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‘Insurance 101’ Features Association of Health Underwriters

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Business Journal’s new Insurance 101 series spotlights the Western Reserve Association of Health Underwriters, a chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters. WRAHU educates the public and decision makers about the value health insurance professionals deliver in helping consumers access the health care system and, through education and association involvement, increase […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Business Journal’s new Insurance 101 series spotlights the Western Reserve Association of Health Underwriters, a chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters. WRAHU educates the public and decision makers about the value health insurance professionals deliver in helping consumers access the health care system and, through...

Clear the Fog on Cloud Migration for Businesses

Cloud Migration for business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cloud migration – essentially, moving your company’s data, computer applications or other business elements from onsite infrastructure to a server someone else owns and operates – helps you save money, improve your security and compliance and increase employee productivity. You can move anything from email services and word processing to managing customer […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cloud migration – essentially, moving your company’s data, computer applications or other business elements from onsite infrastructure to a server someone else owns and operates – helps you save money, improve your security and compliance and increase employee productivity. You can move anything from email services and...

eBay Rolls Out Training Program for Small Retailers

ebay training program retail revival

WARREN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, wants eBay to establish a physical presence in the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center downtown as part of its retail revival program. The e-commerce giant announced in January that it had named Warren and Akron as the two cities for its U.S. pilot for retail revival, […]

WARREN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, wants eBay to establish a physical presence in the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center downtown as part of its retail revival program. The e-commerce giant announced in January that it had named Warren and Akron as the two cities for its...

‘Impact Makers,’ a New Series, Spotlights Nonprofits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The significance of our regional nonprofit organizations extends beyond the services they provide. From employment and workforce development to community service and leadership, nonprofits provide vital support across nearly every sector in our region’s economy. The Business Journal’s new Impact Makers feature spotlights these organizations – both the household names and the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The significance of our regional nonprofit organizations extends beyond the services they provide. From employment and workforce development to community service and leadership, nonprofits provide vital support across nearly every sector in our region’s economy. The Business Journal’s new Impact Makers feature spotlights these organizations – both...

In 2 Years, Pin Oak Becomes Major Player

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Akron-based Pin Oak Energy Partners LLC is fast becoming one of the more aggressive oil and gas companies doing business in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Since it was established in 2015, the privately held company has struck deals with some of the biggest players in the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Akron-based Pin Oak Energy Partners LLC is fast becoming one of the more aggressive oil and gas companies doing business in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Since it was established in 2015, the privately held company has struck deals with some of...

DoubleTree Won’t Open Until Restaurant Is Ready

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on the $32 million DoubleTree by Hilton downtown should be finished by the end of March, but the opening of the new hotel is delayed until the first week of May so construction could be finished on a new first-floor restaurant, a hotel spokeswoman said. “The hotel will be ready to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on the $32 million DoubleTree by Hilton downtown should be finished by the end of March, but the opening of the new hotel is delayed until the first week of May so construction could be finished on a new first-floor restaurant, a hotel spokeswoman said. “The...

Commentary: A Visit to 2 Stores that Sell Firearms

BOARDMAN, Ohio – “There’s no such thing as an assault weapon,” a clerk at Fin Feather Fur Outfitters said this morning as he halted my inquiries and walked away. As I quickly surmised, gun enthusiasts consider the term assault weapon a political pejorative, made up by those who would weaken the Second Amendment by banning […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – "There's no such thing as an assault weapon," a clerk at Fin Feather Fur Outfitters said this morning as he halted my inquiries and walked away. As I quickly surmised, gun enthusiasts consider the term assault weapon a political pejorative, made up by those who would weaken...

Stone Kitchens Wins Award from Houzz Visitors

HERMITAGE, Pa. – For the third consecutive year, Stone Kitchens has won a “Best of Customer Service” award from Houzz, an online platform for home remodeling and design. The company, 2125 Broadway Road, offers design, fabrication and installation of stone products for contractors, retailers and homeowners. It was founded in 2002 as part of Susi […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – For the third consecutive year, Stone Kitchens has won a “Best of Customer Service” award from Houzz, an online platform for home remodeling and design. The company, 2125 Broadway Road, offers design, fabrication and installation of stone products for contractors, retailers and homeowners. It was founded in...

Trump Bobblehead Gets No Takers on eBay

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Donald J. Trump bobblehead displayed outside the 2016 Republican National Convention was not sold during a week-long online auction. No bids were submitted for the seven-foot-tall, 300-pound figure that was offered on eBay. The auction ended at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday. The opening bid for the figure of the Republican nominee was […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Donald J. Trump bobblehead displayed outside the 2016 Republican National Convention was not sold during a week-long online auction. No bids were submitted for the seven-foot-tall, 300-pound figure that was offered on eBay. The auction ended at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday. The opening bid for the figure...

Mellinger Opens Fifth Fitness Together Studio

FAIRLAWN, Ohio – Erin Mellinger, owner of Fitness Together in the Mahoning Valley, has opened her fifth studio in Fairlawn at 2890 Sand Run Parkway. Mellinger opened her first studio in Canfield in 2008, and since has opened other locations in Poland, Howland and Medina. Fitness Together offers private personal training and nutritional support to […]

FAIRLAWN, Ohio – Erin Mellinger, owner of Fitness Together in the Mahoning Valley, has opened her fifth studio in Fairlawn at 2890 Sand Run Parkway. Mellinger opened her first studio in Canfield in 2008, and since has opened other locations in Poland, Howland and Medina. Fitness Together offers private personal...