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Cookbooks and Community: Philanthropy Takes Many Forms

BOARDMAN, Ohio – There’s a feeling that comes during the holiday season when someone comes across the perfect gift and can’t wait to see the face of the recipient as they open it. Then, the person finally opens it and absolutely loves it. “You know how good you feel?” Diane Sauer asked Friday afternoon. “That’s […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – There’s a feeling that comes during the holiday season when someone comes across the perfect gift and can’t wait to see the face of the recipient as they open it. Then, the person finally opens it and absolutely loves it. “You know how good you feel?" Diane...

Noll Joins Bodine Perry in Columbus Office

Bodine Perry, a public accounting firm with offices in Canfield, Columbus, Hubbard and Naples, Fla., has hired Joseph Noll as a staff accountant in its Columbus office. Noll, a graduate of The Ohio State University, is responsible for audit preparation and primarily works on employee benefit plans. He also assists in preparing personal and business […]

Bodine Perry, a public accounting firm with offices in Canfield, Columbus, Hubbard and Naples, Fla., has hired Joseph Noll as a staff accountant in its Columbus office. Noll, a graduate of The Ohio State University, is responsible for audit preparation and primarily works on employee benefit plans. He also assists...

Sweeney Chevy’s Stackhouse Earns Certification

Bobby Stackhouse, general sales manager and partner at Sweeney Chevrolet, recently completed the National Automobile Dealers Association Academy certification program. The year-long program, designed for current and future automobile and truck dealership operators, included six intensive weeks of classroom training at the association’s Virginia headquarters along with hands-on practical applications covering business operations in each […]

Bobby Stackhouse, general sales manager and partner at Sweeney Chevrolet, recently completed the National Automobile Dealers Association Academy certification program. The year-long program, designed for current and future automobile and truck dealership operators, included six intensive weeks of classroom training at the association's Virginia headquarters along with hands-on practical applications...

Evans Named Shenango Valley Business Ambassador

Lisa Evans, program director at the eAcademy@LindenPointe in Hermitage, Pa., was named the Shenango Valley Business Ambassador Nov. 8 at the annual dinner of the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce. The eAcademy provides seniors in high school the opportunity to meet business leaders, develop entrepreneurship skills and see what’s going on in the local business […]

Lisa Evans, program director at the eAcademy@LindenPointe in Hermitage, Pa., was named the Shenango Valley Business Ambassador Nov. 8 at the annual dinner of the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce. The eAcademy provides seniors in high school the opportunity to meet business leaders, develop entrepreneurship skills and see what's going...

Sampson Joins Akron Children’s Showers Family Center

Megan Sampson, M.D. has joined Akron Children’s Hospital as a pediatric hematologist/oncologist in the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Sampson received her doctorate in medicine from Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown. She is also a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Most recently she completed a pediatric bone marrow […]

Megan Sampson, M.D. has joined Akron Children's Hospital as a pediatric hematologist/oncologist in the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Sampson received her doctorate in medicine from Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown. She is also a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Most recently she...

New-Business Filings Rise 17.6% in October

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New-business filings in Ohio rose 17.6% in October compared to the year before, according to figures from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office. In total, 10,876 entities filed to do business in the state last month. The gains keep the state on track for another record year for new-business filings. So far […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New-business filings in Ohio rose 17.6% in October compared to the year before, according to figures from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office. In total, 10,876 entities filed to do business in the state last month. The gains keep the state on track for another record year...

Accupoint Software Graduates from YBI Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A software company established in 2007 that now serves the global oil and gas market expects to expand its reach, now that it has graduated from the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Digital Incubation Program, the YBI announced today. Accupoint Software has combined industry best business practices with sophisticated cloud technology to provide innovative […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A software company established in 2007 that now serves the global oil and gas market expects to expand its reach, now that it has graduated from the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Digital Incubation Program, the YBI announced today. Accupoint Software has combined industry best business practices with sophisticated...

Ohio Unemployment Rate Steady at 4.6%

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.6% in October, holding steady from a month before and down from the year prior, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Nationally, the unemployment rate last month was 3.7%, even with September and down from 4.1% in October 2017. In Ohio, nonagricultural […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.6% in October, holding steady from a month before and down from the year prior, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Nationally, the unemployment rate last month was 3.7%, even with September and down from 4.1% in...

‘Drive It Home’ Campaign Launches to Support GM Lordstown Plant

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A coalition of labor and community leaders is launching a community support campaign to convince General Motors to maintain and grow operations at its Lordstown Complex. The campaign, Drive It Home, will formally kick off Monday with a media event at the United Auto Workers Local 1112 Union Hall. It’s modeled on […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A coalition of labor and community leaders is launching a community support campaign to convince General Motors to maintain and grow operations at its Lordstown Complex. The campaign, Drive It Home, will formally kick off Monday with a media event at the United Auto Workers Local 1112...

Better Business Bureau Reaches Retention Milestone

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carol Potter, president of the Better Business Bureau of Mahoning Valley, reports the nonprofit organization has reached a personal best in its member retention and that membership has been solid year in and year out. “We retain our members. We have a 92.1% retention in all of North America right now, which […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carol Potter, president of the Better Business Bureau of Mahoning Valley, reports the nonprofit organization has reached a personal best in its member retention and that membership has been solid year in and year out. “We retain our members. We have a 92.1% retention in all of...