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Yesco Electrical Delivers to Dakota Pipeline Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Yesco Electrical Supply Inc., an electrical supply and wholesale company based in Austintown, has marked another major milestone in handling large industrial projects, the company announced Monday. The local supplier has delivered all of the lighting and switchgear used on six terminals of the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline project, the company […]

Warm Winter Puts PA’s Apple Crop at Risk

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Due to an unseasonably warm winter, the Pennsylvania apple crop is in jeopardy, warns Penn State Extension horticulture professor Richard Marini. After warm temperatures throughout December and January, February was the warmest on record, which has led to tree bud development occurring about two weeks earlier than normal, leaving them susceptible […]

She Started with Hair, Now She’s Here

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One of the first things you notice about Carmella Williams is her hair. Thick, bouncy and vivacious, it’s as infectious as her smile. Hair has always been a central part of Williams’ life and now it’s a central part of her business — Carmella Marie hair products. Growing up in a rural […]

Giant Eagle, Second Harvest Join for Fundraiser

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through April 15, customers at Giant Eagle stores in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties will be able to donate $1, $5, or $10 to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley as part of the Harvest for Hunger effort. Customers will be offered a tear-away coupon that’s scanned at checkout and […]

Old Rules Apply in Marketing Despite Digital Shift

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through the digital shift, many rules of marketing and methods of promotion have remained intact, not withstanding the transition from mass media to computers and smartphones. For many marketers here, the lessons they learned when they entered the industry remain pillars of their companies and on which they base their clients’ campaigns. […]

Growing Membership Priority for New TCC Director

WARREN, Ohio – The new director of the Trumbull Country Club is focusing on growing membership at the 101-year-old club by waiving initiation fees and eliminating assessments. Joe Folk was appointed to his position in November by the club’s board of directors. He is “an industry expert,” the board said in announcing his appointment to […]

Boosting Delivers Social Media Posts to New Eyes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Companies have more tools than ever to market themselves on social media. Advertising on mass media succeeds in reaching the target audience but many more outside the range of qualified buyers, which makes it expensive. With tools developed by social media platforms, marketers and companies can choose who they want to see […]

Austintown Racino Posts VLT Record in February

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – February might be the shortest month of the year, but that didn’t prevent Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course from posting record numbers. The Austintown Township racino reported wagers on its video lottery terminals in February totaled $94.8 million, the most since its opening in September 2014. Previously, July 2016’s $91.1 […]

Palo Creative Offers Google Advertising Session

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Palo Creative will host a free informational Google Advertising event March 29. The session, which will begin at 5:30 p.m., will feature Joe Papa, Google AdWords expert. The event will be held at Cafe 422, 8586 South Ave., Boardman, in the banquet room. Google Advertising puts businesses’ message in front of a […]

Covelli Centre Ends 2016 with $386K Net Income

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A successful 2016 for downtown’s Covelli Centre means the city will be able to make a substantial payment toward its debt on the building at the end of this year, a finance department official says. “The building is paying for itself and that’s the way it’s been for the last six years,” […]


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