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Public Officials Hail TJX Decision to Stay the Course

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rally last weekend in Lordstown and broad support from local officials and the community are among the factors that influenced the decision by TJX Companies Inc. to move forward with efforts to build a $160 million regional distribution center in Lordstown, public officials say. In its announcing its decision via an […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rally last weekend in Lordstown and broad support from local officials and the community are among the factors that influenced the decision by TJX Companies Inc. to move forward with efforts to build a $160 million regional distribution center in Lordstown, public officials say. In its...

TJX Will Pursue Lordstown Site for Distribution Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The TJX Companies has announced that it will once again pursue building a $160-million distribution center on Ellsworth Bailey Road in Lordstown, a spokesperson for the company said. “While our intent as of April 20th was to withdraw our zoning application from Lordstown, from the moment we announced our decision, we received […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The TJX Companies has announced that it will once again pursue building a $160-million distribution center on Ellsworth Bailey Road in Lordstown, a spokesperson for the company said. “While our intent as of April 20th was to withdraw our zoning application from Lordstown, from the moment we...

Marvin, Mayor Tout Development Progress Across Warren

WARREN, Ohio – Renovation of the Robins Theater is proceeding on schedule, developer Mark Marvin said Friday, and the recent discovery that the building’s existing plumbing and HVAC systems are usable will mean big savings in time and expense. Marvin, president of Downtown Development Group, provided an update on the project, announced earlier this year, […]

WARREN, Ohio – Renovation of the Robins Theater is proceeding on schedule, developer Mark Marvin said Friday, and the recent discovery that the building’s existing plumbing and HVAC systems are usable will mean big savings in time and expense. Marvin, president of Downtown Development Group, provided an update on the...

HomeGoods Buys Home Near Site, Teens Steal Signs

HomeGoods Buys Home Near Site, Teens Steal Signs

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – HomeGoods Inc. yesterday purchased one of the houses on Hallock Young Road close to the site where it proposes to build a $160 million, 1.2 million-square-foot warehouse and distribution center. The transaction was posted on the Trumbull County auditor’s website. Whether that purchase means the company intends to go forward with the […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – HomeGoods Inc. yesterday purchased one of the houses on Hallock Young Road close to the site where it proposes to build a $160 million, 1.2 million-square-foot warehouse and distribution center. The transaction was posted on the Trumbull County auditor’s website. Whether that purchase means the company intends...

Lack of Highway Access Hampers City TJX Site

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lack of highway access likely will work against the 315-acre site Youngstown is offering to lure a $160 million distribution center, a Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber official said today. This morning, the city sent its letter to Mark Walker, vice president of real estate for HomeGoods, a subsidiary of TJX Companies Inc., outlining […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lack of highway access likely will work against the 315-acre site Youngstown is offering to lure a $160 million distribution center, a Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber official said today. This morning, the city sent its letter to Mark Walker, vice president of real estate for HomeGoods, a subsidiary...

Power Plant Projects Invest $4.6B in 4 Counties

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The investment numbers are unlike any the region has witnessed in decades – more than $4.6 billion scattered across four counties in or around the Mahoning Valley where new, nimble and efficient electrical power plants are either in operation, under construction or under consideration. It’s a signature of where growth in new […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The investment numbers are unlike any the region has witnessed in decades – more than $4.6 billion scattered across four counties in or around the Mahoning Valley where new, nimble and efficient electrical power plants are either in operation, under construction or under consideration. It’s a signature...

Annual Payroll Up Slightly in 5-County Region

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In its 2016 County Business Patterns report released April 19, the U.S. Census Bureau found that the collective annual payroll in the five-county region increased to nearly $9.07 billion across all industries. That’s up slightly from $8.99 billion in 2015, despite the fact that all but one of the five counties saw […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In its 2016 County Business Patterns report released April 19, the U.S. Census Bureau found that the collective annual payroll in the five-county region increased to nearly $9.07 billion across all industries. That’s up slightly from $8.99 billion in 2015, despite the fact that all but one...

Youngstown’s Most Common Jobs Pay Below Food Assistance Levels

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Half of the Youngstown area’s 10 most common jobs – including three of the top five – don’t pay enough to feed a family of three without food assistance programs, according to a report from Policy Matters Ohio. The report, which details data from the U.S. Department of Labor, found that the […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Half of the Youngstown area’s 10 most common jobs – including three of the top five – don’t pay enough to feed a family of three without food assistance programs, according to a report from Policy Matters Ohio. The report, which details data from the U.S. Department...

Lordstown Rallies Support for TJX Project

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Glenn Wheeler has two grandchildren who are in college. Both are considering leaving the Mahoning Valley because of lack of opportunity here. The Weathersfield Township resident, whose home is on land abutting the village, added his name to a banner to show support for TJX Companies Inc. as it considers whether to […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Glenn Wheeler has two grandchildren who are in college. Both are considering leaving the Mahoning Valley because of lack of opportunity here. The Weathersfield Township resident, whose home is on land abutting the village, added his name to a banner to show support for TJX Companies Inc....

Homeowners Closest to Site ‘All for’ TJX Project

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Fred Price and Marilyn Whipkey own the first house and property on Hallock Young Road that abuts the site where TJX Companies still could build its $160 million HomeGoods distribution center. And they are the only homeowners on this stretch of the road, which would be rerouted to make way for the […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Fred Price and Marilyn Whipkey own the first house and property on Hallock Young Road that abuts the site where TJX Companies still could build its $160 million HomeGoods distribution center. And they are the only homeowners on this stretch of the road, which would be rerouted...