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Sweeney Celebrates Construction Start for Dealership

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Steel framing should start this week for the new Sweeney Buick GMC dealership building, the dealership’s vice president said Monday.  Township officials and contractors joined Sweeney and Buick GMC officials to celebrate construction of the 40,000-square-foot building, which is slated to open a year from now. A November 2017 storm caused extensive […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Steel framing should start this week for the new Sweeney Buick GMC dealership building, the dealership’s vice president said Monday.  Township officials and contractors joined Sweeney and Buick GMC officials to celebrate construction of the 40,000-square-foot building, which is slated to open a year from now. A...

Penguin City Beer Introduces Simply Slavic Tribute Label

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For one month beginning Wednesday, customers purchasing a six-pack of Penguin City Beer may notice something different about the label. Bottles of Penguin City Beer will feature a limited-edition label honoring the Simply Slavic Heritage Festival on June 14 and 15 on Federal Plaza East downtown. It’s the first so-called “tribute label” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- For one month beginning Wednesday, customers purchasing a six-pack of Penguin City Beer may notice something different about the label. Bottles of Penguin City Beer will feature a limited-edition label honoring the Simply Slavic Heritage Festival on June 14 and 15 on Federal Plaza East downtown. It’s...

Avalon Posts $14.6M in Q1 Revenue

WARREN, Ohio — Avalon Holdings Corp. announced net operating revenues in the first quarter of 2019 were $14.6 million, up from $11.5 million for the same period in 2018. The waste management services provider incurred a net loss attributable to Avalon Holdings Corp. common shareholders of $0.6 million in Q1, compared to $0.8 million in […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Avalon Holdings Corp. announced net operating revenues in the first quarter of 2019 were $14.6 million, up from $11.5 million for the same period in 2018. The waste management services provider incurred a net loss attributable to Avalon Holdings Corp. common shareholders of $0.6 million in Q1,...

No Brakes on Growth At Velocity Magnetics

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — From the Canfield Fair to Jurassic Park, the giants of the entertainment industry look to Velocity Magnetics Inc. for a very specialized product. The company specializes in permanent magnetic frictionless motion-control braking and launching systems made primarily for the amusement industry. What began in Domenic Marzano’s garage in 1998 has grown […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- From the Canfield Fair to Jurassic Park, the giants of the entertainment industry look to Velocity Magnetics Inc. for a very specialized product. The company specializes in permanent magnetic frictionless motion-control braking and launching systems made primarily for the amusement industry. What began in Domenic Marzano’s...

YSN Hits Home Run with High School Sports

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When he launched his streaming service in the summer of 2017, D.J. Yokely didn’t expect to be standing on a baseball field a year and a half later and interviewing the winningest coach in college baseball history. But in the time since YSN Live broadcast its first high school football game for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- When he launched his streaming service in the summer of 2017, D.J. Yokely didn’t expect to be standing on a baseball field a year and a half later and interviewing the winningest coach in college baseball history. But in the time since YSN Live broadcast its first...

Stock Joins Stambaugh Auditorium as Development Officer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – JoAnn Stock has joined Stambaugh Auditorium as the venue’s chief development officer, rounding out its new leadership team that includes CEO Matt Pagac, chief strategy officer Michael McGiffin and chief financial officer Kim Slattery. “We are elated to have JoAnn join Stambaugh’s efforts of promoting and preserving the performing arts in the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – JoAnn Stock has joined Stambaugh Auditorium as the venue’s chief development officer, rounding out its new leadership team that includes CEO Matt Pagac, chief strategy officer Michael McGiffin and chief financial officer Kim Slattery. “We are elated to have JoAnn join Stambaugh’s efforts of promoting and preserving...

Union Chief, Elected Officials Mixed on Potential Lordstown Sale

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dave Green learned about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday about a potential deal for Workhorse Group Inc. to purchase the idled General Motors Lordstown Complex – “when my phone started to blow up,” he said. The president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 reported he was fielding calls and text messages for much of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dave Green learned about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday about a potential deal for Workhorse Group Inc. to purchase the idled General Motors Lordstown Complex – “when my phone started to blow up,” he said. The president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 reported he was fielding calls and...

GM in Talks to Sell Lordstown Plant to Electric Truck Maker

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LORDSTOWN, Ohio — President Donald J. Trump announced this morning via Twitter that General Motors Co. plans to sell its idled manufacturing plant here to Workhorse Group Inc., a Cincinnati company that produces electric vehicles. Tweeted the president, “GREAT NEWS FOR OHIO! Just spoke to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, who informed me that, […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- President Donald J. Trump announced this morning via Twitter that General Motors Co. plans to sell its idled manufacturing plant here to Workhorse Group Inc., a Cincinnati company that produces electric vehicles. Tweeted the president, "GREAT NEWS FOR OHIO! Just spoke to Mary Barra, CEO of General...

Mercy Health-Youngstown Wins Environmental Award

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – For its work in promoting good environmental practices and developing best practices for other hospitals to follow, the Ohio Hospital Association has presented Mercy Health-Youngstown with the Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. The local health system, which includes St. Elizabeth Youngstown and Boardman hospitals and St. Joseph Warren Hospital, has developed initiatives […]

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – For its work in promoting good environmental practices and developing best practices for other hospitals to follow, the Ohio Hospital Association has presented Mercy Health-Youngstown with the Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. The local health system, which includes St. Elizabeth Youngstown and Boardman hospitals and St. Joseph...

Falcon Files WARN Notices, Fails to Raise New Capital

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Falcon Transport Co. said Tuesday it failed to give proper written 60-day notice as required under the Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification, or WARN, Act of closing three operations in northeastern Ohio because of “unforeseen business circumstances relating to material impairment of operations” and other factors. Falcon abruptly shut its doors on April […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Falcon Transport Co. said Tuesday it failed to give proper written 60-day notice as required under the Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification, or WARN, Act of closing three operations in northeastern Ohio because of “unforeseen business circumstances relating to material impairment of operations” and other factors. Falcon abruptly...