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MS Consultants Plays Role in Downtown Comeback

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With last week’s opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton downtown, MS Consultants is reflecting on the leading role the engineering, architecture and planning firm has played in the city’s revitalization. MS was the lead architect for the renovation of the landmark Stambaugh Building and its transformation into the 125-room DoubleTree hotel. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With last week's opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton downtown, MS Consultants is reflecting on the leading role the engineering, architecture and planning firm has played in the city's revitalization. MS was the lead architect for the renovation of the landmark Stambaugh Building and its transformation into...

Goldsteins to Close; Levin to Reopen Its Stores

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Goldsteins Furniture & Bedding has elected to close its doors after 112 years in business, the company announced Friday. “It was time to make the tough decision,” Steve Goldstone, president and CEO of Goldsteins, said in a statement. “We needed to expand but were landlocked by competitors in Cleveland, Erie and Pittsburgh. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Goldsteins Furniture & Bedding has elected to close its doors after 112 years in business, the company announced Friday. “It was time to make the tough decision,” Steve Goldstone, president and CEO of Goldsteins, said in a statement. “We needed to expand but were landlocked by competitors...

19th Holes Score with Good Views and Food

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After 18 holes of golf, nothing sounds as relaxing as a cold drink and a sandwich while tallying up your score from a long game. At the restaurant of Knoll Run Golf in Lowellville, many of its patrons are doing just that. But not all of them have just played golf. “Our […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After 18 holes of golf, nothing sounds as relaxing as a cold drink and a sandwich while tallying up your score from a long game. At the restaurant of Knoll Run Golf in Lowellville, many of its patrons are doing just that. But not all of them...

Debonné’s 2016 Riesling Reserve Best in Ohio

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The 2016 Riesling Reserve produced at Debonné Vineyards in Lake County has been named Ohio’s Best White Wine by the director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, David T. Daniels.  The Director’s Choice award, presented at the statehouse, was determined by a panel of judges.  Three other wines were honored as Director’s […]

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- The 2016 Riesling Reserve produced at Debonné Vineyards in Lake County has been named Ohio's Best White Wine by the director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, David T. Daniels.  The Director's Choice award, presented at the statehouse, was determined by a panel of judges.  Three other...

DoubleTree Respects Landmark’s Architecture

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The process of converting the historic Stambaugh Building into the new DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown hotel was a “finely choreographed dance” between Hilton’s standards and the historic preservation requirements, the hotel’s general manager said. “This is definitely a unique project,” said general manager Steve Mitchell. “Most hotels are similar in construction […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The process of converting the historic Stambaugh Building into the new DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown hotel was a “finely choreographed dance” between Hilton’s standards and the historic preservation requirements, the hotel’s general manager said. “This is definitely a unique project,” said general manager Steve Mitchell. “Most...

Golf Courses Here Are on Par with Best

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Whether it’s a tough drive, a picturesque view or notable piece of history, golf courses in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys offer some highlights that keep players coming back, either for the challenge or sheer pleasure. According to the Ohio Golf Guide website, the Mahoning Valley is home to more than 50 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Whether it’s a tough drive, a picturesque view or notable piece of history, golf courses in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys offer some highlights that keep players coming back, either for the challenge or sheer pleasure. According to the Ohio Golf Guide website, the Mahoning Valley is...

DoubleTree’s Developers Show Off Hotel to Press

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A formal ribbon cutting is planned for May 30, but the developers of the new DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown got a head start this morning by showing  off the hospitality property during a press preview. Following a soft opening last night with Hilton representatives involved with the $32 million project staying […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A formal ribbon cutting is planned for May 30, but the developers of the new DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown got a head start this morning by showing  off the hospitality property during a press preview. Following a soft opening last night with Hilton representatives involved with...

J.P. Marsh, Bodine Perry Accounting Firms Merge

HUBBARD, Ohio — J.P. Marsh & Company, a public accounting firm based here, has merged with Bodine Perry LLC, a firm based in Canfield that also operates offices in Warren, Columbus and Naples, Florida. The merger took place earlier this year but was not formally announced until this month. Terms were not disclosed. J.P. Marsh […]

HUBBARD, Ohio -- J.P. Marsh & Company, a public accounting firm based here, has merged with Bodine Perry LLC, a firm based in Canfield that also operates offices in Warren, Columbus and Naples, Florida. The merger took place earlier this year but was not formally announced until this month. Terms...

On the Links, It’s Not Easy Being Green

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Standing atop the hill overlooking the final hole at Avalon Lakes Golf & Country Club, superintendent Josh Goodhart takes a look around and makes a quick observation. “There are more dandelions than I’d like,” he says. From where he stands, two dandelions are within sight. Around the course, a few clumps are […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Standing atop the hill overlooking the final hole at Avalon Lakes Golf & Country Club, superintendent Josh Goodhart takes a look around and makes a quick observation. “There are more dandelions than I’d like,” he says. From where he stands, two dandelions are within sight. Around the...

Sassy Girl Media Opens Office in YBI

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Sassy Girl Media, a digital marketing agency, has moved to Suite 307 in the main building of the Youngstown Business Incubator, 241 W. Federal St. downtown. The company, owned by Deanna Fusillo, specializes in digital marketing. Fusillo and Veronica Skopic cut the ribbon Tuesday at Sassy Girl’s new offices. The ad agency […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Sassy Girl Media, a digital marketing agency, has moved to Suite 307 in the main building of the Youngstown Business Incubator, 241 W. Federal St. downtown. The company, owned by Deanna Fusillo, specializes in digital marketing. Fusillo and Veronica Skopic cut the ribbon Tuesday at Sassy Girl's...