KENT, Ohio -- Kent State University has signed an agreement establishing a joint project with the U.S. Commercial Service to promote U.S. exports by locating a U.S. Export Assistance Center at the university. The U.S. Commercial Service is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Leaders involved in the redevelopment and future of downtown agree that the best years are still ahead for the city's central business district.
"For as far as we’ve come in such a short amount of time, I don't think we're even close to what our potential or peak upside will be," said Dominic Gatta, whose company, the Gatta Company, owns the Federal and Gallagher buildings downtown.
NEW YORK -- The majority of small business owners -- 58% -- expect to see their companies grow within the next 12 months. Increasingly, they're realizing the importance of new forms of marketing and advertising, a study conducted in behalf of CAN Capital finds.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown’s unemployment rate last month was down three full percentage points from a year earlier, the latest state data show.
The city’s unemployment rate in September was 7.0%, down form 10% in September 2013 and from 7.7% in August, according to data released this morning but the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Warren’s unemployment drop was nearly as dramatic. Its unemployment rate in September was 6.0%, down 8.6% form a year earlier and down from 6.7% in August.
EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio -- The Columbiana County Port Authority engaged the investment banking firm of Stern Brothers & Co. Monday night to find a buyer of the taxable adjustable-rate bonds it sold in 2006 to finance construction of the Network Operations Center building outside Leetonia.
The authority has $2.1 million in principal to repay the owner of the bonds, Fifth Third Bank. The original sum financed was $2.4 million.
- Unemployment Rates Drop Across Mahoning Valley - October 21, 2014
- CCPA Seeks to Refinance Network Operations Center - October 21, 2014
- Regional Chamber Names Rossi Foundation President - October 20, 2014
- Ohio New Business Filings Nearly 8K in September - October 20, 2014
- Economic Action Group Mobilizes Downtown Ideas - October 20, 2014
- Ground Broken for $2.5M Adult Services Center - October 17, 2014
- Dickten Seeks Daily Flights Under the Holiday Tree - October 16, 2014
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