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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 […]

Escape-the-Room Game Comes to Warren

WARREN, Ohio — Escape NE Ohio, an escape-the-room game center, has opened its doors at 200 Chestnut Ave. NE, bringing the trendy game to downtown Warren. In escape room games, participants must figure out how to escape a locked room by completing puzzles and challenges to find a key that unlocks the exit. Most games […]

Open Interviews July 25, 27 at Canfield Windsor House

CANFIELD, Ohio – Windsor House will have open interviews for jobs at its new skilled care center in Canfield 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 25 and 27. Among the positions sought are licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, state tested nursing aides, dietary staff and housekeeping staff. Applications can be submitted at Windsor House […]

TubeTech to Close Its Plant in East Palestine

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio – Nearly 50 employees will be laid off in the next couple months from TubeTech Inc. as the welded steel tube manufacturer shuts down its operations here. The plant at 900 E. Taggart St. is in the process of being acquired by Middletown Tube Works, a subsidiary of Phillips Tube Group, based […]

Advanced Skin Spa Sees Opportunity, Seizes It

POLAND, Ohio – When the painters next door to Advanced Skin Spa in Poland moved out,owner Jennifer Kurz saw an opportunity. Where products used to paint walls and structures sat, now sit several lines of skin-care products to beautify the human face. “We basically gutted the entire space and redid everything,” says Kurz, a licensed […]

Original Furniture Returns to Trumbull Historical Society

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Historical Society is welcoming home furniture and artifacts once used by the Webb family who purchased the John Stark Edwards House in 1814. The history society operates out of the  Edwards House, and although Edwards built the home in 1807,  just a few years later lawyer and newspaperman Thomas […]

Alzheimer’s Association Selects New Executive Director

HUDSON, Ohio – The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter has selected Cheryl Kanetsky as the chapter’s new executive director. “I am very happy to be joining the Greater East Ohio Area Chapter in their tireless service to those with dementia and their families,” Kanetsky said. “It is particularly exciting to see the recent […]


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