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NFIB Opposes Ohio Issue 1, Warns of Consequences

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio office of the National Federation of Independent Business says its members are opposed to State Issue 1, the Drug and Criminal Justice Policies Initiative. “NFIB is the voice of small business in Ohio because our positions originate with our member ballot,” the organization said in announcing its opposition. After surveying […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio office of the National Federation of Independent Business says its members are opposed to State Issue 1, the Drug and Criminal Justice Policies Initiative. "NFIB is the voice of small business in Ohio because our positions originate with our member ballot," the organization said in...

International Credit Union Day Is Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – International Credit Union Day is this Thursday and has been celebrated the third Thursday of October every year since 1948 – to reflect upon the credit union movement and its achievements. A different theme for the day is chosen each year with this year’s theme spotlighting International Credit Union Day’s 70th anniversary, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – International Credit Union Day is this Thursday and has been celebrated the third Thursday of October every year since 1948 – to reflect upon the credit union movement and its achievements. A different theme for the day is chosen each year with this year’s theme spotlighting International...

Canfield Businesses Look Forward to Green Development

CANFIELD, Ohio — For 11 years, Kim Lisowski has operated Stage Left Dance Academy here and raised her family of five here. One thing she always said she wanted was more activity and businesses near her dance studio on 23 Lisbon St. Finally, she said, the city is pushing forward to bring growth to its […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- For 11 years, Kim Lisowski has operated Stage Left Dance Academy here and raised her family of five here. One thing she always said she wanted was more activity and businesses near her dance studio on 23 Lisbon St. Finally, she said, the city is pushing forward...

Millwood Assists With Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief

VIENNA, Ohio – A group of Millwood, Inc. team members from several locations across the country came together in an area that one month ago saw 40 inches of rain following Hurricane Florence. Millwood innovates and produces unit load and packaging systems and materials with its corporate offices in Vienna. It services new, used and […]

VIENNA, Ohio – A group of Millwood, Inc. team members from several locations across the country came together in an area that one month ago saw 40 inches of rain following Hurricane Florence. Millwood innovates and produces unit load and packaging systems and materials with its corporate offices in Vienna....

Reed to Lecture on ‘David Bowie’s Lost Film’ Friday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Dana School of Music will hold a lecture, “David Bowie’s Lost Film: Hunger City in 1984,” by Katherine Reed on Friday at 4 p.m. on Youngstown State University’s campus. Following his success as Ziggy Stardust, Bowie turned his attention to another project: adapting George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984. That plan spawned 1974’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Dana School of Music will hold a lecture, “David Bowie’s Lost Film: Hunger City in 1984," by Katherine Reed on Friday at 4 p.m. on Youngstown State University's campus. Following his success as Ziggy Stardust, Bowie turned his attention to another project: adapting George Orwell’s dystopian novel...

New Software? Make Time for Training

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Putting new software in place is no small undertaking. It can be a lengthy, costly process but in the long run it can be a big advantage for businesses. That’s all the more reason to make sure the implementation process is done properly. “It’s a huge commitment of time. It’s a huge […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Putting new software in place is no small undertaking. It can be a lengthy, costly process but in the long run it can be a big advantage for businesses. That’s all the more reason to make sure the implementation process is done properly. “It’s a huge commitment...

DoubleTree Developers Seek Extension on Bridge Loan

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The development group behind the partnership that developed the DoubleTree by Hilton downtown hotel is seeking an additional six months to repay a $2.05 million bridge loan the city extended for the project. City Council this week will consider the request, made by Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, to extend the repayment date […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The development group behind the partnership that developed the DoubleTree by Hilton downtown hotel is seeking an additional six months to repay a $2.05 million bridge loan the city extended for the project. City Council this week will consider the request, made by Mayor Jamael Tito Brown,...

eAcademy Among Best in Economic Development

eAcademy Wins Economic Development Program of the Year Award

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Economic Development Association has honored the eCenter@LindenPointe Entrepreneurship Academy as one of the state’s top economic development programs for its ongoing work in connecting high school students with business leaders and educational institutions. The award recognizes the eCenter and other recipients for their efforts to move Pennsylvania in a positive […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Economic Development Association has honored the eCenter@LindenPointe Entrepreneurship Academy as one of the state’s top economic development programs for its ongoing work in connecting high school students with business leaders and educational institutions. The award recognizes the eCenter and other recipients for their efforts to...

Wallace to Retire as President of Vallourec Star

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Pipe and tube producer Vallourec Star announced Friday afternoon that company president Judson Wallace will retire effective Dec. 31. Eric Shuster, president of VAM USA, a sister company to Vallourec Star, will succeed Wallace as president on Jan. 1, the company said. “It has been a privilege to be associated with Vallourec […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Pipe and tube producer Vallourec Star announced Friday afternoon that company president Judson Wallace will retire effective Dec. 31. Eric Shuster, president of VAM USA, a sister company to Vallourec Star, will succeed Wallace as president on Jan. 1, the company said. “It has been a privilege...

Sons of American Revolution Honor Chief Bish

Dennis Bish, chief of police and director of public safety at Thiel College, was honored Oct 11 as a “selfless public servant” by the Pennsylvania Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Bish, a former helicopter crew chief in the U.S. Army, park ranger and municipal police officer, was presented with the organization’s law […]

Dennis Bish, chief of police and director of public safety at Thiel College, was honored Oct 11 as a "selfless public servant" by the Pennsylvania Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Bish, a former helicopter crew chief in the U.S. Army, park ranger and municipal police officer, was...