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Monday, February 20, 2017

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – When Canada-based Johnvince Foods was in search of a site to start up a distribution operation in the United States, its operations manager turned to an old friend who happens to be from the village. “A good friend of mine lives down here and had only great things to say about the […]

Monday, February 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has distributed all available tickets for the March 28 Centofanti Symposium lecture by feminist icon Gloria Steinem, the university announced Sunday. The lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium. Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist, feminist organizer and a frequent media spokeswoman on issues of equality. In […]

Monday, February 20, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. WARREN, Ohio — Ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings inaugurated new projects in 2016 that exceeded $1 billion in new investment in the region, making it a landmark year at Routh Hurlbert Real Estate Co., a commercial real estate brokerage firm based […]

Monday, February 20, 2017

In late July 1998, six inmates cut through the wire and escaped from the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center on the city’s East Side. At the time, the prison was the state’s sole privately operated lockup, owned by Corrections Corporation of America. All of the inmates — including three convicted for murder – were apprehended, but the […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two officials from unions representing employees at ValleyCare Health System of Ohio hospitals left meetings today encouraged by what awaits under the proposed new ownership – including indications that Northside Medical Center will remain open. Today’s private meetings with staff and physicians at the three ValleyCare hospitals – Northside in Youngstown, Trumbull […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – College Choice has named the Williamson College of Business Administration as the 11th most affordable undergraduate business school in the nation, Youngstown State University has announced. In its ranking, College Choice noted the college’s accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, or AACSB, as […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

COLUMBUS – Nearly half of small-business owners say regulations are a “very serious” or “somewhat serious” problem, a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business found. The survey found that 25% of small employers rated regulations as a “very serious” problem and 23% said they are “somewhat serious.” Regulations are affecting businesses employing between […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. CANFIELD, Ohio — Following a successful 2016, CTW Development Corp. anticipates a busy year ahead as it begins construction of a 900-seat banquet center to complement its Courtyard Marriott hotel in Canfield and redevelops 1301 Tiffany Plaza in Boardman. “We […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. COLUMBIANA, Ohio — If there’s one word to describe the business outlook in 2017 for Compco Industries and QFM Stamping Inc., it’s optimism. The family-owned business, based in Columbiana and in the third generation of ownership, supplies tank heads and […]

Friday, February 17, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Mary Walker, marketing director, Copeland Oaks SEBRING, Ohio — “While we cherish our rich history and honor all those who have played a part in it, there is an awareness of a new beginning on our campus today,” says […]

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