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Burgan Real Estate Targets Behavior, Not Demographics

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Need the perfect house for a newly married couple who like working on fixer-uppers and prefer to shop at Target over Walmart? Not a problem, says Burgan Real Estate. Since the start of this year, the Boardman-based real estate agency has targeted its marketing to personalities and behaviors rather than typical demographics. […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Need the perfect house for a newly married couple who like working on fixer-uppers and prefer to shop at Target over Walmart? Not a problem, says Burgan Real Estate. Since the start of this year, the Boardman-based real estate agency has targeted its marketing to personalities and...

The Dog Stop Wags Tails at New Business in Boardman

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Dog Stop, a company founded in Pittsburgh 10 years ago, has expanded to the Mahoning Valley with the opening here of its 16th franchise location. The new business, at 7690 Market St., offers grooming, day-care and boarding services plus training for dogs of all ages, sizes and energy levels. Separate and […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- The Dog Stop, a company founded in Pittsburgh 10 years ago, has expanded to the Mahoning Valley with the opening here of its 16th franchise location. The new business, at 7690 Market St., offers grooming, day-care and boarding services plus training for dogs of all ages, sizes...

Birmingham Rail Acquires Austintown Rail Supply

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co., Birmingham, Ala., acquired Austintown Rail Supply, a manufacturer and supplier of switching materials and other railroad track products. Located at 3710 Hendricks Road, the business now operates as the Austintown location for BR&L, a division of A. Stucki Co. “Austintown has been a reliable supplier to BR&L’s […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co., Birmingham, Ala., acquired Austintown Rail Supply, a manufacturer and supplier of switching materials and other railroad track products. Located at 3710 Hendricks Road, the business now operates as the Austintown location for BR&L, a division of A. Stucki Co. "Austintown has been...

Oh Wow! Reopens Inspire Works as It Marks 8 Years

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology celebrates its eighth anniversary Saturday with the grand reopening of its InspireWorks Lab, even as it looks ahead to its 10th. Oh Wow has engaged Roto Design Studios of Dublin, Ohio, to evaluate the center’s first-floor exhibits and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology celebrates its eighth anniversary Saturday with the grand reopening of its InspireWorks Lab, even as it looks ahead to its 10th. Oh Wow has engaged Roto Design Studios of Dublin, Ohio, to evaluate...

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Opens 1st Area Store

Raising Cane's Boardman

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers today joins the already-competitive U.S. Route 224 restaurant environment. The restaurant officially opens this morning following a week of in-store training, a ribbon cutting Tuesday night and other events. The restaurant, 450 Boardman-Poland Road, is the first in the Mahoning Valley for Columbus-based franchisee Raising Cane’s Ohio. The […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers today joins the already-competitive U.S. Route 224 restaurant environment. The restaurant officially opens this morning following a week of in-store training, a ribbon cutting Tuesday night and other events. The restaurant, 450 Boardman-Poland Road, is the first in the Mahoning Valley for Columbus-based...

South Field Energy to Break Ground on $1.3B Plant

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – Representatives from South Field Energy Partners will be on hand this afternoon to break ground for a $1.3 billion combined-cycle energy plant that is likely to employ more than 1,100 tradesmen during the peak construction phase. The new plant, scheduled for commercial operation by mid-2021, would be fueled by natural gas and […]

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – Representatives from South Field Energy Partners will be on hand this afternoon to break ground for a $1.3 billion combined-cycle energy plant that is likely to employ more than 1,100 tradesmen during the peak construction phase. The new plant, scheduled for commercial operation by mid-2021, would be...

Stars Align for Thom Duma Jewelers to Expand

Thom Duma

WARREN, Ohio – It may come as a surprise to learn that Thom Duma Fine Jewelers, one of the anchors of downtown Warren, nearly had to pick up and relocate a few short years ago. Thankfully, “all the stars aligned,” and the jeweler was able to stay in the space it’s occupied since 2002, says […]

WARREN, Ohio – It may come as a surprise to learn that Thom Duma Fine Jewelers, one of the anchors of downtown Warren, nearly had to pick up and relocate a few short years ago. Thankfully, “all the stars aligned,” and the jeweler was able to stay in the space...

Sweeney Celebrates Construction Start for Dealership

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Steel framing should start this week for the new Sweeney Buick GMC dealership building, the dealership’s vice president said Monday.  Township officials and contractors joined Sweeney and Buick GMC officials to celebrate construction of the 40,000-square-foot building, which is slated to open a year from now. A November 2017 storm caused extensive […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Steel framing should start this week for the new Sweeney Buick GMC dealership building, the dealership’s vice president said Monday.  Township officials and contractors joined Sweeney and Buick GMC officials to celebrate construction of the 40,000-square-foot building, which is slated to open a year from now. A...

Penguin City Beer Introduces Simply Slavic Tribute Label

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For one month beginning Wednesday, customers purchasing a six-pack of Penguin City Beer may notice something different about the label. Bottles of Penguin City Beer will feature a limited-edition label honoring the Simply Slavic Heritage Festival on June 14 and 15 on Federal Plaza East downtown. It’s the first so-called “tribute label” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- For one month beginning Wednesday, customers purchasing a six-pack of Penguin City Beer may notice something different about the label. Bottles of Penguin City Beer will feature a limited-edition label honoring the Simply Slavic Heritage Festival on June 14 and 15 on Federal Plaza East downtown. It’s...

Avalon Posts $14.6M in Q1 Revenue

WARREN, Ohio — Avalon Holdings Corp. announced net operating revenues in the first quarter of 2019 were $14.6 million, up from $11.5 million for the same period in 2018. The waste management services provider incurred a net loss attributable to Avalon Holdings Corp. common shareholders of $0.6 million in Q1, compared to $0.8 million in […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Avalon Holdings Corp. announced net operating revenues in the first quarter of 2019 were $14.6 million, up from $11.5 million for the same period in 2018. The waste management services provider incurred a net loss attributable to Avalon Holdings Corp. common shareholders of $0.6 million in Q1,...