SPONSORED BY

Clean Fuels Ohio to Help Market Lordstown Motors’ Trucks

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Lordstown Motors Corp. announced Wednesday it has a letter of intent from Clean Fuels Ohio to promote the deployment of 500 of the startup automaker’s Endurance electric trucks. Clean Fuels Ohio, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the use of advanced fuel technologies in Ohio, will partner with Lordstown Motors to help […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Lordstown Motors Corp. announced Wednesday it has a letter of intent from Clean Fuels Ohio to promote the deployment of 500 of the startup automaker’s Endurance electric trucks. Clean Fuels Ohio, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the use of advanced fuel technologies in Ohio, will partner...

Avalon Holdings Reports Q4, 2019 Financial Results

WARREN, Ohio — Avalon Holdings Corp. this week reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2019. Net operating revenues in the fourth quarter were $17.3 million compared with $15.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Net loss attributable to common shareholders was $0.4 million in the fourth quarter […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Avalon Holdings Corp. this week reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2019. Net operating revenues in the fourth quarter were $17.3 million compared with $15.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Net loss attributable to common shareholders was $0.4...

GCC Student’s Tea Makes Its Way to Whole Foods

GROVE CITY, Pa. – A business started by a senior entrepreneurship major at Grove City College has found a home in Whole Foods stores. Treecup Tea, founded by Mark Sotomayor, went on sale at three stores in the Pittsburgh area Feb. 25 after a four-month on boarding process. Sotomayor started the business in 2017. “We […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – A business started by a senior entrepreneurship major at Grove City College has found a home in Whole Foods stores. Treecup Tea, founded by Mark Sotomayor, went on sale at three stores in the Pittsburgh area Feb. 25 after a four-month on boarding process. Sotomayor started...

Youngstown Library Ratifies New Union Contract

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County has ratified a new five-year contract with the Public Librarians Association of Youngstown of Service Employees International Union District 1199.  The new contract will take effect April 1. “We are grateful for the opportunity to recognize the excellent work that our librarians do and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County has ratified a new five-year contract with the Public Librarians Association of Youngstown of Service Employees International Union District 1199.  The new contract will take effect April 1. “We are grateful for the opportunity to recognize the excellent work...

Lordstown Motors Paid $12.2M for Workhorse Tech

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Lordstown Motors Corp. paid Workhorse Group Inc. $12.2 million last year to license the Cincinnati-based electric truck manufacturer’s technology.  The noncash license income was part of the income Workhorse included in its fourth-quarter and 2019 full-year results Tuesday morning.  Under the agreement, which the two companies entered into in November, Workhorse will […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Lordstown Motors Corp. paid Workhorse Group Inc. $12.2 million last year to license the Cincinnati-based electric truck manufacturer’s technology.  The noncash license income was part of the income Workhorse included in its fourth-quarter and 2019 full-year results Tuesday morning.  Under the agreement, which the two companies entered...

Ohio Manufacturers’ Association Endorses MVMC as Local Partner

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio  – The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association’s leadership committee has voted to endorse the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition as a local industry sector partnership for its efforts to grow Ohio’s manufacturing talent. Established in 2011, MVMC united area manufacturers to identify common challenges and opportunities, share ideas and collectively champion solutions to address the priority […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio  – The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association’s leadership committee has voted to endorse the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition as a local industry sector partnership for its efforts to grow Ohio’s manufacturing talent. Established in 2011, MVMC united area manufacturers to identify common challenges and opportunities, share ideas and collectively champion...

Charlie Staples Issues Voluntary Recall of Sauces

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Charlie Staples Bar-B-Que has issued a voluntary recall of its 20-ounce original and hot barbecue sauces. According to the Ohio Department of Agriculture, the recall is due to the sauces being produced without proper oversight. There have been no reports of illness. Affected products were available at retail stores throughout Ohio.  The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Charlie Staples Bar-B-Que has issued a voluntary recall of its 20-ounce original and hot barbecue sauces. According to the Ohio Department of Agriculture, the recall is due to the sauces being produced without proper oversight. There have been no reports of illness. Affected products were available at...

Lordstown Motors Drives Interest with Plant Tour

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Lordstown Motors Corp. is about a month away from naming the battery supplier for its Endurance electric pickup truck, CEO Steve Burns said Thursday. Lordstown Motors, which plans to begin manufacturing the Endurance at the former General Motors Lordstown plant later this year, has been in talks the major battery manufacturers and […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Lordstown Motors Corp. is about a month away from naming the battery supplier for its Endurance electric pickup truck, CEO Steve Burns said Thursday. Lordstown Motors, which plans to begin manufacturing the Endurance at the former General Motors Lordstown plant later this year, has been in talks...

Family Passion in Focus at YM Camera

By Dan HinerBOARDMAN, Ohio -- Jim Yankush didn’t know his son, Robby, had an eye for photography. Turns out it runs in the family, even if it skips a generation. Jim Yankush is the president of YM Camera in Boardman. Robby Yankush is the manager and directs daily operations of...

Lego Earnings Rise, Expects to Avoid Big Hit from Virus

By JAN M. OLSEN Associated PressCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Lego said its earnings rose last year and that it has so far avoided major damage from the new coronavirus and plans to keep opening stores in China, the epicenter of the outbreak. After the Danish toy company posted Wednesday a 3% rise in net profit […]

By JAN M. OLSEN Associated PressCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Lego said its earnings rose last year and that it has so far avoided major damage from the new coronavirus and plans to keep opening stores in China, the epicenter of the outbreak. After the Danish toy company posted Wednesday a...