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Public Venues Ratchet Up Security Measures

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In the wake of mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the safety and security of those at local institutions across many sectors, from education to entertainment, is being revisited. A multilayered approach to active shooter scenarios is in place at Youngstown State University. Ron Cole, public information officer, said the YSU […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In the wake of mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the safety and security of those at local institutions across many sectors, from education to entertainment, is being revisited. A multilayered approach to active shooter scenarios is in place at Youngstown State University. Ron Cole, public...

Amoré Café Melds Traditions in Chef’s First Venture

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Chef Eric Kilgore describes his culinary approach as an “ode to the rustic, culinary traditions of the Italian countryside, influenced by Sunday dinner with his mother’s family.” Most of his meals growing up were dishes brought over by his grandmother, and he combined them with recipes he learned at other restaurants […]

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Chef Eric Kilgore describes his culinary approach as an “ode to the rustic, culinary traditions of the Italian countryside, influenced by Sunday dinner with his mother’s family.” Most of his meals growing up were dishes brought over by his grandmother, and he combined them with recipes...

ProPublica Selects Business Journal for Investigative Reporting Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – ProPublica, an independent nonprofit newroom that produces investigative journalism, has selected The Business Journal as the latest partner for its Local Reporting Network, aiming to help fill the void that will be created when The Vindicator closes at the end of the month. ProPublica solicited project proposals from news organizations based in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – ProPublica, an independent nonprofit newroom that produces investigative journalism, has selected The Business Journal as the latest partner for its Local Reporting Network, aiming to help fill the void that will be created when The Vindicator closes at the end of the month. ProPublica solicited project proposals...

Aqua Ohio to Buy Campbell Water System for $7.5M

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Aqua Ohio has reached an agreement with the city of Campbell to purchase the city’s water treatment plant and distribution system for $7.5 million. The sale, pending approval by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, is expected to close later this year. Campbell’s water system serves 8,200 residents through 3,200 connections and […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Aqua Ohio has reached an agreement with the city of Campbell to purchase the city’s water treatment plant and distribution system for $7.5 million. The sale, pending approval by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, is expected to close later this year. Campbell’s water system serves 8,200...

PUCO Threatens to Shut Down Natural Gas Company

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has ordered a natural gas company based in Niles that serves more than 100 customers in northwestern Trumbull County to either comply with Ohio regulations or face termination of its service. According to an order handed down Wednesday by the PUCO, One Source Energy LLC must […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has ordered a natural gas company based in Niles that serves more than 100 customers in northwestern Trumbull County to either comply with Ohio regulations or face termination of its service. According to an order handed down Wednesday by the PUCO,...

New Cans, New Beer on the Horizon for Penguin City

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Penguin City Beer is sporting a new look for football season, and owners say a new variety of beer is in the works. Richard Bernacki and Aspasia Lyras-Bernacki, co-owners of Penguin City Brewing Co., say they are working on a new variety beyond the brewery’s standard golden ale. They plan to announce […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Penguin City Beer is sporting a new look for football season, and owners say a new variety of beer is in the works. Richard Bernacki and Aspasia Lyras-Bernacki, co-owners of Penguin City Brewing Co., say they are working on a new variety beyond the brewery's standard golden...

Cockeye BBQ Chills Out with New Creamery

WARREN, Ohio – For 25 years, Erik Hoover has worked with cooking food. But this year, he embarked on a journey to learn the tricks to making frozen treats.  In February, Hoover’s restaurant, Cockeye BBQ in Warren, started work on a creamery, making ice cream using only Ohio dairy products. Likewise, the flavorings and inclusions […]

WARREN, Ohio – For 25 years, Erik Hoover has worked with cooking food. But this year, he embarked on a journey to learn the tricks to making frozen treats.  In February, Hoover’s restaurant, Cockeye BBQ in Warren, started work on a creamery, making ice cream using only Ohio dairy products....

Goloja Named CEO of Youngstown Area Goodwill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mark Goloja has been named the new CEO of Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries. “The opportunity to lead Goodwill in Youngstown is an exciting adventure for my family and me,” Goloja in a statement. “Youngstown is a great place to work and serve, and I am excited to be a part of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mark Goloja has been named the new CEO of Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries. “The opportunity to lead Goodwill in Youngstown is an exciting adventure for my family and me,” Goloja in a statement. “Youngstown is a great place to work and serve, and I am excited to...

Sweeney Wins Mark of Excellence Awards

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The owners of Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC had at least two reasons to celebrate Thursday – one being the continued progress of its new Buick and GMC dealership, expected to be completely finished early next year. The other? The Sweeney dealerships were awarded General Motors Co.’s Mark of Excellence Award for the […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The owners of Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC had at least two reasons to celebrate Thursday – one being the continued progress of its new Buick and GMC dealership, expected to be completely finished early next year. The other? The Sweeney dealerships were awarded General Motors Co.’s Mark...

Sri Lankan Cargo Company Adds Service to Pittsburgh Airport

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Expo Freight, a Sri Lanka-based freight forwarder, is making Pittsburgh International Airport a cargo distribution point in conjunction with service from Qatar Airways Cargo. Expo Freight will use one of Qatar Airways Cargo’s two weekly Boeing 777 freighters into Pittsburgh. The company’s first 90-ton shipment was in May.  “As Pittsburgh strives to […]

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Expo Freight, a Sri Lanka-based freight forwarder, is making Pittsburgh International Airport a cargo distribution point in conjunction with service from Qatar Airways Cargo. Expo Freight will use one of Qatar Airways Cargo’s two weekly Boeing 777 freighters into Pittsburgh. The company’s first 90-ton shipment was in...