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Golf Outings, Dinners Find Place Alongside United Way Campaigns

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – From a chance at a new car to winning a horse race, giving to the United Way has changed since the days of simple workplace donations. “The original model for United Way, almost 100 years ago, was workplace giving and that was it,” says Bob Hannon, president of the United Way of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – From a chance at a new car to winning a horse race, giving to the United Way has changed since the days of simple workplace donations. “The original model for United Way, almost 100 years ago, was workplace giving and that was it,” says Bob Hannon, president...

Is Your Succession Plan in Place?

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The new HBO television series “Succession” tracks the lives of Logan Roy and his four children as the aging patriarch, played by Brian Cox, fights to maintain control of his media company. Power struggles ensue between father and children as politics and money come into play. It’s a work of fiction. But […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The new HBO television series “Succession” tracks the lives of Logan Roy and his four children as the aging patriarch, played by Brian Cox, fights to maintain control of his media company. Power struggles ensue between father and children as politics and money come into play. It’s...

United Way Chapters Fill Community Needs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shannon Stamp, a United Way volunteer at the Youngstown Community School, is about to start her fourth year of helping with the Success After 6 Initiative. Volunteers engage with children one-on-one, not just teaching them how to read but also mentoring those who show genuine interest in the kids and their education. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shannon Stamp, a United Way volunteer at the Youngstown Community School, is about to start her fourth year of helping with the Success After 6 Initiative. Volunteers engage with children one-on-one, not just teaching them how to read but also mentoring those who show genuine interest in...

Salem Regional Joins Mercy Health’s Clinically Integrated Network

SALEM, Ohio – Salem Regional Medical Center is joining Mercy Health Select, the Cincinnati-based hospital system’s clinically integrated network. Through Mercy Health Select, member hospitals and health-care systems share data and best practices, as well as participation in value-based contracts Mercy Health has with Medicare Advantage and commercial and employee health-care plans. “Salem Regional Medical […]

SALEM, Ohio – Salem Regional Medical Center is joining Mercy Health Select, the Cincinnati-based hospital system’s clinically integrated network. Through Mercy Health Select, member hospitals and health-care systems share data and best practices, as well as participation in value-based contracts Mercy Health has with Medicare Advantage and commercial and employee...

Companies Embody United Way’s Giving Spirit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For 14 years, pre-K students in Mercer County have spent their summers in the local United Way’s Success By 6 enrichment program. Dozens come through the program each summer, but now the community is seeing the long-term effects, when one of the top students in Mercer Area School District’s class of 2018 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For 14 years, pre-K students in Mercer County have spent their summers in the local United Way’s Success By 6 enrichment program. Dozens come through the program each summer, but now the community is seeing the long-term effects, when one of the top students in Mercer Area...

Clean Energy, Macquarie Told to Mediate Dispute

WARREN, Ohio – A court decision on whether to enforce an option-to-purchase agreement that would allow Clean Energy Future LLC to build a second $900 million electrical generation plant in Lordstown will have to wait. The majority owners of the Lordstown Energy Center, now under construction at the Lordstown Industrial Park along Henn Parkway, have […]

WARREN, Ohio – A court decision on whether to enforce an option-to-purchase agreement that would allow Clean Energy Future LLC to build a second $900 million electrical generation plant in Lordstown will have to wait. The majority owners of the Lordstown Energy Center, now under construction at the Lordstown Industrial...

Mahoning County Children Services Launches New Website

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning County Children Services has launched a redesigned website to provide parents, caregivers and visitors easier access to comprehensive information about the agency’s programs and services. The public agency is responsible for investigating and providing protective services for abused, neglected and dependent children in Mahoning County. The new website, MahoningKids.com, features staff and department directories […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning County Children Services has launched a redesigned website to provide parents, caregivers and visitors easier access to comprehensive information about the agency’s programs and services. The public agency is responsible for investigating and providing protective services for abused, neglected and dependent children in Mahoning County. The new...

Regional Chamber Names Boyarko COO

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber today announced the promotion of Sarah Boyarko to chief operating officer. Boyarko, who joined the Regional Chamber in October 2006, became vice president of economic development in 2012 and was named senior vice president in 2015. As COO, Boyarko will support the chamber’s efforts “to deliver quality services […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber today announced the promotion of Sarah Boyarko to chief operating officer. Boyarko, who joined the Regional Chamber in October 2006, became vice president of economic development in 2012 and was named senior vice president in 2015. As COO, Boyarko will support the chamber’s...

Avalon Investor Hauled in $1.7M in Single Day

WARREN, Ohio – The brokerage firm that Avalon Holdings Corp. says violated securities law and manipulated the company’s stock hauled in more than $1.7 million on a single transaction alone in after-hours trading on July 27, according to new documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm, Bahamas-based MintBroker International Ltd., late […]

WARREN, Ohio – The brokerage firm that Avalon Holdings Corp. says violated securities law and manipulated the company’s stock hauled in more than $1.7 million on a single transaction alone in after-hours trading on July 27, according to new documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm,...

Uber, Lyft Pick Up Speed in Mahoning Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Forty hours a week, David Richardson operates a vacuum truck at Vallourec Star in Youngstown. In January, he put himself to work 30 more hours a week by driving people to where they need to be. Richardson’s second job is as a driver for Uber and Lyft, the ride-sharing apps that allow […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Forty hours a week, David Richardson operates a vacuum truck at Vallourec Star in Youngstown. In January, he put himself to work 30 more hours a week by driving people to where they need to be. Richardson’s second job is as a driver for Uber and Lyft,...