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Natural Beef Is Only Option for Burbick Farms

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Greg Burbick takes pride in raising cattle here the same way his family did at the turn of the 20th century. Next door to the house and barn his grandmother’s aunt and uncle built in 1905, Burbick has 40 head of cattle that roam the couple hundred acres his family has worked […]

Macy’s Sells Downtown Pittsburgh Store to Philadelphia Developer

CINCINNATI– Macy’s Inc. today announced it has sold its landmark downtown Pittsburgh building at 400 Fifth Ave. to Philadelphia-based Core Realty, which is planning a major mixed-use redevelopment for the historic building. A final clearance sale will begin July 20, and is expected to run until early September. “For the past four years, Macy’s has […]

RTI Lands Airbus Contract Week Before Merger Vote

PITTSBURGH – RTI International Metals Inc. announced this morning that it has secured a contract to provide finished titanium structural parts for Airbus’ new A350-100 aircraft. The new contract comes as shareholders prepare to vote July 21 on the company’s prospective merger with Alcoa Inc. in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at $1.5 billion (READ STORY). […]

They Can’t Live Without Charlanne Farms’ Food

SOUTHINGTON, Ohio – When Judy Hecky of Garrettsville began preparing for a visit to Florida, one of her priorities was stopping at Charlanne Farms Inc. to pick up some supplies for the trip. “I’ve probably been shopping here for 30 years,” Hecky says of the retail store on Warren-Burton Road in Southington. Hecky’s supplies include […]

DiRusso’s Packages Taste of Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — On occasion, Robert DiRusso enjoys working the long hours at his company’s trailers at fairs and festivals, if only to remember how his business began. “That’s how I started out,” says the president of DiRusso’s Sausage Inc. in Youngstown. “I still like getting out on the midway once in a while so […]

Alorica Call Center Seeking 400 New Employees

NILES, Ohio – Alorica Inc., the California company that in March acquired West Corp.’s call center here as part of a $275 million transaction, is looking for 400 workers to staff its office at 5185 Youngstown Warren Road. The company held an open house and job fair the week of June 29. “The hiring continues […]

Redesigned Cruze Makes Its First Trip Home

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – It’s been 15 days since the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze was unveiled in Detroit. The critics were almost unanimous in their reviews that the changes will improve the Cruze in nearly every way. And Thursday, it finally came home. “All I can really say about it is, ‘Wow,’ and, ‘Welcome home,’ ” said […]

Vallourec Star to Shed 60- to 80 Jobs at Pipe Mill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Vallourec Star, which three years ago opened a new $1 billion pipe mill at its complex along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, announced today it would eliminate 60 to 80 jobs effective in early August. The company said the continued downturn in the oil and gas market forced Vallourec to streamline its […]

Vallourec Star Pipe Mill to Shed 60- to 80 Jobs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Vallourec Star, which three years ago opened a new $1 billion pipe mill at its complex along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, announced today it would eliminate 60 to 80 jobs effective in early August. The company said the continued downturn in the oil and gas market forced Vallourec to streamline its […]

Real Estate Brokers Renovate, Repurpose Commercial Sites

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Antiquated and dated until recently, the Tiffany Square Plaza at South Avenue and U.S. Route 224 in Boardman has a new lease on life, broker Bill Kutlick says. Over the past several months, the renovated plaza has seen retailers that include Hobby Lobby – relocated from a couple miles west on 224 […]

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