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Jones Earns Investment Analyst Designation

CANFIELD, Ohio — Merrill Lynch Wealth Management announced Friday that financial advisor Liam I. Jones has earned the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation awarded by the Investments & Wealth Institute. This specialized education credential is awarded to individuals who are trained to systematically and ethically integrate a complex body of investment knowledge to provide advice […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Merrill Lynch Wealth Management announced Friday that financial advisor Liam I. Jones has earned the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation awarded by the Investments & Wealth Institute. This specialized education credential is awarded to individuals who are trained to systematically and ethically integrate a complex body of...

Mercer County United Way Executive Director to Retire

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Jim Micsky, long-time executive director of the Mercer County United Way, announced this week that he will retire effective May 1. Micsky notified the Mercer County United Way Board of Directors at its meeting Feb. 19. “It was with deep regret that the board reluctantly accepted Jim’s letter of retirement,” stated William […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Jim Micsky, long-time executive director of the Mercer County United Way, announced this week that he will retire effective May 1. Micsky notified the Mercer County United Way Board of Directors at its meeting Feb. 19. “It was with deep regret that the board reluctantly accepted Jim's...

Armstrong Comes Home to Lead Central Branch YMCA

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shawn Armstrong grew up at the Central YMCA of Youngstown, “a safe place,” he says, where he played his first pick-up basketball game. “The Y was instrumental in developing my confidence and social abilities.” After graduating from Chaney High School in 1999, Armstrong left Youngstown to pursue higher education and launch a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shawn Armstrong grew up at the Central YMCA of Youngstown, “a safe place,” he says, where he played his first pick-up basketball game. “The Y was instrumental in developing my confidence and social abilities.” After graduating from Chaney High School in 1999, Armstrong left Youngstown to pursue...

Meridian Healthcare Adds Cafaro to Its Team

Meridian HealthCare this week announced the hiring of Dr. Michael Cafaro, a chiropractic specialist. Cafaro has more than 16 years of experience treating individuals with chronic pain and musculoskeletal system issues. Before joining Meridian, he owned a private practice in Mineral Ridge. “I’m excited to join the Meridian team,” Cafaro says. “They have a great […]

Meridian HealthCare this week announced the hiring of Dr. Michael Cafaro, a chiropractic specialist. Cafaro has more than 16 years of experience treating individuals with chronic pain and musculoskeletal system issues. Before joining Meridian, he owned a private practice in Mineral Ridge. “I’m excited to join the Meridian team,” Cafaro...

Marr to Head Strategic Solutions at Business Journal

The Youngstown Publishing Co., which publishes The Business Journal, has named Tony Marr the head of strategic solutions, a newly created position. Marr brings more than a decade of experience in the media and digital marketing industries. He will leverage The Business Journal’s capabilities to generate high-quality, engaging content to create new products and services […]

The Youngstown Publishing Co., which publishes The Business Journal, has named Tony Marr the head of strategic solutions, a newly created position. Marr brings more than a decade of experience in the media and digital marketing industries. He will leverage The Business Journal’s capabilities to generate high-quality, engaging content to...

Jennings Earns National Superintendent Certification

Justin Jennings, CEO of the Youngstown City School District, earned his national superintendent certification this week through the American Association of School Administrators. The certification qualifies CEO Jennings to serve as a school district superintendent throughout the United States.“I’m proud that I’ve completed the program and earned my certification from the esteemed AASA,” Jennings says. […]

Justin Jennings, CEO of the Youngstown City School District, earned his national superintendent certification this week through the American Association of School Administrators. The certification qualifies CEO Jennings to serve as a school district superintendent throughout the United States.“I’m proud that I’ve completed the program and earned my certification from...

Fields Joins Homes Savings as VP, Community Development Officer

Lee Fields has joined Home Savings Bank as vice president, community development officer, serving the Youngstown, Cleveland and Akron markets. Before joining Home Savings, Fields was vice president, community development manager, for a community bank based in Lakewood. In his new role, he will promote the bank’s community development initiatives by identifying lending and other […]

Lee Fields has joined Home Savings Bank as vice president, community development officer, serving the Youngstown, Cleveland and Akron markets. Before joining Home Savings, Fields was vice president, community development manager, for a community bank based in Lakewood. In his new role, he will promote the bank's community development initiatives...

Economus Website Provides Patients with Information

Dr. Constantine G. Economus has launched a new website that provides useful information about his staff, available services and his offices in Boardman and Salem. Economus has more than 25 years of experience in the delivery room and understands that every stage of a woman’s life brings different challenges – from adolescence to reproductive age […]

Dr. Constantine G. Economus has launched a new website that provides useful information about his staff, available services and his offices in Boardman and Salem. Economus has more than 25 years of experience in the delivery room and understands that every stage of a woman’s life brings different challenges –...

BRITE Names Sylak Marketing, Events Specialist

BRITE Energy Innovators, Warren, recently hired Daniel Sylak as its marketing and events specialist. Sylak joins BRITE after graduating from Youngstown State University with a BSBA in marketing management and employee relations. He started working with BRITE in May as the organization’s first marketing intern. He previously was a marketing intern at the Youngstown Letter […]

BRITE Energy Innovators, Warren, recently hired Daniel Sylak as its marketing and events specialist. Sylak joins BRITE after graduating from Youngstown State University with a BSBA in marketing management and employee relations. He started working with BRITE in May as the organization’s first marketing intern. He previously was a marketing...

Self-Absorbed on Facebook? Job Recruiters Turned Off

By Sara LaJeunesseUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Applying for a job? Don’t come across as self-absorbed on your Facebook page. Don’t express your strong views on potentially controversial topics either. According to researchers at Penn State, job recruiters are less likely to select candidates who appear to be too self-involved or opinionated in their social media […]

By Sara LaJeunesseUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Applying for a job? Don’t come across as self-absorbed on your Facebook page. Don’t express your strong views on potentially controversial topics either. According to researchers at Penn State, job recruiters are less likely to select candidates who appear to be too self-involved or...