a […]

Thursday, December 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The staff of The Business Journal is taking a brief break to celebrate Christmas. We’ll continue to monitor local business news and if a big story breaks, we’ll be on top of it! But in the meantime, we invite you to meet our staff by watching our holiday greetings video. Our Daily […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Weathersfield Township has signed a one-year, $20,000 contract with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber to provide “customized economic development and related services,” the chamber announced this morning. Among the services are creating an inventory of available property, business attraction and retention efforts, addressing corridor issues, creating a marketing strategy for the township […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Northeast Ohio Medical University has announced a $500,000 donation from trustee Dr. Chander Kohli and his wife, Karen, to support academic technology and online course materials at the university. The couple also donated $500,000 in 2011 to create the Aneal Mohan Kohli Academic Technology Endowment, named in memory of their son, who […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

VIENNA, Ohio – Winner Aviation today announced that Larry Rohrbach has joined the company as its maintenance sales manager. Among his responsibilities are overseeing sales growth, business development and customer support. Rohrbach has more than 30 years experience in the aviation field, most recently as the regional service sales manager for Textron Aviation, headquartered in […]

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

This cartoon, published in Mid-December 2007, comments on the continued outsourcing of jobs to China and its impact on product quality. Even Santa Claus isn’t immune.

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