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Covelli Centre Posts Profit of $257K for 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Covelli Center showed an operational profit of $256,818 from the 98 events it hosted in 2018, Executive Director Eric Ryan reported. In a letter addressed to Mayor Jamael Tito Brown and members of City Council, Ryan, president of JAC Management Group LLC, said nearly 220,000 patrons attended events there. The city’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Covelli Center showed an operational profit of $256,818 from the 98 events it hosted in 2018, Executive Director Eric Ryan reported. In a letter addressed to Mayor Jamael Tito Brown and members of City Council, Ryan, president of JAC Management Group LLC, said nearly 220,000 patrons...

Instacart Brings Grocery Delivery to Youngstown Area

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Area residents can take advantage of same-day grocery delivery with Instacart. Depending on a user’s location, groceries and other items can be ordered from Aldi, CVS Pharmacy and Petco, then delivered to the customer’s doorstep in as little as an hour, according to a release from Instacart. Users login to the website […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Area residents can take advantage of same-day grocery delivery with Instacart. Depending on a user's location, groceries and other items can be ordered from Aldi, CVS Pharmacy and Petco, then delivered to the customer's doorstep in as little as an hour, according to a release from Instacart....

At 91, George Mitchell Isn’t Retiring

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As a freshman in high school during the early 1940s, the founder of the George Mitchell Co., Boardman, would hop on his bike after classes let out in the morning, pedal to the next bus stop and ride from Salem to his part-time job at Crescent Machine Co. in Leetonia. “I was […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As a freshman in high school during the early 1940s, the founder of the George Mitchell Co., Boardman, would hop on his bike after classes let out in the morning, pedal to the next bus stop and ride from Salem to his part-time job at Crescent Machine...

Mr. Darby’s Sells What Hollywood Buys

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Unlike most entrepreneurs, Robert Neapolitan’s foray into business wasn’t because of his appetite for success, but rather, his taste for Egg McMuffins. So when a craving hit him at 3 a.m. in 2012, he hopped in his car and drove to the only McDonald’s he thought would be open, the one near […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Unlike most entrepreneurs, Robert Neapolitan’s foray into business wasn’t because of his appetite for success, but rather, his taste for Egg McMuffins. So when a craving hit him at 3 a.m. in 2012, he hopped in his car and drove to the only McDonald’s he thought would...

Armstrong Assists Four More Veterans with Service Dogs

BUTLER, Pa. – When Armstrong began the Healing Heroes initiative on Veteran’s Day of 2016, the goal was to raise enough funds to donate five service dogs to qualifying disabled veterans within communities they serve. More than two years later, Armstrong has raised enough funds to donate 11 service dogs, with six of those dogs […]

BUTLER, Pa. – When Armstrong began the Healing Heroes initiative on Veteran’s Day of 2016, the goal was to raise enough funds to donate five service dogs to qualifying disabled veterans within communities they serve. More than two years later, Armstrong has raised enough funds to donate 11 service dogs,...

Mystery Buyer from Valley Purchases Last Cruze

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LORDSTOWN, Ohio – United Autoworkers President David Green said Wednesday that an unnamed customer from the Mahoning Valley has purchased the last Chevrolet Cruze – and possibly the last vehicle period – to ever be produced at General Motors Lordstown Assembly plant. “It was originally supposed to go to a dealership in Miami,” Green told […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – United Autoworkers President David Green said Wednesday that an unnamed customer from the Mahoning Valley has purchased the last Chevrolet Cruze – and possibly the last vehicle period – to ever be produced at General Motors Lordstown Assembly plant. “It was originally supposed to go to a...

Last Day at GM Lordstown Elicits Anger, Sadness, Hope

GM Lordstown Closing

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – John Davies entered General Motors Co.’s Lordstown assembly plant early Wednesday morning and approached it in the same routine fashion he’s done for the last 25 years. “It started out like any other normal day,” he said. “We walked in and started our job like we always do.” Just after 7 a.m. […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – John Davies entered General Motors Co.’s Lordstown assembly plant early Wednesday morning and approached it in the same routine fashion he’s done for the last 25 years. “It started out like any other normal day,” he said. “We walked in and started our job like we always...

That’s It. Last Cruze Rolls Off Lordstown Assembly Line

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LORDSTOWN, Ohio — The final Chevrolet Cruze built at the General Motors Complex here rolled off the assembly line at 2:30 p.m. today. An American flag was draped across the windshield. Workers stood and watched with many of them memorializing the sad moment. Meanwhile political leaders weighed in with pledges to keep lobbying GM to […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- The final Chevrolet Cruze built at the General Motors Complex here rolled off the assembly line at 2:30 p.m. today. An American flag was draped across the windshield. Workers stood and watched with many of them memorializing the sad moment. Meanwhile political leaders weighed in with pledges...

Last Day Dawns at General Motors Lordstown

GM Lordstown

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Just before dawn, a steady stream of vehicles filed into the entrances of General Motors Co.’s Lordstown plant, as employees reported to work for what many believe is the last time. Autoworkers sped past cameras and reporters, reluctant to talk about their final hours as GM Lordstown employees. The complex’s final product […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Just before dawn, a steady stream of vehicles filed into the entrances of General Motors Co.’s Lordstown plant, as employees reported to work for what many believe is the last time. Autoworkers sped past cameras and reporters, reluctant to talk about their final hours as GM Lordstown...

YBI Portfolio Company Launches Captioning Service

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ai-Media, a provider of speech-to-text solutions with offices in the Youngstown Business Incubator, has launched Scribblr.ai, a captioning and transcription service with a two-step content-checking process that ensures 99% accuracy. Ai-Media is based in Sydney, Australia, came to the YBI in 2017 and established what it calls its Youngstown Center of Excellence. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ai-Media, a provider of speech-to-text solutions with offices in the Youngstown Business Incubator, has launched Scribblr.ai, a captioning and transcription service with a two-step content-checking process that ensures 99% accuracy. Ai-Media is based in Sydney, Australia, came to the YBI in 2017 and established what it calls...