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GM, LG to Host Info Session on Battery Plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — General Motors Co. and LG Chem will host a community information session Thursday regarding a proposed battery cell plant.  GM and LG Chem announced plans in December to mass-produce battery cells for battery-electric vehicles. A purchase agreement has been signed for a 158-acre site in the village. The session will run from […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- General Motors Co. and LG Chem will host a community information session Thursday regarding a proposed battery cell plant.  GM and LG Chem announced plans in December to mass-produce battery cells for battery-electric vehicles. A purchase agreement has been signed for a 158-acre site in the village....

Developer to Present Plans for Gallagher Building

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Plans could be advancing soon for the long-vacant Gallagher Building downtown. Brian Angelilli of YO. Properties 23 LLC is seeking approval from Youngstown’s design review committee to perform renovations and add an exit stairwell, elevator shaft and sunroom for a proposed retail and residential mixed use. Angelilli, who is listed as a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Plans could be advancing soon for the long-vacant Gallagher Building downtown. Brian Angelilli of YO. Properties 23 LLC is seeking approval from Youngstown’s design review committee to perform renovations and add an exit stairwell, elevator shaft and sunroom for a proposed retail and residential mixed use. Angelilli,...

R&L Carriers Eyes $20M Expansion in Columbiana

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Pending a final vote from city council Tuesday, R&L Carriers looks to construct a $20 million expansion at its Heck Road shipping hub in Columbiana. Since 1993, R&L has operated its 204-door terminal in the city, operating three shifts with more than 600 trucks coming in and out of the terminal daily, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Pending a final vote from city council Tuesday, R&L Carriers looks to construct a $20 million expansion at its Heck Road shipping hub in Columbiana. Since 1993, R&L has operated its 204-door terminal in the city, operating three shifts with more than 600 trucks coming in and...

CCPA Seeks Grant for Industrial Park Improvements

LISBON, Ohio — The Columbiana County Port Authority board of directors took steps Monday to secure grant funding for improvements to the port authority’s industrial building in Leetonia, which would benefit businesses utilizing the structure. A resolution passed by the board authorized Executive Director Penny Traina to submit an application for $77,000 in grant funding […]

LISBON, Ohio -- The Columbiana County Port Authority board of directors took steps Monday to secure grant funding for improvements to the port authority's industrial building in Leetonia, which would benefit businesses utilizing the structure. A resolution passed by the board authorized Executive Director Penny Traina to submit an application...

3 Area Companies Cited as AG Calls for More Controls on Development Incentives

COLUMBUS – Three companies in the Mahoning Valley are among 52 the state says failed to comply with the terms of loan, grant or tax credit agreements they received from the Ohio Development Services Agency in 2018, according to a report released Monday by Attorney General David Yost. The local companies — McRoyal Industries, Youngstown, […]

COLUMBUS – Three companies in the Mahoning Valley are among 52 the state says failed to comply with the terms of loan, grant or tax credit agreements they received from the Ohio Development Services Agency in 2018, according to a report released Monday by Attorney General David Yost. The local...

‘Can’t Chase Smokestacks,’ Ryan Tells Mayors

WARREN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan told a coalition of mayors and area leaders the region needs to get in front of industries such as electric vehicles, renewable energy and artificial intelligence for the tidal wave of future jobs. “We can’t chase smokestacks. We have to stop chasing the past. What’s coming in the […]

WARREN, Ohio - U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan told a coalition of mayors and area leaders the region needs to get in front of industries such as electric vehicles, renewable energy and artificial intelligence for the tidal wave of future jobs. “We can’t chase smokestacks. We have to stop chasing the...

Manufacturing Accounts for 20% of Regional Economy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Projected job openings and the potential for growth through technology could be keys in accelerating the manufacturing industry in northeastern Ohio, concludes a pair of industry reports. The region’s $42.6 billion manufacturing industry employs more than 270,000 workers and is responsible for 20% of its economy, according to the Quarterly Economic Review from […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio --Projected job openings and the potential for growth through technology could be keys in accelerating the manufacturing industry in northeastern Ohio, concludes a pair of industry reports. The region’s $42.6 billion manufacturing industry employs more than 270,000 workers and is responsible for 20% of its economy, according to...

Time is Right for Tequila Coyote, Owners Say

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rich Kaszowski and Chris Davis say they are jumping into the restaurant-bar business in the right place and at the right time. The two are co-owners of Tequila Coyote, which is slated to open in late May or early June in the Wick Building, downtown. Tequila Coyote will offer Mexican and American […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rich Kaszowski and Chris Davis say they are jumping into the restaurant-bar business in the right place and at the right time. The two are co-owners of Tequila Coyote, which is slated to open in late May or early June in the Wick Building, downtown. Tequila Coyote...

EGCC to ‘Recharge’ the East Side of Federal Street

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After Eastern Gateway Community College completes the purchase of the three buildings it uses in downtown Youngstown, the institution will be able to take on a larger role in the revitalization of the district. Many universities today are changing their landscape to appeal to students and populations, said Art Daly, vice president […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After Eastern Gateway Community College completes the purchase of the three buildings it uses in downtown Youngstown, the institution will be able to take on a larger role in the revitalization of the district. Many universities today are changing their landscape to appeal to students and populations,...

Youngstown OKs Contract for Consolidated Plan Consultant

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown officials approved a professional services agreement with a Pittsburgh consulting firm to assist the city in drafting its 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and the 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan. The city’s Board of Control voted to hire Mullin & Lonegran Associates for $33,735 Thursday, a day after City Council passed an ordinance authorizing […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown officials approved a professional services agreement with a Pittsburgh consulting firm to assist the city in drafting its 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and the 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan. The city’s Board of Control voted to hire Mullin & Lonegran Associates for $33,735 Thursday, a day after City...