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Friday, December 14, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — General Motors’ announcement that it has 2,700 positions available isn’t necessarily a boon for workers expecting layoffs from the potential closing of GM’s Lordstown Complex, nor is it for the Mahoning Valley, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. Today, GM announced openings at plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas, as […] The post Ryan Addresses GM Jobs as Eastern Gateway Offers Help appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Dr. Medford Mashburn, medical director for Mercy Health–Youngstown hospice and palliative care programs, has been selected to become a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Council. Through legislative advocacy, symposiums, educational materials, research and technical support, the council advocates on behalf of hospice and palliative care services. Its mission is described as “profoundly […] The post Mashburn Joins Hospice and Palliative Care Council appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

WARREN, Ohio – During his childhood, Jeremy Lehman’s family benefited from the Toys for Tots campaign the U.S. Marine Corps stages annually. Now, as a staff sergeant in the Marine Corps, Lehman now is able to help make the holidays brighter for kids in similar circumstances. “My family relied on Toys for Tots, so being […] The post Businesses Muster for Marines’ Toys for Tots Campaign appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – November wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course totaled $91.6 million, down more than $4.6 million from the month before. VLT betting last month was up $3.3 million from a year earlier, according to the most recent online reports from the Ohio Lottery Commission. Wagers in […] The post VLT Play Dips Month-Over-Month at Racino appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Two days after the online auction closed with no bids for the Uptown Theatre on the south side of Youngstown, Patrick Burgan, broker and co-owner of Burgan Real Estate, said potential buyers are still interested in the property. “While the online auction ended, Burgan is continuing to work with several interested investors […] The post Uptown Auction Closes; Investors Still Interested appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and the chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party rebuked president Donald Trump yesterday following comments on Fox News Channel that appeared to dismiss concerns of workers at General Motors Lordstown plant. Trump, during an interview said, it “doesn’t really matter” whether GM moves forward […] The post Trump Lordstown Comment Draws Rebukes from Ryan, Brown appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Workforce development will receive a special emphasis as a component of the planned renovation of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County’s central branch. The library system already is seeing an influx of patrons looking to take advantage of existing workforce development options, Aimee Fifarek, the library’s executive director, told trustees […] The post Main Library Upgrade to Emphasize Workforce Development appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

LIBERTY, Ohio – There are many exciting changes in the works at Plaza Donuts here just months after Amy Spencer and her husband took over the business Sept. 1. None of the changes, however, include the recipes the doughnut shop has used since its founding in 1962. “We have not changed any of the recipes,” […] The post Plaza Donuts Adds Online Delivery, More Flavors appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A trio of Democratic state representatives, including state Rep. Glenn Holmes, plan to introduce a bill to support workers affected by mass layoffs and wide-scale plant closures. The bill comes in the wake of General Motors’ announcement to stop production at its Lordstown Complex in late November, resulting in the direct loss […] The post Lawmakers Plan Legislation to Aid Workers Facing Layoffs appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

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