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Monday, May 4, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At least 400 gallons of chlorine leaked from a container at the city wastewater treatment plant on Poland Avenue Monday morning, forcing the closing of streets and highways and the evacuation of nearby businesses  (READ RELATED STORY) . By 8 a.m. today, all streets and businesses are expected to be open. The […]

Monday, May 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At least 400 gallons of chlorine leaked from a container at the city wastewater treatment plant on Poland Avenue this morning, forcing the closing of streets and highways and the evacuation of nearby businesses. The leak occurred shortly after 9 a.m. and was contained by 11:30, says Fire Chief John O’Neill. But […]

Monday, May 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A roundtable discussion  focusing on how four school districts in the region are using big data analytics is among the featured events at this year’s Tech Belt Technology Summit. Data Recovery Services LLC is hosting the summit, to be held May 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Youngstown State University’s […]

Monday, May 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – VXI Global Solutions Inc. will hold a job fair Tuesday to fill more than 150 positions for sales and customer service associates at its downtown call center. The company opened its call center here in 2009 with 50 employees and has grown to more than 1,000. Last month VXI sought to hire […]

Monday, May 4, 2015

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio – One Hot Cookie’s newest store won’t officially open its doors until 11 a.m. today, but the specialty bakery already has customers. “We’ve already had our first order,” owner Bergen Giordani said Friday as she put the finishing touches on the new store, in the Eastwood Mall complex. One customer had called […]

Monday, May 4, 2015

NILES, Ohio – In 2002, Glunt Industries Inc. sold a 75,000-square-foot facility in here to The Timken Co. of North Canton, and for 13 years that plant served as the operations for its subsidiary, Timken Industrial Services. On Friday, Glunt Industries announced it was buying the building back, as the Warren-based company puts into motion […]

Monday, May 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Manufacturing in northeastern Ohio is alive, well and growing at a healthy clip, Team NEO said in a report released today. Between 1990 and today, the manufacturing sector grew 17% to $43.6 billion. By 2025, Team NEO projects the sector will account for $53.3 billion of the regional economy, a 25% increase. […]

Monday, May 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Manufacturing in northeastern Ohio is alive, well and growing at a healthy clip, Team NEO said in a report released today. Between 1990 and today, the manufacturing sector grew 17% to $43.6 billion. By 2025, Team NEO projects the sector will account for $53.3 billion of the regional economy, a 25% increase. […]

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