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Port Authority Pays $150K to Settle with ADI

VIENNA TOWNSHIP Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority will pay $150,000 to Aerodynamics Inc. to settle litigation over its brief service at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. The $150,000 payment represents less than half of the $305,675 Aerodynamics Inc., also known as ADI, sought from the airport in subsidies from when it provided daily scheduled service […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority will pay $150,000 to Aerodynamics Inc. to settle litigation over its brief service at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. The $150,000 payment represents less than half of the $305,675 Aerodynamics Inc., also known as ADI, sought from the airport in subsidies from when...

Penn-Northwest Reports $49.5M in Investments

MERCER, Pa. — As the lead economic development agency for Mercer County, Pa., Penn-Northwest Development Corp. enjoyed a successful 2017, both in terms of business development and increased membership, says President Randy Seitz. Fiscal 2017 marked the completion of Penn-Northwest’s fifth “Program of Work” with staff reporting overall capital investment for projects in the amount […]

MERCER, Pa. -- As the lead economic development agency for Mercer County, Pa., Penn-Northwest Development Corp. enjoyed a successful 2017, both in terms of business development and increased membership, says President Randy Seitz. Fiscal 2017 marked the completion of Penn-Northwest’s fifth “Program of Work” with staff reporting overall capital investment...

Grove City College’s 2017 Graduates Post 96% Employment

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Six months after graduation, 96% of Grove City College’s class of 2017 is either working or pursuing their education at graduate school, reports the college’s Office of Career Services. The college’s career outcomes data remains among the best in the country for Christian liberal arts colleges. Coupled with PayScale data showing […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Six months after graduation, 96% of Grove City College’s class of 2017 is either working or pursuing their education at graduate school, reports the college's Office of Career Services. The college’s career outcomes data remains among the best in the country for Christian liberal arts colleges....

Garmier First in Ohio to Earn Support Group Certification

Tara Garmier, director of Memory Lane at the Crandall Medical Center at Copeland Oaks in Sebring, is the first professional in Ohio to be certified by the National Council for Certified Dementia Practitioners as a dementia support group facilitator. And she is one of only three people in the United States to have earned the […]

Tara Garmier, director of Memory Lane at the Crandall Medical Center at Copeland Oaks in Sebring, is the first professional in Ohio to be certified by the National Council for Certified Dementia Practitioners as a dementia support group facilitator. And she is one of only three people in the United...

Manufacturers Coalition Builds Training Initiatives

By Jessica Borza, MVMC Executive Director YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In 2017, the Ohio Manufacturers Association cited the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition program as the best model to follow if manufacturers are to fill their need for skilled tradesmen. Since its inception in 2011, The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition has been at the forefront of addressing […]

By Jessica Borza, MVMC Executive Director YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In 2017, the Ohio Manufacturers Association cited the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition program as the best model to follow if manufacturers are to fill their need for skilled tradesmen. Since its inception in 2011, The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition has been...

Marvin Outlines Plans for Winery in Warren

WARREN, Ohio – Establishing a restaurant and winery in the former Warren Scope senior center represents a “perfect catalyst” in the process of expanding downtown activity, Mayor Doug Franklin said. Representatives of the Western Reserve Port Authority and other community leaders joined Franklin and developer Mark Marvin for a deed-signing ceremony Thursday to mark the […]

WARREN, Ohio – Establishing a restaurant and winery in the former Warren Scope senior center represents a “perfect catalyst” in the process of expanding downtown activity, Mayor Doug Franklin said. Representatives of the Western Reserve Port Authority and other community leaders joined Franklin and developer Mark Marvin for a deed-signing...

Wean Foundation Awards Neighborhood Grants

Speaking Out: The Power of Finding and Exercising Your Public Voice

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2018 Neighborhood Success Grants. In total, $105,736 was awarded to 27 organizations in the Mahoning Valley. “The 2018 Neighborhood Success grantees are leveraging existing resources and engaging residents to implement innovative solutions for their neighborhoods,” said program officer Corrie Adams. Those […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2018 Neighborhood Success Grants. In total, $105,736 was awarded to 27 organizations in the Mahoning Valley. “The 2018 Neighborhood Success grantees are leveraging existing resources and engaging residents to implement innovative solutions for their neighborhoods,” said...

Beniston, Brine, Stryffeler Named 25 Under 35 MVPs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Twenty-eight young professionals have been deemed this year’s 25 Under 35 honorees since October, but three – Ian Beniston, Dr. Patrick Brine and Dr. Courtney Stryffeler — stood out as the three MVPs Thursday night. All 28 honorees were nominated by their peers and co-workers for the 25 Under 35 Awards. A […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Twenty-eight young professionals have been deemed this year’s 25 Under 35 honorees since October, but three – Ian Beniston, Dr. Patrick Brine and Dr. Courtney Stryffeler -- stood out as the three MVPs Thursday night. All 28 honorees were nominated by their peers and co-workers for the...

Second Harvest Distributes 10.6M Pounds of Food in 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley distributed a record 10.6 million pounds of food in 2017, more than 40,000 pounds per day. “Community support is vital to our work and we are extremely grateful and humbled by the outpouring of support we receive,” said the executive director of Second Harvest, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley distributed a record 10.6 million pounds of food in 2017, more than 40,000 pounds per day. “Community support is vital to our work and we are extremely grateful and humbled by the outpouring of support we receive,” said the...

$21M Bid Wins Mini-Casino for New Castle Area

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo welcomed news yesterday morning that the New Castle area had been selected for a potential mini-casino. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today held the third in a series of auctions in a process that establishes the order in which the winning bidders select a location for a Category […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo welcomed news yesterday morning that the New Castle area had been selected for a potential mini-casino. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today held the third in a series of auctions in a process that establishes the order in which the winning bidders select...