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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Carmella Williams is the new director of the Women in Entrepreneurship Program sponsored by the Youngstown Business Incubator. Williams participated in the first WE Launch Class in 2016, and became the first grant recipient for her hair and beauty supply business, Carmella Marie. “This program takes women who are often looked at as silly or […]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning Valley, where the sense of poverty is pervasive, has considerable wealth as evidenced by the brokerage firms and banks here with trust, private banking and wealth management departments. Banks without such services as recently as a decade ago have since established them, Farmers National Bank, Home Savings Bank and Cortland […]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator is working with two Israeli startups to help them gain a foothold in the U.S. market and anticipates many more collaborations through a formal partnership to be announced today. YBI is now part of The Junction, an Israel-based business accelerator. The Junction is affiliated with F2 Capital, a […]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course totaled $92.8 million in September, down from August but nearly $9 million more than a year earlier. Last month’s VLT play, according to the Ohio Lottery Commission, was down from $93.5 million but ahead of the nearly $84 million […]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

KENT, Ohio – Hapco Inc., a founding sponsor of the National Women in Roofing association,  joined BAK Thermoplastic Technologies Ltd., in Switzerland Sept. 15 to celebrate the completion of BAK’s $8 million expansion project. Hapco is one of the world’s largest master distributors for BAK, a manufacturer of plastic welding and hot air equipment that […]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

KENT, Ohio – Hapco Inc., a founding sponsor of the National Women in Roofing association,  joined BAK Thermoplastic Technologies Ltd., in Switzerland Sept. 15 to celebrate the completion of BAK’s $8 million expansion project. Hapco is one of the world’s largest master distributors for BAK, a manufacturer of plastic welding and hot air equipment that […]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — The Rotary Club of Warren’s 13th Annual Chocolate & Dessert Festival will be held on Oct. 19 at the St. Demetrios Banquet Center here. Michael O’Brien, representative of the 64th district in the Ohio House of Representatives, will serve as master of ceremonies. O’Brien also is a lifelong resident of the Mahoning […]

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

DJ Wilson has been named manager Westside Tire’s Austintown store at 4881 Mahoning Ave. Wilson joined Westside Tire & Service in December 2016, and brought with him “impressive and well-rounded experience int he automotive industry,” says Joanna Parker, office manager.  Westside Tire & Service also operates stores at 2408 Mahoning Ave. in Youngstown and 1109 […]

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Holly Ritchie, top producer-entire Valley region with Keller Williams Chervenic Realty, Boardman, was the recipient earlier this month of the Significant Sales Award at the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s 22nd Annual Fall Conference in Seattle. Ritchie was recognized for selling the estate at 8288 Maplevale Drive in Canfield. The luxury property sold in […]

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The City Club of the Mahoning Valley will host its second Views & Brews event Monday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts. The free discussion will focus on global climate change, the environment, and public health. Guests will convene for hot dogs and beer at 6:30 p.m. with […]

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