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Impact Ohio, Chamber Host Public Policy Forum Sept. 12

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Impact Ohio will host a public policy forum Sept. 12 in conjunction with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Success Group.  The conference, held 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium, is cosponsored by both the Ohio Democratic and Republican parties and will offer the opportunity to explore public policies important […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Impact Ohio will host a public policy forum Sept. 12 in conjunction with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Success Group.  The conference, held 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium, is cosponsored by both the Ohio Democratic and Republican parties and will offer the opportunity...

Local Chambers to Host Rising Rust Belt Summit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the leaders of three area chambers of commerce worked to become better acquainted with one another, they realized that their communities were, by and large, facing the same issues. That realization led to a regional conference this fall focusing on regional redevelopment.  The inaugural Rising Rust Belt Regional Revitalization Economic Summit […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the leaders of three area chambers of commerce worked to become better acquainted with one another, they realized that their communities were, by and large, facing the same issues. That realization led to a regional conference this fall focusing on regional redevelopment.  The inaugural Rising Rust...

Lordstown UAW Leader Hopeful as Negotiations Begin

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LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 still holds out hope that General Motors Co. will reverse course and award a new product to its Lordstown Complex, an issue he thinks that will factor prominently as contract negotiations with the International begin tomorrow. “The impression I get is that we’re not […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 still holds out hope that General Motors Co. will reverse course and award a new product to its Lordstown Complex, an issue he thinks that will factor prominently as contract negotiations with the International begin tomorrow. “The impression I...

Ohio Launches Revamped In-Demand Jobs Survey

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Innovate Ohio and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation have launched a survey to gather feedback ahead of the creation of the state’s In-Demand Jobs List. The survey, available at InDemand.ohio.gov is open to all registered businesses in the state. “Ohio’s In-Demand Jobs List is one of the most important tools we […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Innovate Ohio and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation have launched a survey to gather feedback ahead of the creation of the state’s In-Demand Jobs List. The survey, available at InDemand.ohio.gov is open to all registered businesses in the state. “Ohio’s In-Demand Jobs List is one of...

Brown Among Mayors Discussing Housing Crisis in NLC Report

Brown Defends Ryan in Response to Chris DePizzo

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown is among the city leaders from across the country whose collaborative work offers policy actions aimed at improving the affordability of housing nationwide. “Affordable housing is critical to citizens of communities like Youngstown, to sustain their quality of life for their families,” Brown said in a statement. “We […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown is among the city leaders from across the country whose collaborative work offers policy actions aimed at improving the affordability of housing nationwide. “Affordable housing is critical to citizens of communities like Youngstown, to sustain their quality of life for their families,” Brown...

CNBC Ranks Ohio as No. 10 State for Businesses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – CNBC has ranked Ohio as one of the top states for businesses in its annual survey, with the state receiving A grades for infrastructure and cost of doing business. Overall, the Buckeye State was put at the No. 10 spot, up five positions from last year. “Looking to get your products to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – CNBC has ranked Ohio as one of the top states for businesses in its annual survey, with the state receiving A grades for infrastructure and cost of doing business. Overall, the Buckeye State was put at the No. 10 spot, up five positions from last year. “Looking...

Haltec Welcomes LaRose as It Launches $8M Expansion

LEETONIA, Ohio — In a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday afternoon, Haltec Corp. kicked off the start to a 59,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters in the World Trade Park here. Though the ground for the 10-acre plot was already technically broken – earth-moving equipment were busy bulldozing the land near the ceremony – company executives, economic development […]

LEETONIA, Ohio -- In a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday afternoon, Haltec Corp. kicked off the start to a 59,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters in the World Trade Park here. Though the ground for the 10-acre plot was already technically broken – earth-moving equipment were busy bulldozing the land near the ceremony...

JobsOhio Awards $30M for Cracker Site Preparation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — JobsOhio has awarded $30 million to fund “initial site-preparation work” for construction of a petrochemical plant in Belmont County, according to published reports. The grant would go to PTT Global Chemical America, a unit of a corporation based in Thailand, and its partner, Daelim Industrial Co. of South Korea. It was reported […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- JobsOhio has awarded $30 million to fund "initial site-preparation work" for construction of a petrochemical plant in Belmont County, according to published reports. The grant would go to PTT Global Chemical America, a unit of a corporation based in Thailand, and its partner, Daelim Industrial Co. of...

Four Hundred 22 Brings Famous City Fare to Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Devin Boss is striving to bring the tastes of Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia to Youngstown at his new deli, Four Hundred 22 Deli, located at 1990 McCartney Road.  From Pittsburgh-style Polish Boy sandwiches to Philly cheesesteaks, Boss, who owns the deli with his wife, Kris, has enjoyed the foods made famous in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Devin Boss is striving to bring the tastes of Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia to Youngstown at his new deli, Four Hundred 22 Deli, located at 1990 McCartney Road.  From Pittsburgh-style Polish Boy sandwiches to Philly cheesesteaks, Boss, who owns the deli with his wife, Kris, has enjoyed...

Intwine Connects IoT, Energy Efficiency at TBEIC

WARREN, Ohio – With help from the lab at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, the incubator’s newest tenant is preparing to deliver Internet of Things connectivity to area businesses, while also delving into increasing energy efficiency. Founded six years ago, Intwine Connect LLC held its ribbon cutting at TBEIC Monday night. “That [six years] […]

WARREN, Ohio – With help from the lab at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, the incubator’s newest tenant is preparing to deliver Internet of Things connectivity to area businesses, while also delving into increasing energy efficiency. Founded six years ago, Intwine Connect LLC held its ribbon cutting at TBEIC...