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Mercy Health-Youngstown Wins Environmental Award

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – For its work in promoting good environmental practices and developing best practices for other hospitals to follow, the Ohio Hospital Association has presented Mercy Health-Youngstown with the Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. The local health system, which includes St. Elizabeth Youngstown and Boardman hospitals and St. Joseph Warren Hospital, has developed initiatives […]

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – For its work in promoting good environmental practices and developing best practices for other hospitals to follow, the Ohio Hospital Association has presented Mercy Health-Youngstown with the Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. The local health system, which includes St. Elizabeth Youngstown and Boardman hospitals and St. Joseph...

Falcon Files WARN Notices, Fails to Raise New Capital

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Falcon Transport Co. said Tuesday it failed to give proper written 60-day notice as required under the Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification, or WARN, Act of closing three operations in northeastern Ohio because of “unforeseen business circumstances relating to material impairment of operations” and other factors. Falcon abruptly shut its doors on April […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Falcon Transport Co. said Tuesday it failed to give proper written 60-day notice as required under the Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification, or WARN, Act of closing three operations in northeastern Ohio because of “unforeseen business circumstances relating to material impairment of operations” and other factors. Falcon abruptly...

Trumbull Animal Welfare League Names Shandor CEO

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County has named Lorilyn Shandor as its new CEO. Shandor, who has more than 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, will oversee the organization’s shelter operations, employee management and implementation of the league mission. “The dedicated staff, volunteers, board members and donors have […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County has named Lorilyn Shandor as its new CEO. Shandor, who has more than 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, will oversee the organization’s shelter operations, employee management and implementation of the league mission. “The dedicated staff, volunteers,...

Receiver: Youngstown Thermal Sale a ‘Long-Term Solution’ for the City

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The court-appointed receiver charged with overseeing the assets of Youngstown Thermal Heating Cooling said Monday that the sale of the district heating utility provides a long-term solution to a difficult situation. “You can’t just put a Band-Aid on this,” said Reg Martin, who assumed control over Youngstown Thermal in August 2017. “You […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The court-appointed receiver charged with overseeing the assets of Youngstown Thermal Heating Cooling said Monday that the sale of the district heating utility provides a long-term solution to a difficult situation. “You can’t just put a Band-Aid on this,” said Reg Martin, who assumed control over Youngstown...

Aim Drives Growth With Diversification

GIRARD, Ohio — Tyler Marley uses an air-powered impact wrench to change the tires on a truck in the Aim NationaLease garage at 1500 Trumbull Ave. The 25-year-old is nearly complete with the second year of his diesel-technician apprenticeship at Aim, and he says he’s looking forward to his career with the company. “I’m actually […]

GIRARD, Ohio -- Tyler Marley uses an air-powered impact wrench to change the tires on a truck in the Aim NationaLease garage at 1500 Trumbull Ave. The 25-year-old is nearly complete with the second year of his diesel-technician apprenticeship at Aim, and he says he’s looking forward to his career...

Receiver Seeks OK to Sell Youngstown Thermal for $250K

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The receiver overseeing the operations of Youngstown Thermal Cooling LLC has filed a motion in the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas to sell the company’s assets for $250,000 to SOBE Thermal Energy Systems LLC. The motion was filed electronically Friday afternoon. Court documents say that the receiver for Youngstown Thermal, Reg […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The receiver overseeing the operations of Youngstown Thermal Cooling LLC has filed a motion in the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas to sell the company’s assets for $250,000 to SOBE Thermal Energy Systems LLC. The motion was filed electronically Friday afternoon. Court documents say that the...

Falcon’s Deep Pockets on Hook for WARN Violation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Los Angeles private equity fund that took itself off the radar after abruptly shutting down Falcon Transport Co. is in the sights of attorneys who have prosecuted a few hundred class action lawsuits and collected more than $100 million in damages under the WARN Act. CounterPoint Capital Partners LLC, which acquired […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Los Angeles private equity fund that took itself off the radar after abruptly shutting down Falcon Transport Co. is in the sights of attorneys who have prosecuted a few hundred class action lawsuits and collected more than $100 million in damages under the WARN Act. CounterPoint...

French Company Establishes First U.S. Operation at YBI

Nanoe, Youngstown Business Incubator

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A French company that manufactures the metal and ceramic filament used in additive manufacturing expects to expand in the United States from its new operations at the Youngstown Business Incubator.  “When we were looking for a footprint in the United States, we were looking for an area with competencies in additive manufacturing […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A French company that manufactures the metal and ceramic filament used in additive manufacturing expects to expand in the United States from its new operations at the Youngstown Business Incubator.  “When we were looking for a footprint in the United States, we were looking for an area...

Ankle & Foot Centers Joins Northern Ohio Medical Specialists

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ankle & Foot Care Centers has joined Northern Ohio Medical Specialists, bringing the podiatry offices’ 20 sites in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys under the purview of the Sandusky-based group. “Joining NOMS is great news for patients, doctors and staff because it enables us to continue putting patients first,” said Dr. Lawrence […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ankle & Foot Care Centers has joined Northern Ohio Medical Specialists, bringing the podiatry offices’ 20 sites in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys under the purview of the Sandusky-based group. “Joining NOMS is great news for patients, doctors and staff because it enables us to continue putting...

In Weeks Before Falcon Closed, Paychecks Late

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A busy signal, 24/7, is what a reporter hears when she calls the Los Angeles offices of CounterPoint Capital Partners LLC, which acquired Falcon Transport Co. in September 2017, reportedly for $27 million, and suddenly shut it down Saturday. The private equity firm’s website is scrubbed with only a logo remaining. Falcon’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A busy signal, 24/7, is what a reporter hears when she calls the Los Angeles offices of CounterPoint Capital Partners LLC, which acquired Falcon Transport Co. in September 2017, reportedly for $27 million, and suddenly shut it down Saturday. The private equity firm’s website is scrubbed with...