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Mayo Looks Back on 60 Years in Valley

Mayo Realtors

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The picture of a staff meeting on a brochure for the Mayo & Orvets real estate firm in the 1960s resembles a scene from “Mad Men” – 10 white males in suits and ties with well maintained haircuts, all smiling as they talk with each other or on rotary phones. When asked […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The picture of a staff meeting on a brochure for the Mayo & Orvets real estate firm in the 1960s resembles a scene from “Mad Men” – 10 white males in suits and ties with well maintained haircuts, all smiling as they talk with each other or...

RedHead Wine Expands Walmart Distribution

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – RedHead Brands LLC will expand its distribution through the Walmart retail chain to 100 stores in Ohio and most of its West Virginia stores.  In addition to expanding distribution of the RedHead Red brand, the retail giant will add RedHead Rosé and L’uva Bella Winery’s Purple Rain Concord wines to those locations […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – RedHead Brands LLC will expand its distribution through the Walmart retail chain to 100 stores in Ohio and most of its West Virginia stores.  In addition to expanding distribution of the RedHead Red brand, the retail giant will add RedHead Rosé and L’uva Bella Winery’s Purple Rain...

Hollywood Gaming Sets Records in March

 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers, winnings and net win at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown hit record levels in March, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday.  The monthly VLT report posted on the Ohio Lottery website showed wagers at the Austintown racino – operated by Penn National Gaming Inc., Wyomissing, Pa. – […]

 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers, winnings and net win at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown hit record levels in March, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday.  The monthly VLT report posted on the Ohio Lottery website showed wagers at the Austintown racino – operated by Penn National...

Succession Works at Quality Switch

Quality Switch

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – When Horace Sewell started building transformer switches inside his machine shop in 1952, his intentions were modest: to make enough money to send his kids to college. “When he started the business he encouraged my brother and I to look at other places,” recalls Russell Sewell, the CEO and second-generation owner […]

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – When Horace Sewell started building transformer switches inside his machine shop in 1952, his intentions were modest: to make enough money to send his kids to college. “When he started the business he encouraged my brother and I to look at other places,” recalls Russell Sewell,...

Four Generations of Business, Community Service at Sweeney

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Doug Sweeney recalls his first job at State Chevrolet. At his family’s Wick Avenue dealership in Youngstown 42 years ago, the 14-year-old dusted the parts shelves in the parts department. “Back then it was probably legal,” the president of the dealership today known as Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC reflects with some amusement.  […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Doug Sweeney recalls his first job at State Chevrolet. At his family’s Wick Avenue dealership in Youngstown 42 years ago, the 14-year-old dusted the parts shelves in the parts department. “Back then it was probably legal,” the president of the dealership today known as Sweeney Chevrolet Buick...

Renovations at Firestone Banquet Center Just ‘Step One’

The Links at Firestone Farms

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The renovation of the banquet center at The Links at Firestone Farms is just “step one” of the future management has planned for the space. “Everything is moving down in this direction. Columbiana is not as far as it used to be,” says general manager Michael Ferranti. As such, The Links Banquet […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The renovation of the banquet center at The Links at Firestone Farms is just “step one” of the future management has planned for the space. “Everything is moving down in this direction. Columbiana is not as far as it used to be,” says general manager Michael Ferranti....

OH Donut, Spruce Open Shared Space Today

OH Donut Co., Spruce Home Decor

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The concept is something the owners of Spruce Home Décor & Gift Store and OH Donut Co. acknowledge will take some getting used to for many patrons. As customers enter the store, 1315 Boardman Canfield Road in the Pelican Park Plaza, to the right and up front is OH Donut Co.’s counter […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The concept is something the owners of Spruce Home Décor & Gift Store and OH Donut Co. acknowledge will take some getting used to for many patrons. As customers enter the store, 1315 Boardman Canfield Road in the Pelican Park Plaza, to the right and up front...

Shenango Honda Presented with Council of Excellence Award

Shenango Honda

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Shenango Honda has been presented with the automaker’s Council of Excellence award, given to the top 15% of dealerships nationwide. The award recognizes the work of the dealership’s finance and insurance team as “outstanding providers of financial services.” The dealership has received the Council of Excellence award from Honda Financial Services 10 […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Shenango Honda has been presented with the automaker’s Council of Excellence award, given to the top 15% of dealerships nationwide. The award recognizes the work of the dealership’s finance and insurance team as “outstanding providers of financial services.” The dealership has received the Council of Excellence award...

717’s New Canfield Branch Filled with Latest Tech

CANFIELD, Ohio – When members of 717 Credit Union first enter the new branch here at 4280 Boardman-Canfield Road, they will feel as if they are walking into a credit union of the future, filled with multimedia screens and new technology unlike anything that’s been seen inside other branches. “We want to leverage technology because […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – When members of 717 Credit Union first enter the new branch here at 4280 Boardman-Canfield Road, they will feel as if they are walking into a credit union of the future, filled with multimedia screens and new technology unlike anything that's been seen inside other branches. “We...

Extrudex Charged with Obstruction After Worker’s Death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Extrudex Aluminum has been charged with misprision of a felony to obstruct justice in relation to an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration following the death of a worker at its plant in North Jackson in 2012. “As charged in the information, from April 1, 2016, through January 1, 2018, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Extrudex Aluminum has been charged with misprision of a felony to obstruct justice in relation to an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration following the death of a worker at its plant in North Jackson in 2012. “As charged in the information, from April 1,...