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Lawrence County Chamber To Launch ‘Forward Lawrence’

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a new economic and community development initiative Friday as it presented the 2019 Impact Awards.  The initiative, Forward Lawrence, will engage a national site location consulting firm to study Lawrence County and gather community input to provide recommendations that will serve as the […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a new economic and community development initiative Friday as it presented the 2019 Impact Awards.  The initiative, Forward Lawrence, will engage a national site location consulting firm to study Lawrence County and gather community input to provide recommendations...

Brown Encourages Collaboration at Good Morning, Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As Youngstown faces challenges, partnerships and opportunities are what will propel the city forward, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said Friday morning at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Youngstown! breakfast.  “We have to work more together than we do apart,” Brown said. “We have to have one voice in one ask when […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As Youngstown faces challenges, partnerships and opportunities are what will propel the city forward, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said Friday morning at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Youngstown! breakfast.  “We have to work more together than we do apart,” Brown said. “We have to have one...

$80M Logistics Center Planned for Mercer County

HERMITAGE, Pa. – A developer that builds warehouses and fulfillment centers for the e-commerce industry plans to construct a 1 million-square-foot logistics center at Exit 15 of Interstate 80, a project that could be just the start of development at the site, a company executive said Thursday evening. Clayco Realty Group is under contract to […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – A developer that builds warehouses and fulfillment centers for the e-commerce industry plans to construct a 1 million-square-foot logistics center at Exit 15 of Interstate 80, a project that could be just the start of development at the site, a company executive said Thursday evening. Clayco Realty...

Lordstown Motors, Hyperion See Valley as ‘Epicenter’ for Electric Vehicles

WARREN, Ohio – If a deal can be completed to acquire the General Motors Lordstown Complex, Lordstown Motors has its eyes set on starting production by the end of 2020, the company’s CEO said Tuesday. Negotiations are ongoing, said Steve Burns, and have been muddied recently by the United Auto Workers’ national strike against GM. […]

WARREN, Ohio – If a deal can be completed to acquire the General Motors Lordstown Complex, Lordstown Motors has its eyes set on starting production by the end of 2020, the company’s CEO said Tuesday. Negotiations are ongoing, said Steve Burns, and have been muddied recently by the United Auto...

Youngstown, Warren Top Unemployment Charts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown and Warren were once again tied for the highest unemployment rate among Ohio’s major cities in August, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.  Both cities reported rates of 7.5%, down 0.2% from July. A year ago, Youngstown posted an unemployment rate of 7.3%. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown and Warren were once again tied for the highest unemployment rate among Ohio’s major cities in August, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.  Both cities reported rates of 7.5%, down 0.2% from July. A year ago, Youngstown posted...

CCPA Unveils Interactive Map of Ohio River Businesses

LISBON, Ohio — An interactive map showing the locations of businesses along the Ohio River unveiled during Monday’s meeting of the Columbiana County Port Authority Board of Directors will help those looking at the tri-state area to “zoom in” on Columbiana County, according to Executive Director Penny Traina. The map was created by director of […]

LISBON, Ohio -- An interactive map showing the locations of businesses along the Ohio River unveiled during Monday's meeting of the Columbiana County Port Authority Board of Directors will help those looking at the tri-state area to "zoom in" on Columbiana County, according to Executive Director Penny Traina. The map...

LinkedIn, Ohio Team Up on Job-seeking Help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is partnering with a professional networking website to make it easier for unemployed Ohioans to find jobs. Some 200,000 Ohioans receive state unemployment benefits annually. The pilot program with LinkedIn is intended to make it more convenient for them to apply for jobs […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is partnering with a professional networking website to make it easier for unemployed Ohioans to find jobs. Some 200,000 Ohioans receive state unemployment benefits annually. The pilot program with LinkedIn is intended to make it more convenient for...

Ryan Announces $875K in Additional Relief for Lordstown Workers

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S Department of Labor provided $875,000 in additional funding for a National Dislocated Worker Grant awarded to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The funding will allow for the continuation of reemployment services to workers affected by layoffs from the General Motors plant in Lordstown, as well as from […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S Department of Labor provided $875,000 in additional funding for a National Dislocated Worker Grant awarded to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The funding will allow for the continuation of reemployment services to workers affected by layoffs from the General Motors plant in...

Base Council Donates $25K to Chamber’s Military Affairs Commission

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Air Reserve Base Community Council has donated $25,000 to the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation to support the agency’s Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission. For the past two years, the commission has secured tens of millions of dollars in direct federal investment for the Mahoning Valley’s military installations: the Youngstown […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Air Reserve Base Community Council has donated $25,000 to the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation to support the agency’s Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission. For the past two years, the commission has secured tens of millions of dollars in direct federal investment for the Mahoning...

Entrepreneurship in Small Town, USA

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – Tom Dever was intrigued when he read about the possibility of a missile defense system based at Camp Garfield just outside of Newton Falls. Such a development would open up enormous potential for the small town, and he thought it would be a good idea to get in on the ground […]

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – Tom Dever was intrigued when he read about the possibility of a missile defense system based at Camp Garfield just outside of Newton Falls. Such a development would open up enormous potential for the small town, and he thought it would be a good idea to...