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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. HERMITAGE, Pa. — At the beginning of 2016, the LindenPointe Development Corp., the nonprofit parent of the eCenter@LindenPointe here, hosted a strategic planning meeting with regional stakeholders. The meeting identified goals in four categories: incubator services, community development, outreach and […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. BOARDMAN, Ohio — What will replace the Affordable Care Act, if anything, upon its expected repeal is a major concern of Cailor Fleming Insurance. “We are keeping a close watch on all potential changes in insurance, particularly health care,” says […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley added several services in 2016 to bring quality care even closer to home for families, officials say. Palliative care, which provides care to children with complex, chronic or serious conditions, is now […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and an Ohio advocacy group hailed the withdrawal of President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary yesterday. Andrew F. Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, which owns the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast-food chains, stepped down from consideration amid opposition from Democrats and labor regarding his business practices, including his […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Classes that lead to earning an Ohio real estate license begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. Successful completion of four courses is required to sit for the licensing exam. They are real estate law, real estate principles and practices, real estate finance […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — There is at least one aspect of the automotive industry that both organized labor and management can always agree on: they can’t control the buying whims of the American public. These trends have a direct impact on employment levels at major manufacturers such as General Motors’ Lordstown plant and automotive suppliers such […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Auto Parkit LLC plans to move forward with its proposed multimillion-dollar project in Warren although it might not be at the former Packard Electric Building on Dana Street Northeast. Auto Parkit, founded by city native Christopher Alan, has a backup site expected to serve as an interim location for its operations here […]

Thursday, February 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of houses in the tri-county area started 2017 down slightly from last year, the latest monthly data show. A total of 340 houses were sold in January, according to data compiled by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area Board of Realtors. That’s down from the 358 units […]

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. SHARON, Pa. – Kyle English, executive director of the Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio, has one message for those who support the organization: “Thank you.” Last year, the foundation awarded $6.2 million in grants through its six affiliates […]

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. WARREN, Ohio — The 16 offices of Chemical Bank in the Mahoning Valley, formerly Talmer Bank and Trust, posted another year of solid growth and profits, says its regional president, Mark Wenick. Contributing to that performance is the wealth management […]

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