SPONSORED BY

County OKs $75K to Assess Developmental Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Board of Commissioners took a key step toward development of the former Youngstown Developmental Center campus.  The board, at its meeting Thursday, approved transferring up to $75,000 to the Western Reserve Port Authority, which will hire a contractor to perform an assessment of the 35-acre campus at 4891 E. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Mahoning County Board of Commissioners took a key step toward development of the former Youngstown Developmental Center campus.  The board, at its meeting Thursday, approved transferring up to $75,000 to the Western Reserve Port Authority, which will hire a contractor to perform an assessment of the...

Women Help Women Become Entrepreneurs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Earlier this year, nail technician Britney Robinson decided to strike out on her own and do things her way. For instance, many nail salons don’t permit clients to bring their children. It’s a situation she has sympathy with as a “mom-preneur,” as she puts it, with children ages 4 and 1.  “I […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Earlier this year, nail technician Britney Robinson decided to strike out on her own and do things her way. For instance, many nail salons don’t permit clients to bring their children. It’s a situation she has sympathy with as a “mom-preneur,” as she puts it, with children...

Google Commits to White House Job Training Program

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Google is committing to a White House initiative designed to get private companies to expand job training for American workers. CEO Sundar Pichai was making the announcement Thursday during an appearance with White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump at El Centro community college in downtown Dallas. Ivanka […]

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Google is committing to a White House initiative designed to get private companies to expand job training for American workers. CEO Sundar Pichai was making the announcement Thursday during an appearance with White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump at El Centro community...

Amid Challenges, AutoParkit Project Forges Ahead

WARREN, Ohio – Despite delays that have kept the AutoParkit project from advancing as quickly as expected, Christopher Alan said he remains committed to the city. And he expects to begin making payments on back taxes owed on properties he purchased out of bankruptcy about a year ago that were...

Lawrence County Chamber To Launch ‘Forward Lawrence’

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a new economic and community development initiative Friday as it presented the 2019 Impact Awards.  The initiative, Forward Lawrence, will engage a national site location consulting firm to study Lawrence County and gather community input to provide recommendations that will serve as the […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a new economic and community development initiative Friday as it presented the 2019 Impact Awards.  The initiative, Forward Lawrence, will engage a national site location consulting firm to study Lawrence County and gather community input to provide recommendations...

Brown Encourages Collaboration at Good Morning, Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As Youngstown faces challenges, partnerships and opportunities are what will propel the city forward, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said Friday morning at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Youngstown! breakfast.  “We have to work more together than we do apart,” Brown said. “We have to have one voice in one ask when […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As Youngstown faces challenges, partnerships and opportunities are what will propel the city forward, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said Friday morning at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Youngstown! breakfast.  “We have to work more together than we do apart,” Brown said. “We have to have one...

$80M Logistics Center Planned for Mercer County

HERMITAGE, Pa. – A developer that builds warehouses and fulfillment centers for the e-commerce industry plans to construct a 1 million-square-foot logistics center at Exit 15 of Interstate 80, a project that could be just the start of development at the site, a company executive said Thursday evening. Clayco Realty Group is under contract to […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – A developer that builds warehouses and fulfillment centers for the e-commerce industry plans to construct a 1 million-square-foot logistics center at Exit 15 of Interstate 80, a project that could be just the start of development at the site, a company executive said Thursday evening. Clayco Realty...

Lordstown Motors, Hyperion See Valley as ‘Epicenter’ for Electric Vehicles

WARREN, Ohio – If a deal can be completed to acquire the General Motors Lordstown Complex, Lordstown Motors has its eyes set on starting production by the end of 2020, the company’s CEO said Tuesday. Negotiations are ongoing, said Steve Burns, and have been muddied recently by the United Auto Workers’ national strike against GM. […]

WARREN, Ohio – If a deal can be completed to acquire the General Motors Lordstown Complex, Lordstown Motors has its eyes set on starting production by the end of 2020, the company’s CEO said Tuesday. Negotiations are ongoing, said Steve Burns, and have been muddied recently by the United Auto...

Youngstown, Warren Top Unemployment Charts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown and Warren were once again tied for the highest unemployment rate among Ohio’s major cities in August, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.  Both cities reported rates of 7.5%, down 0.2% from July. A year ago, Youngstown posted an unemployment rate of 7.3%. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown and Warren were once again tied for the highest unemployment rate among Ohio’s major cities in August, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.  Both cities reported rates of 7.5%, down 0.2% from July. A year ago, Youngstown posted...

CCPA Unveils Interactive Map of Ohio River Businesses

LISBON, Ohio — An interactive map showing the locations of businesses along the Ohio River unveiled during Monday’s meeting of the Columbiana County Port Authority Board of Directors will help those looking at the tri-state area to “zoom in” on Columbiana County, according to Executive Director Penny Traina. The map was created by director of […]

LISBON, Ohio -- An interactive map showing the locations of businesses along the Ohio River unveiled during Monday's meeting of the Columbiana County Port Authority Board of Directors will help those looking at the tri-state area to "zoom in" on Columbiana County, according to Executive Director Penny Traina. The map...