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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....

Burgan Real Estate Targets Behavior, Not Demographics

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Need the perfect house for a newly married couple who like working on fixer-uppers and prefer to shop at Target over Walmart? Not a problem, says Burgan Real Estate. Since the start of this year, the Boardman-based real estate agency has targeted its marketing to personalities and behaviors rather than typical demographics. […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Need the perfect house for a newly married couple who like working on fixer-uppers and prefer to shop at Target over Walmart? Not a problem, says Burgan Real Estate. Since the start of this year, the Boardman-based real estate agency has targeted its marketing to personalities and...

The Dog Stop Wags Tails at New Business in Boardman

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Dog Stop, a company founded in Pittsburgh 10 years ago, has expanded to the Mahoning Valley with the opening here of its 16th franchise location. The new business, at 7690 Market St., offers grooming, day-care and boarding services plus training for dogs of all ages, sizes and energy levels. Separate and […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- The Dog Stop, a company founded in Pittsburgh 10 years ago, has expanded to the Mahoning Valley with the opening here of its 16th franchise location. The new business, at 7690 Market St., offers grooming, day-care and boarding services plus training for dogs of all ages, sizes...

Birmingham Rail Acquires Austintown Rail Supply

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co., Birmingham, Ala., acquired Austintown Rail Supply, a manufacturer and supplier of switching materials and other railroad track products. Located at 3710 Hendricks Road, the business now operates as the Austintown location for BR&L, a division of A. Stucki Co. “Austintown has been a reliable supplier to BR&L’s […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co., Birmingham, Ala., acquired Austintown Rail Supply, a manufacturer and supplier of switching materials and other railroad track products. Located at 3710 Hendricks Road, the business now operates as the Austintown location for BR&L, a division of A. Stucki Co. "Austintown has been...

Oh Wow! Reopens Inspire Works as It Marks 8 Years

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology celebrates its eighth anniversary Saturday with the grand reopening of its InspireWorks Lab, even as it looks ahead to its 10th. Oh Wow has engaged Roto Design Studios of Dublin, Ohio, to evaluate the center’s first-floor exhibits and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology celebrates its eighth anniversary Saturday with the grand reopening of its InspireWorks Lab, even as it looks ahead to its 10th. Oh Wow has engaged Roto Design Studios of Dublin, Ohio, to evaluate...

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Opens 1st Area Store

Raising Cane's Boardman

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers today joins the already-competitive U.S. Route 224 restaurant environment. The restaurant officially opens this morning following a week of in-store training, a ribbon cutting Tuesday night and other events. The restaurant, 450 Boardman-Poland Road, is the first in the Mahoning Valley for Columbus-based franchisee Raising Cane’s Ohio. The […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers today joins the already-competitive U.S. Route 224 restaurant environment. The restaurant officially opens this morning following a week of in-store training, a ribbon cutting Tuesday night and other events. The restaurant, 450 Boardman-Poland Road, is the first in the Mahoning Valley for Columbus-based...

South Field Energy to Break Ground on $1.3B Plant

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – Representatives from South Field Energy Partners will be on hand this afternoon to break ground for a $1.3 billion combined-cycle energy plant that is likely to employ more than 1,100 tradesmen during the peak construction phase. The new plant, scheduled for commercial operation by mid-2021, would be fueled by natural gas and […]

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – Representatives from South Field Energy Partners will be on hand this afternoon to break ground for a $1.3 billion combined-cycle energy plant that is likely to employ more than 1,100 tradesmen during the peak construction phase. The new plant, scheduled for commercial operation by mid-2021, would be...

Stars Align for Thom Duma Jewelers to Expand

Thom Duma

WARREN, Ohio – It may come as a surprise to learn that Thom Duma Fine Jewelers, one of the anchors of downtown Warren, nearly had to pick up and relocate a few short years ago. Thankfully, “all the stars aligned,” and the jeweler was able to stay in the space it’s occupied since 2002, says […]

WARREN, Ohio – It may come as a surprise to learn that Thom Duma Fine Jewelers, one of the anchors of downtown Warren, nearly had to pick up and relocate a few short years ago. Thankfully, “all the stars aligned,” and the jeweler was able to stay in the space...