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City Club Panel to Analyze Midterm Election

WARREN, Ohio – The City Club of the Mahoning Valley will host “The Mid-Term Elections Are Over: What’s Next?” at the Hippodrome Banquet Center downtown Warren. The Dec. 12 panel will explore the consequences of the recent midterm elections, which saw Democrats reclaim the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Republicans retain control of the […]

WARREN, Ohio – The City Club of the Mahoning Valley will host “The Mid-Term Elections Are Over: What's Next?” at the Hippodrome Banquet Center downtown Warren. The Dec. 12 panel will explore the consequences of the recent midterm elections, which saw Democrats reclaim the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives,...

YSU Extends Tressel’s Contract Through 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will remain in his position through June 2020 after the university’s board of trustees approved a one-year extension of his contract. Trustees unanimously approved the extension at their meeting Thursday morning. His annual salary will remain at $300,000. “It encourages us, which also encourages the entire […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will remain in his position through June 2020 after the university’s board of trustees approved a one-year extension of his contract. Trustees unanimously approved the extension at their meeting Thursday morning. His annual salary will remain at $300,000. “It encourages us,...

Kicks Lounge Celebrates New Location Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Kicks Lounge is bringing the streetwear culture to the area with a sleek, modern boutique at 3500 Market Street. It’s the third location for the Akron-based company that has locations in Hawkins Plaza and Arlington Plaza there. The Youngstown store originally opened in 2016 on Garland Avenue on the city’s east side […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kicks Lounge is bringing the streetwear culture to the area with a sleek, modern boutique at 3500 Market Street. It’s the third location for the Akron-based company that has locations in Hawkins Plaza and Arlington Plaza there. The Youngstown store originally opened in 2016 on Garland Avenue...

In Assisted Living, Good Meals Nourish Happy Residents

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In assisted living centers, the role of food is hard to overstate. Proper nutrition improves health. Enjoying a good meal with newly found friends can combat loneliness. Being able to choose what they eat helps residents regain a sense of independence. “Food is really where it’s at. That’s what people look forward […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In assisted living centers, the role of food is hard to overstate. Proper nutrition improves health. Enjoying a good meal with newly found friends can combat loneliness. Being able to choose what they eat helps residents regain a sense of independence. “Food is really where it’s at....

Lawmakers Press Barra on Future of GM Lordstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lawmakers representing Ohio are again asking General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra to give the Lordstown workforce a chance to “show what they can do,” and to expedite negotiations to potentially bring a new product to the GM Lordstown assembly plant. U.S. Sens. Rob Portman, a Republican, and Sherrod Brown, a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lawmakers representing Ohio are again asking General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra to give the Lordstown workforce a chance to “show what they can do,” and to expedite negotiations to potentially bring a new product to the GM Lordstown assembly plant. U.S. Sens. Rob Portman, a...

‘Very Good’ Year for Builders Despite Fewer Man-Hours

POLAND, Ohio – Business was very good in 2018 for construction contractors who belong to The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, despite man-hours being slightly down from the year prior, said Kevin Reilly, executive vice president of the association. Total construction dollar volume, computed from permits pulled in the five-county region, amounted […]

POLAND, Ohio – Business was very good in 2018 for construction contractors who belong to The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, despite man-hours being slightly down from the year prior, said Kevin Reilly, executive vice president of the association. Total construction dollar volume, computed from permits pulled...

Mobile Apps Provide Direct Connection to Users

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Having a mobile app allows organizations to have a direct line to users’ pockets, providing them the information they want as soon as they need it. Whether it’s to find a book at the library or a space for a public art project, people and organizations throughout the region have taken to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Having a mobile app allows organizations to have a direct line to users’ pockets, providing them the information they want as soon as they need it. Whether it’s to find a book at the library or a space for a public art project, people and organizations throughout...

National Accelerator to Provide Programs at YBI

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A nationally recognized business accelerator will bring two of its programs here next summer to assist Mahoning Valley companies. Toward the close of the Northeast Ohio Additive Manufacturing Cluster meeting Wednesday, Barb Ewing, CEO of the Youngstown Business Incubator, announced Wisconsin-based Gener8tor, founded in 2012, would launch its gBETA and gALPHA programs […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A nationally recognized business accelerator will bring two of its programs here next summer to assist Mahoning Valley companies. Toward the close of the Northeast Ohio Additive Manufacturing Cluster meeting Wednesday, Barb Ewing, CEO of the Youngstown Business Incubator, announced Wisconsin-based Gener8tor, founded in 2012, would launch...

Business Strategies Video Network Launches Web Dev 101

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first series of the 2019 season from The Business Journal’s new Business Strategies Video Network launches today with Web Dev 101. Web Dev 101 is a monthly video series that focuses on the specifics of website development and coaches viewers on how to use a website to make a bigger impact […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first series of the 2019 season from The Business Journal’s new Business Strategies Video Network launches today with Web Dev 101. Web Dev 101 is a monthly video series that focuses on the specifics of website development and coaches viewers on how to use a website...

The New YSU! Sloths, Seniors and Students: Oh My!

By Ashley Leonelli, coordinator of graduate admissions at Youngstown State University’s College of Graduate Studies. Contributing to this article were Sal Sanders, dean of the college, Michael Butcher, associate professor in the department of biological sciences, and Tiffany Hughes, assistant professor in the department of gerontology. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The graduate faculty and students at […]

By Ashley Leonelli, coordinator of graduate admissions at Youngstown State University’s College of Graduate Studies. Contributing to this article were Sal Sanders, dean of the college, Michael Butcher, associate professor in the department of biological sciences, and Tiffany Hughes, assistant professor in the department of gerontology. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The...