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Economic Development: With $200,000 to Allocate, Youngstown Initiative Is Back | May 11, 2015

With $200,000 to Allocate, Youngstown Initiative Is Back

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Initiative Committee is back in business. Able to recommend funds for the first time since last July, on Friday the committee supported performance grants of more than $33,000 to two companies. It also deferred action on two other items, one involving former 1st Ward councilman Artis Gillam, whose wife, the […]

Economic Development: America Makes to Open Satellite Center in Texas | May 6, 2015

America Makes to Open Satellite Center in Texas

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute housed in on the Youngstown Business Incubator campus here, today announced it will open its first “satellite center” at The University of Texas at El Paso  in conjunction with UTEP’s W.M. Keck Center for 3-D Innovation. Kevin Creehan, deputy director of technology transition for […]

Economic Development: New Downtown Barbershop Gets City Grant to Support Move | April 30, 2015

New Downtown Barbershop Gets City Grant to Support Move

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s Board of Control this morning approved a $4,198 water/wastewater grant to assist The Starting Line Up’s move to downtown. The barbershop and beauty/nail salon opened Tuesday in the ground floor of the Realty Tower on Central Square (READ STORY). Owner Jerome Franklin plans to spend at least $22,987 on equipment […]

Economic Development: America Makes Awards Heat Exchange Project Funds | April 30, 2015

America Makes Awards Heat Exchange Project Funds

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes, also known as the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, announced two awards Wednesday funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory. America Makes will award $2.7 million in Air Force Research Laboratory toward these projects, described as a” directed project opportunity on conformal heat exchanges, “with $1.4 million in matching cost share […]

Economic Development: Hubbard Township Contracts for Comprehensive Plan | April 29, 2015

Hubbard Township Contracts for Comprehensive Plan

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Planning Commission will work with Hubbard Township to update the township’s comprehensive plan. The planning commission created Hubbard’s last comprehensive plan in 2013. The planning commission will kick off the planning process by updating the inventory of data. The comprehensive plan update is scheduled to be completed in April […]

Economic Development: Total Quality Logistics to Bring 70 Jobs to Valley | April 28, 2015

Total Quality Logistics to Bring 70 Jobs to Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Total Quality Logistics LLC is targeting summer 2016 for the opening of a location in the Youngstown metropolitan area, a spokesman for the Cincinnati-based company confirmed Tuesday. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 40%, 5-year tax credit Monday for the company. The project is expected to generate 70 full-time equivalent jobs and […]