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Pennex Holds Job Fair Tonight, Tuesday at Plant

LEETONIA, Ohio – Pennex Aluminum Co., which completed a $38 million expansion of its plant in World Trade Park last August, is seeking to fill 40 manufacturing job this afternoon and Tuesday morning. Those interested should apply in person at the plant, 1 Commerce Ave., between 4 and 7 p.m. today or 8 a.m. and […]

M7 Technologies, Spinoff Get National Defense Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Technology developed by M7 Technologies and a subsidiary could save the defense industry supply chain up to $20 billion a year, the president of M7 says. M7 and its spinoff, Grale Technologies, received the Defense Manufacturing Excellence Team Award for 2015 for the automated integrated metrology – or AIM — technology the […]

BWC Directors Hear from Employers, Labor Leaders

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio contractors whose employees are injured on the job in Pennsylvania are often frustrated when they file a Workers Compensation claim in the Keystone State on behalf of their employees. That was the leading concern Thursday morning in the Youngstown office of the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation where five on the […]

Commercial Building Volume Down in 2015, Projects Loom

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Construction dollar volume graphs distributed Wednesday night to members of the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania at its 46th annual meeting could have set a downbeat tone. Instead, YSU President Jim Tressel took the numbers as his cue to “go off script” as he projected the potential for […]

Community Foundation of Western PA, Eastern OH Names Director

SHARON, Pa. – Following a three-month regional search ranging from Pittsburgh to Cleveland, the Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern Ohio has named Kyle English as its new executive director. English was selected by the foundation board’s search committee following a three-month regional search that ranged from Pittsburgh to Cleveland. He has a bachelor’s […]

US Automakers Post Small Gains in Sales

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – All three American car manufacturers reported small year-over-year increases in sales this morning. General Motors Co. sales reached 229,296 in November, a 1.5% climb compared to a year ago. Chevrolet led the company with 156,907 leaving showrooms, a 4.8% gain from last year. The Silverado pickup truck topped sales for the brand […]

Pecchia Communications Launches New Website, Tagline

CANFIELD, Ohio — Pecchia Communications today launched a new website with a modern design to showcase its capabilities and the firm’s new tagline, “Affordable Expertise.” The new site includes more visual elements, larger text and more spacing and is easier to view on mobile devices, said Dan Pecchia, president of the Canfield-based public relations and […]

DOT Gives Aerodynamics Tentative OK for Certificate

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Transportation today tentatively recommended issuance of a certificate of public service that will allow Aerodynamics Inc. to provide flights between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. The show cause order U.S. DOT posted on ADI’s docket this morning “tentatively” finds ADI is “fit, willing and able […]

Auto Dealers Association Comes to End of Road

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After more than half a century, the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio is near the end of the road. The organization ceases operations Dec. 31. Chuck Eddy, president of the association, made the announcement today. The decision to end the association, founded in 1964, follows a unanimous vote of the trustees […]

Show Your Good Taste with Edible Gifts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Everyone has his own date for when the holiday shopping season begins. Some wait until after Thanksgiving, others wait for the first snowfall and yet others contend it begins when the first gift baskets show up on the counter or break room table at work. After all, who doesn’t enjoy a free […]


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