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Advanced Technology Partners Acquires Directed Technologies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Advanced Technology Partners has acquired Direct Technologies, a 30-year-old company founded by Rose and Fred Seitz. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction was concluded May 22. As a part of the purchase, all employees of DTI were retained by ATP. “We’re very excited about adding their experienced staff to our growing team […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Advanced Technology Partners has acquired Direct Technologies, a 30-year-old company founded by Rose and Fred Seitz. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction was concluded May 22. As a part of the purchase, all employees of DTI were retained by ATP. "We're very excited about adding their experienced...

KeyBank Named to Fortune 500 List

CLEVELAND – KeyCorp, the parent company of KeyBank, has been ranked No. 413 in the 2019 Fortune 500, it’s 21st appearance on the list. Last year, the Cleveland-based bank had revenue of $7.4 billion, up 7.6% from the year prior, and profit of $1.8 billion, up 44%. It had assets of $139.6 billion. KeyBank has […]

CLEVELAND – KeyCorp, the parent company of KeyBank, has been ranked No. 413 in the 2019 Fortune 500, it’s 21st appearance on the list. Last year, the Cleveland-based bank had revenue of $7.4 billion, up 7.6% from the year prior, and profit of $1.8 billion, up 44%. It had assets...

Bistro on Broad St. Opens in Newton Falls

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio — Bistro on Broad St., formerly Healthy Treasures Café, is under new management, with a new mission to provide something “GOOD to eat,” writes its manager in announcing the change. Sarah Gartland is the new executive chef as well as the manager. The transition became visible Friday with the installation of a […]

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio -- Bistro on Broad St., formerly Healthy Treasures Café, is under new management, with a new mission to provide something "GOOD to eat," writes its manager in announcing the change. Sarah Gartland is the new executive chef as well as the manager. The transition became visible Friday...

Quality Switch Wins President’s Export Award

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio — Quality Switch Inc., a family-owned business that designs and manufactures switches for electrical transformers, is one of 48 companies from across the nation honored this week with the President’s “E” Awards for exports. The awards were presented Thursday by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. […]

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio -- Quality Switch Inc., a family-owned business that designs and manufactures switches for electrical transformers, is one of 48 companies from across the nation honored this week with the President's "E" Awards for exports. The awards were presented Thursday by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross during...

Aim Transportation Gives Chamber Foundation $10K

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Aim Transportation Solutions has contributed $10,000 to the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation to support economic development in the Mahoning Valley, the chamber announced this week.. “We’re proud to be able to support programs that help grow the local economy,” said Tom Fleming, chairman and CEO of Aim. “Whether it’s workforce development […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Aim Transportation Solutions has contributed $10,000 to the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation to support economic development in the Mahoning Valley, the chamber announced this week.. “We’re proud to be able to support programs that help grow the local economy,” said Tom Fleming, chairman and CEO of...

Valley Little Melodies Named Top Program by Kindermusik

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley Little Melodies, an early-childhood music specialist in Canfield, has been named a Top Program by Kindermusik International, a global provider of music education for infants and young children. The award recognizes the top 200 of the 5,000 Kindermusik programs around the world. Since 2017, Valley Little Melodies owner Cara Vernal has […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley Little Melodies, an early-childhood music specialist in Canfield, has been named a Top Program by Kindermusik International, a global provider of music education for infants and young children. The award recognizes the top 200 of the 5,000 Kindermusik programs around the world. Since 2017, Valley Little...

Library Hires Community Support Specialist

Shari Buchmann, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The need to connect library patrons with resources beyond the library’s stacks or its computers drove the launch of a new pilot program at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County. The library system recently hired Shari Buchmann, a licensed social worker, as its first community support specialist, a position funded […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The need to connect library patrons with resources beyond the library’s stacks or its computers drove the launch of a new pilot program at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County. The library system recently hired Shari Buchmann, a licensed social worker, as its first community...

Friedman & Rummell Law Firm Celebrates Centenary

CANFIELD, Ohio — At Friedman & Rummell Co. LPA, it’s all in the name. Set to celebrate 100 years in Mahoning County, the business name has never changed, and for good reason, according to attorney James “Jamie” Dietz. “Even though some faces have changed here over the years, we have never felt the need or […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- At Friedman & Rummell Co. LPA, it’s all in the name. Set to celebrate 100 years in Mahoning County, the business name has never changed, and for good reason, according to attorney James “Jamie” Dietz. “Even though some faces have changed here over the years, we have...

Penguin City Beer Brews First Batch at B&O

Penguin City Beer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enjoying a beer is easy; making a beer that can be enjoyed in the first place is a little more difficult. Penguin City Brewing Co. learned that the hard way. The brewery’s operations at B&O Station downtown are now under way, even though getting there didn’t quite go as planned. Initially, co-owners […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enjoying a beer is easy; making a beer that can be enjoyed in the first place is a little more difficult. Penguin City Brewing Co. learned that the hard way. The brewery’s operations at B&O Station downtown are now under way, even though getting there didn’t quite...

Power Restored to 9,800 Ohio Edison Customers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — After about 90 minutes, power had been restored to nearly 9,800 customers affected by a sudden outage Thursday afternoon. Around 2:36 p.m., a 138-kilovolt transmission line went out of service, said Chris Eck, a spokesman with Ohio Edison, knocking out seven substations that serve nearly 9,800 customers. The outage was focused on […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- After about 90 minutes, power had been restored to nearly 9,800 customers affected by a sudden outage Thursday afternoon. Around 2:36 p.m., a 138-kilovolt transmission line went out of service, said Chris Eck, a spokesman with Ohio Edison, knocking out seven substations that serve nearly 9,800 customers....