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Officials Reassure Labor Leaders on TJX Project

WARREN, Ohio – Participants in a meeting Wednesday of local officials and are labor leaders largely agreed that better communication will alleviate concerns over local labor participation in construction of a regional distribution center expected to cost in excess of $160 million to build. The Trumbull County Board of Commissioners convened the meeting of representatives […]

WARREN, Ohio – Participants in a meeting Wednesday of local officials and are labor leaders largely agreed that better communication will alleviate concerns over local labor participation in construction of a regional distribution center expected to cost in excess of $160 million to build. The Trumbull County Board of Commissioners...

Vets Bring Home Leadership Skills

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Developing and strengthening the team at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center in Warren isn’t the same as leading patrols along the border of Kosovo and Serbia, but Rick Stockburger, president and CEO of TBEIC, says he wouldn’t be able to do his job today if not for his military experience. Stockburger […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Developing and strengthening the team at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center in Warren isn’t the same as leading patrols along the border of Kosovo and Serbia, but Rick Stockburger, president and CEO of TBEIC, says he wouldn’t be able to do his job today if not...

Trumbull Commissioners to Focus on Local Labor for TJX

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull County Commissioners will meet Wednesday morning with local labor leaders and elected officials to discuss the use of the local workforce on construction for TJX Companies Inc.’s distribution center in Lordstown, as well as efforts to ensure local construction workers are used in future projects. Absent from the meeting will be […]

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull County Commissioners will meet Wednesday morning with local labor leaders and elected officials to discuss the use of the local workforce on construction for TJX Companies Inc.’s distribution center in Lordstown, as well as efforts to ensure local construction workers are used in future projects. Absent...

CharBenay’s Celebrates Opening Wednesday

WARREN, Ohio – Following months of work to renovate the former Warren Scope senior center, Charlene Butcher is eager to debut the new CharBenay’s Wine on the River. Butcher, who is leasing the building from Downtown Development Group, will hold a soft opening Wednesday at the wine bar, 220 W. Market St. After closing for […]

WARREN, Ohio – Following months of work to renovate the former Warren Scope senior center, Charlene Butcher is eager to debut the new CharBenay’s Wine on the River. Butcher, who is leasing the building from Downtown Development Group, will hold a soft opening Wednesday at the wine bar, 220 W....

Veterans Earn Support from Employers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – During his 23 years with the U.S. Army, Michael Clark saw his share of deployment in Africa, Iraq and Afghanistan. But 2010 was “a pretty rough year,” he says. He suffered a back injury, had a few friends who didn’t make it home and struggled transitioning from deployment to civilian life. “I […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – During his 23 years with the U.S. Army, Michael Clark saw his share of deployment in Africa, Iraq and Afghanistan. But 2010 was “a pretty rough year,” he says. He suffered a back injury, had a few friends who didn’t make it home and struggled transitioning from...

OEPA Approves Certification for Enterprise Park

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency today issued its final certification for the construction of Cafaro Co.’s Enterprise Park near the Eastwood Mall, putting the project one step closer to breaking ground “This project is vitally important to the economy of the Mahoning Valley and the welfare of its citizens,” Joe Bell, Cafaro […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency today issued its final certification for the construction of Cafaro Co.’s Enterprise Park near the Eastwood Mall, putting the project one step closer to breaking ground “This project is vitally important to the economy of the Mahoning Valley and the welfare of...

Entrepreneurship Calls Veterans to Duty

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Becoming a small-business owner was never on Zach Dean’s radar. The four-year Army veteran had planned to pursue a military career, but an injury while deployed in Afghanistan changed that plan. Within a few months, he received his discharge. “Guys who are ready to get out and ready to move on will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Becoming a small-business owner was never on Zach Dean’s radar. The four-year Army veteran had planned to pursue a military career, but an injury while deployed in Afghanistan changed that plan. Within a few months, he received his discharge. “Guys who are ready to get out and...

Eastgate Receives $600K to Establish Recovery Team

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments has $600,000 more to put toward boosting the northeastern Ohio region thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The grant, awarded Thursday, is part of the Economic Development Administration Chicago Regional Office’s Partnership Planning program and funds the Eastgate Economic […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments has $600,000 more to put toward boosting the northeastern Ohio region thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The grant, awarded Thursday, is part of the Economic Development Administration Chicago Regional Office’s Partnership Planning program...

Camp Garfield Not Preferred for East Coast Missile Site

RAVENNA, Ohio — Bipartisan lobbying by economic development leaders, the state’s congressional delegation and Gov. Mike DeWine has failed to land the selection of the Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center here as the preferred location for the East Coast Missile Defense Site. But that doesn’t mean a final decision has been made, […]

RAVENNA, Ohio -- Bipartisan lobbying by economic development leaders, the state's congressional delegation and Gov. Mike DeWine has failed to land the selection of the Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center here as the preferred location for the East Coast Missile Defense Site. But that doesn't mean a...

TJX Reiterates Commitment to Hiring Local Contractors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – TJX Companies Inc. remains committed to using local contractors for construction of its $160 million HomeGoods regional distribution center in Lordstown, a company spokesman said Wednesday afternoon.  The emailed statement from Andrew Mastrangelo, manager of media relations for the Massachusetts-based retailer, comes following concerns expressed over the past several days by representatives […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – TJX Companies Inc. remains committed to using local contractors for construction of its $160 million HomeGoods regional distribution center in Lordstown, a company spokesman said Wednesday afternoon.  The emailed statement from Andrew Mastrangelo, manager of media relations for the Massachusetts-based retailer, comes following concerns expressed over the...