Local News

Monday, February 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley distributed a record 10.5 million pounds of food last year in the Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. “We thank the many financial and food donors, volunteers, foundations, corporations, schools and organizations that were instrumental in helping us distribute more than 40,000 pounds of food […]

Monday, February 13, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Matt Martin , Executive Director, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership WARREN, Ohio — Since it was established in 2010, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has worked to improve Warren’s neighborhoods through innovative programming that empowers residents, remediates blight, and promotes homeownership and job […]

Monday, February 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump is expected to visit the Mahoning Valley Thursday, a trip that already has spurred plans for a protest. Local news outlets reported over the weekend that Trump was coming to the area to stage a formal signing of legislation passed earlier this month to reverse the Department of the […]

Monday, February 13, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition is an initiative whose success is unmatched in Ohio, says the president of one of the largest trade groups in the state that wants to see this success spread. “There’s nothing like it in the state of Ohio, not even close,” Eric Burkland, president of the Ohio […]

Monday, February 13, 2017

By Jeffery C. Dick, Chairman of Youngstown State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The advent of shale energy a.k.a. “fracking” has revolutionized the domestic oil and gas industry and has placed the U.S. as the world’s largest producer of oil and natural gas exceeding Saudi Arabia and Russia. We are […]

Monday, February 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Manufacturers across the region, heartened by reinvigorated energy and steel markets along with new investments in advanced-production processes, point to a strong and transformative year ahead, their executives say. Strong in the sense that overall business has improved recently for steelmakers and the producers that serve the energy industry, both of which […]

Monday, February 13, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the launch of The Business Journal’s newest feature, Business Strategies, area business leaders are stepping up to offer advice on a multitude of topics. Among the recurring monthly features will be our Problem Solvers section, where a select group of the region’s business leaders share solutions to pressing problems they’ve recently […]

Friday, February 10, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations through Feb. 23 for the 2017 40 Under 40 awards. This year’s class will be recognized April 5. Nominees must live or work in Mercer County to be eligible and be younger than 40 as of the end of this year. Those nominated […]

Friday, February 10, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Bury Financial Group has hired William R. Nock as an associate adviser, the Boardman company has announced. For the past 12 years, Nock was a para-planner and customer relations coordinator at Center for Retirement and Estate Planning in Akron. A 1996 graduate of Lowellville High School, Nock has a baccalaureate in business […]

Friday, February 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Your company may have made a commitment to building information security awareness among employees, but how much of that commitment has been put into practice? Educating both employees and executive staff on cybersecurity awareness is more important now than ever. When security precautions aren’t taken seriously, cyber-attacks – in the form of […]

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