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Health Care: Addiction Is a Disease, Treat It as Such: Roundtable | May 17, 2017

Addiction Is a Disease, Treat It as Such: Roundtable

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Opiate addicts are in the headlines every day but the widespread addiction to other substances, both legal and illegal, is affecting the social, physical and economic health of the Mahoning and Shenango valleys, a Business Journal roundtable held Tuesday found. In Trumbull County, opiate addiction is the No. 1 diagnosis, followed by alcohol […]

Company News: GM Lordstown Production Won’t Change After Shutdown | May 17, 2017

GM Lordstown Production Won’t Change After Shutdown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After meetings in Detroit with officials from General Motors, union leaders at the plant in Lordstown have announced that the complex’s production speed won’t be changed after a shutdown this summer, preventing further layoffs. “At this point in time, the previously announced de-rate has been postponed indefinitely,” said a flyer posted on […]

Company News: Chemical Bank Gives $5K to Trumbull United Way Program | May 16, 2017

Chemical Bank Gives $5K to Trumbull United Way Program

WARREN, Ohio – Chemical Bank has donated $5,000 to support United Way of Trumbull County’s “Ready, Set, Go!” program, a two-week program for students who need help preparing for the Ohio Third Grade Reading Test. “We are committed to giving back to the communities we serve,” said Chemical’s regional president, Mark Wenick, in a release.  […]

Company News: FirstEnergy CEO Expresses Confidence to Shareholders | May 16, 2017

FirstEnergy CEO Expresses Confidence to Shareholders

AKRON, Ohio — Shareholders of FirstEnergy Corp. today heard the utility’s CEO, Charles E. Jones, deliver an upbeat assessment of what he called “significant progress toward its goal of transitioning into a more fully regulated company that is better positioned to meet the energy needs of its customers, support its communities, and deliver greater value […]