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Pittsburgh Airport Reveals Design of $1.1B Terminal

PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Airport Authority Board of Directors today approved a concept design for the $1.1 billion terminal modernization program at Pittsburgh International Airport. The new terminal will be built adjacent to the current Airside facility between Concourses C and D and is scheduled to open in 2023. The design concept is based […]

PITTSBURGH -- The Allegheny County Airport Authority Board of Directors today approved a concept design for the $1.1 billion terminal modernization program at Pittsburgh International Airport. The new terminal will be built adjacent to the current Airside facility between Concourses C and D and is scheduled to open in 2023....

Lattes and Legislators Covers Missile Site March 6

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – As the decision about where, and if, to build a new missile defense site continues its way through Washington, D.C., the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will welcome the director of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance at its monthly Lattes and Legislators series. Riki Ellison, executive director of the national organization, will speak […]

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – As the decision about where, and if, to build a new missile defense site continues its way through Washington, D.C., the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will welcome the director of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance at its monthly Lattes and Legislators series. Riki Ellison, executive director of...

Common Wealth Eyes Expansion of Kitchen Incubator, Farmers Market

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s planning commission recommended City Council approve zoning reclassification on three parcels on Park Avenue and seven lots on Baldwin Street on the city’s North Side to accommodate future expansion of a kitchen incubator and farmer’s market operated by Common Wealth Inc. “They’ve been successful with the kitchen incubator and successful […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s planning commission recommended City Council approve zoning reclassification on three parcels on Park Avenue and seven lots on Baldwin Street on the city’s North Side to accommodate future expansion of a kitchen incubator and farmer’s market operated by Common Wealth Inc. “They’ve been successful with...

Drive It Home Sends Barra M&Ms with Message

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The Drive It Home campaign sent a Valentine’s Day heart full of M&M candy emblazoned with loving messages to General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra and the 12 members of GM’s board of directors. Barra and the board members each received a decorative red heart filled with red, white and blue M&Ms candy […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The Drive It Home campaign sent a Valentine's Day heart full of M&M candy emblazoned with loving messages to General Motors' CEO Mary Barra and the 12 members of GM's board of directors. Barra and the board members each received a decorative red heart filled with red,...

Rural Businesses Face Different Set of Challenges

WASHINGTON —  As small businesses play crucial roles in rural communities, the challenges they face differ greatly from their counterparts in cities, finds a report from Small Business Majority, an advocacy group Among the top challenges are geographic isolation, inadequate broadband internet service, difficulty in hiring and retaining qualified workers, barriers to capital and reluctance […]

WASHINGTON --  As small businesses play crucial roles in rural communities, the challenges they face differ greatly from their counterparts in cities, finds a report from Small Business Majority, an advocacy group Among the top challenges are geographic isolation, inadequate broadband internet service, difficulty in hiring and retaining qualified workers,...

Regional Chamber Issues 2018 Development Report

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Economic development projects collectively valued at nearly $122 million were completed in 2018 by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, the organization reports. The projects resulted in 251 new jobs, 1,198 retained jobs, new payroll of nearly $9 million and retained payroll of $42.5 million. The numbers are contained in the chamber’s 2018 economic […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Economic development projects collectively valued at nearly $122 million were completed in 2018 by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, the organization reports. The projects resulted in 251 new jobs, 1,198 retained jobs, new payroll of nearly $9 million and retained payroll of $42.5 million. The numbers are contained...

Entrepreneurs Transform Lives in Wake of Shutdowns

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — George Pearce remembers all too well his first week of work at what was then Packard Electric Corp. in Warren. “It was 1973 and the oil embargo just hit,” Pearce recalls. “The plant laid off 5,000 production people in a single day. I thought to myself, ‘What did I just get myself […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- George Pearce remembers all too well his first week of work at what was then Packard Electric Corp. in Warren. “It was 1973 and the oil embargo just hit,” Pearce recalls. “The plant laid off 5,000 production people in a single day. I thought to myself, ‘What...

Study: Regional Economic Measures Improving, But Work Remains

CLEVELAND —  In its 2019 Growth & Opportunity Scorecard for northeastern Ohio, the Fund for Our Economic Future reports that while some metrics are rising, there’s still work to be done in the Mahoning Valley. Compared to 2018 the Youngstown metropolitan area saw 0.5% growth in the number of companies in 2018 – better than […]

CLEVELAND --  In its 2019 Growth & Opportunity Scorecard for northeastern Ohio, the Fund for Our Economic Future reports that while some metrics are rising, there’s still work to be done in the Mahoning Valley. Compared to 2018 the Youngstown metropolitan area saw 0.5% growth in the number of companies...

Chambers List Available Jobs for Displaced GM Workers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is partnering with the Greater Cleveland Partnership, Greater Akron Chamber, Medina County Economic Development Corp. and the Shenango Valley and Lawrence County chambers in Pennsylvania to build a list of companies that are willing to offer work opportunities to displaced workers from General Motors Lordstown, Magna Seating and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is partnering with the Greater Cleveland Partnership, Greater Akron Chamber, Medina County Economic Development Corp. and the Shenango Valley and Lawrence County chambers in Pennsylvania to build a list of companies that are willing to offer work opportunities to displaced workers from General...

Craft Beer Brews Transformation In Small Towns

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For as long as mail carriers, accountants and psychiatrists needed a place to gather for a pint, pubs and taverns have provided a haven “where everybody knows your name.” Today that haven is often the taproom of craft breweries established by young entrepreneurs whose ingenuity and determination is bringing new vibrancy that’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- For as long as mail carriers, accountants and psychiatrists needed a place to gather for a pint, pubs and taverns have provided a haven “where everybody knows your name.” Today that haven is often the taproom of craft breweries established by young entrepreneurs whose ingenuity and determination...