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Simmers Crane Gives YSU Graduates a Lift

SALEM, Ohio — Despite the 30-degree weather and impromptu flurries, some 28 engineers and technicians at Simmers Crane Design & Services gathered outside the company’s building for a photo with Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel – all YSU graduates, all wearing matching polo shirts with the colors of their alma mater. Tressel stopped by […]

SALEM, Ohio -- Despite the 30-degree weather and impromptu flurries, some 28 engineers and technicians at Simmers Crane Design & Services gathered outside the company’s building for a photo with Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel – all YSU graduates, all wearing matching polo shirts with the colors of their...

Novelis Celebrates $4.5M Investment in Warren Plant

Novelis

WARREN, Ohio – A $4.5 million investment by Novelis Inc. will position its plant here to expand its capabilities, company officials said. Members of the corporate leadership team in Atlanta joined management and employees at the local plant as well as elected officials and their representatives for a ribbon cutting Monday afternoon to celebrate the […]

WARREN, Ohio – A $4.5 million investment by Novelis Inc. will position its plant here to expand its capabilities, company officials said. Members of the corporate leadership team in Atlanta joined management and employees at the local plant as well as elected officials and their representatives for a ribbon cutting...

Council to Vote on Amphitheater Radios

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council this week will consider three items related to the Covelli Centre and Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre, including a new communications system that will span both sites.  Among the items is an ordinance authorizing the city’s Board of Control to enter into a lease-to-own agreement with Huntington Bank to purchase new digital […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council this week will consider three items related to the Covelli Centre and Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre, including a new communications system that will span both sites.  Among the items is an ordinance authorizing the city’s Board of Control to enter into a lease-to-own agreement with Huntington...

Mrozeks Endow Scholarships for MBA Students at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new endowed scholarship at Youngstown State University created by the Mrozek family will support students pursuing master’s  degrees in business administration. In honor the $150,000 donation from Garry and Wanda Mrozek, the area outside the third-floor conference room in Williamson Hall has been renamed the Mrozek Family Reception Area. Garry Mrozek, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new endowed scholarship at Youngstown State University created by the Mrozek family will support students pursuing master’s  degrees in business administration. In honor the $150,000 donation from Garry and Wanda Mrozek, the area outside the third-floor conference room in Williamson Hall has been renamed the Mrozek...

Donut Daze Returns to New Wilmington June 7-8

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – In celebration of National Donut Day, the Donut Daze festival will return to downtown New Wilmington, Pa., June 7 and 8. The two-day celebration begins Friday with the Donut Crawl & Festival, featuring live music, doughnut-themed games and doughnuts made by bakers throughout western Pennsylvania and the Mahoning Valley. On Saturday, […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – In celebration of National Donut Day, the Donut Daze festival will return to downtown New Wilmington, Pa., June 7 and 8. The two-day celebration begins Friday with the Donut Crawl & Festival, featuring live music, doughnut-themed games and doughnuts made by bakers throughout western Pennsylvania and...

Financial Adviser’s Book Outlines ‘Gift of Money’

Deanna Marchionda, The Gift of Money

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The desire to educate people about how to use money drove Deanna Marchionda to write a book about basic money concepts.  “The Gift of Money” was published in March by Amazon, said Marchionda, an investment adviser representative and branch office supervisor for Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc.’s Youngstown office.  The thrust of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The desire to educate people about how to use money drove Deanna Marchionda to write a book about basic money concepts.  “The Gift of Money” was published in March by Amazon, said Marchionda, an investment adviser representative and branch office supervisor for Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc.’s Youngstown...

Enterprise Park Project in Limbo as OEPA Mulls Decision

HOWLAND, Ohio – Jack Mullen traipses through deep woods at the rear of his 18-acre property on North Road SE in Howland, carefully using a nontoxic spray to mark trees as he moves along. “You can get lost back here,” he says on a cold winter day, as he paints a bright “X” on a […]

HOWLAND, Ohio – Jack Mullen traipses through deep woods at the rear of his 18-acre property on North Road SE in Howland, carefully using a nontoxic spray to mark trees as he moves along. “You can get lost back here,” he says on a cold winter day, as he paints...

Millwood Assists in Nebraska Flood Relief

VIENNA, Ohio — Team members from multiple Millwood Inc. locations across in the country, including the corporate office here, traveled to Fremont, Neb., to assist residents after a storm and flooding left nearly 600 homes uninhabitable. In March, a “bomb cyclone” hit the central United States, with hurricane-like winds and blizzard conditions leading to heavy […]

VIENNA, Ohio -- Team members from multiple Millwood Inc. locations across in the country, including the corporate office here, traveled to Fremont, Neb., to assist residents after a storm and flooding left nearly 600 homes uninhabitable. In March, a "bomb cyclone" hit the central United States, with hurricane-like winds and...

MVMC Launches Campaign to Promote Skills Training

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership between the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and local schools will promote training programs for in-demand jobs including welding, machining and industrial maintenance. The campaign, which involves Eastern Gateway Community College, Columbiana County Career & Technical Center, Mahoning County Career & Technical Center and Trumbull Career & Technical Center, will include […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership between the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and local schools will promote training programs for in-demand jobs including welding, machining and industrial maintenance. The campaign, which involves Eastern Gateway Community College, Columbiana County Career & Technical Center, Mahoning County Career & Technical Center and Trumbull Career...

More Workers Test Positive for Illicit Drug Use

SECAUCUS, N.J — The rate of workers testing positive for illegal drug use hit a 14-year high in 2018, according to a new analysis released this week by Quest Diagnostics. Positivity rates in the combined U.S. workforce increased nearly 5% in urine drug tests (4.2% in 2017 versus 4.4% in 2018), climbing to the highest […]

SECAUCUS, N.J -- The rate of workers testing positive for illegal drug use hit a 14-year high in 2018, according to a new analysis released this week by Quest Diagnostics. Positivity rates in the combined U.S. workforce increased nearly 5% in urine drug tests (4.2% in 2017 versus 4.4% in...