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Education: Three YSU Students Pass Global Business Exam | October 31, 2017

Three YSU Students Pass Global Business Exam

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two Youngstown State University students and one alumna recently passed the Certified Global Business Professionals exam, a national certification issued by the National Association for Small Business International Trade Educators and an acknowledgment of international business expertise in management, marketing, supply-chain management, and trade finance. Mariah Carna, a senior international business major, […]

Economic Development: Few Seats Left for Ohio River Corridor Conference | October 31, 2017

Few Seats Left for Ohio River Corridor Conference

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Seats are filling up fast for the Ohio River Corridor Development Conference Nov. 8, says Columbiana County Port Authority’s CEO Penny Traina. “We’ll probably be closing the event this week, and won’t be able to take anymore invitations after the next couple days.” With the construction of the Shell petrochemical plant underway […]

Company News: Warren Industrial Group Acquires Everett Industries | October 31, 2017

Warren Industrial Group Acquires Everett Industries

WARREN, Ohio – Warren Industrial Group has acquired the operating business assets of Everett Industries, an industrial saw-blade manufacturer in Warren. Founded in 1962, Everett manufactures abrasive cutoff and chop saws used in cutting both ferrous and nonferrous bars, tubes, pipe and castings, among other uses. Warren Industrial group is an Ohio-based holding company specializing […]

Awards & Events: Covelli Centre Named ‘Prime Site’ by Industry Magazine | October 31, 2017

Covelli Centre Named ‘Prime Site’ by Industry Magazine

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Facilities & Event Management magazine has named the Covelli Centre as one of its annual Prime Site Award winners. The award is given to venues – including arenas, auditoriums, theaters, amphiteathers and fairgrounds – that “demonstrate the ability to please both incoming acts and patrons on multiple levels.” Readers make nominations, with […]

Our Towns: Youngstown Foundation Announces $922K in Grants | October 30, 2017

Youngstown Foundation Announces $922K in Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded more than $922,000 to local organizations in the third quarter, including $232,611 in awards from the Hine Memorial Fund. In unrestricted fund awards, Compass Family & Community Services was granted $65,000, while five organizations – Associated Neighborhood Centers, Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown, City Club of […]

Company News: Los Angeles Capital Firm Buys Falcon Transport | October 30, 2017

Los Angeles Capital Firm Buys Falcon Transport

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Los Angeles-based investment firm CounterPoint Capital Partners has purchased Falcon Transport Co. The firm did not announce the terms of the acquisition. Founded in 1903, Falcon is a transportation logistics company with flatbed and over-the-road services for clients including General Motors, Ford, Nexteer, Arcelor Mittal and U.S. Steel. It employs nearly 800. […]