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Tell Us Who’s Getting Ahead at Your Company

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Business Journal wants to tell our nearly 7,000 email subscribers who’s getting ahead in your company or in their occupation. So tell us and we’ll tell our readers! Every Saturday morning we email subscribers our “Getting Ahead” report that lists new hires and promotions. Each listing includes information about the individual, […]

New Owner Moves Advantage Video to Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A veteran company under new ownership has moved to the third floor of the Commerce Building in downtown Youngstown. A vision of growth for Advantage Video Production, a multimedia and video services company, inspired the move from its former site in Warren. “We are very excited to join the Youngstown renaissance,” owner Chris […]

Allegiant to End Service Jan. 4 at Regional Airport

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port authority already is reaching out to potential carriers in the hope of replacing Allegiant Air, which is ending its service at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport after 11 years. Allegiant spokeswoman Krysta Levy confirmed via email this morning that the Las Vegas-based carrier would end flights to and from the […]

Coaches Burgers to Expand at New Boardman Site

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Boardman Coaches restaurant is moving up the street to 708 Boardman-Canfield Road from its site at 714 Boardman-Canfield Road, and with it is bringing a full-service restaurant and bar, as well as jobs. “While the counter service worked great for us with the lunch and dinner crowd, we realized that we […]

Business Casual Doesn’t Work for Many Professionals

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – I’ve been measured for a suit several times in my life in a variety of stores, but never was I told that I have a sloping shoulder. It’s one of the first things John Lisko pointed out when I visited his store in the Commerce Building downtown. After he carefully measured me, […]

Northern States Metals Names Mack as President

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The board of directors of Northern States Metals has appointed Kenneth Mack as the company’s president and CEO. Northern States Metals provides custom-designed and engineered aluminum extrusions, parts and products. The company owns of Solar FlexRack, a ground mount solar-racking system for the commercial and utility scale solar industry. “Northern States Metals recognizes […]

Modern Offices Meld Old and New Styles

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Administration Building shook the worlds of architecture and interior design when it premiered in 1904. It helped set the stage for the design of the American office in the early 20th Century. Wright detested the idea of separated offices and saw the open office plan as the wave […]

With New Owners, Drake Reopens Poised for Growth

WARREN, Ohio – Xiangen Hu, the chairman of China-based CW Bearing and Cixing Group Co., visited Drake Manufacturing Services Inc. for the first time as a potential customer four years ago. Yesterday, he returned to the Champion Township plant as its owner. “I’m here again,” Hu said to a crowd gathered outside the plant for […]


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