Local News

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Joe Bell, director corporate communications, Cafaro Company. NILES, Ohio — How do you top a year like 2016?  It certainly was a big one for the Eastwood Mall Complex. The flagship shopping center for the Cafaro Company became the […]

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two music-oriented programs operated by Iron and String Life Enhancement will relocate this spring to the buildings ISLE’s corporate offices occupy. ISLE offers programs for the developmentally disabled, which include Golden String Radio, an internet radio station at its East Side campus and the Purple Cat music class in the Morley Building […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

DETROIT – Strong sales in the United States and China helped General Motors Co. to a record year in 2016, the company announced early this morning. GM reported record worldwide sales of 10 million vehicles in 2016, up 1.2% from 2015. For the full year, GM reported it sold 3.04 million in the U.S. during […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape will recognize the “Original Streetscape Trailblazers” at its annual Grass Roots Gala, which will take place Feb. 23 at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center downtown. The dinner, which begins at 6:30 p.m., will follow a social hour that begins at 5:30 p.m. The Trailblazers, according to a news release […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Six months after commencement, 96% of Grove City College’s class of 2016 is employed or in a graduate or professional school, the college’s career services office announced this week. The college reports 81% of graduates are working and 15% are seeking advanced degrees or further training, according to its survey, which […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — NECA-IBEW Electricians member contractors collectively point to investing in their people, emerging technology and the community as the most powerful ways they’ve sustained success. Now entering 114 and 90 years, respectively, local chapters of the National Electrical […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Brad White, CEO of the Tartan Companies BOARDMAN, Ohio — Overall, 2016 was a positive year for the Tartan Companies with a revenue increase of 3.9%. We are anticipating growth opportunities in all areas as regulations are reduced, the […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Michael R. Conway, MVEDC Executive Director YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp. completed another successful year in 2016 of helping businesses grow and create employment opportunities. Using our affiliate activities and a variety of loan programs […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — An increase in revenue, sales, products, capabilities and capacity last year at Liberty Steel Products Inc. points to an encouraging 2017 for the steel service company, says CEO Jim Grasso. “We made investments and strategic decisions that strengthened our company,” he says. “We’re positioned to take advantage of opportunities created by […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Commercial real estate sales were exceptionally active in January with $16.6 million worth of transactions represented by the 15 highest sales of commercial properties in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. Among the properties that changed hands last month was the former Campus Health Care Center at 196 Colonial Drive in Youngstown, which […]

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