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GM to Make Announcement about Lordstown Plant

GM, Lordstown Seating Issue WARN Notices

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — General Motors Co. has summoned all 3,000 workers at its manufacturing complex here to a meeting at 3 p.m. at which time future operations of the plant are expected to be discussed. There is no indication what the automaker will tell workers. According to Lordstown Village Mayor Arno Hill, speculation is rampant. […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- General Motors Co. has summoned all 3,000 workers at its manufacturing complex here to a meeting at 3 p.m. at which time future operations of the plant are expected to be discussed. There is no indication what the automaker will tell workers. According to Lordstown Village Mayor...

Penn National Gets Financing Approval for Pinnacle Deal

Penn National Gaming Gets Financing Approval for Pinnacle Deal

WYOMISSING, Pa. – Penn National Gaming Inc. announced Thursday afternoon the Illinois Gaming Board has approved the proposed financing for its acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. Completion of the deal is contingent on additional regulatory approvals, as well as certain other conditions, the company said. Penn National announced last December that it had reached an […]

WYOMISSING, Pa. – Penn National Gaming Inc. announced Thursday afternoon the Illinois Gaming Board has approved the proposed financing for its acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. Completion of the deal is contingent on additional regulatory approvals, as well as certain other conditions, the company said. Penn National announced last December...

Ohio Utilities Protection Services Opens New Headquarters

Ohio Utilities Protection Services Opens New Headquarters

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – The Ohio Utilities Protection Services, now rebranded as Ohio 811, is comfortably operating from sleek new offices here, retaining 70 jobs at its new headquarters at 12467 Mahoning Ave. “Our employees are long-standing employees, and it was important for them to stay in the Valley and important to us to not […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – The Ohio Utilities Protection Services, now rebranded as Ohio 811, is comfortably operating from sleek new offices here, retaining 70 jobs at its new headquarters at 12467 Mahoning Ave. “Our employees are long-standing employees, and it was important for them to stay in the Valley and...

12 Graduate from WE Create Program at YBI

12 Graduate from WE Create Program at YBI

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A dozen women graduated Wednesday from the We Create program at the Youngstown Business Incubator. We Create, conducted by the YBI’s Women in Entrepreneurship program, is the first step for women who have a a very early-stage business or business idea. As part of the graduation ceremony, the women made a business […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A dozen women graduated Wednesday from the We Create program at the Youngstown Business Incubator. We Create, conducted by the YBI's Women in Entrepreneurship program, is the first step for women who have a a very early-stage business or business idea. As part of the graduation ceremony,...

Actionable Insights Acquires Hermitage’s Radcliffe & Co.

SHARON, Pa. – Actionable Insights has acquired digital media company Radcliffe & Co., Hermitage, the companies announced Thursday. With the acquisition, Actionable Insights, Sharon, is now a full-service digital agency, said owner and CEO Jason Wood in a release, as Radcliffe & Co.’s staff and technology bring in the capabilities to “produce innovative videos incorporating […]

SHARON, Pa. – Actionable Insights has acquired digital media company Radcliffe & Co., Hermitage, the companies announced Thursday. With the acquisition, Actionable Insights, Sharon, is now a full-service digital agency, said owner and CEO Jason Wood in a release, as Radcliffe & Co.’s staff and technology bring in the capabilities...

Go Green to Reduce Your Company’s Footprint

Go Green to Reduce Your Company’s Footprint

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The adage “Go Green to Save Green” begs the question: How much does it actually save? In the case of Ohio Living Park Vista in Youngstown, “quite a bit,” says its assistant director of environmental services, Krista Spiker. When the company began its recycling program through the Recycling Division of Mahoning County […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The adage “Go Green to Save Green” begs the question: How much does it actually save? In the case of Ohio Living Park Vista in Youngstown, “quite a bit,” says its assistant director of environmental services, Krista Spiker. When the company began its recycling program through the...

Bruce & Merrilees Keeps Its Youthful Energy

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Seventy years ago, J. Howard Bruce returned to New Castle, Pa., after spending the previous four years helping to repair damaged warships anchored at the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. Bruce, employed by the U.S. military in 1944 as a civilian electrician and assigned to Hawaii, adjusted to the postwar […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Seventy years ago, J. Howard Bruce returned to New Castle, Pa., after spending the previous four years helping to repair damaged warships anchored at the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. Bruce, employed by the U.S. military in 1944 as a civilian electrician and assigned to...

In Annual Campaign, Panera Offers ‘Pieces of Hope’

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – A customer had barely entered the Panera Bread Bakery-Café here late Monday morning before the restaurant’s general manager, Joyce Mayer, called out to him. “Hey, David, you have to buy some cookies,” she implored, as she did to all her regular customers this morning. “If they come in five days a week, […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – A customer had barely entered the Panera Bread Bakery-Café here late Monday morning before the restaurant’s general manager, Joyce Mayer, called out to him. “Hey, David, you have to buy some cookies,” she implored, as she did to all her regular customers this morning. “If they come...

VLT Revenue Soars Past Prior Record in March

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagering on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown hit record levels in March, blowing past $100 million last month. The Austintown racino, which is operated by Penn National Gaming Inc.in Wyomissing, Pa., beat the previous record month by nearly $10 million, according to VLT results […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagering on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown hit record levels in March, blowing past $100 million last month. The Austintown racino, which is operated by Penn National Gaming Inc.in Wyomissing, Pa., beat the previous record month by nearly $10...

Apostolakis Honda Receives Council of Excellence Award

CORTLAND, Ohio – Apostolakis Honda has been awarded Honda’s 2017 Council of Excellence Award for the eighth time in the dealership’s history. The award this year was presented to the top 15% of Honda dealers. The Council of Excellence Award is given to dealerships for outstanding financial services departments based on feedback from customers. Apostolakis […]

CORTLAND, Ohio – Apostolakis Honda has been awarded Honda’s 2017 Council of Excellence Award for the eighth time in the dealership’s history. The award this year was presented to the top 15% of Honda dealers. The Council of Excellence Award is given to dealerships for outstanding financial services departments based...