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As Deadline Nears for YDC Project, More Time Needed

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board and its partners are eager to move into the former Youngstown Developmental Center, but the board is seeking an extension to get startup funding. The board needs $1.5 million to prepare the 35-acre campus at 4891 E. County Line Road, Austintown, for the agencies […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board and its partners are eager to move into the former Youngstown Developmental Center, but the board is seeking an extension to get startup funding. The board needs $1.5 million to prepare the 35-acre campus at 4891 E. County Line...

gBeta Wraps Up Sept. 5 with Pitch Night

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The gBeta program, a collaboration between the Youngstown Business Incubator and Wisconsin-based business accelerator Gener8tor, will host a pitch night for its inaugural cohort Sept. 5. The six participating companies – Grale Technologies, Loginno, Prophit.ai, Juggerbot 3D, Humtown Products and Thrive Neuromedical – will give five-minutes presentations before a crowd of mentors, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The gBeta program, a collaboration between the Youngstown Business Incubator and Wisconsin-based business accelerator Gener8tor, will host a pitch night for its inaugural cohort Sept. 5. The six participating companies – Grale Technologies, Loginno, Prophit.ai, Juggerbot 3D, Humtown Products and Thrive Neuromedical – will give five-minutes presentations...

Ohio Business Filings Up 15.7% in July

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New-business filings in Ohio were up 15.7% in July as 11,172 entities submitted paperwork to do business in the state, according to the Secretary of State’s office. So far this year, 80,551 organizations have filed paperwork with the state, up 5.9% from last year’s pace.  “Ohio is consistently being recognized for our […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New-business filings in Ohio were up 15.7% in July as 11,172 entities submitted paperwork to do business in the state, according to the Secretary of State’s office. So far this year, 80,551 organizations have filed paperwork with the state, up 5.9% from last year’s pace.  “Ohio is...

Conservation and Archiving Saves Butler’s Treasures

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One day, while walking through the Western collection of The Butler Institute of American Art, which features several smaller paintings, Louis Zona saw something that shocked him.  The director of the museum saw a young man holding one of the works, pointing out its finer details to...

When Shopping Local, Buyers Connect Price with Quality

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A study led by a professor at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business reports that consumers who make an effort to buy local often associate higher prices with better quality. “Consumers tend to use price to judge a product’s quality when their local identity is most important to them,” said marketing professor […]

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A study led by a professor at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business reports that consumers who make an effort to buy local often associate higher prices with better quality. “Consumers tend to use price to judge a product's quality when their local identity is most important...

GCC President Speaks at Flight 93 Memorial

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College President Paul J. McNulty spoke at the Flight 93 National Memorial Saturday, reflecting on his time at the Department of Justice during and after the 9/11 attacks. After the terrorist attacks, McNulty, a 1980 graduate of Grove City College, oversaw the Justice Department’s Command Center and was promoted […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College President Paul J. McNulty spoke at the Flight 93 National Memorial Saturday, reflecting on his time at the Department of Justice during and after the 9/11 attacks. After the terrorist attacks, McNulty, a 1980 graduate of Grove City College, oversaw the Justice Department’s...

Material Handlers Follow in Clients’ Footsteps

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As long as companies in the five-county region are expanding and building, the material-handling businesses that supply them will follow closely behind. “There’s new buildings, existing ones that people are moving into. And that’s creating opportunities for us,” says Bill Petro, owner of Century-Fournier, Youngstown. “Thank goodness construction is good at this […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As long as companies in the five-county region are expanding and building, the material-handling businesses that supply them will follow closely behind. “There’s new buildings, existing ones that people are moving into. And that’s creating opportunities for us,” says Bill Petro, owner of Century-Fournier, Youngstown. “Thank goodness...

White Nationalist Who Threatened JCC to Be Arraigned Today

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Heightened security remains in place at the Jewish Community Center here following the weekend arrest of James Reardon Jr. of New Middletown. In a video posted on Instagram, Reardon, 20, was seen shooting a semi-automatic rifle threatening the JCC as his target. Reardon is a self-identified white nationalist and was present at […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Heightened security remains in place at the Jewish Community Center here following the weekend arrest of James Reardon Jr. of New Middletown. In a video posted on Instagram, Reardon, 20, was seen shooting a semi-automatic rifle threatening the JCC as his target. Reardon is a self-identified white...

Framing History Is Butler’s Art

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — There is a nondescript painting by Nehemiah Partridge you see as you enter the front entrance of the Bacon Gallery of The Butler Institute of American Art. The subject – a young girl named Catherine Ten Broeck – is dressed in a dark-brown gown holding a rose in her right hand and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- There is a nondescript painting by Nehemiah Partridge you see as you enter the front entrance of the Bacon Gallery of The Butler Institute of American Art. The subject – a young girl named Catherine Ten Broeck – is dressed in a dark-brown gown holding a rose...

Braydich Dental Hosting Free Day of Dentistry

HUBBARD, Ohio — Braydich Dental is doing its part in a global dentistry initiative by offering free oral health services on Oct. 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Dentistry Day is held in conjunction with the Dentistry From the Heart initiative to provide oral care to people without access to dental insurance, according […]

HUBBARD, Ohio -- Braydich Dental is doing its part in a global dentistry initiative by offering free oral health services on Oct. 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Dentistry Day is held in conjunction with the Dentistry From the Heart initiative to provide oral care to people without...