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Redex Industries Honored for Charitable Contributions

SALEM, Ohio – The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association has recognized Redex Industries Inc., maker of Udderly Smooth moisturizing creams, as the winner of its charitable company of the year award. The award was presented at the trade group’s Cosmoprof North America show July 10 in Las Vegas. Margaret Kennedy, co-founder of the company, […]

Youngstown GE Site Sells for $95K at Auction

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The former General Electric plant site just south of downtown was purchased in an online auction Friday, and discussions are under way for the purchase of a second Mahoning Valley GE property. The 2.9-acre site at Market and Hughes streets sold for $95,000 in an online auction Friday, $20,000 more for the […]

Logistics Planning Combines Technology with Common Sense

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Drive past a rest stop in the morning and you see them: trucks, parked nose to tail, along the drives to and from the highways. Go by an interstate exit at dinnertime and you see trucks there too. They rumble through downtowns and chug across rural roads. And none is where it […]

Kelly Takes Channellock Exec to White House Event

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa. 3, took the president of Meadville, Pa.-based Channellock Inc. to the White House yesterday as part of a “Made in America” roundtable discussion. Jon DeArment handed the president one of the pliers made by the manufacturer of hand tools during his brief presentation about Channellock. “We’re honored […]

Resnick Joins Howard Hanna Canfield Office

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Howard Hanna Canfield office has added Lisa Resnick, a multi-million-dollar sales associate in the Washington D.C. area, to its team. “We are looking forward to having someone with Lisa’s high level of customer service and success in high-end markets available to assist the residents of the greater Mahoning Valley,” said Gina […]

Commercial Drones Take to the Skies

WARREN, Ohio — Aaron Campbell waits a few moments until the last drop of rain passes. He’s prepared to take off on this cloud-covered July morning, but rain could risk damaging the small aircraft he’s about to pilot. For now though, all is clear as a window of good weather opens up. Campbell trains his […]

Truck World Inc. Drives for More Growth

HUBBARD, Ohio — When Tim Schubert talks about Truck World’s travel plazas, he likes to point out the showers. Spacious by truck stop standards, the showers at Truck World’s original location in Hubbard have been voted the best along Interstate 80 by truck drivers, the vice president of operations of Truck World Inc. says. “It’s […]

Citizens Bank Hires New Regional Executive for Midwest

CHICAGO – Citizens Bank has named Joseph C. Giampetroni regional executive for the Midwest with responsibility for corporate banking in the greater Chicago area, Michigan and Ohio. Giampetroni joins Citizens with experience in advising and handling the banking needs of corporate clients throughout the Midwest. “The Midwest region represents an area where we have a […]

Youngstown Thermal Outage Turns Off Downtown Cooling

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An outage at Youngstown Thermal’s steam plant, 205 North Ave., means the employees of the company’s 40 or so downtown business customers are likely to swelter today without any cooling-services. Carl Avers, CEO, says the company is “working on” restoring service. The outage is “not at all” connected to Thermal’s financial difficulties […]

Gibson Now Offers Coverage for Uber and Lyft Drivers

GIRARD, Ohio – The Gibson Agency now offers coverage through Grange Insurance for drivers who use personal vehicles for a transportation network company such as Uber or Lyft. While most of these type of companies offer some type of insurance coverage, drivers are not fully covered while waiting to accept a fare. Uber and Lyft […]

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