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Future Began Years Ago at Mercy Health

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It was simply happenstance that Mercy Health-Youngstown made three major announcements – and had the seal broken on the possibility of a fourth – in the span of 10 days in late August, says its president and CEO, Donald Kline. On Aug. 20, it was announced that the health-care system’s acquisition of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It was simply happenstance that Mercy Health-Youngstown made three major announcements – and had the seal broken on the possibility of a fourth – in the span of 10 days in late August, says its president and CEO, Donald Kline. On Aug. 20, it was announced that...

Examining Youngstown Event to Highlight Innovation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Sept. 27 event will highlight the innovations made in the Mahoning Valley through advanced manufacturing and economic development investments. The Washington Examiner, Youngstown State University and Youngstown Business Incubator will co-host Examining Youngstown: Innovation Through Advanced Manufacturing. The morning-long event, which will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Youngstown State […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Sept. 27 event will highlight the innovations made in the Mahoning Valley through advanced manufacturing and economic development investments. The Washington Examiner, Youngstown State University and Youngstown Business Incubator will co-host Examining Youngstown: Innovation Through Advanced Manufacturing. The morning-long event, which will be held from 7:30 a.m....

Molly Maid Celebrates 25 Years with New Office

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The procedure for cleaning a room hasn’t changed much for Linda Hixson since she started working for Molly Maid 21 years ago. “You start at a corner and work your way to square the room off,” said Hixson, field representative. “You go top to bottom, left to right and you shouldn’t miss […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The procedure for cleaning a room hasn’t changed much for Linda Hixson since she started working for Molly Maid 21 years ago. “You start at a corner and work your way to square the room off,” said Hixson, field representative. “You go top to bottom, left to...

The Youngstown Menu is ‘Thing of the Past’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Twenty years ago you could safely rely on seeing a familiar, if not somewhat predictable, menu while attending a wedding in the Youngstown area. It typically looked like this: pasta with meatballs, baked chicken, green beans, parsley potatoes and salad with Italian dressing. “Certainly not what it is today,” says Anthony Ciminero, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Twenty years ago you could safely rely on seeing a familiar, if not somewhat predictable, menu while attending a wedding in the Youngstown area. It typically looked like this: pasta with meatballs, baked chicken, green beans, parsley potatoes and salad with Italian dressing. “Certainly not what it...

Ohio Star Forges New Markets with Expansion

Ohio Star Forge opens New Markets with Expansion

By Dan O'Brien WARREN, Ohio -- Tucked away behind the dilapidated carcass of the once-sprawling Copperweld Steel Co. sits a bright, blue building that hums with activity and opportunity. The juxtaposition couldn’t be any starker. Gone are the days when this complex along Mahoning Avenue in Champion Township employed thousands....

Judge Denies Injunction; Paves Way for TJX Project

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Peter Kontos today ruled against an injunction that would block the development of a 1.2 million square-foot TJX HomeGoods distribution center in Lordstown. In his order, Kontos ruled for dismissal “pursuant to the doctrines of laches” – unreasonable delay in asserting a right “and mootness.” The sections […]

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Peter Kontos today ruled against an injunction that would block the development of a 1.2 million square-foot TJX HomeGoods distribution center in Lordstown. In his order, Kontos ruled for dismissal “pursuant to the doctrines of laches” – unreasonable delay in asserting a...

Farmers Names Santiago VP, Community Development

Farmers National Bank, Canfield, has named Juan Santiago as vice president, community development manager, a newly created position In his role, he will originate both residential and small business loans. Santiago is a native of the Mahoning Valley with a long career in banking. He has demonstrated particular effectiveness in working with first-time home buyers, […]

Farmers National Bank, Canfield, has named Juan Santiago as vice president, community development manager, a newly created position In his role, he will originate both residential and small business loans. Santiago is a native of the Mahoning Valley with a long career in banking. He has demonstrated particular effectiveness in...

Ohio New Business Filings Way Up in August

COLUMBUS – Ohio is currently on track for 2018 to be another record-breaking year for new business filings, according to the office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. Today Husted announced 10,994 new entities filed to do business in Ohio last month, an increase of 992 when compared to August 2017. Since January, Ohio has […]

COLUMBUS – Ohio is currently on track for 2018 to be another record-breaking year for new business filings, according to the office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. Today Husted announced 10,994 new entities filed to do business in Ohio last month, an increase of 992 when compared to August...

Home Savings Gives $7.5K to Support St. Augustine Society

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings donated a check for $7,500 to the St. Augustine Society, Inc. to be used as general program support. One of the programs funded through St. Augustine Society is Café Augustine. “Our mission as a four to six month personal growth and work readiness program is to provide personalized training, life […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings donated a check for $7,500 to the St. Augustine Society, Inc. to be used as general program support. One of the programs funded through St. Augustine Society is Café Augustine. “Our mission as a four to six month personal growth and work readiness program is...

Wean Foundation Announces Updates on Community Engagement

WARREN, Ohio – In a third quarter marked by a flurry of activity, The Raymond John Wean Foundation has several updates that include Community Investment awards, ongoing resident engagement in the Mahoning Valley and an expanded staff. At its September Board of Directors meeting, Economic Action Group (EAG) was awarded funding in support of its […]

WARREN, Ohio – In a third quarter marked by a flurry of activity, The Raymond John Wean Foundation has several updates that include Community Investment awards, ongoing resident engagement in the Mahoning Valley and an expanded staff. At its September Board of Directors meeting, Economic Action Group (EAG) was awarded...