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Falcon Foundry Resolves Racial Harrassment Claims

LOWELLVILLE, Ohio — Falcon Foundry Co. has agreed to resolve a racial harassment class case filed by the Youngstown Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced Tuesday. According to the EEOC, the foundry’s leadership subjected employees to discrimination and harrassment, […]

LOWELLVILLE, Ohio -- Falcon Foundry Co. has agreed to resolve a racial harassment class case filed by the Youngstown Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced Tuesday. According to the EEOC, the foundry's leadership subjected...

Boscov’s Bringing Selection, Service to Eastwood Mall

NILES, Ohio – Count Kerrie Rybicki among those in the Mahoning Valley who are looking forward to the opening of the new Boscov’s department store in the Eastwood Mall later this year.  Rybicki, of Warren, was at the mall Monday morning with her daughter for the announcement that the chain...

Boscov’s Confirms It’s Coming to Eastwood Mall

NILES, Ohio – Boscov’s, a century-old department store chain based in Reading, Pa., has announced that it will open its newest store in the Eastwood Mall.  The company will open in the former Sears space at the mall by this autumn. It will be the 49th Boscov’s store. “Many stores who call themselves department stores […]

NILES, Ohio – Boscov’s, a century-old department store chain based in Reading, Pa., has announced that it will open its newest store in the Eastwood Mall.  The company will open in the former Sears space at the mall by this autumn. It will be the 49th Boscov’s store. “Many stores...

Good Morning! Market Intel for Jan. 6, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first full work week of the new year begins with local news about the retail mall industry – specifically the Eastwood Mall in Niles — just as last week was dominated by news about the Southern Park Mall in Boardman. This morning the Cafaro Co. is scheduled to hold a press […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first full work week of the new year begins with local news about the retail mall industry – specifically the Eastwood Mall in Niles -- just as last week was dominated by news about the Southern Park Mall in Boardman. This morning the Cafaro Co. is...

Tesla Stock Hits Record as Sales Rise More than 50%

DETROIT (AP) — Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. hit a record closing price Friday after the company reported that its global deliveries rose more than 50% last year. The announcement Friday pushed Tesla’s shares up nearly 3% to a record close of $443.01. The stock has more than doubled in value since closing […]

DETROIT (AP) — Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. hit a record closing price Friday after the company reported that its global deliveries rose more than 50% last year. The announcement Friday pushed Tesla's shares up nearly 3% to a record close of $443.01. The stock has more than...

Hints Indicate Boscov’s as New Eastwood Tenant

NILES, Ohio – The public will learn Monday morning the identity of the Eastwood Mall’s new tenant for the former Sears department store space. Speculation leading up to the announcement, scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the mall’s Center Court, has focused on Boscov’s, a family-owned department store chain founded in 1914 in Reading, Pa.  […]

NILES, Ohio – The public will learn Monday morning the identity of the Eastwood Mall’s new tenant for the former Sears department store space. Speculation leading up to the announcement, scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the mall’s Center Court, has focused on Boscov’s, a family-owned department store chain founded...

Smokers, Do Not Apply: U-Haul Won’t Hire Some Nicotine Users

NEW YORK (AP) — U-Haul has a New Year’s resolution: Cut down on hiring people who smoke.  The moving company said that it won’t hire nicotine users in the 21 states where it is legal to do so, saying that it wants to ensure a “healthier workforce.” The new policy will start Feb. 1, and […]

NEW YORK (AP) — U-Haul has a New Year's resolution: Cut down on hiring people who smoke.  The moving company said that it won't hire nicotine users in the 21 states where it is legal to do so, saying that it wants to ensure a "healthier workforce." The new policy...

Kennsington Golf Club Donates to Toys for Tots

CANFIELD, Ohio — CTW Development Corp. and Kennsington Golf Club & Grille this week made a $2,526 donation to the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. In addition to the monetary donation, Philip Faraglia and Jessica Ferraro of Kennsington presented more than 200 new and unwrapped toys to Sgt. Chaz Lewis and […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- CTW Development Corp. and Kennsington Golf Club & Grille this week made a $2,526 donation to the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. In addition to the monetary donation, Philip Faraglia and Jessica Ferraro of Kennsington presented more than 200 new and unwrapped toys...

Uber Buys Parcel Near Pittsburgh for Self-Driving Test Track

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Uber is increasing its footprint in the Pittsburgh area with the purchase of a $9.5 million parcel to be used as a new test track for self-driving cars. Uber Technologies spokeswoman Sarah Abboud confirmed the purchase to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review but said she could not immediately share more details about the plan. […]

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Uber is increasing its footprint in the Pittsburgh area with the purchase of a $9.5 million parcel to be used as a new test track for self-driving cars. Uber Technologies spokeswoman Sarah Abboud confirmed the purchase to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review but said she could not immediately share...

Catalog Retailers See Reason for Optimism After Declines

By DAVID SHARP Associated PressPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Catalogs, those glossy paper-and-ink offerings of outdoor apparel, kitchenware and fruit baskets, are not yet headed for the recycling bin of history. Until recently, the future appeared grim for the mailbox-stuffers. A one-two punch of postal rate increases and the Great Recession had sharply cut their numbers. […]

By DAVID SHARP Associated PressPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Catalogs, those glossy paper-and-ink offerings of outdoor apparel, kitchenware and fruit baskets, are not yet headed for the recycling bin of history. Until recently, the future appeared grim for the mailbox-stuffers. A one-two punch of postal rate increases and the Great Recession...