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Youngstown United Way Kicks Off Centennial Feb. 11

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To celebrate its centennial, the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will launch a public awareness campaign alongside its signature events. “We are thrilled to celebrate this incredible milestone. Our United Way has a rich history and has truly made generations of impact since the early 20th century.” said Bob […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To celebrate its centennial, the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will launch a public awareness campaign alongside its signature events. “We are thrilled to celebrate this incredible milestone. Our United Way has a rich history and has truly made generations of impact since the...

Personalization Works Out for Fitness Centers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s the time of year when fitness can easily slip to the back of your mind. After the holiday parties, cold weather, homemade cookies and shopping for gifts, there are plenty of reasons to skip the gym. But for the owners of fitness centers and personal trainers, fitness is a year-round business […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s the time of year when fitness can easily slip to the back of your mind. After the holiday parties, cold weather, homemade cookies and shopping for gifts, there are plenty of reasons to skip the gym. But for the owners of fitness centers and personal trainers,...

Lordstown Seating Systems to Close with GM Plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Another supplier to the General Motors Lordstown complex here has notified the state that is closing “no later than March 1” and eliminating the jobs of 120 workers. In a letter dated Dec. 27, Lordstown Seating Systems notified the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services that it’s ceasing production. The notification […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- Another supplier to the General Motors Lordstown complex here has notified the state that is closing "no later than March 1" and eliminating the jobs of 120 workers. In a letter dated Dec. 27, Lordstown Seating Systems notified the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services that...

Chicken Farm or TJX? Most-Read Story in 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Without a doubt, the will-they-won’t-they saga of The TJX Companies’ plans to build a distribution center in Lordstown was our the No. 1 story our online readers followed. 2018. And the most-read story – by far – was about the land they wanted to use and the farmer who owned. In late April, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Without a doubt, the will-they-won’t-they saga of The TJX Companies’ plans to build a distribution center in Lordstown was our the No. 1 story our online readers followed. 2018. And the most-read story – by far – was about the land they wanted to use and the farmer...

Zombies, Pizza Among Daily Buzz’s Most Watched in 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Zombies, food and animals are the subjects of a few of the most popular videos created by The Business Journal in 2018. The Business Journal’s video team of Michael Moliterno, Maggie Young and Steve Peterson produced more than 260 feature-style videos for our Daily Buzz webcast this year. Our most popular video […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Zombies, food and animals are the subjects of a few of the most popular videos created by The Business Journal in 2018. The Business Journal's video team of Michael Moliterno, Maggie Young and Steve Peterson produced more than 260 feature-style videos for our Daily Buzz webcast this...

GM Supplier Comprehensive Logistics to Shut Down

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – General Motors Co.’s decision late last month to close its Lordstown manufacturing complex has taken another plant down with it, a union official said Wednesday. Source Providers Inc., a division of Comprehensive Logistics that performs sequencing and some component assembly for the Chevrolet Cruze, will cease operations as GM winds down production […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – General Motors Co.’s decision late last month to close its Lordstown manufacturing complex has taken another plant down with it, a union official said Wednesday. Source Providers Inc., a division of Comprehensive Logistics that performs sequencing and some component assembly for the Chevrolet Cruze, will cease operations...

TBEIC Announces Trio of New Board Members

WARREN, Ohio – The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center has announced three additions to its board of directors: Philip Walker, John Lauletta and Bill Merkel. “I am excited to welcome our three newest members to our board of directors,” said TBEIC’s vice president and chief operating officer, Rick Stockburger, in a release. “They are all […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center has announced three additions to its board of directors: Philip Walker, John Lauletta and Bill Merkel. “I am excited to welcome our three newest members to our board of directors,” said TBEIC’s vice president and chief operating officer, Rick Stockburger, in...

Students Write Letters to Barra; GM Files WARN Notice

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – The letters were stacked on two long tables at the United Auto Workers Local 1112 union hall – 5,000 of them, written by Mahoning Valley students to General Motors CEO Mary Barra. Some were typed. Others were handwritten in block letters with colored pictures, as though prepared by someone in primary […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – The letters were stacked on two long tables at the United Auto Workers Local 1112 union hall – 5,000 of them, written by Mahoning Valley students to General Motors CEO Mary Barra. Some were typed. Others were handwritten in block letters with colored pictures, as though...

Aqua Ohio Begins $12M Treatment Plant Renovation

POLAND, Ohio — A $12 million renovation will help Aqua Ohio improve efficiency and safety at its water treatment plant here. “Really what’s driving this project is we need to be more efficient. We’re still working with, in some cases, a 100-year-old plant,” says spokesman Jeff LaRue. The treatment plant, 7640 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, was built […]

POLAND, Ohio -- A $12 million renovation will help Aqua Ohio improve efficiency and safety at its water treatment plant here. "Really what's driving this project is we need to be more efficient. We're still working with, in some cases, a 100-year-old plant," says spokesman Jeff LaRue. The treatment plant,...

VLT Play Dips Month-Over-Month at Racino

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – November wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course totaled $91.6 million, down more than $4.6 million from the month before. VLT betting last month was up $3.3 million from a year earlier, according to the most recent online reports from the Ohio Lottery Commission. Wagers in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – November wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course totaled $91.6 million, down more than $4.6 million from the month before. VLT betting last month was up $3.3 million from a year earlier, according to the most recent online reports from the...