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Enjoy ‘Wedding Soup in Wick Park’ Nov. 2

YOUNGSTOWN — Enjoy a bowl of wedding soup Nov. 2 and hear what’s going on to improve Wick Park as Youngstown CityScape hosts its 3rd annual “Wedding Soup in Wick Park” fundraising event. Soup’s on from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wick Park pavilion. Kravitz Deli is providing the soup, fresh baked bread, coffee […]

YOUNGSTOWN -- Enjoy a bowl of wedding soup Nov. 2 and hear what's going on to improve Wick Park as Youngstown CityScape hosts its 3rd annual "Wedding Soup in Wick Park" fundraising event. Soup's on from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wick Park pavilion. Kravitz Deli is providing the...

Manufacturers Still Making It in Columbiana County

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — The manufacturing sector across Columbiana County, much like the hilly terrain of this mostly rural patch of northeastern Ohio, has over the last decade experienced its share of high points and low points. Many producers in the region are optimistic that the manufacturing economy has turned the corner as those tied to […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio -- The manufacturing sector across Columbiana County, much like the hilly terrain of this mostly rural patch of northeastern Ohio, has over the last decade experienced its share of high points and low points. Many producers in the region are optimistic that the manufacturing economy has turned the...

Kufleitner Finds ‘Logical Fit’ in Car Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Had John Kufleitner’s house sold a little sooner back in 1991, he might not be selling cars today, even though he says the automobile business is a natural one for him. The one-time shipbuilder today owns Columbiana Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge and John Kufleitner’s Galleria of Vintage, Classic and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Had John Kufleitner’s house sold a little sooner back in 1991, he might not be selling cars today, even though he says the automobile business is a natural one for him. The one-time shipbuilder today owns Columbiana Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge and John Kufleitner’s...

Don Booth Keeps Feet on Solid Ground in North Jackson

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Don Booth recalls completing a job on a new house in Canfield in the early 1950s – just three days before Christmas – when the contractor he was working for as a carpenter handed out the crew’s paychecks along with some bad news. “He said that he didn’t have anything else […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Don Booth recalls completing a job on a new house in Canfield in the early 1950s – just three days before Christmas – when the contractor he was working for as a carpenter handed out the crew’s paychecks along with some bad news. “He said that...

Small Businesses in North Jackson Create Opportunity

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Bart McGee sits in his crowded office and pulls out a small map of the center of North Jackson with two large sections colored with a bright yellow highlighter. A year ago, these parcels were saddled with dilapidated houses, obtrusive brush and hardscrabble blight. McGee, the president of AM Door & […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Bart McGee sits in his crowded office and pulls out a small map of the center of North Jackson with two large sections colored with a bright yellow highlighter. A year ago, these parcels were saddled with dilapidated houses, obtrusive brush and hardscrabble blight. McGee, the...

Interstate Highways Lead to Growth in North Jackson

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — Clark Leonard glances across hundreds of acres of soybeans planted on land he owns bordered by Interstate 76 to the north and North Bailey Road to the east. Over time, he envisions these fields filled not with crops, but office buildings, hotels, restaurants, car dealerships and retail establishments – a departure […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio -- Clark Leonard glances across hundreds of acres of soybeans planted on land he owns bordered by Interstate 76 to the north and North Bailey Road to the east. Over time, he envisions these fields filled not with crops, but office buildings, hotels, restaurants, car dealerships and...

Columbiana Chamber Hosts Business Showcase Sept. 28

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Showcase Sept. 28 at Detwiler Farm. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the showcase will feature a networking session and presentations from chamber members, the New Castle School of Trades and Comcast Spotlight. Following will be a tour of the farm, 4520 Renkenberger Road. […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Showcase Sept. 28 at Detwiler Farm. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the showcase will feature a networking session and presentations from chamber members, the New Castle School of Trades and Comcast Spotlight. Following will be a tour of...

Zion Lutheran to Rededicate, Ring Historic Bell 

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Zion Lutheran Church will be re-dedicating and ringing its historic church bell Sept. 24, two days short of its 102nd birthday. The bell was installed at Zion’s first building, at Tippecanoe and Canfield roads, in September of 1915, and was rung for the first time on Sept. 26, 1915.   The bell was […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Zion Lutheran Church will be re-dedicating and ringing its historic church bell Sept. 24, two days short of its 102nd birthday. The bell was installed at Zion's first building, at Tippecanoe and Canfield roads, in September of 1915, and was rung for the first time on Sept. 26,...