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Monday, February 18, 2019

BOARDMAN, Ohio — New training programs for agents, local partnerships and community involvement helped achieve record sales in 2018 for Burgan Real Estate. The company enjoyed its eighth consecutive quarter of growth, say co-owners Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich. Agents sold 759 units last year for more than $80 million in sales volume, year-over-year increases […] The post Burgan Real Estate Tops Record Volume of $80M appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board secured a 9% budget increase, roughly $900,000, through federal, state and local awards in 2018, allowing the agency to collaborate with county partners to create programs to help fill the mental health and recovery needs of Mahoning Valley residents. Paramount was the collaboration with […] The post Mahoning Mental Health Board Gets More Funds appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

NILES, Ohio — A to Z Bath Solutions, a 59-year-old Niles company that specializes in plumbing and drain work, last year expanded into HVAC and one-day bath remodels, completing 86 and 48 jobs, respectively. The new work helps account for the company’s 19% sales increase, says its CEO, Brian Pritchard. A to Z invested about […] The post A to Z Bath Solutions Streamlines Scheduling, Route Optimization appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At first blush, putting an extra $500 away for your retirement might not seem like much, but financial professionals say it could make a bigger difference than you think once it comes time to retire. “Every dollar you can save is meaningful,” says Stephen Strayer, vice president and market director of the […] The post It’s Only $500. But It Sure Adds Up. appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

NILES, Ohio — This Presidents Day, visit the memorial museum and birthplace home of President William McKinley as well as 12 other stops along the Ohio Presidential Trail. A joint effort of TourismOhio and the Ohio History Connection, the Ohio Presidential Trail highlights homes, libraries, museums and monuments of eight U.S. presidents elected from Ohio, […] The post Ohio Presidential Trail Includes McKinley Home, Museum appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

By Leah Merritt, President & CEO, YWCA YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Transformation was at the heart of YWCA’s work in 2018. On International Women’s Day, March 8, the YWCAs of Warren and Youngstown announced a merger, allowing the agencies to unify services, bolster the ability to obtain funding and better serve the community. On May 1, the […] The post YWCA Mahoning Valley Merger Boosts Capacity appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — At this year’s Ohio News Media Association convention in Columbus, the organization recognized The Jambar at Youngstown State University as having the best News Coverage among college newspapers in Ohio for the 2017-18 school year. The Jambar competes in Division A, which includes universities with undergraduate enrollments of more than 10,000. In […] The post Jambar Recognized for Best Coverage in Ohio appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — At this year’s Ohio News Media Association convention in Columbus, the organization recognized The Jambar at Youngstown State University as having the best News Coverage among college newspapers in Ohio for the 2017-18 school year. The Jambar competes in Division A, which includes universities with undergraduate enrollments of more than 10,000. In […] The post YSU Jambar Recognized for Best Coverage in Ohio appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As the Mahoning Valley’s workforce becomes more and more attached to technology, both in the office and out, how it’s used plays a major role in just how productive a company’s employees are. “IT for the sake of IT is no good. There has to be some sort of end goal, some […] The post To Boost Productivity, Use Technology Right: Roundtable appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, February 18, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For Paul Hagman of RBF CoLab Architecture and Design, 2018 was a year of education, accolades and celebration. “My priority this past year was to continue to grow my knowledge and enhance my expertise in historic building restoration,” says Hagman, whose Youngstown firm has renovated city buildings and historic homes in the […] The post RBF CoLab Honored for Restoration of Stambaugh Building appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

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