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YSU Teaches Customer Service to Its Employees

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Can you smile and talk at the same time? It’s a customer service skill worth practicing, said Rosalyn Donaldson, Youngstown State University’s manager of training and development. “When you smile, it conveys a friendly and positive attitude. It’s a nice approach when you’re welcoming a customer to your office in preparation to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Can you smile and talk at the same time? It’s a customer service skill worth practicing, said Rosalyn Donaldson, Youngstown State University's manager of training and development. “When you smile, it conveys a friendly and positive attitude. It’s a nice approach when you’re welcoming a customer to...

Diamond Steel Reports Big Turnaround in 2017

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Diamond Steel Construction Co., North Lima, is buoyed by strong momentum as it moves forward in 2018 – the company’s 90th year of operation. Diamond Steel’s president, Dave Collins, says the company started a large project last April that reverses the downward trend it experienced during the first part of 2017. […]

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Diamond Steel Construction Co., North Lima, is buoyed by strong momentum as it moves forward in 2018 – the company’s 90th year of operation. Diamond Steel’s president, Dave Collins, says the company started a large project last April that reverses the downward trend it experienced during...

Injection Well Use Down in Trumbull, Up in Mahoning

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Four years ago, Trumbull County was widely considered the dumping ground for contaminated wastewater that resulted from drilling oil and gas production wells across the Utica and Marcellus shale plays in Ohio and Pennsylvania. In 2014, companies that operated Class II injection wells in the county reported they collectively accepted more than […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Four years ago, Trumbull County was widely considered the dumping ground for contaminated wastewater that resulted from drilling oil and gas production wells across the Utica and Marcellus shale plays in Ohio and Pennsylvania. In 2014, companies that operated Class II injection wells in the county reported...

Burgan Co-Owners Attend Global Conference

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich, co-owners and brokers of Burgan Real Estate, attended the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Annual Conference, held Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 in Las Vegas. The conference was part of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) Conference Week, a series of educational […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich, co-owners and brokers of Burgan Real Estate, attended the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Annual Conference, held Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 in Las Vegas. The conference was part of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) Conference...

Simon Roofing Introduces New Technologies

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Simon Roofing, the country’s 14th-largest roofing company, added four regional offices in 2017, with the expectation to add another five in the coming year, says co-owner Anthony Vross. Central to the company’s growth over the past decade, he notes, is Simon’s commitment to developing new technologies. Last summer, for example, Simon introduced […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Simon Roofing, the country’s 14th-largest roofing company, added four regional offices in 2017, with the expectation to add another five in the coming year, says co-owner Anthony Vross. Central to the company’s growth over the past decade, he notes, is Simon’s commitment to developing new technologies. Last...

Mahoning GOP Seeks Applicants to Replace DeGenaro

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the appointment of Judge Mary DeGenaro to the Ohio Supreme Court, the Mahoning County Republican Party has been asked to conduct the screening process for applicants who may be interested in filling her unexpired term of the Seventh District Court of Appeals. Interested candidates are asked to request a copy of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the appointment of Judge Mary DeGenaro to the Ohio Supreme Court, the Mahoning County Republican Party has been asked to conduct the screening process for applicants who may be interested in filling her unexpired term of the Seventh District Court of Appeals. Interested candidates are asked...

Minority Business Center to Host Warren Open House

WARREN, Ohio – The Youngstown Region of t he  Minority Business Assistance Center will host an open house March 1 at its Warren office in the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, 125 W. Market St. The center will host Jeffrey Johnson. chief of the Minority Business Development Division in the Ohio Development Services Agency, who will lead […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Youngstown Region of t he  Minority Business Assistance Center will host an open house March 1 at its Warren office in the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, 125 W. Market St. The center will host Jeffrey Johnson. chief of the Minority Business Development Division in the Ohio Development...

YSU to Host STEM Expo Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will hold its Spring 2018 STEM Expo Thursday in Gymnasiums A and B at Stambaugh Stadium. The expo will run from noon to 4 p.m. The event, hosted by the STEM Professional Services office in the YSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, will feature employers from private, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will hold its Spring 2018 STEM Expo Thursday in Gymnasiums A and B at Stambaugh Stadium. The expo will run from noon to 4 p.m. The event, hosted by the STEM Professional Services office in the YSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics,...

Ryan to Lead Venture Capitalists on Heartland Tour

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will lead a delegation of venture capitalists on a tour of heartland cities to learn what it will take to get more investment flowing to companies here, the congressman’s office announced today. Kicking off Wednesday in Youngstown, the group will travel next to Akron, Detroit, Flint, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will lead a delegation of venture capitalists on a tour of heartland cities to learn what it will take to get more investment flowing to companies here, the congressman's office announced today. Kicking off Wednesday in Youngstown, the group will travel...

Dearing Compressor Returns to Full Employment

By Becky Wall, vice president, Dearing Compressor YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It takes guts and grit to do business in the oil and gas arena. The 2016 downturn was not Dearing Compressor & Pump Co.’s first rodeo. But guided by the company philosophy to be responsible and reject wasteful actions, we weathered the downturn by doing […]

By Becky Wall, vice president, Dearing Compressor YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It takes guts and grit to do business in the oil and gas arena. The 2016 downturn was not Dearing Compressor & Pump Co.’s first rodeo. But guided by the company philosophy to be responsible and reject wasteful actions, we...