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Ryan Announces $2.25M Comeback Capital Fund

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced the creation of the $2.25 million Comeback Capital Fund this morning at the Youngstown Business Incubator, which was spurred by the success of the Comeback Cities Tour, led by Ryan, D-13, Ohio, and U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-17, CA, and helped by Bloomberg Beta. “Last spring, a group […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced the creation of the $2.25 million Comeback Capital Fund this morning at the Youngstown Business Incubator, which was spurred by the success of the Comeback Cities Tour, led by Ryan, D-13, Ohio, and U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-17, CA, and helped by Bloomberg...

Officials Cheer Passing of Deadline for TJX Appeal

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and state Sen. Sean O’Brien cheered Monday’s passing of the deadline to submit additional legal challenges to the rezoning of nearly 300 acres of land in Lordstown for a $160 million distribution center. Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Peter Kontos last month ruled against an injunction sought by […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and state Sen. Sean O’Brien cheered Monday’s passing of the deadline to submit additional legal challenges to the rezoning of nearly 300 acres of land in Lordstown for a $160 million distribution center. Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Peter Kontos last month ruled...

Owner Seeks to Sell, Develop Former GE Site

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The partnership that purchased the site of the former General Electric Youngstown Lamp Plant is marketing the property for potential development or sale. The partnership, 40 Hughes LLC, purchased the 2.9-acre site, at Market and Hughes streets, just south of the central business district, for $95,000 in an online auction in July […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The partnership that purchased the site of the former General Electric Youngstown Lamp Plant is marketing the property for potential development or sale. The partnership, 40 Hughes LLC, purchased the 2.9-acre site, at Market and Hughes streets, just south of the central business district, for $95,000 in...

Builders Association Embarks on $1.5M Building of Its Own

VIENNA, Ohio – Site preparation is underway along state Route 193 for a new $1.5 million home for The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. It’s just one of the projects underway in the region that uses local union contractors who are members of The Builders, said Kevin Reilly, the organization’s executive vice […]

VIENNA, Ohio – Site preparation is underway along state Route 193 for a new $1.5 million home for The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. It’s just one of the projects underway in the region that uses local union contractors who are members of The Builders, said Kevin...

Funding Helps Expand Air Force Project at America Makes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An America Makes initiative to help the Air Force develop the capability of creating replacement parts for older equipment will soon expand to another branch of the armed forces. An announcement will be made in the coming weeks regarding funds secured for a similar project involving America Makes, the Army and partners […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An America Makes initiative to help the Air Force develop the capability of creating replacement parts for older equipment will soon expand to another branch of the armed forces. An announcement will be made in the coming weeks regarding funds secured for a similar project involving America...

New Power Plants Invest $25B in Appalachian Basin

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new report issued by Energy In Depth shows that natural gas-powered energy plants either in operation or in various stages of development have attracted more than $25 billion worth of new investment to the Appalachian Basin. The report comes on the heels of an announcement Tuesday that the Lordstown Energy Center, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new report issued by Energy In Depth shows that natural gas-powered energy plants either in operation or in various stages of development have attracted more than $25 billion worth of new investment to the Appalachian Basin. The report comes on the heels of an announcement Tuesday...

Ryan Presents $9M Check to America Makes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan presented a check for $9,045,915 to America Makes during a visit this morning. The check from the U.S. Department of Defense will fund the third phase of the Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-cost Sustainment initiative. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, sponsored funding totaling $30 million from the fiscal 2016, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan presented a check for $9,045,915 to America Makes during a visit this morning. The check from the U.S. Department of Defense will fund the third phase of the Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-cost Sustainment initiative. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, sponsored funding totaling $30...

World Trade Park Houses Plant Expansions

Leetonia World Trade Park Houses Plant Expansions

LEETONIA, Ohio – Most land in the Columbiana County Port Authority’s World Trade Park in Leetonia sat vacant for years, with only six of its 21 lots used. That is, until the port authority and the Columbiana County Development Department moved their headquarters into the park under one roof in May. The move helped the […]

LEETONIA, Ohio – Most land in the Columbiana County Port Authority’s World Trade Park in Leetonia sat vacant for years, with only six of its 21 lots used. That is, until the port authority and the Columbiana County Development Department moved their headquarters into the park under one roof in...

Support from Local Leaders Boosts Smart2 Proposal

Support from Local Leaders Boosts Smart2 Proposal

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The level of local support Youngstown stakeholders are showing for a $10.8 million federal transportation grant application seems to be having an impact on officials, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan following a phone conversation with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao late last week. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he spoke with Chao for about […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The level of local support Youngstown stakeholders are showing for a $10.8 million federal transportation grant application seems to be having an impact on officials, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan following a phone conversation with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao late last week. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he...

Coviello Promoted to President of Regional Chamber Foundation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has promoted Guy Coviello to president of the Regional Chamber Foundation after he spent four years as the agency’s vice president of government affairs. “As the foundation president, Guy will play a direct role in securing significant revenue, while actively identifying new business opportunities,” said chamber President and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has promoted Guy Coviello to president of the Regional Chamber Foundation after he spent four years as the agency’s vice president of government affairs. “As the foundation president, Guy will play a direct role in securing significant revenue, while actively identifying new business...