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Aqua Ohio Proposes 4.2% Rate Reduction

STRUTHERS, Ohio – Aqua Ohio have proposed a 4.2% rate reduction to the municipalities it serves. If approved, the reduction will apply to bills issued between June 1 and the end of the year. The city of Struthers, the villages of Lowellville and Poland and the Mahoning County Commissioners – on behalf of Beaver, Boardman, […]

STRUTHERS, Ohio – Aqua Ohio have proposed a 4.2% rate reduction to the municipalities it serves. If approved, the reduction will apply to bills issued between June 1 and the end of the year. The city of Struthers, the villages of Lowellville and Poland and the Mahoning County Commissioners –...

Updating Residences Makes Aging in Place Simpler

Updating Residences Makes Aging in Place Simpler

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the median age of the Mahoning Valley increases, builders and remodelers are completing projects that make it easier for customers to grow old in their own homes. There are a few basic changes that can be made to a home to make aging in place easier. Grab bars can be put […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the median age of the Mahoning Valley increases, builders and remodelers are completing projects that make it easier for customers to grow old in their own homes. There are a few basic changes that can be made to a home to make aging in place easier....

Albco Foundry Adds ISO Certification, Website

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LISBON, Ohio — A new ISO certification establishes Albco Foundry & Machine as a consistent supplier of high-quality molded castings to the OEM and aftermarket replacement parts industries, owners said. Albco received its ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems certification from AMPLUS Global Associates Inc., a nationally recognized independent registrar. Albco is a provider of non-ferrous […]

LISBON, Ohio -- A new ISO certification establishes Albco Foundry & Machine as a consistent supplier of high-quality molded castings to the OEM and aftermarket replacement parts industries, owners said. Albco received its ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems certification from AMPLUS Global Associates Inc., a nationally recognized independent registrar. Albco...

7-Eleven Launches Joseph Co.’s Self-Chilling Cans

7-Eleven Launches Joseph Co.’s Self-Chilling Cans

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The world’s first beverage contained in a self-chilling can is now available for sale in select 7-Eleven stores in California, and the owner of this technology says this is just the start. “They started distribution last Thursday,” said Mitchell Joseph, CEO of Joseph Company International, the company that has developed and owns […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The world’s first beverage contained in a self-chilling can is now available for sale in select 7-Eleven stores in California, and the owner of this technology says this is just the start. “They started distribution last Thursday,” said Mitchell Joseph, CEO of Joseph Company International, the company...

Landscaping Colors Home Values with Green

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s puzzling to people in the industry that the last thing to be considered when someone sells a house is usually the first thing a potential buyer will see: the landscaping. “They need to call us before they call the realtor,” says Anthony Bettile, president of Buckeye Lawn Service Inc. in Canfield. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s puzzling to people in the industry that the last thing to be considered when someone sells a house is usually the first thing a potential buyer will see: the landscaping. “They need to call us before they call the realtor,” says Anthony Bettile, president of Buckeye...

Austintown Racino Tops $100M for Second Month

Austintown Racino Tops $100M for Second Month

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course declined month-over-month in March, but stayed above $100 million for the second consecutive month. The monthly VLT reports released Monday afternoon by the Ohio Lottery Commission saw wagers at the Austintown racino last month at $103.33 million, down from […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course declined month-over-month in March, but stayed above $100 million for the second consecutive month. The monthly VLT reports released Monday afternoon by the Ohio Lottery Commission saw wagers at the Austintown racino last month...

Sheely Takes Center Stage at President’s Roundtable

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – When Sherry Sheely returns this morning to her office at Sheely’s Furniture & Appliance Co., she knows her inbox will be full, her phone will be ringing. On Saturday, within minutes of her conversation with President Donald J. Trump during a roundtable in Cleveland carried live by some cable news networks […]

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – When Sherry Sheely returns this morning to her office at Sheely’s Furniture & Appliance Co., she knows her inbox will be full, her phone will be ringing. On Saturday, within minutes of her conversation with President Donald J. Trump during a roundtable in Cleveland carried live...

Platt Insurance Agency Grows with Acquisitions

HOWLAND, Ohio – Ellie Platt had no intention of leaving the nonprofit world when a Nationwide Insurance representative approached her about joining the company. But today she is president and principal agent of Platt Insurance & Financial, which she started in 2011 with the acquisition of two Trumbull County agencies. She has since absorbed other […]

HOWLAND, Ohio – Ellie Platt had no intention of leaving the nonprofit world when a Nationwide Insurance representative approached her about joining the company. But today she is president and principal agent of Platt Insurance & Financial, which she started in 2011 with the acquisition of two Trumbull County agencies....

Technology Makes Houses ‘Smart,’ Living Easier

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Imagine driving home after a long day of work. You pull into the driveway and walk up to the front door. It’s unlocked and, as you enter, the lights are on and your favorite jazz track is softly playing. It may seem a bit over-the-top, but you did have a rough day, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Imagine driving home after a long day of work. You pull into the driveway and walk up to the front door. It’s unlocked and, as you enter, the lights are on and your favorite jazz track is softly playing. It may seem a bit over-the-top, but you...

YNDC to Renovate Four-Plex on South Side

YNDC to Renovate Four-Plex on South Side

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. will host a ground-breaking event at 10 a.m. May 10 to kick off its renovation of the four-plex residential structure at the corner of Clearmont Drive and Glenwood Avenue. The event will be held at 650 Clearmont Drive. Home Savings Bank will provide financing for the project, according to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. will host a ground-breaking event at 10 a.m. May 10 to kick off its renovation of the four-plex residential structure at the corner of Clearmont Drive and Glenwood Avenue. The event will be held at 650 Clearmont Drive. Home Savings Bank will provide financing...