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Economic Development: Downtown Partnership Welcomes Reopening of Wick | October 27, 2017

Downtown Partnership Welcomes Reopening of Wick

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Guests at Thursday night’s meeting of the Downtown Youngstown Partnership applauded today’s scheduled reopening of Wick Avenue as they prepared to launch a project to address downtown’s litter problem. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. to mark the reopening of the downtown corridor, which has been closed in part or […]

Economic Development: Board of Control Approves Amphitheater Work | October 26, 2017

Board of Control Approves Amphitheater Work

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown’s Board of Control has approved two agreements related to the city’s amphitheater and riverfront park project. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development last week approved the city’s application for a $4 million loan guarantee for the project, which is projected to cost $9 million.  During this morning’s meeting, the […]

Economic Development: Southern Airways Wants to Gauge Interest in Service | October 26, 2017

Southern Airways Wants to Gauge Interest in Service

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority is planning a meeting between business and community leaders and a carrier that could provide service to and from Detroit and Baltimore at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, port authority officials said Wednesday. Scheduled charter service via Southern Airways Express, headquartered in Hernando, Miss., a Memphis suburb, is […]

Economic Development: Chamber Reverses Course, Backs Cleveland’s Amazon Bid | October 26, 2017

Chamber Reverses Course, Backs Cleveland’s Amazon Bid

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber says it now supports Cleveland’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters — a determination apparently made two weeks ago and a departure from its stance when it submitted a bid that included the Cafaro Co.’s offer of its Enterprise Park site and $20 million for site development. In a […]

Economic Development: New Gas Power Plants Fuel $21B in Investment | October 23, 2017

New Gas Power Plants Fuel $21B in Investment

By Jackie Stewart, Energy In Depth CANFIELD, Ohio — Independent power producers representing new natural gas plants in the works or recently constructed in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia submitted a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently that states the projects will total $21 billion in private sector investment and create 21,000 jobs, […]