Economic Development

TNP Seeks Input on Food Security

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership will host three community meetings on food security in the city July 27 and August 2. Tomorrow’s meeting will be held 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southeast Side Community Association hall, 2534 Milton St. SE. The August 2 meetings will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. at […]

Trumbull Commissioners Approve Contract with Regional Chamber

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trumbull County Board of Commissioners approved a new 12-month, $23,000 contract with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber to continue its multi-faceted economic development efforts in the county. The Chamber oversees the retention and expansion of local business and attraction of new business to the Valley, providing a broad range of proven economic […]

Unemployment Rate Rises Across Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The unemployment rate in the Mahoning Valley rose last month, the latest data from the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services show. In the Youngstown-Warren statistical area – Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio and Mercer County in Pennsylvania – the unemployment rate was 6.5% in June, up from 5.9% a […]

BWC to Present Rebate Checks Today in Leetonia

LEETONIA, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will present rebate checks to Columbiana County businesses this morning at the Humtown Products plant here. Among those scheduled to speak is the executive director and CEO of the BWC, Sarah Morrison. In March, the BWC board approved the return of $1 billion to private and […]

Ohio Unemployment Edges Up to 5% in June

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state’s unemployment rate ticked up to 5.0% in June, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. That’s up a tenth of a percentage point from 4.9% both in May and in June 2016. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio last month was 291,000, up 5,000 from […]

Chill-Can Plant Takes Shape; City Buys More Land

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first building in Joseph Co. International’s proposed $20 million “chill can” beverage and technology center on the East Side is complete, and the director of the city’s economic efforts reported a total of three buildings should be done this fall. The Irvine, Calif.-based company broke ground last November on the complex, […]


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