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Unusual Items Go on Auction Block

Unusual Items Go on Auction Block

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Harry Hofmeister made one of the more extraordinary finds in his 15-year career as an auctioneer as he went through a house he was preparing for auction. Coming upon a closet, the auctioneer and broker at Hofmeister Realty & Auction Co., Salem, recalls that he opened its door to find a woman’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Harry Hofmeister made one of the more extraordinary finds in his 15-year career as an auctioneer as he went through a house he was preparing for auction. Coming upon a closet, the auctioneer and broker at Hofmeister Realty & Auction Co., Salem, recalls that he opened its...

Eastwood Named ‘Best Shopping Mall’ in Ohio

NILES, Ohio – The Eastwood Mall was named “the best shopping mall” in Ohio by Business Insider on Friday. In Rachel George’s story, “The best shopping mall in every state,” George described how she and the Business Insider staff used a variety of data points, such as Yelp, “best of” lists and “most-visited” lists to […]

NILES, Ohio – The Eastwood Mall was named "the best shopping mall" in Ohio by Business Insider on Friday. In Rachel George's story, “The best shopping mall in every state," George described how she and the Business Insider staff used a variety of data points, such as Yelp, “best of”...

Smith Tells Readers How to ‘Speak Like a Pro’

greg smith speak like a pro without looking like a jackass

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – As Kallie Rogers prepares herself for a national speaking competition in May, she attributes her success and bright future on a chance meeting with a local business owner and author. Rogers attends Logan University, a private chiropractic and health sciences institution in St. Louis. In April, she won her school’s Talk the […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – As Kallie Rogers prepares herself for a national speaking competition in May, she attributes her success and bright future on a chance meeting with a local business owner and author. Rogers attends Logan University, a private chiropractic and health sciences institution in St. Louis. In April, she...

Ryan Says Call with Barra Gives Him Confidence

yan Says Call with Mary Barra Gives Him Confidence

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, says he “spoke directly” with the CEO of General Motors Co., Mary Barra, during a phone conversation Thursday evening, and “came away from the conversation confident GM Lordstown will continue to play an important role in the company’s long-term success.” In a statement released late Friday, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, says he "spoke directly" with the CEO of General Motors Co., Mary Barra, during a phone conversation Thursday evening, and "came away from the conversation confident GM Lordstown will continue to play an important role in the company's long-term success." In...

Boardman Subaru Donates $32,000 to Akron Children’s

BOARDMAN, Ohio –Boardman Subaru and Subaru of America presented a $32,000 check Thursday to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. The funds were raised during the 2017 Subaru Share the Love campaign. During the annual event, Subaru dealerships donate $250 for every new vehicle sold. For the fourth consecutive year, Boardman Subaru selected Akron Children’s as […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio --Boardman Subaru and Subaru of America presented a $32,000 check Thursday to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. The funds were raised during the 2017 Subaru Share the Love campaign. During the annual event, Subaru dealerships donate $250 for every new vehicle sold. For the fourth consecutive year, Boardman...

Chicken Farm Story Garners Plenty of Attention

Don't want TJX? How about a chicken farm?

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –If Harvey Lutz ever wants to change careers, he should consider marketing. Business Journal Publisher Andrea Wood’s story about Lutz’s plans to build a chicken farm on the land TJX Companies considered for a $160 million distribution center got a huge reaction from readers at BusinessJournalDaily.com and The Business Journal’s social media platforms. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –If Harvey Lutz ever wants to change careers, he should consider marketing. Business Journal Publisher Andrea Wood’s story about Lutz’s plans to build a chicken farm on the land TJX Companies considered for a $160 million distribution center got a huge reaction from readers at BusinessJournalDaily.com and The...

Electronics Drive Business, Not Profits

Electronics Recycling Drives Business, Not Profit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For techno-geeks and computer history buffs, the rear portion of Southside Recycling’s 72,000-square-foot warehouse is a time capsule filled with obsolete technology. Anything from the long-gone IBM personal computers with 3-inch disk drives to the massive rear-projection screen televisions since replaced by LCD TVs are stacked in cardboard bins, wrapped in plastic […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For techno-geeks and computer history buffs, the rear portion of Southside Recycling’s 72,000-square-foot warehouse is a time capsule filled with obsolete technology. Anything from the long-gone IBM personal computers with 3-inch disk drives to the massive rear-projection screen televisions since replaced by LCD TVs are stacked in...

Joe Maxx, Kitchen Post Prep for Downtown Debuts

Joe Maxx, Kitchen Post Prep for Downtown Debuts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The situation has become a familiar one for Mike Avey. A would-be customer enters the new downtown location for Joe Maxx Coffee Co., only for Avey to say the shop isn’t quite ready to open yet. “We’ve been getting lots of that,” Avey said Tuesday morning in his coffee shop’s new location […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The situation has become a familiar one for Mike Avey. A would-be customer enters the new downtown location for Joe Maxx Coffee Co., only for Avey to say the shop isn’t quite ready to open yet. “We’ve been getting lots of that,” Avey said Tuesday morning in...

Ohio CPA Society Supports Effort for LGBT Nondiscrimination Policies

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Society of CPAs has joined Ohio Business Competes, a coalition of businesses and organizations aimed at achieving LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination policies. The state CPA society, which represents 27,000 members, has officially backed House Bill 160, which would expand Ohio’s civil rights law to provide legal protections for sexual orientation and gender […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Society of CPAs has joined Ohio Business Competes, a coalition of businesses and organizations aimed at achieving LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination policies. The state CPA society, which represents 27,000 members, has officially backed House Bill 160, which would expand Ohio’s civil rights law to provide legal protections...

YMCA Ends Campaign for Austintown Branch

YMCA of Youngstown Discontinues Austintown Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The YMCA of Youngstown has decided to not move forward with construction of a YMCA branch in Austintown. The YMCA Board of Trustees announced the decision in a press release Tuesday, citing funding shortfalls and market analysis as deciding factors. Construction of the Austintown branch was to be the second phase of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The YMCA of Youngstown has decided to not move forward with construction of a YMCA branch in Austintown. The YMCA Board of Trustees announced the decision in a press release Tuesday, citing funding shortfalls and market analysis as deciding factors. Construction of the Austintown branch was to...