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Council Contracts with JAC for Amphitheater, Arena

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City officials believe they can quickly wrap up naming rights and other sponsorship agreements for the proposed riverfront park and amphitheater once new contracts with JAC Management Group are finalized. City Council, on a pair of five-to-two votes, approved allowing the Board of Control to enter into agreements with JAC for operational […]

Costs Compel Art Galleries to Get Creative

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Nonprofit museums that house paintings and sculptures and small for-profit galleries have greater expenses than most of their visitors realize. Established museums have more resources to draw from – wealthier long-committed patrons and trusts – while newer and smaller galleries in Youngstown are funded more by passion than from profits. In their own […]

Covelli Centre Hosting Job Fair Aug. 7

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Covelli Centre will host a job fair 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 7 to fill part-time positions. The fair will be held in the YSU Community Room at the arena. Positions to be filled include ticket takers, security, concession stand cooks, ushers, operations crew, bartenders and catering staff. Some hires will […]

A Picture Perfect Social Media Platform

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – What began as a testing ground for art has grown into something much more for Jamie Jamison. In 2014, Jamison began using her Instagram account, A La Jamie, to figure out which of her pieces – she works with mixed media and photography – resonated with buyers. If a particular piece or […]

Penn National Gaming Reports $796.5M for 2Q

WYOMISSING, Pa. – Penn National Gaming Inc., which operates Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown, this morning reported second quarter revenue of $796.5 million. The quarterly results compared to guidance for the earnings period of $776.8 million and the $769.4 million for second quarter 2016. Timothy J. Wilmott, chief executive officer, attributed the […]

As Demand Builds, Ohio Carpenters Train 2,000

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tony DiTommaso didn’t have to wander far in choosing a career path. His father was a carpenter while he and his three brothers all went through the apprenticeship program and became journeymen in that trade. Today, DiTommaso’s nephew Joe, the third generation of the family to enter the craft, works with his […]

UPMC Jameson Unveils New Outpatient Center

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – UPMC Jameson’s new Outpatient Center at 1211 Wilmington Ave. opens its doors July 31. The newly renovated facility on the ground floor of the hospital features The Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Jameson and The UPMC Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute at UPMC Jameson, and now is home to centralized patient registration, […]

Materials Handlers Pick Up, Carry the Load

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Although the materials-handling industry flies under the radar of most consumers, it provides important links in the global manufacturing and supply chain that keep products and commerce on the move. The Mahoning Valley plays a vital role. Materials handling represents a broad cross-section of the economy, industry specialists say. Everything from conveyors […]

Walmart Raises $50,830 for Second Harvest Food Bank

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Walmart announced that Mahoning Valley residents generated a total of $50,830 for Second Harvest Food Bank to help fight hunger in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign encouraged people across the nation to take action against hunger and help families in need through simple acts of support online, […]

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, […]

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