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Wellsville Intermodal Seeks $1.9M for Expansion

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The Columbiana County Port Authority’s Intermodal Facility in Wellsville is one of 13 regional projects the Port of Pittsburgh Commission submitted for funding in an application for an INFRA grant in 2018. INFRA is the acronym for Infrastructure for Rebuilding America. “We decided to join forces with the Port of Pittsburgh […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The Columbiana County Port Authority’s Intermodal Facility in Wellsville is one of 13 regional projects the Port of Pittsburgh Commission submitted for funding in an application for an INFRA grant in 2018. INFRA is the acronym for Infrastructure for Rebuilding America. “We decided to join forces...

CityScape Launches Downtown Discount Card

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape will launch its 2018 Youngstown Discount Card tomorrow in celebration of Small Business Saturday. The card provides discounts at various businesses and can be used through 2018. Cards are $10 and can be purchased in person at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape will launch its 2018 Youngstown Discount Card tomorrow in celebration of Small Business Saturday. The card provides discounts at various businesses and can be used through 2018. Cards are $10 and can be purchased in person at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's...

Team NEO Projects 14% Growth in Region

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CLEVELAND – Northeastern Ohio’s output, or Gross Regional Product, grew 48% since 1990, and is projected to grow another 14% over the next decade, finds a report released today by Team Northeast Ohio. The Cleveland Plus Economic Review, Team NEO’s quarterly report on the economy, projects GRP in the region will reach $236 billion in […]

CLEVELAND – Northeastern Ohio’s output, or Gross Regional Product, grew 48% since 1990, and is projected to grow another 14% over the next decade, finds a report released today by Team Northeast Ohio. The Cleveland Plus Economic Review, Team NEO’s quarterly report on the economy, projects GRP in the region...

Penn-Northwest Seeks Land with Interstate Access

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Penn-Northwest Development Corp. is about 90 days away from closing on a new site that can be developed for prospective companies. “We’ve narrowed it down to the No. 1 site that we like, but I can’t tell you where it is until we close on the property,” Randy Seitz, executive director of […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Penn-Northwest Development Corp. is about 90 days away from closing on a new site that can be developed for prospective companies. “We’ve narrowed it down to the No. 1 site that we like, but I can’t tell you where it is until we close on the property,”...

Trumbull CIC to Pay $1 for RG Steel Building

WARREN, Ohio – The Board of Directors of the Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County voted Thursday to acquire the former RG Steel office building on Pine Avenue. The CIC board exercised its option to buy the building for $1 from the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center. Board members Mayor Doug Franklin and […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Board of Directors of the Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County voted Thursday to acquire the former RG Steel office building on Pine Avenue. The CIC board exercised its option to buy the building for $1 from the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center. Board...

Taft Job Fair Brings Opportunity to Residents

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After losing his job Oct. 30, Jason Ray, a resident of the East Side, is looking for a new direction in the workforce. “I have a lot of experience in industrial work and at warehouses,” he said Thursday. “Right now I’m trying to get some different training and get more experience under […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After losing his job Oct. 30, Jason Ray, a resident of the East Side, is looking for a new direction in the workforce. “I have a lot of experience in industrial work and at warehouses,” he said Thursday. “Right now I’m trying to get some different training...

America Makes Annual Meeting: Public/Private Partnerships a Must

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A panel composed of engineers and manufacturing specialists in the public sector agree that government collaboration with the private sector through innovation hubs such as America Makes is integral to strengthening this country’s industrial base and its ability to defend itself. “We need those close partnerships, and want to maintain those close […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A panel composed of engineers and manufacturing specialists in the public sector agree that government collaboration with the private sector through innovation hubs such as America Makes is integral to strengthening this country’s industrial base and its ability to defend itself. “We need those close partnerships, and...

Valley-to-Valley Lures Australian Tech Firm

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Laid off from the fabricating plant at the General Motors Lordstown complex, Todd Shay of Howland is preparing for a new career. Following three weeks of training just concluded at the Youngstown Business Incubator, Shay is prepared to graduate and start as a contractor for Ai-Media, based in Sydney, Australia, as part […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Laid off from the fabricating plant at the General Motors Lordstown complex, Todd Shay of Howland is preparing for a new career. Following three weeks of training just concluded at the Youngstown Business Incubator, Shay is prepared to graduate and start as a contractor for Ai-Media, based...

Board of Control OKs Amphitheater, Wick Tower Items

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city will acquire the former St. Vincent de Paul Society kitchen for potential development related to the riverfront park/amphitheater project. The Board of Control this morning approved paying up to $79,000 to purchase thbuilding at   208 W. Front St. The society moved to 252 E. Wood St. because of structural issues […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city will acquire the former St. Vincent de Paul Society kitchen for potential development related to the riverfront park/amphitheater project. The Board of Control this morning approved paying up to $79,000 to purchase thbuilding at   208 W. Front St. The society moved to 252 E. Wood...

Conference Looks at Developing Industry Along Ohio River Corridor

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The wrapper around a Hershey Milk Chocolate Bar, the green-turtle-shaped sandbox that Little Tikes sells, and the Goodyear tires on a car are all made from plastics manufactured at petrochemical plants. And it’s those types of plants – and the petrochemical industry in general – that economic development leaders in the […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The wrapper around a Hershey Milk Chocolate Bar, the green-turtle-shaped sandbox that Little Tikes sells, and the Goodyear tires on a car are all made from plastics manufactured at petrochemical plants. And it’s those types of plants – and the petrochemical industry in general – that...