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One Hot Cookie Opens 4th Store in Boardman

BOARDMAN, Ohio – One Hot Cookie, which launched from a single store in the Erie Terminal Building in 2013, opened its fourth store here yesterday. The specialty cookie shop opened at noon, owner Bergen Giordani says. The shop has 15 employees. “It’s been steady today. We’re very pleased,” she reported Monday. “We’re getting a great […]

Aqua Ohio to Move Division HQs to Castlo Park

STRUTHERS, Ohio – The Struthers service area of Aqua Ohio will build its division headquarters in Castlo Industrial Park here, the company announced Monday, and invest $4 million to consolidate and update operations. The building, projected to cost $1 million, will have 3,500 feet of office space and 10,800 for storage of equipment and supplies. […]

Liberty Steel to Present New Leveler System

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Liberty Steel Products Inc. plans to celebrate its 50th year in business by commissioning a new, multimillion-dollar leveling system that will enhance its capabilities. Officeholders, local business leaders, company managers and employees are scheduled to participate in a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at Liberty Steel’s main plant, 11650 Mahoning […]

Manufacturers Add Comfort to New SUVs, Pickups

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With gasoline prices just above $2 a gallon, consumers once again are returning to pickup trucks and SUVs when they visit dealer showrooms. In the Mahoning Valley, the Chevrolet Equinox has led sales of new cars since the start of the year and will have a small design upgrade for the new […]

Businesses Are in Patent Trolls’ Crosshairs

Editor’s Note: The following commentary was submitted by Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association. ARLINGTON, Va. – Peer-to-peer commerce site Etsy has more than 50-million users, comedian Adam Carolla has one of the most popular podcasts of all time, and Hudson-based fabric-and-crafts company Jo-Ann Stores has roughly 850 outposts across the […]

Trumbull Campaign Encourages Residents to ‘Shop Your County’

NILES, Ohio – A coalition of Trumbull County community leaders is urging shoppers to keep their purchasing power in their county as much as possible, an effort they are sharing with their neighbors to the south. A month ahead of the holiday shopping season that’s critical for retailers, the Eastwood Mall, the retail center of […]

Penn National Reports Net Revenue of $739.3M

WYOMISSING, Pa. – Penn National Gaming Inc. this morning reported net revenues of $739.3 million and adjusted earnings of $210.1 million during the third quarter, which ended Sept. 30. The quarterly results compared to net revenues of $645.9 million and adjusted earnings of $170.3 million for the same period a year ago. The quarterly results […]

Modern Office Products Adds Promotional Items

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Modern Office Products, a local supplier of office products and office furniture since 1982, is adding custom-printed promotional products to its business portfolio. Selections, according to company’s announcement of the new product line, include hundreds of thousands of items from thousands of manufacturers — from pens, cups and bags to apparel, umbrellas, […]

Vallourec Star Places More Workers on Layoff

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Continued woes in the oil and gas industry have forced pipe and tube manufacturer Vallourec Star to “reduce its workforce effective this week,” according to a statement released Tuesday by the company. The company said it isn’t releasing the number of employees affected at this time. “While we have already taken substantial […]

Kravtiz Deli Expands Catering Service

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – No longer will the catering options from Kravitz Deli be limited to deli foods and appetizers. Deli owner Jack Kravitz announced Monday the 75-year-old deli would be expanding its catering menu to include “Asian and Latin fusion cuisines, Olde World specialties, Mediterranean delicacies, inspired classics and American down home” items. “Because we […]


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