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Monday, February 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An energy executive whose company is building a $900 million gas-fired electrical generation plant in Lordstown says abandoning deregulation in the energy market stands to cost consumers billions of dollars each year, staunch industrial development, and drive independent energy producers like his out of business. “The utilities have tried and failed to […]

Monday, February 6, 2017

This cartoon assesses the political atmosphere of Youngstown and Mahoning County during the late 1980s, then dominated by three well-known local officials: U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant, Mahoning County Party Chairman Don Hanni III and Youngstown Mayor Pat Ungaro. Often, Ungaro would find himself at odds with the two other outlandish characters, providing fodder for […]

Saturday, February 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown joined the many other cities in protesting President Donald Trump’s executive order on travel to the United States Friday when about 100 protesters gathered in Central Square for what was billed as a “Rally for Freedom and Justice.” The rally took place just hours before a federal judge in Washington state […]

Saturday, February 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown joined the plethora of cities protesting President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration Friday when about 100 protesters gathered in Central Square for what was billed as a “Rally for Freedom and Justice.” The rally took place just hours before a federal judge in Washington state temporarily blocked enforcement of the […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Jan Strasfeld, Executive director, Youngstown Foundation YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As a community foundation, The Youngstown Foundation’s vision is to honor the wishes of our donors by managing their charitable gifts and helping them meet philanthropic goals. Since its founding […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Jan Strasfeld, Executive director, Youngstown Foundation YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As a community foundation, The Youngstown Foundation’s vision is to honor the wishes of our donors by managing their charitable gifts and helping them meet philanthropic goals. Since its founding […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s annual Economic Forecast Breakfast will be held Feb. 9 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. This year’s keynote speaker is Joel Elvery, an economist for the external outreach and regional analytics department at the […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. GIRARD, Ohio — Aim Transportation Solutions, Girard, witnessed expansion and new investment across all of its divisions in 2016, its principals say. Aim Transportation Solutions, formerly Aim NationaLease is composed of Aim Leasing Company – a NationaLease member – Aim […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Taiwanese company is considering building new manufacturing plants as part of an overall $7 billion investment plan targeted for the United States, and Pennsylvania could be an option, according to reports. The company, Foxconn Technology Group, said it wants to build a new plant to manufacture screen displays in partnership with […]

Friday, February 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — MS Consultants plans to grow this year by expanding its retail design group, launching a facilities improvement campaign targeted at smaller universities and continuing sustainable infrastructure development, Thomas E. Mosure says. Mosure is president and CEO of […]

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