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Sweet Melissa’s Savors 35% Increase in Sales

BOARDMAN — 2019 proved to be a year of strong growth for Sweet Melissa’s Good Eats as sales grew 35%, reports Melissa Poland, owner and operator.  “We attribute this to more catering business, ChowNow internet ordering service and the support of our growing customer base,” she says.   The menu is simple — wraps, salads, […]

BOARDMAN -- 2019 proved to be a year of strong growth for Sweet Melissa’s Good Eats as sales grew 35%, reports Melissa Poland, owner and operator.  “We attribute this to more catering business, ChowNow internet ordering service and the support of our growing customer base,” she says.   The menu...

BBB Members Value Integrity in Marketplace

By Carol Potter, President and CEOYOUNGSTOWN – Since 1974, the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley has served our community by advancing trust in the marketplace. With over 1,100 accredited businesses in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, BBB connects consumers with companies committed to standards and best practices underlined by the values of excellence, […]

By Carol Potter, President and CEOYOUNGSTOWN – Since 1974, the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley has served our community by advancing trust in the marketplace. With over 1,100 accredited businesses in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, BBB connects consumers with companies committed to standards and best practices underlined...

Lake Club Sees Growth in Corporate Events

POLAND – The Lake Club expects more growth in the banquet and event sector of its business this year. With the continued growth in the Mahoning Valley’s professional sector, The Lake Club has expanded its corporate event sales department, partnering with more local businesses and nonprofits for meetings, golf outings and events. Established in 2008 […]

POLAND – The Lake Club expects more growth in the banquet and event sector of its business this year. With the continued growth in the Mahoning Valley’s professional sector, The Lake Club has expanded its corporate event sales department, partnering with more local businesses and nonprofits for meetings, golf outings...

Salem Regional Adds Tech, Docs

SALEM – Salem Regional Medical Center invested in medical technology and clinical expertise in 2019 as it pursued its goal of improving community health. The nonprofit health-care system added an imaging services center at Town Center at Firestone Farms in Columbiana, offering digital mammograms, bone density scans, ultrasounds and X-rays. In 2019, Salem Regional was […]

SALEM – Salem Regional Medical Center invested in medical technology and clinical expertise in 2019 as it pursued its goal of improving community health. The nonprofit health-care system added an imaging services center at Town Center at Firestone Farms in Columbiana, offering digital mammograms, bone density scans, ultrasounds and X-rays....

Sweeney Drives Forward in Centennial Year

BOARDMAN – Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC has major plans to make 2020 its most successful year yet, its 100th year in business.   “In 2020, we have so much to look forward to, starting with our new Buick-GMC facility that broke ground in May. Our construction project should wrap up in March and we plan […]

BOARDMAN – Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC has major plans to make 2020 its most successful year yet, its 100th year in business.   “In 2020, we have so much to look forward to, starting with our new Buick-GMC facility that broke ground in May. Our construction project should wrap up...

OH Donut Will Top 2020 with Weddings

BOARDMAN – OH Donut Co., which opened its store here last April, is actively looking for its next location, co-owner Bergen Giordani says.  Featuring cake doughnuts with unusual toppings, the shop also offers lunch fare and serves Branch Street coffee. In addition to birthday parties, fundraisers and catering, OH Donut Co. is venturing into new […]

BOARDMAN – OH Donut Co., which opened its store here last April, is actively looking for its next location, co-owner Bergen Giordani says.  Featuring cake doughnuts with unusual toppings, the shop also offers lunch fare and serves Branch Street coffee. In addition to birthday parties, fundraisers and catering, OH Donut...

Berkshire Northwood Invests in Technology

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty anticipates 2020 to be a big year as it focuses on growth through agent recruitment and the acquisition of new offices.  Last year the company grew by acquiring two new offices, in Medina and Wadsworth, reports MacKenzie Deller, marketing coordinator.   “Our key challenges in 2020 will be the growing […]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty anticipates 2020 to be a big year as it focuses on growth through agent recruitment and the acquisition of new offices.  Last year the company grew by acquiring two new offices, in Medina and Wadsworth, reports MacKenzie Deller, marketing coordinator.   “Our key challenges in...

Meridian HealthCare Adds Office in Howland

Meridian HealthCare added programs in 2019, opened another Trumbull County site and increased its staff to 294 employees at 13 locations. In so doing, Meridian marked 45 years of serving patients from 44 counties in two states.  In February, the Youngstown-based nonprofit opened a site in Howland that offers family medicine and mental health counseling, […]

Meridian HealthCare added programs in 2019, opened another Trumbull County site and increased its staff to 294 employees at 13 locations. In so doing, Meridian marked 45 years of serving patients from 44 counties in two states.  In February, the Youngstown-based nonprofit opened a site in Howland that offers family...

Heritage Thermal to Upgrade Analytics Lab

EAST LIVERPOOL – The upgrade project at Heritage Thermal Services’ analytics laboratory is expected to be completed this year, bringing with it improved efficiency at the site. Heritage Thermal is a hazardous waste disposal company that uses a furnace burning at 1,800 degrees to degrade or eliminate chemicals. “Incineration solids are carefully removed and sent […]

EAST LIVERPOOL – The upgrade project at Heritage Thermal Services’ analytics laboratory is expected to be completed this year, bringing with it improved efficiency at the site. Heritage Thermal is a hazardous waste disposal company that uses a furnace burning at 1,800 degrees to degrade or eliminate chemicals. “Incineration solids...

Assets Top $1.1B, Membership Up 4% at 717 Credit Union

By Gary Soukenik, president and CEO, 717 Credit UnionWARREN, Ohio — As 717 Credit Union celebrated  62 years as a member-owned financial cooperative in 2019, we introduced the latest technology, opened two branches and offered Medicare insurance plan options to our members – all while continuing to maintain strong financials and grow. To provide longer […]

By Gary Soukenik, president and CEO, 717 Credit UnionWARREN, Ohio -- As 717 Credit Union celebrated  62 years as a member-owned financial cooperative in 2019, we introduced the latest technology, opened two branches and offered Medicare insurance plan options to our members – all while continuing to maintain strong financials...