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Thompson Group Celebrates 70 Years

GIRARD, Ohio – Thompson Insurance Group enjoyed an eventful 2017 as it celebrated 70 years of doing business. The Girard-based independent agency earned several industry accolades while contributing to community causes. And the company’s vice president, Andrew Thompson, was honored with two prestigious titles. In February, Thompson’s personal and commercial lines division, The Gibson Agency, […]

GIRARD, Ohio – Thompson Insurance Group enjoyed an eventful 2017 as it celebrated 70 years of doing business. The Girard-based independent agency earned several industry accolades while contributing to community causes. And the company’s vice president, Andrew Thompson, was honored with two prestigious titles. In February, Thompson’s personal and commercial...

Boardman Civic Announces Annual Award Winners

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Rob Fellman, Bill and Karen Veri, Jack Nichols, Akron Children’s Hospital and High Octane Coffee will be honored Feb. 22 by the Boardman Civic Association at its annual community awards dinner in the Lariccia Family Community Center in Boardman Park. The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., says George Farris, president of the […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Rob Fellman, Bill and Karen Veri, Jack Nichols, Akron Children’s Hospital and High Octane Coffee will be honored Feb. 22 by the Boardman Civic Association at its annual community awards dinner in the Lariccia Family Community Center in Boardman Park. The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., says...

‘Mr. Wheeler’s’ Opens at YSU This Weekend

Mr. Wheeler’s at YSU University Theatre

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s University Theatre will open its next main stage production, the world premiere of Mr. Wheeler’s, Friday in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater. Written by Boardman native Rob Zellers, the play is set in 2005 Youngstown in the former Market Street restaurant from which it takes its name. The plot focuses […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s University Theatre will open its next main stage production, the world premiere of Mr. Wheeler’s, Friday in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater. Written by Boardman native Rob Zellers, the play is set in 2005 Youngstown in the former Market Street restaurant from which it takes...

Infrastructure Plan Draws Mixed Reviews

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan and 2019 budget blueprint drew mixed reviews Monday from members of Ohio’s delegation to Capitol Hill, as even members of his own party found provisions that weren’t to their satisfaction. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he was “troubled” by Trump’s plan to spend $200 billion […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan and 2019 budget blueprint drew mixed reviews Monday from members of Ohio’s delegation to Capitol Hill, as even members of his own party found provisions that weren’t to their satisfaction. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he was “troubled” by Trump’s...

Dearing Compressor Buys Kruman Equipment Co.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dearing Compressor & Pump Co.’s acquisition of the Pittsburgh-based Kruman Equipment Co. merges two legacies in the industrial air compressor industry. Dearing, 3974 Simon Road, is the second oldest distributor of Gardner Denver distributors, while Kruman is the oldest. The acquisition, announced late Monday, is Dearing’s first and doubles the company’s industrial […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dearing Compressor & Pump Co.’s acquisition of the Pittsburgh-based Kruman Equipment Co. merges two legacies in the industrial air compressor industry. Dearing, 3974 Simon Road, is the second oldest distributor of Gardner Denver distributors, while Kruman is the oldest. The acquisition, announced late Monday, is Dearing’s first...

PrintSYSt Hosts Tutorial Webinars

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – PrintSYSt, an Israeli 3-D printing startup that recently secured a partnership with the Youngstown Business Incubator and the Youngstown State University Research Foundation, will host three free webinars in order to provide tutorials and demonstrations on how to operate its system. The online seminars will be held Friday, Feb. 23 and March […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – PrintSYSt, an Israeli 3-D printing startup that recently secured a partnership with the Youngstown Business Incubator and the Youngstown State University Research Foundation, will host three free webinars in order to provide tutorials and demonstrations on how to operate its system. The online seminars will be held...

TNP Succeeds in ‘Building a Better Warren’

By Matt Martin, executive director of Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership experienced nothing short of a transformational year in 2017. Our long-term vision of creating quality full-time jobs through neighborhood blight remediation finally came to fruition as our Building a Better Warren jobs program celebrated its first full year. This […]

By Matt Martin, executive director of Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership experienced nothing short of a transformational year in 2017. Our long-term vision of creating quality full-time jobs through neighborhood blight remediation finally came to fruition as our Building a Better Warren jobs program celebrated...

Local Car Sales Down to Start Year

Cruze Sales Drop Again, Automakers Start Year Down

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Auto sales in the Mahoning Valley started 2018 on the same down note as the rest of the industry as 4,518 new and used vehicles were sold, according to data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, down 7.9% from a year earlier. New-car sales in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties totaled […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Auto sales in the Mahoning Valley started 2018 on the same down note as the rest of the industry as 4,518 new and used vehicles were sold, according to data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, down 7.9% from a year earlier. New-car sales in Mahoning,...

Regional Chamber to Mark 25 Years at Annual Meeting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will celebrate 25 years at its annual meeting March 15 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman. The chamber was formed in 1993 by the merging the chambers of commerce in Youngstown, Warren and Niles. During the luncheon meeting, which will run from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will celebrate 25 years at its annual meeting March 15 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman. The chamber was formed in 1993 by the merging the chambers of commerce in Youngstown, Warren and Niles. During the luncheon meeting, which will run from...

Community Foundation of Western PA, Eastern OH Makes It Easier to Give

SHARON, Pa. – The Community Foundation of Western PA & Eastern OH last year awarded in excess of $5.4 million to charitable initiatives throughout the region, reports Kyle English, executive director. These grants included more than $700,000 in scholarship money awarded to local students to help them pay for college. Last year marked the first […]

SHARON, Pa. – The Community Foundation of Western PA & Eastern OH last year awarded in excess of $5.4 million to charitable initiatives throughout the region, reports Kyle English, executive director. These grants included more than $700,000 in scholarship money awarded to local students to help them pay for college....