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Penn State Launches Master’s in Corporate Leadership

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University has launched a new master’s program in strategic management and executive leadership, a program focused on developing corporate leaders. The degree is being offered exclusively online through Penn State World Campus in parternship with the university’s Smeal College of Business. “The world has changed so rapidly, and many […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University has launched a new master’s program in strategic management and executive leadership, a program focused on developing corporate leaders. The degree is being offered exclusively online through Penn State World Campus in parternship with the university’s Smeal College of Business. “The world has...

Wineries Announced for Columbiana Wine Fest

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Seven area wineries are participating in the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau is hosting the event at Town Center at Firestone Farms at 101 Town Center Ave. In addition to the wine, the two-day event will feature food, live music, […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio -- Seven area wineries are participating in the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau is hosting the event at Town Center at Firestone Farms at 101 Town Center Ave. In addition to the wine, the two-day event...

UCFC Reports Q1 Net Income of $8.7M

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., the parent company of Home Savings Bank, announced Tuesday first-quarter income of $8.7 million, or 17.6 cents per diluted common share. The earnings are up slightly from the first quarter of 2018, when net income was $8.6 million, or 17.1 cents per diluted common share. UCFC directors declared […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., the parent company of Home Savings Bank, announced Tuesday first-quarter income of $8.7 million, or 17.6 cents per diluted common share. The earnings are up slightly from the first quarter of 2018, when net income was $8.6 million, or 17.1 cents per diluted...

Warren Family Mission Offers Shelter, Food, Recovery

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By Jeremy Lydic WARREN, Ohio -- On a bitterly cold morning in late March, some 500 area residents stood in a line snaking around the Packard Music Hall parking lot, waiting for a chance to bring home some extra food. One of those residents, Erin Sekerak of Newton Falls, was...

VXI Adding 300 Jobs at Downtown Call Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In anticipation of the addition of a new line of business, VXI Global Solutions is looking to hire 300 people at its downtown Youngstown call center. Later this year, VXI will begin handling calls for “one of the largest food delivery service leaders” and expand two existing accounts, the company announced Tuesday. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In anticipation of the addition of a new line of business, VXI Global Solutions is looking to hire 300 people at its downtown Youngstown call center. Later this year, VXI will begin handling calls for “one of the largest food delivery service leaders” and expand two existing...

Amazon Leases Building for Small Distribution Center

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Online retail giant Amazon will establish its first presence in the Mahoning Valley with a small-scale distribution center and warehouse at the Youngstown Commerce Park that should be operational by this summer. So says Lee Burdman, managing partner of Redstone Investments in Girard, which owns a 43,200-square-foot warehouse and distribution center […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Online retail giant Amazon will establish its first presence in the Mahoning Valley with a small-scale distribution center and warehouse at the Youngstown Commerce Park that should be operational by this summer. So says Lee Burdman, managing partner of Redstone Investments in Girard, which owns a...

30th Annual Strimbu BBQ Set for May 1

BROOKFIELD, Ohio — The 30th Annual Strimbu BBQ is planned for Wednesday, May 1, at the Yankee Lake Ballroom here as part of a fund-raising effort for the Strimbu Memorial Fund. The event is sponsored by First National Bank and Steel Dynamics. Since its inception in 1990, the Strimbu Memorial Fund has provided over $3.5 […]

BROOKFIELD, Ohio -- The 30th Annual Strimbu BBQ is planned for Wednesday, May 1, at the Yankee Lake Ballroom here as part of a fund-raising effort for the Strimbu Memorial Fund. The event is sponsored by First National Bank and Steel Dynamics. Since its inception in 1990, the Strimbu Memorial...

Canfield Marriott Wins Diamond Circle Award

Courtyard Marriott Canfield Earns Quintet of Awards

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Courtyard by Marriott Youngstown-Canfield has been presented with three awards by Marriott International, including the chain’s Diamond Circle Award. Of the 1,071 Marriott hotels worldwide, just seven received the award. “We are thrilled to receive this honor and see our vision for the hotel come to life,” said Chuck Whitman, owner […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Courtyard by Marriott Youngstown-Canfield has been presented with three awards by Marriott International, including the chain’s Diamond Circle Award. Of the 1,071 Marriott hotels worldwide, just seven received the award. “We are thrilled to receive this honor and see our vision for the hotel come to...

Bank Seeks Foreclosure of Marchionda’s Flats at Wick

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Morgan Stanley Bank has filed papers with the Mahoning County Common Pleas Court to foreclose on The Flats At Wick LLC, a student-housing complex developed in 2012 by indicted businessman Dominic Marchionda. According to the filing, The Flats At Wick is in default of a $5.55 million loan it secured through the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Morgan Stanley Bank has filed papers with the Mahoning County Common Pleas Court to foreclose on The Flats At Wick LLC, a student-housing complex developed in 2012 by indicted businessman Dominic Marchionda. According to the filing, The Flats At Wick is in default of a $5.55 million...

Muransky Family, Last Cruze Drive United Way Fundraiser

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Bidding has already exceeded $12,000 for the last Chevrolet Cruze produced at the idled General Motors Lordstown Complex and would-be buyers have until May 10 at 9 p.m. to up the ante. The vehicle was purchased by Ed Muransky and his family and proceeds from the sale will be donated the United […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Bidding has already exceeded $12,000 for the last Chevrolet Cruze produced at the idled General Motors Lordstown Complex and would-be buyers have until May 10 at 9 p.m. to up the ante. The vehicle was purchased by Ed Muransky and his family and proceeds from the sale...