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Macaroni Kid Y-town Connects Community

YOUNGSTOWN — Macaroni Kid is a national network of local publishers who highlight opportunities for family fun in their areas. Macaroni Kid Youngstown (Youngstown.MacaroniKid.com) began publishing a weekly e-newsletter in 2012. Last year, Leann Rich became the publisher and built the local content library and calendar of family events. “I’ve focused my career on promoting […]

YOUNGSTOWN -- Macaroni Kid is a national network of local publishers who highlight opportunities for family fun in their areas. Macaroni Kid Youngstown (Youngstown.MacaroniKid.com) began publishing a weekly e-newsletter in 2012. Last year, Leann Rich became the publisher and built the local content library and calendar of family events. “I’ve...

Regina Maria Copy Celebrates 1st Year

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Regina Maria Copy, entering its second year of business, provides copywriting and content marketing for health-care professionals. Owner Regina Esarco has sights set on developing her infant enterprise into “a thriving toddler. I hope to be able to bring in more revenue than I spend and get this baby up on two […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Regina Maria Copy, entering its second year of business, provides copywriting and content marketing for health-care professionals. Owner Regina Esarco has sights set on developing her infant enterprise into “a thriving toddler. I hope to be able to bring in more revenue than I spend and get...

Metal Master Transforms from ‘Art’ into Growing Business

NEW WATERFORD, Ohio — Mike Seabolt started out pushing a broom in a steel mill in 1987. He was fresh out of high school and quickly realized that welders made better money so he set his sights on that. A welding career in the steel industry and foundry supervision and safety management skills would support […]

NEW WATERFORD, Ohio -- Mike Seabolt started out pushing a broom in a steel mill in 1987. He was fresh out of high school and quickly realized that welders made better money so he set his sights on that. A welding career in the steel industry and foundry supervision and...

Master Park Creates Scholarship Program

BOARDMAN –  Master Park Martial Arts International began 2020 by starting a special scholarship program to reach community members of all ages.   In addition, Master Park is expanding personal training to provide professional instruction in hapkido, taekwondo,  karate, judo, jujitsu, dahn and self-defense. Five classes are taught each day in private, semi-private and group lessons.  

BOARDMAN –  Master Park Martial Arts International began 2020 by starting a special scholarship program to reach community members of all ages.   In addition, Master Park is expanding personal training to provide professional instruction in hapkido, taekwondo,  karate, judo, jujitsu, dahn and self-defense. Five classes are taught each day in private, semi-private and group lessons.  

Mahoning Matters Meets New Challenges Of Digital Media

YOUNGSTOWN –The digital-only news outlet Mahoning Matters, a startup born out of a partnership between the McClatchy newspaper company and Google, launched in October with a mission of focusing on solutions in its coverage of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.   The path forward has included retaining a talented pool of local journalists, building an “office-less” […]

YOUNGSTOWN –The digital-only news outlet Mahoning Matters, a startup born out of a partnership between the McClatchy newspaper company and Google, launched in October with a mission of focusing on solutions in its coverage of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.   The path forward has included retaining a talented pool of...

JFS Tech Upgrades Promote Employee Flexibility

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Tech upgrades throughout the past year helped promote employee flexibility to work anywhere through JFS Wealth Advisors’ cloud platform.   Additional improvements slated for 2020 include an enhanced mobile experience for clients and DocuSign rollout to enable a more efficient method of signing and sending documents easily and securely, says Sara Stafford, marketing director. The […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Tech upgrades throughout the past year helped promote employee flexibility to work anywhere through JFS Wealth Advisors’ cloud platform.   Additional improvements slated for 2020 include an enhanced mobile experience for clients and DocuSign rollout to enable a more efficient method of signing and sending documents easily and securely, says...

Poland Historical Society Plans Projects for Little Red Schoolhouse

POLAND – The Poland Historical Society this year plans to replace the furnace at its Little Red Schoolhouse on Center Road and install on-demand hot water, says Laurie Fox, president. Other plans include updating the landscaping and replacing the aging brick sidewalk.  In 2019, old shrubs and flowers were replaced, exterior areas of the building […]

POLAND – The Poland Historical Society this year plans to replace the furnace at its Little Red Schoolhouse on Center Road and install on-demand hot water, says Laurie Fox, president. Other plans include updating the landscaping and replacing the aging brick sidewalk.  In 2019, old shrubs and flowers were replaced,...

My Office 985 Hosts a Wide Range of Tenants

LIBERTY – My Office 985, established in 2018, provides temporary office space for a variety of clients and uses from sales meetings to wedding planners.  Clients include students who need space to study, tax preparers and Oak Street Healthcare. The latter used the space, 985 Churchill-Hubbard Road, while its new office was built.  “My Office […]

LIBERTY – My Office 985, established in 2018, provides temporary office space for a variety of clients and uses from sales meetings to wedding planners.  Clients include students who need space to study, tax preparers and Oak Street Healthcare. The latter used the space, 985 Churchill-Hubbard Road, while its new...

JaneCo’s Sensible Solutions Begins 25th Year

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – JaneCo’s Sensible Solutions is celebrating 25 years of providing career coaching for executives, entrepreneurs and job candidates.   Talent acquisition has become a common use of AI, says owner Jane Roqueplot. The automated process of generating key accountabilities and benchmarking soft skills are used to  develop job announcements and applicant tracking systems screen candidates.   With 94% of […]

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – JaneCo’s Sensible Solutions is celebrating 25 years of providing career coaching for executives, entrepreneurs and job candidates.   Talent acquisition has become a common use of AI, says owner Jane Roqueplot. The automated process of generating key accountabilities and benchmarking soft skills are used to  develop job announcements and applicant tracking systems...

Data Drives Decisions At Blue Sky Therapy

CANFIELD – Blue Sky Therapy Management delivers physical, occupational and speech therapy services in skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care and outpatient therapy clinics. The company, founded in 1986, is owned and operated by Renée Halfhill, a longtime resident of the Mahoning Valley. It has over 750 employees.    A recent shift to a […]

CANFIELD – Blue Sky Therapy Management delivers physical, occupational and speech therapy services in skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care and outpatient therapy clinics. The company, founded in 1986, is owned and operated by Renée Halfhill, a longtime resident of the Mahoning Valley. It has over 750 employees.   ...