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Baker’s Dairy Rises to Top with New Flavors

NEW WATERFORD, Ohio – As with much in life, the product that for the past six years has helped Baker’s Golden Dairy increase its business came about by chance. In 2011, the dairy farm in New Waterford produced only regular, chocolate- and strawberry-flavored milk. Then one day “by accident we didn’t rinse out the lines,” […]

Medical Marijuana Applicants Secure Sites in City

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning Valley Agriculture LLC, one of five companies seeking a state license to run a medical marijuana cultivation center within the city, has secured the former Parker Hannifin building for its project, an attorney who represents the group said Thursday. Mahoning Valley Agriculture, a company backed by $10 million from three out-of-town […]

Décor Trends Are in the Eye of the Beholder

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Pieces of hard foam, fabric samples and large furniture staples litter the floor of R.A. Mayo Industries’ workshop in East Palestine. As one worker reupholsters a chair, another works on a loveseat, taking the furniture apart to attach new fabric. Mayo Industries builds and upholsters furniture and, when a customer wants a […]

Cohen, Wray Join Home Savings’ Wealth Management

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Karen Cohen, a veteran CPA, and Christine Wray, a former private banker at Huntington Bank, have joined the wealth management department of Home Savings Bank, Gary Small announced Monday. Small is the president and CEO of Home Savings Bank. Both women join as vice presidents. Cohen was named a trust officer as […]

Home Remodeling Market Moves Outdoors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The attention paid to patios, porches and sunrooms has grown tremendously in recent years, thanks to do-it-yourself websites and home-improvement TV shows. And like the houses featured in such programs, outdoor living spaces are getting bigger and better. The marketplace has been flooded with new materials and styles for everything from stones […]

Right Fit Makes All the Difference on Links

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More so than in other sports, using the right equipment in golf can result in better scores. In football, everyone plays with the same ball every time and the pads players wear don’t much affect their performance. “If I buy a pair of Air Jordans, I’m not going to dunk a basketball. […]

Trumbull Country Club Adapts to Times

WARREN, Ohio – When Trumbull Country Club in Warren introduced its new director of club operations last autumn, a few other changes came along as well. Assessment costs: eliminated. Initiation fees: waived. Greens and cart fees: gone. Those changes were necessary to keep the private club competitive in a rapidly changing market, says Joe Folk, […]

WRTA Launches New User-Friendly Website

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Transit Authority has launched an open design website that is mobile-friendly and will offer information on transportation and services. WRTA vehicles operate 19 hours per day Monday through Friday and over 12 hours per day each Saturday. In 2016, WRTA transported over 1.5 million passengers, providing a range of bus […]

Bway to Close Hubbard Can Plant, Idling 60

HUBBARD, Ohio – The new owners of an aerosol and packaging manufacturing plant here plan to close the factory at the end of the year, idling about 60 employees, a director for the Steelworkers Union said. Workers at Bway Corp.’s plant at 644 Myron St. were notified yesterday that the facility would close . “We’re […]

Serious Players Double as Ambassadors for Golf

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Golf courses in the Mahoning Valley, along with professionals and coaches, seek new golfers: young people and those who never imagined themselves on the links. It’s part of their strategy to keep the game of golf – and their businesses – vibrant. Brian Tolnar, Chris Carfangia, Diane McCall and Jared Wilson are […]


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