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Regional Chamber Opens Nominations for Athena Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator are seeking nominations for the 2018 Athena Award. The Athena Award is presented annually to recognize area business and professional women. The recipient, along with all nominees, will be honored at the 26th annual Athena Award dinner May 17 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator are seeking nominations for the 2018 Athena Award. The Athena Award is presented annually to recognize area business and professional women. The recipient, along with all nominees, will be honored at the 26th annual Athena Award dinner May 17 at...

Ascent Resources’ Marcellus Subsidiary Files Chapter 11

ODNR issues four new permits for horizontal wells

OKLAHOMA CITY – An entity founded by the late oil and gas wildcatter Aubrey McClendon has filed for bankruptcy to restructure its long-term debt. Ascent Resources Marcellus Holdings and its affiliated companies filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Tuesday, the company […]

OKLAHOMA CITY – An entity founded by the late oil and gas wildcatter Aubrey McClendon has filed for bankruptcy to restructure its long-term debt. Ascent Resources Marcellus Holdings and its affiliated companies filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District...

Racino Revenue Feels the Chill in January

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Play on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in January was nearly $3.7 million less than the same month a year earlier and down from December’s total by almost $4.2 million. VLT wagers in January totaled $85.8 million, down from just over $90 million in December. Last […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Play on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in January was nearly $3.7 million less than the same month a year earlier and down from December’s total by almost $4.2 million. VLT wagers in January totaled $85.8 million, down from just over...

Deed Signing Today for Marvin’s Winery Project

WARREN, Ohio – The proposed restaurant and winery in the former Warren Scope center likely won’t be operating until late this year or in early next, developer Mark Marvin said Wednesday. City officials and Marvin, president of the Downtown Development Group LLC, will participate in a ceremonial deed signing this afternoon to mark the official […]

WARREN, Ohio – The proposed restaurant and winery in the former Warren Scope center likely won’t be operating until late this year or in early next, developer Mark Marvin said Wednesday. City officials and Marvin, president of the Downtown Development Group LLC, will participate in a ceremonial deed signing this...

Simon Roofing Renews ISO Certification

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Simon Roofing has earned the company-wide renewal of its ISO 9001:2015 certification, which covers “the manufacturing, installation and service of high-quality, resistant coating formulations and materials for building, construction and specialty application,” the company said. Simon Roofing first earned the certification, formerly known as ISO 9001:2008, in 2010 for its manufacturing and […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Simon Roofing has earned the company-wide renewal of its ISO 9001:2015 certification, which covers “the manufacturing, installation and service of high-quality, resistant coating formulations and materials for building, construction and specialty application," the company said. Simon Roofing first earned the certification, formerly known as ISO 9001:2008, in...

BBB Retention Rate Tops in US, Canada

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley has served our community since 1974 by advancing trust in the marketplace. With more than 1,100 BBB accredited businesses in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, we strive to build productive, trustworthy relationships and, in turn, local businesses recognize the strategic importance of trust. In […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley has served our community since 1974 by advancing trust in the marketplace. With more than 1,100 BBB accredited businesses in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, we strive to build productive, trustworthy relationships and, in turn, local businesses recognize the...

Penn State Adds Online Course in Marketing Analytics

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has expanded its online graduate program in data analytics with a new course of study in marketing analytics. The 30-credit marketing analytics option in the master of professional studies in the data analytics degree is designed to help business professionals learn how to use data science to address complex […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has expanded its online graduate program in data analytics with a new course of study in marketing analytics. The 30-credit marketing analytics option in the master of professional studies in the data analytics degree is designed to help business professionals learn how to use...

Youngstown Foundation Marks Its Centennial

By Jan Strasfeld, executive director, Youngstown Foundation YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – If the past is prologue, the Youngstown Foundation is poised to have an even greater impact in 2018 and beyond as the organization gave more than $7.7 million to the community in 2017. This brings donations throughout the foundation’s history to more than $100 million […]

By Jan Strasfeld, executive director, Youngstown Foundation YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – If the past is prologue, the Youngstown Foundation is poised to have an even greater impact in 2018 and beyond as the organization gave more than $7.7 million to the community in 2017. This brings donations throughout the foundation’s history...

Fund for Warren’s Future Awards TNP $20K Grant

WARREN, Ohio — The Fund for Warren’s Future has awarded a $20,000 grant to Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership to support a project to promote investment opportunities and entrepreneurship on Youngstown Road. The grant to TNP is the first awarded by the fund, which was announced last October. The fund was established by the city of Warren […]

WARREN, Ohio -- The Fund for Warren’s Future has awarded a $20,000 grant to Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership to support a project to promote investment opportunities and entrepreneurship on Youngstown Road. The grant to TNP is the first awarded by the fund, which was announced last October. The fund was established...

House Sale Prices Up Locally, Nationwide

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – House prices in the Youngstown-Warren metropolitan area in December – including distressed sales — were up 6.4% from a year earlier, an industry index reported Tuesday. Irvine, Calif.-based CoreLogic Inc. reported that the sale price of houses on a month-over-month basis, also including distressed sales, increased by 0.4% in December compared to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – House prices in the Youngstown-Warren metropolitan area in December – including distressed sales -- were up 6.4% from a year earlier, an industry index reported Tuesday. Irvine, Calif.-based CoreLogic Inc. reported that the sale price of houses on a month-over-month basis, also including distressed sales, increased by...