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MiMe Gets Prime Space in ‘Small Shop Showdown’

NILES, Ohio – For almost all her life, Renee Malutic has worked for someone else. But as the winner of the Eastwood Mall’s Small Shop Showdown she’ll have a chance to be her own boss as the owner of MiMe. “This is going to change my life because I get up and go to work […]

NILES, Ohio – For almost all her life, Renee Malutic has worked for someone else. But as the winner of the Eastwood Mall’s Small Shop Showdown she’ll have a chance to be her own boss as the owner of MiMe. “This is going to change my life because I get...

Leaf Relief Gets Go-Ahead for Operations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leaf Relief, the sole medical marijuana dispensary in Mahoning County, has received the go-ahead from the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to begin operations. The company, a division of Quest Wellness, received its certificate of operation Thursday, according to the Board of Pharmacy. The company was awarded a provisional license last year and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leaf Relief, the sole medical marijuana dispensary in Mahoning County, has received the go-ahead from the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to begin operations. The company, a division of Quest Wellness, received its certificate of operation Thursday, according to the Board of Pharmacy. The company was awarded a...

BBB Presents Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust

POLAND, Ohio – They are trust builders and are exemplars of marketplace trust. Five financial institutions, four local businesses, a nonprofit and civic leader were lauded Thursday at The Lake Club by the Better Business Bureau for exemplifying ethics, integrity and community service. The BBB Trust Builders — PNC Bank, Farmers National Bank, Huntington Bank, […]

POLAND, Ohio – They are trust builders and are exemplars of marketplace trust. Five financial institutions, four local businesses, a nonprofit and civic leader were lauded Thursday at The Lake Club by the Better Business Bureau for exemplifying ethics, integrity and community service. The BBB Trust Builders -- PNC Bank,...

898 Marketing Convenes Summer Class of Interns

CANFIELD, Ohio — 898 Marketing has developed and launched an internship program for seven college students and recent graduates to gain a first-hand experience in their field of study and assist with a variety of clients and projects. The internships, offered as paid and college credit options, provide experience in three core competencies: marketing, creative […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- 898 Marketing has developed and launched an internship program for seven college students and recent graduates to gain a first-hand experience in their field of study and assist with a variety of clients and projects. The internships, offered as paid and college credit options, provide experience in...

Quality Trailers Surpasses $10M in Production

SALEM, Ohio — Quality Trailers Inc. set a new record this month, surpassing $10 million in production for the current fiscal year, President Tim Troyer reports. When Troyer came on as president 3 1/2 years ago, he says, production capacity was roughly $7 million, but has been increased by improving efficiency at its plant in […]

SALEM, Ohio -- Quality Trailers Inc. set a new record this month, surpassing $10 million in production for the current fiscal year, President Tim Troyer reports. When Troyer came on as president 3 1/2 years ago, he says, production capacity was roughly $7 million, but has been increased by improving...

Teen Entrepreneur Starts Distribution of Juice Drink

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Entrepreneur and Hickory High School student Cynthia Torrence has launched NIU FlaMingo, a low-sugar juice drink. Housed at the eCenter@LindenPointe incubator in Hermitage, Pa., the drink began distribution Monday.  Torrence has been working on the drink since she was 11. Her creation has allowed her to have new opportunities to travel and […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Entrepreneur and Hickory High School student Cynthia Torrence has launched NIU FlaMingo, a low-sugar juice drink. Housed at the eCenter@LindenPointe incubator in Hermitage, Pa., the drink began distribution Monday.  Torrence has been working on the drink since she was 11. Her creation has allowed her to have...

After 40 Years, Cornersburg Italian Still a Family Affair

Cornersburg Italian Specialties

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cornersburg Italian Specialties store has been a staple business on the westside of Youngstown for decades. And although ownership has changed over 40 years of business, the products that its customers have grown to love and expect have remained the same. Tony Tringhese – who owns the store alongside his wife, Patti, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cornersburg Italian Specialties store has been a staple business on the westside of Youngstown for decades. And although ownership has changed over 40 years of business, the products that its customers have grown to love and expect have remained the same. Tony Tringhese – who owns the...

WRTA Introduces ‘Free 4 All Friday’ Rides

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Jewel Stevens doesn’t have a car, so the Western Reserve Transit Authority provides an important service. The caregiver and occasional retail employee, a resident of Youngstown’s northeast side, said she takes the bus to Austintown to do her shopping and to get to doctors’ appointments. She likes not having to pay for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Jewel Stevens doesn’t have a car, so the Western Reserve Transit Authority provides an important service. The caregiver and occasional retail employee, a resident of Youngstown’s northeast side, said she takes the bus to Austintown to do her shopping and to get to doctors’ appointments. She likes...

Wagers Total $116.3M in May at Hollywood Gaming

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Monthly video lottery terminal wagers at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Racecourse totaled $116,317,525 in May the second-highest total since the racino opened in 2014. The total, roughly $6 million ahead of the total in April and $21 million ahead of the May 2018 total, lags only behind the wager total from […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Monthly video lottery terminal wagers at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Racecourse totaled $116,317,525 in May the second-highest total since the racino opened in 2014. The total, roughly $6 million ahead of the total in April and $21 million ahead of the May 2018 total, lags only...

Summer Garden Launches Little Italy in the Bronx Sauce

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A new product from Summer Garden Food Manufacturing will lead to more jobs at its Boardman manufacturing plant while helping to preserve one of America’s most cherished culinary districts. Little Italy in the Bronx pasta sauces are the culmination of a partnership between Summer Garden and the Belmont Business Improvement District, or […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A new product from Summer Garden Food Manufacturing will lead to more jobs at its Boardman manufacturing plant while helping to preserve one of America’s most cherished culinary districts. Little Italy in the Bronx pasta sauces are the culmination of a partnership between Summer Garden and the...