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Missile Defense Advocate to Visit Camp Garfield in March

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The founder of an advocacy group that supports the development of missile defense systems for the United States and its allies is expected to tour Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center in March, officials say. Riki Ellis, founder and chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, based in Alexandria, Va., […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The founder of an advocacy group that supports the development of missile defense systems for the United States and its allies is expected to tour Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center in March, officials say. Riki Ellis, founder and chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy...

Teachers Show Support for Drive It Home Campaign

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – It wasn’t that long ago that Randi Weingarten and the American Federation of Teachers were part of a campaign to save a plant from closure after executives announced the company was “taking decisive action to curtail uncompetitive” manufacturing done there. The year was 2015. The company was Alcoa Corp. The city was […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – It wasn’t that long ago that Randi Weingarten and the American Federation of Teachers were part of a campaign to save a plant from closure after executives announced the company was “taking decisive action to curtail uncompetitive” manufacturing done there. The year was 2015. The company was...

Youngstown and Warren Lead Ohio Unemployment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Area unemployment rates in December were up across the board with the two largest cities in the Mahoning Valley reporting the highest unemployment rates in the state. Data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released this week show Youngstown had the highest unemployment rate in the state in December […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Area unemployment rates in December were up across the board with the two largest cities in the Mahoning Valley reporting the highest unemployment rates in the state. Data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released this week show Youngstown had the highest unemployment rate...

Brown Hears from GM Workers Before Heading to Iowa

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Workers at the General Motors Co. Lordstown Complex urged U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown to keep up his efforts to secure a GM new product for the complex, even as other officials seem focused on bringing a new manufacturer to the plant. Brown, who is considering a run for president and plans […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Workers at the General Motors Co. Lordstown Complex urged U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown to keep up his efforts to secure a GM new product for the complex, even as other officials seem focused on bringing a new manufacturer to the plant. Brown, who is considering a...

Austintown Students Sing in Support of GM Lordstown

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio ­– Students at Austintown Middle School have performed a song in support of General Motors Lordstown Complex. The song, “We Love GM!,” was sung by the Austintown Middle School eighth grade choir under the direction of Megan Keown. Assistant principal Marc Pupino wrote the lyrics to the tune of “Under the Sea,” from […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio ­– Students at Austintown Middle School have performed a song in support of General Motors Lordstown Complex. The song, “We Love GM!,” was sung by the Austintown Middle School eighth grade choir under the direction of Megan Keown. Assistant principal Marc Pupino wrote the lyrics to the tune...

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...