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Benise Comes to Packard Music Hall March 19

WARREN, Ohio – The Warren Civic Music Association is presenting Benise: Fuego! March 19 at Packard Music Hall. Benise: Fuego! is described as, “a romantic and exotic journey of music and dance that celebrates the spirit of Spain.” Benise, also known as “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” will debut new music, dance and costumes in […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Warren Civic Music Association is presenting Benise: Fuego! March 19 at Packard Music Hall. Benise: Fuego! is described as, "a romantic and exotic journey of music and dance that celebrates the spirit of Spain." Benise, also known as “The Prince of Spanish Guitar," will debut new...

Huntington Gives Back, Focuses on Education

By William C. Shivers, regional president, Huntington National Bank COLUMBUS, Ohio — Huntington Bank enjoyed a fruitful 2018, helping small businesses prosper, consumers manage their finances and giving back to our communities. At the 49 area branches of Huntington, we’re proud to make businesses stronger and improve lives. In 2018, Huntington colleagues returned to schools […]

By William C. Shivers, regional president, Huntington National Bank COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Huntington Bank enjoyed a fruitful 2018, helping small businesses prosper, consumers manage their finances and giving back to our communities. At the 49 area branches of Huntington, we’re proud to make businesses stronger and improve lives. In 2018,...

Sales Rise at Fyda Freightliner

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Fyda Freightliner added employees in 2018 as the dealership experienced an increase in its sales, service and parts divisions, reports Scott Williamson, sales manager. “The orders have not slowed down for 2019,” he says, especially for the Freightliner New Cascadia, a popular sleeper truck available at the dealership. Last year, sales of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Fyda Freightliner added employees in 2018 as the dealership experienced an increase in its sales, service and parts divisions, reports Scott Williamson, sales manager. “The orders have not slowed down for 2019,” he says, especially for the Freightliner New Cascadia, a popular sleeper truck available at the...

Anderson Coach Drives Into 82nd Year With Updated Website

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Anderson Coach & Travel in Greenville, Pa., added seven new vehicles in 2018 and launched an updated website. Founded in 1937 by Dot and O.D. Anderson, the company, which employs 280, provides charter services, group vacation packages, individual tours and school busing services. The company operates 44 coaches in four sizes and […]

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Anderson Coach & Travel in Greenville, Pa., added seven new vehicles in 2018 and launched an updated website. Founded in 1937 by Dot and O.D. Anderson, the company, which employs 280, provides charter services, group vacation packages, individual tours and school busing services. The company operates 44...

Downtown Businesses Navigate Power Outage

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businesses not observing Presidents Day as a federal holiday were forced to make other arrangements due to a pair of power outages scheduled by Ohio Edison today, and some companies reported they didn’t receive advance notification. Chris Eck, FirstEnergy Corp. senior communications representative, described the area of the outage as a “trapezoidal […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businesses not observing Presidents Day as a federal holiday were forced to make other arrangements due to a pair of power outages scheduled by Ohio Edison today, and some companies reported they didn't receive advance notification. Chris Eck, FirstEnergy Corp. senior communications representative, described the area of...

Auto Dealers Association Slams ‘Bogus’ National Security Report

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Dealers of imported automobiles are still waiting to see how an investigation by the U.S. Department of Commerce will affect their business. The investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act, which was launched in May 2018, looks at whether imported cars and auto parts represent a national security threat. The […]

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Dealers of imported automobiles are still waiting to see how an investigation by the U.S. Department of Commerce will affect their business. The investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act, which was launched in May 2018, looks at whether imported cars and auto parts represent...

First Niles Declares 5-Cent Cash Dividend

NILES, Ohio — First Niles Financial Inc. announced a cash dividend of five cents per share of common stock, and six cents per share on preferred class A stock for the first quarter of 2019. The parent company of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles stated that the dividend will be payable on […]

NILES, Ohio -- First Niles Financial Inc. announced a cash dividend of five cents per share of common stock, and six cents per share on preferred class A stock for the first quarter of 2019. The parent company of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles stated that the...

Burgan Real Estate Tops Record Volume of $80M

BOARDMAN, Ohio — New training programs for agents, local partnerships and community involvement helped achieve record sales in 2018 for Burgan Real Estate. The company enjoyed its eighth consecutive quarter of growth, say co-owners Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich. Agents sold 759 units last year for more than $80 million in sales volume, year-over-year increases […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- New training programs for agents, local partnerships and community involvement helped achieve record sales in 2018 for Burgan Real Estate. The company enjoyed its eighth consecutive quarter of growth, say co-owners Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich. Agents sold 759 units last year for more than $80 million...

Mahoning Mental Health Board Gets More Funds

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board secured a 9% budget increase, roughly $900,000, through federal, state and local awards in 2018, allowing the agency to collaborate with county partners to create programs to help fill the mental health and recovery needs of Mahoning Valley residents. Paramount was the collaboration with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board secured a 9% budget increase, roughly $900,000, through federal, state and local awards in 2018, allowing the agency to collaborate with county partners to create programs to help fill the mental health and recovery needs of Mahoning Valley residents....

A to Z Bath Solutions Streamlines Scheduling, Route Optimization

NILES, Ohio — A to Z Bath Solutions, a 59-year-old Niles company that specializes in plumbing and drain work, last year expanded into HVAC and one-day bath remodels, completing 86 and 48 jobs, respectively. The new work helps account for the company’s 19% sales increase, says its CEO, Brian Pritchard. A to Z invested about […]

NILES, Ohio -- A to Z Bath Solutions, a 59-year-old Niles company that specializes in plumbing and drain work, last year expanded into HVAC and one-day bath remodels, completing 86 and 48 jobs, respectively. The new work helps account for the company’s 19% sales increase, says its CEO, Brian Pritchard....