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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...

Governor, Drive It Home Reps to Attend Detroit Auto Show

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will meet Thursday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra. The new governor and lieutenant governor will go to Detroit Wednesday to attend the North American International Auto Show. While there, they will meet with Barra and other auto industry executives “to emphasize why Ohio […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will meet Thursday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra. The new governor and lieutenant governor will go to Detroit Wednesday to attend the North American International Auto Show. While there, they will meet with Barra and other auto industry...

EnVision Hosts Jobs and Education Fair on Friday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown EnVision Center is hosting a jobs and education fair this Friday at the Center for Community Empowerment in Rockford Village on the east side of the city. The felon-friendly event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the center’s gymnasium at 1420 Dogwood Lane. Representatives of local employment […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown EnVision Center is hosting a jobs and education fair this Friday at the Center for Community Empowerment in Rockford Village on the east side of the city. The felon-friendly event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the center's gymnasium at 1420 Dogwood...

Ohio Ranked as No. 2 State for Woman-Owned Startups

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A study by FitSmallBusiness.com has ranked Ohio as the No. 2 state in the country for woman-owned startups. “Ohio often flies under the radar, but it’s a state that has a long-standing history of producing success,” the website wrote. “It’s no surprise that it’s also a state with a high business growth […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A study by FitSmallBusiness.com has ranked Ohio as the No. 2 state in the country for woman-owned startups. “Ohio often flies under the radar, but it’s a state that has a long-standing history of producing success,” the website wrote. “It’s no surprise that it’s also a state...

Grants Seed Economic Growth in Lawrence County

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Businesses looking for some extra capital to get projects rolling in 2019 have until Jan. 31 to apply for state grants through the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp. Grant writing and management is one of the services that the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp., or LCEDC, provides for free to existing […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Businesses looking for some extra capital to get projects rolling in 2019 have until Jan. 31 to apply for state grants through the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp. Grant writing and management is one of the services that the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp., or LCEDC,...

Trumbull United Way Refocuses to Help Families

WARREN, Ohio — A new strategic focus for the United Way of Trumbull County isn’t a direct response to the closing of the General Motors Lordstown Complex, though the president of the organization said the timing of the new focus could not have been better. The United Way started the process of refocusing two years […]

WARREN, Ohio -- A new strategic focus for the United Way of Trumbull County isn’t a direct response to the closing of the General Motors Lordstown Complex, though the president of the organization said the timing of the new focus could not have been better. The United Way started the...

$1M Real Estate Deal Will Bring Campus Lofts Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new, state-of-the-art student housing complex will replace two buildings at the corner of Wick and Rayen avenues, a local real estate developer said Wednesday. In December, Campus Lofts LLC purchased properties at 236 N. Champion St. and 235 Wick Ave., the Penguin Place property and former St. Vincent de Paul Building, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new, state-of-the-art student housing complex will replace two buildings at the corner of Wick and Rayen avenues, a local real estate developer said Wednesday. In December, Campus Lofts LLC purchased properties at 236 N. Champion St. and 235 Wick Ave., the Penguin Place property and former...

Government Shutdown Not Yet Affecting Valley Economy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Most services, projects and businesses across the Mahoning Valley haven’t yet felt the pinch of the partial shutdown of the federal government – now entering its third week with no resolution in sight. That could change should the impasse continue through the month, possibly affecting tax filings, federal loan funding programs, subsidies […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Most services, projects and businesses across the Mahoning Valley haven’t yet felt the pinch of the partial shutdown of the federal government – now entering its third week with no resolution in sight. That could change should the impasse continue through the month, possibly affecting tax filings,...

Salem Chamber Markets Area with Membership Directory

SALEM, Ohio — A membership directory will give the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce a new tool to use in marketing the area to outside business and investment, says its executive director, Lori Jewell. In coordination with The Salem News, the 2019 Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Directory will be published Feb. 28. The […]

SALEM, Ohio -- A membership directory will give the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce a new tool to use in marketing the area to outside business and investment, says its executive director, Lori Jewell. In coordination with The Salem News, the 2019 Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Directory will...