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Udderly Smooth Creator Dies at 82

POLAND, Ohio – William C. Kennedy Sr., the creator of Udderly Smooth Udder Cream and co-founder of Redex Industries Inc., died Dec. 10 at the Inn at Poland Way. Kennedy was 82, according to the obituary posted online on the Lane Family Funeral Home website. He was born in Youngstown to H. Dale and Iola […]

POLAND, Ohio – William C. Kennedy Sr., the creator of Udderly Smooth Udder Cream and co-founder of Redex Industries Inc., died Dec. 10 at the Inn at Poland Way. Kennedy was 82, according to the obituary posted online on the Lane Family Funeral Home website. He was born in Youngstown...

FNB to Anchor New Tower at Former Civic Arena Site

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – F.N.B. Corp., the parent company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, will be anchor tenant of a new 24-story mixed-use tower at the site of the former Civic Arena. FNB Financial Center, will be situated on the site of the former arena, where the Pittsburgh Penguins have development rights. Buccini/Pollin Group will […]

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – F.N.B. Corp., the parent company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, will be anchor tenant of a new 24-story mixed-use tower at the site of the former Civic Arena. FNB Financial Center, will be situated on the site of the former arena, where the Pittsburgh Penguins have...

VLT Betting Totals $111M at Austintown Racino

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course totaled $111.37 million in October, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday.  Total VLT wagers were up more than $2 million from the $109.19 million reported for September and up more than $15 million from the $96.22 million wagered in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course totaled $111.37 million in October, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday.  Total VLT wagers were up more than $2 million from the $109.19 million reported for September and up more than $15 million from...

Lordstown Motors Plans Battery, Engine Production in Former GM Plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Lordstown Motors Corp. intends to build a battery-production line and an electric motor-manufacturing line inside the former General Motors Lordstown complex, its CEO said Monday, as the company moves forward with building an all-electric pickup at the sprawling manufacturing complex. “We are building our own battery pack line inside the plant, and […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- Lordstown Motors Corp. intends to build a battery-production line and an electric motor-manufacturing line inside the former General Motors Lordstown complex, its CEO said Monday, as the company moves forward with building an all-electric pickup at the sprawling manufacturing complex. “We are building our own battery pack...

GM Loans Lordstown Motors $40M to Buy, Retool Plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors LLC has agreed to provide $40 million in financing to Lordstown Motors Corp. – enough to cover the company’s purchase of GM’s shuttered Lordstown Complex and some initial startup costs at the plant — according to legal documents filed late last week. An open-end mortgage instrument filed in the Trumbull […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors LLC has agreed to provide $40 million in financing to Lordstown Motors Corp. – enough to cover the company’s purchase of GM’s shuttered Lordstown Complex and some initial startup costs at the plant -- according to legal documents filed late last week. An open-end mortgage...

Builders Association Elects 2020 Officers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At its 50th annual business meeting Wednesday members of the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania elected the organization’s 2020 officers and executive committee members. This group of local construction industry veterans will all serve a one-year term The new president is Robert A. Donatelli, president of Donatelli Electric in Sharpsville […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At its 50th annual business meeting Wednesday members of the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania elected the organization’s 2020 officers and executive committee members. This group of local construction industry veterans will all serve a one-year term The new president is Robert A. Donatelli, president...

Youngstown Thermal Operator Invests $1.7M in New Boiler

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $1.7 million package boiler slated to arrive by Dec. 11 should soon result in savings for customers of Youngstown Thermal LLC. Installation of the new boiler, which will burn natural gas, is one of the upcoming improvements to the Youngstown Thermal system, which is being acquired by SOBE Thermal Energy Systems, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $1.7 million package boiler slated to arrive by Dec. 11 should soon result in savings for customers of Youngstown Thermal LLC. Installation of the new boiler, which will burn natural gas, is one of the upcoming improvements to the Youngstown Thermal system, which is being acquired...

Headquarters, Trade Expo Top 2019 at The Builders

POLAND, Ohio – The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania marked 50 years at its annual meeting this week by highlighting construction of its new headquarters and its inaugural expo designed to fill the pressing need for young people to pursue the building trades. “To say the Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo was […]

POLAND, Ohio – The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania marked 50 years at its annual meeting this week by highlighting construction of its new headquarters and its inaugural expo designed to fill the pressing need for young people to pursue the building trades. “To say the Mahoning...

GM, LG Chem to Build $2.3B Battery Plant in Lordstown

DETROIT – General Motors and LG Chem today announced plans to mass-produce battery cells for future battery-electric vehicles. Together, the companies will invest up to $2.3 billion through a new, equally owned joint venture company. The JV will establish a battery cell assembly plant on a greenfield manufacturing site in the Lordstown area that will create […]

DETROIT – General Motors and LG Chem today announced plans to mass-produce battery cells for future battery-electric vehicles. Together, the companies will invest up to $2.3 billion through a new, equally owned joint venture company. The JV will establish a battery cell assembly plant on a greenfield manufacturing site in the...

GM, LG Chem to Announce Joint Venture In Lordstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Reuters is reporting this morning that General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem will announce a $2 billion joint venture to build an electric-vehicle battery production facility in the Lordstown area. Mary Barra, CEO of GM, has scheduled a conference call this morning with area reporters. The Reuters story quoted an LG […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio --- Reuters is reporting this morning that General Motors and South Korea's LG Chem will announce a $2 billion joint venture to build an electric-vehicle battery production facility in the Lordstown area. Mary Barra, CEO of GM, has scheduled a conference call this morning with area reporters. The...