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Café 422 Marks 80 Years in Warren

WARREN, Ohio – When Serdar Dede and his brother, Erdel, bought Café 422 in 2005, they knew they were taking over a landmark. So they did everything they could to maintain its stature in the Mahoning Valley restaurant scene, and ensure its future. With a “considerable” financial investment, they completely renovated both dining rooms, making […]

WARREN, Ohio – When Serdar Dede and his brother, Erdel, bought Café 422 in 2005, they knew they were taking over a landmark. So they did everything they could to maintain its stature in the Mahoning Valley restaurant scene, and ensure its future. With a “considerable” financial investment, they completely...

Good Morning! Here’s Your Market Intel

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Welcome to the first edition of Monday Morning Market Intel, which briefs busy business leaders on what they may have missed last week. Today the nation pauses to honor our military veterans with observances planned across the country and here in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys. On Friday, Army veteran Carl A. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Welcome to the first edition of Monday Morning Market Intel, which briefs busy business leaders on what they may have missed last week. Today the nation pauses to honor our military veterans with observances planned across the country and here in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys. On...

Ford Electric Vehicle Chief Sees More Products, Sales Growth

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto WriterDEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — So far, electric vehicles haven’t been accepted in the United States, with fewer than 1.5% of new-vehicle buyers choosing them over internal combustion engines. That surely will change as more manufacturers offer vehicles with longer range and fast-charging networks keep growing. Ford Motor Co., General Motors […]

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto WriterDEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — So far, electric vehicles haven't been accepted in the United States, with fewer than 1.5% of new-vehicle buyers choosing them over internal combustion engines. That surely will change as more manufacturers offer vehicles with longer range and fast-charging networks keep growing....

VLT Play Rises at Hollywood Gaming in October

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Video lottery terminal wagers at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course rose to $111.37 million in October. The figure is up from September’s $109.19 million and $93.56 million in October 2018. In 2019, play peaked in March, when $118.99 million was wagered at VLTs at the racino. Winnings at Hollywood Gaming […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Video lottery terminal wagers at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course rose to $111.37 million in October. The figure is up from September’s $109.19 million and $93.56 million in October 2018. In 2019, play peaked in March, when $118.99 million was wagered at VLTs at the...

Wood Inducted to Cleveland Press Club Hall of Fame

By Marah MorrisonCLEVELAND, Ohio – Andrea Wood, publisher of The Business Journal, was inducted into the Press Club of Cleveland Hall of Fame Thursday night, becoming the first journalist from Youngstown to receive the honor. Cleveland has a great tradition of outstanding journalists over its 132 years, said Richard Osborne,...

Penguin City, One Hot Cookie Team For New Brew

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –  Instead of cookies and milk, why not just leave Santa a bottle of Penguin City Peppermint Ale this year? The new brew is a Christmas-y collaboration between One Hot Cookie and Penguin City Brewing Co., two locally-owned downtown companies that go together like cookies and beer. As its name suggests, the adult […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –  Instead of cookies and milk, why not just leave Santa a bottle of Penguin City Peppermint Ale this year? The new brew is a Christmas-y collaboration between One Hot Cookie and Penguin City Brewing Co., two locally-owned downtown companies that go together like cookies and beer. As...

Report on Uber Crash Questions Testing of Self-Driving Cars

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto WriterDETROIT (AP) — Documents released this week by a federal agency raise questions about whether a self-driving Uber SUV that ran down a pedestrian last year should have been allowed on public roads for test purposes. A National Transportation Safety Board report on the March 18, 2018 crash in Tempe, […]

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto WriterDETROIT (AP) — Documents released this week by a federal agency raise questions about whether a self-driving Uber SUV that ran down a pedestrian last year should have been allowed on public roads for test purposes. A National Transportation Safety Board report on the March...

Beatitude Names Building in Honor of Masternicks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The primary building of Beatitude House along Fifth Avenue has a new name thanks to a gift from the John & Dorothy Masternick Foundation. The foundation, established in memory of the founders of Windsor House, purchased naming rights to the building – now known as the John & Dorothy Masternick House – […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The primary building of Beatitude House along Fifth Avenue has a new name thanks to a gift from the John & Dorothy Masternick Foundation. The foundation, established in memory of the founders of Windsor House, purchased naming rights to the building – now known as the John...

Real Magic of Newton’s Apple is the Smiles

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – When Murray Davis, founder and president of Newton’s Magic Apples, saw his brother do a trick with an orange, the idea to create a magic-apple toy flashed through his brain, he says. The toy Davis created two years ago is named after Sir Isaac Newton, who discovered the law of gravity […]

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – When Murray Davis, founder and president of Newton’s Magic Apples, saw his brother do a trick with an orange, the idea to create a magic-apple toy flashed through his brain, he says. The toy Davis created two years ago is named after Sir Isaac Newton, who...

Grounded Boeing Jet Hits Another Pothole in Path to Return

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterDALLAS (AP) — Regulators are asking Boeing to revise documentation of its proposed fixes to software on the 737 Max jet, and the company said Wednesday that it is too early to know whether the request will further delay the return of the grounded plane. Boeing says it is in […]

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterDALLAS (AP) — Regulators are asking Boeing to revise documentation of its proposed fixes to software on the 737 Max jet, and the company said Wednesday that it is too early to know whether the request will further delay the return of the grounded plane....