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GM Reports 4Q Revenue of $38.4B

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors Co. reported revenue of $38.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018, an increase of 1.8% from the same period of 2017. Earning per share came in at $1.43, as both figures were well ahead of Wall Street forecasts. According to CNBC, the company’s fourth-quarter revenue was projected at $36.48 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors Co. reported revenue of $38.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018, an increase of 1.8% from the same period of 2017. Earning per share came in at $1.43, as both figures were well ahead of Wall Street forecasts. According to CNBC, the company’s fourth-quarter...

Valley Auto Sales Start 2019 Up 6%

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Auto sales in the Mahoning Valley started 2019 on the pedal as new- and used-car sales were up 6% in January, according to the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association’s monthly report. In Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, 4,770 new and used vehicles were sold, up 271 from January 2018. New-car sales were […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Auto sales in the Mahoning Valley started 2019 on the pedal as new- and used-car sales were up 6% in January, according to the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association’s monthly report. In Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, 4,770 new and used vehicles were sold, up 271 from...

Youngstown Thermal in Talks with Potential Buyer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A company based in suburban Columbus is performing due diligence toward a possible purchase of Youngstown Thermal LLC’s assets — an acquisition that could result in lower rates for customers, according to documents filed with the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas. SOBE Energy Solutions Inc., Dublin, has sent a non-binding letter […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A company based in suburban Columbus is performing due diligence toward a possible purchase of Youngstown Thermal LLC’s assets -- an acquisition that could result in lower rates for customers, according to documents filed with the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas. SOBE Energy Solutions Inc., Dublin,...

UAW’s Green Writes Trump (Again), Video Released

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – UAW Local 1112 President David Green wants to make his presence known before he arrives in Washington Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. Green sent a letter Friday to Trump, alerting the president about the hardships visited upon American workers and their families and especially about the plight […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – UAW Local 1112 President David Green wants to make his presence known before he arrives in Washington Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. Green sent a letter Friday to Trump, alerting the president about the hardships visited upon American workers and their families...

Wedding Boutiques Thrive; Dress Chains Do Not

Wedding Boutiques Thrive; Dress Chains Do Not

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Last year, seemingly out of the blue, scores of Alfred Angelo wedding dress stores closed. Brides-to-be, including those who bought their gowns at the store in Boardman, were left without a gown to wear on their big day. In some cases, the dresses were locked in the boutique, in sight but untouchable. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Last year, seemingly out of the blue, scores of Alfred Angelo wedding dress stores closed. Brides-to-be, including those who bought their gowns at the store in Boardman, were left without a gown to wear on their big day. In some cases, the dresses were locked in the...

Akron Company Harvests Its First Crop of Medical Marijuana

Crop Director Adrien Alvarez said he expects the facility to harvest up to 5,000 pounds of medical marijuana annually

AKRON, Ohio – With the snip of a pair of pruning clippers, officials of Calyx Peak Companies welcomed their official entry into Ohio’s very young, but potentially explosive, medical marijuana market. “It’s a billion dollar-plus market here in Ohio, for sure,” said Edward Schmults, CEO of Calyx Peak Companies, based in Nevada. The company cultivated […]

AKRON, Ohio – With the snip of a pair of pruning clippers, officials of Calyx Peak Companies welcomed their official entry into Ohio’s very young, but potentially explosive, medical marijuana market. “It’s a billion dollar-plus market here in Ohio, for sure,” said Edward Schmults, CEO of Calyx Peak Companies, based...

Trucks and SUVs Take Center Stage at Detroit Auto Show

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For General Motors, Ford and Ram, the North American Internal Auto Show was a chance to show off their bigger and better models for the coming years. Trucks and SUVs took center stage for the three automakers, as did performance models boasting bigger engines and more power than ever before. Ford Motor […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For General Motors, Ford and Ram, the North American Internal Auto Show was a chance to show off their bigger and better models for the coming years. Trucks and SUVs took center stage for the three automakers, as did performance models boasting bigger engines and more power...

Valley Car Sales End 2018 on High Note, But Down for Year

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio ­– Car sales in the Mahoning Valley ended 2018 on a high note, though full-year sales were down from the year before, according to the latest report from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers. In Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, 3,999 new and used cars were sold in December, the group said, 19 more […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio ­– Car sales in the Mahoning Valley ended 2018 on a high note, though full-year sales were down from the year before, according to the latest report from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers. In Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, 3,999 new and used cars were sold in December,...

GM, Ford Sales Down in 2018 as FCA Makes Gains

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A late-year surge in sales pushed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles into gains for the year, while General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. continued off pace in the fourth quarter of 2018, mirroring an industry-wide trend of slipping sales. In the final quarter of 2018, General Motors reported a 2.7% drop in sales […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A late-year surge in sales pushed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles into gains for the year, while General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. continued off pace in the fourth quarter of 2018, mirroring an industry-wide trend of slipping sales. In the final quarter of 2018, General Motors reported...

GM Supplier Issues WARN Notice; UAW Sues Carmaker

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – On Wednesday, a supplier for the General Motors Lordstown Complex set a March 8 date to laying off “a significant portion” of its workforce, and the United Auto Workers filed suit against GM for not using laid-off workers at an Indiana plant where it is employing temporary workers. Comprehensive Logistics and its […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – On Wednesday, a supplier for the General Motors Lordstown Complex set a March 8 date to laying off “a significant portion” of its workforce, and the United Auto Workers filed suit against GM for not using laid-off workers at an Indiana plant where it is employing temporary...