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Warren CIC Awaits RG Steel Building’s Tax Status

WARREN, Ohio – The Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County is still waiting for a decision from the state of Ohio on its application for tax-exempt status for the former RG Steel building. The review covers the 2015, 2016 and 2017 tax years, as well as this year. If the application for tax-exempt […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County is still waiting for a decision from the state of Ohio on its application for tax-exempt status for the former RG Steel building. The review covers the 2015, 2016 and 2017 tax years, as well as this year....

O’Brien Amendment Clears Hurdle for TJX Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would advance the timetable for a potential referendum on a zoning change sought by TJX Companies Inc., but disarray in the state House of Representatives offers the bill an uncertain future. The Lordstown Planning Commission earlier this month approved rezoning for seven parcels, changing them […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would advance the timetable for a potential referendum on a zoning change sought by TJX Companies Inc., but disarray in the state House of Representatives offers the bill an uncertain future. The Lordstown Planning Commission earlier this month approved rezoning...

Court OKs AutoParkit Buying Former Delphi Site

WARREN, Ohio – Once the paperwork with U.S. Bankruptcy Court is completed, Christopher Alan said he can move forward with work at the former Delphi Packard Electric property at 402 Dana St. and “start the investment that we wanted to make from the beginning,” he said. Bankruptcy Judge Kay Woods Tuesday approved the purchase of […]

WARREN, Ohio – Once the paperwork with U.S. Bankruptcy Court is completed, Christopher Alan said he can move forward with work at the former Delphi Packard Electric property at 402 Dana St. and “start the investment that we wanted to make from the beginning,” he said. Bankruptcy Judge Kay Woods...

Area Unemployment Drops, Still Tops Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Area unemployment rates declined in April, but the drop didn’t keep the Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities from having the highest rates in Ohio. Data released this morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services showed Warren’s unemployment at 6.5%, the highest city unemployment rate among the cities tracked, while […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Area unemployment rates declined in April, but the drop didn’t keep the Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities from having the highest rates in Ohio. Data released this morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services showed Warren’s unemployment at 6.5%, the highest city unemployment rate...

TJX to Seek 75% Abatement, Offer $500K to Schools

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – TJX Companies Inc. will seek a 10-year, 75% property tax abatement for its proposed $160 million distribution center, village and school district officials disclosed at meetings Monday. The company also said it would provide a total of $500,000 to the school district for security upgrades and athletic improvements. Bradford Dunn, TJX vice […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – TJX Companies Inc. will seek a 10-year, 75% property tax abatement for its proposed $160 million distribution center, village and school district officials disclosed at meetings Monday. The company also said it would provide a total of $500,000 to the school district for security upgrades and athletic...

Ohio Approves Job Creation Tax Credit for TJX

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Tax Credit Authority this morning approved a Job Creation Tax Credit potentially worth more than $3.5 million for HomeGoods Inc., the TJX Companies Inc. subsidiary that wants to build a 1.2 million-square-foot regional distribution center in Lordstown.   At its meeting in Columbus, the authority approved the 1.404%, 10-year tax […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Tax Credit Authority this morning approved a Job Creation Tax Credit potentially worth more than $3.5 million for HomeGoods Inc., the TJX Companies Inc. subsidiary that wants to build a 1.2 million-square-foot regional distribution center in Lordstown.   At its meeting in Columbus, the authority...

Work Crews Prepare Site for Amphitheater Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Piles of earth stand more than 15 feet high across an empty landscape that was once part of one of the most industrialized corridors in the country. About 10 pieces of heavy machinery – flat rollers, dump trucks and front loaders – and as many operators were busy on a warm afternoon […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Piles of earth stand more than 15 feet high across an empty landscape that was once part of one of the most industrialized corridors in the country. About 10 pieces of heavy machinery – flat rollers, dump trucks and front loaders – and as many operators were...

Tax Credit for TJX Project on State Agenda Today

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Tax Credit Authority will consider a tax incentive this morning related to the proposal by TJX Companies Inc. to build a 1.2-milion-square-foot regional distribution center here. TJX has proposed spending approximately $160 million to develop the distribution center, which would serve its HomeGoods chain of stores and is expected to […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Tax Credit Authority will consider a tax incentive this morning related to the proposal by TJX Companies Inc. to build a 1.2-milion-square-foot regional distribution center here. TJX has proposed spending approximately $160 million to develop the distribution center, which would serve its HomeGoods chain of...

Ohio Unemployment Declines to 4.3% in April

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in April was 4.3%, down a tenth of a percentage point from March’s 4.4% rate, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. April’s rate was down from 5.1% in April 2017. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in April was 249,000, down 4,000 from […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in April was 4.3%, down a tenth of a percentage point from March’s 4.4% rate, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. April’s rate was down from 5.1% in April 2017. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in April...

Riviera Creek’s Medical Marijuana Project on Schedule

Riviera Creek’s Medical Marijuana Project on Schedule

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on one of the first medical marijuana grow sites in Ohio is on schedule and its owners are confident the first harvest should be cultivated by the end of the year. “We plan — as soon as we get our license — to put the plants in, and with a little […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on one of the first medical marijuana grow sites in Ohio is on schedule and its owners are confident the first harvest should be cultivated by the end of the year. “We plan -- as soon as we get our license -- to put the plants...