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Meeting for Mahoning River Basin Set for Jan. 29

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A kick-off meeting for the Mahoning River Basin Water Management Update will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Stambaugh Auditorium. Hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the meeting will explore the current and future operations of Mosquito Creek Lake, Michael J. Kirwan Reservoir, and Berlin Reservoir. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A kick-off meeting for the Mahoning River Basin Water Management Update will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Stambaugh Auditorium. Hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the meeting will explore the current and future operations of Mosquito Creek Lake, Michael J....

Ohio Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s unemployment rate stood at 4.6% in December 2018, unchanged from the previous month, according to the latest data submitted by the state. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 2,900 over the month from a revised 5,647,900 in November to 5,650,800 in December. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio during December […]

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s unemployment rate stood at 4.6% in December 2018, unchanged from the previous month, according to the latest data submitted by the state. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 2,900 over the month from a revised 5,647,900 in November to 5,650,800 in December. The number of workers...

Port Authority Discusses Role in TJX Development

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority Staff met Tuesday with representatives of TJX Companies Inc. to discuss what role the agency could play in the development of a regional distribution center in Lordstown. The $160 million warehouse for TJX’s HomeGoods division was among several economic development projects for which agency staff provided updates […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority Staff met Tuesday with representatives of TJX Companies Inc. to discuss what role the agency could play in the development of a regional distribution center in Lordstown. The $160 million warehouse for TJX's HomeGoods division was among several economic development projects for...

DeWine, ‘Drive It Home’ Push Partnership with GM

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Gov. Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and the rest of the contingent representing the state of Ohio meet with General Motors executives this morning, there’s likely going to be one word that takes precedence: “partnership.” DeWine spoke with reporters at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit Wednesday afternoon […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Gov. Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and the rest of the contingent representing the state of Ohio meet with General Motors executives this morning, there’s likely going to be one word that takes precedence: “partnership.” DeWine spoke with reporters at the North American International Auto...

Meijer, Big Lots Make Moves at Eastwood

NILES, Ohio – Howland Township officials will consider variance requests Thursday evening related to the proposed Meijer supercenter on the site of the closed Super Kmart at the Eastwood Mall Complex.   The Cafaro Co., Niles, which developed and owns the mall complex, has an agreement in place with Meijer Stores Ltd., based in Grand Rapids, […]

NILES, Ohio – Howland Township officials will consider variance requests Thursday evening related to the proposed Meijer supercenter on the site of the closed Super Kmart at the Eastwood Mall Complex.   The Cafaro Co., Niles, which developed and owns the mall complex, has an agreement in place with Meijer Stores...

Portman Puts Faith in DeWine Ahead of GM Meeting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said Tuesday afternoon that he hoped the new administration in Columbus would be able to convince General Motors to give “another look” to the Lordstown Complex, which is expected less than two months from now. Portman, R-Ohio, spoke yesterday with Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and had earlier spoken […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said Tuesday afternoon that he hoped the new administration in Columbus would be able to convince General Motors to give “another look” to the Lordstown Complex, which is expected less than two months from now. Portman, R-Ohio, spoke yesterday with Lt. Gov. Jon...

Governor, Drive It Home Reps to Attend Detroit Auto Show

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will meet Thursday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra. The new governor and lieutenant governor will go to Detroit Wednesday to attend the North American International Auto Show. While there, they will meet with Barra and other auto industry executives “to emphasize why Ohio […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will meet Thursday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra. The new governor and lieutenant governor will go to Detroit Wednesday to attend the North American International Auto Show. While there, they will meet with Barra and other auto industry...

EnVision Hosts Jobs and Education Fair on Friday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown EnVision Center is hosting a jobs and education fair this Friday at the Center for Community Empowerment in Rockford Village on the east side of the city. The felon-friendly event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the center’s gymnasium at 1420 Dogwood Lane. Representatives of local employment […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown EnVision Center is hosting a jobs and education fair this Friday at the Center for Community Empowerment in Rockford Village on the east side of the city. The felon-friendly event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the center's gymnasium at 1420 Dogwood...

Ohio Ranked as No. 2 State for Woman-Owned Startups

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A study by FitSmallBusiness.com has ranked Ohio as the No. 2 state in the country for woman-owned startups. “Ohio often flies under the radar, but it’s a state that has a long-standing history of producing success,” the website wrote. “It’s no surprise that it’s also a state with a high business growth […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A study by FitSmallBusiness.com has ranked Ohio as the No. 2 state in the country for woman-owned startups. “Ohio often flies under the radar, but it’s a state that has a long-standing history of producing success,” the website wrote. “It’s no surprise that it’s also a state...

Grants Seed Economic Growth in Lawrence County

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Businesses looking for some extra capital to get projects rolling in 2019 have until Jan. 31 to apply for state grants through the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp. Grant writing and management is one of the services that the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp., or LCEDC, provides for free to existing […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Businesses looking for some extra capital to get projects rolling in 2019 have until Jan. 31 to apply for state grants through the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp. Grant writing and management is one of the services that the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp., or LCEDC,...