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Ad Exec’s Book Affirms Positioning for SEO

CANTON, Ohio —  A new book by Innis Maggiore executive Mark Vandegrift explores  the nexus of search and positioning. The book, published today, is entitled Keyword: Positioning – How Search Proves the Principles of Brand Positioning. Vandegrift is chief operating officer of Innis Maggiore, which describes itself as the nation’s leading positioning ad agency. Positioning […]

CANTON, Ohio --  A new book by Innis Maggiore executive Mark Vandegrift explores  the nexus of search and positioning. The book, published today, is entitled Keyword: Positioning – How Search Proves the Principles of Brand Positioning. Vandegrift is chief operating officer of Innis Maggiore, which describes itself as the nation’s...

VLT Play, Winnings Up in December at Racino

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in December were up nearly 10% from December 2016. The Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday that VLT wagers at the Austintown racino last month totaled $90.03 million, compared with $82.3 million in December 2016, a 9.4% increase. In December, […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in December were up nearly 10% from December 2016. The Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday that VLT wagers at the Austintown racino last month totaled $90.03 million, compared with $82.3 million in December 2016,...

Here Comes the Groom to Plan the Wedding

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The stereotype of wedding planning is fairly straightforward. The man proposes and then the bride-to-be gets to work planning the details of their wedding, the groom responding, “Yes, dear,” to her questions. But the trope is increasingly falling by the wayside as men are more involved than ever with more options at […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The stereotype of wedding planning is fairly straightforward. The man proposes and then the bride-to-be gets to work planning the details of their wedding, the groom responding, “Yes, dear,” to her questions. But the trope is increasingly falling by the wayside as men are more involved than...

Steelite to Expand in Youngstown, New Castle

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NESHANNOCK Township, Pa. – On the heels of an expansion at its New Castle warehouse, Steelite International USA will open a “signature showroom” in downtown Youngstown in the coming months. Owner and CEO John Miles said Friday the tableware company, whose United States headquarters is in Lawrence County’s Millennium Park here, will be moving into […]

NESHANNOCK Township, Pa. – On the heels of an expansion at its New Castle warehouse, Steelite International USA will open a “signature showroom” in downtown Youngstown in the coming months. Owner and CEO John Miles said Friday the tableware company, whose United States headquarters is in Lawrence County's Millennium Park...

Reverse Engineer the Health Care Supply Chain

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Bob Gearhart Jr. is sharing his nationally recognized expertise with The Business Journal's digital and social media audiences through a new video series, "Employee Benefits 101." Gearhart Jr. is one of the co-authors of Breaking Through the Status Quo, a book discussing health-care and employee benefits. The book recently reached...

Plenty of Jobs in the Pipelines for Plumbers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The pipes that transport fresh water into, and waste out of, a home are taken for granted. Until something goes wrong. “Everything’s an emergency to everyone in that moment,” Russ Jakovina says. “There was a house in Boardman that flooded out the first floor and blew the back wall out. That was […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The pipes that transport fresh water into, and waste out of, a home are taken for granted. Until something goes wrong. “Everything’s an emergency to everyone in that moment,” Russ Jakovina says. “There was a house in Boardman that flooded out the first floor and blew the...

Adi, Family, Friends Toast His Deportation Stay

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The mood in the hookah lounge in the rear of the Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli yesterday afternoon was considerably more upbeat — an understatement — than it had been just two days earlier. “I’m overwhelmed,” said owner Amer Adi Othman, known as Al Adi, who at least for the time being […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The mood in the hookah lounge in the rear of the Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli yesterday afternoon was considerably more upbeat -- an understatement -- than it had been just two days earlier. “I’m overwhelmed,” said owner Amer Adi Othman, known as Al Adi, who at...

Top Flite Financial Gives 50 Coats to Students

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Top Flite Financial’s annual coat drive for Boardman’s elementary students couldn’t be more timely, as the new year begins with frigid temperatures and many students in need of a winter coat. “I always have kids in mind that I know will benefit from a new winter coat,” said Jen Carey, guidance counselor […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Top Flite Financial’s annual coat drive for Boardman’s elementary students couldn't be more timely, as the new year begins with frigid temperatures and many students in need of a winter coat. “I always have kids in mind that I know will benefit from a new winter coat,”...

Downtown Circle Owner Gets Stay of Deportation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Amer Adi Othman, better known locally as Al Adi, was granted a stay of his deportation, which was expected to take place Sunday, the office of U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan reported Thursday afternoon. “I am pleased to announce that our friend Amer’s deportation has been postponed. We will continue to fight for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Amer Adi Othman, better known locally as Al Adi, was granted a stay of his deportation, which was expected to take place Sunday, the office of U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan reported Thursday afternoon. “I am pleased to announce that our friend Amer’s deportation has been postponed. We...

Phantoms Choose Max Athletic as Training Site

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Phantoms have announced Max Athletic Training in Boardman as the team’s training center. Max Athletic hosted the team’s training camp workouts in September and will continue to host the Phantoms’ training sessions through the regular season and playoffs. The team works out at the center twice a week. “We have […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Phantoms have announced Max Athletic Training in Boardman as the team’s training center. Max Athletic hosted the team’s training camp workouts in September and will continue to host the Phantoms’ training sessions through the regular season and playoffs. The team works out at the center...