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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

By Victoria Munro and Dave Block LAKEWOOD, Colo. — People choose to do business with those they know, like and trust. Business owners who’ve worked in the corporate world often find it challenging to adjust to the reality that small business is built on relationships. Studies reveal that the majority of customers leave not because […]

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

DETROIT  — General Motors Co. and Honda Monday announced the auto industry’s first manufacturing joint venture to mass produce an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system that will be used in future products from each company. Fuel Cell System Manufacturing LLC will operate within GM’s existing battery pack manufacturing facility site in Brownstown, Mich. Mass production […]

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Demand for new housing and apartment complexes, hotels and acres of industrial land is rising in western Pennsylvania, driven by Royal Dutch Shell’s $6 billion ethane cracker plant under construction near Monaca, Pa., officials say. “We hope this sends a signal to the rest of the petrochemicals industry,” said David Ruppersberger, president […]

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – James Kinnick, executive director of the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments, would like to set the record straight: Eastgate isn’t a transportation agency. At least, that’s not all it is, he said Monday. The issue came to light, he said, at Friday’s “Good Morning, Austintown” breakfast when he provided an update of […]

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Registration is open for the 2017 Emerging Leaders program. The program is offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Cleveland District Office in conjunction with local partners. This is the seventh year for the executive level training program in Youngstown. The course, which begins this spring at Youngstown State University and runs through […]

Monday, January 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As we get closer and closer to Valentine’s Day, love is in the air. But there are plenty of kinds of love in this world. That’s why we want to celebrate all of our animal friends in our newest contest: the Love Your Pet Look-Alike Contest. Maybe you and your feline friend […]

Monday, January 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 90 employers from local, regional and national companies will participate in Youngstown State University’s Spring 2017 Career Fair. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The fair provides information to individuals looking for professional full-time and […]

Monday, January 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Tim Ryan, his national media profile elevated in November by taking on Nancy Pelosi, appeared on the HBO program Real Time with Bill Maher Friday evening and sparred with Grover Norquist, the no-tax-increase-ever proponent, over supply side economics. The comedy program’s panel discussion was a departure for Ryan from the cable […]

Monday, January 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A proposed 20% tariff on products imported from Mexico would be “terribly disruptive” for General Motors as well as other U.S. industries, and could trigger a trade war, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said. The proposal is several proposals and statements from the new Trump Administration that have raised concerns for Brown, D-Ohio. […]

Monday, January 30, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – Paul Chadderton, the retired owner of Chadderton Trucking and an emeritus member of the Penn State Shenango advisory board, has donated $100,000 to the campus to create a scholarship. “As a father of two Penn State University graduates, grandfather to current a Penn State Schreyer’s honor student, and an active member of […]

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