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More Workplace Bullying than Sexual Harassment

Workplace Bullying More Prevalent Than Sexual Harassment

NILES, Ohio – While sexual harassment in the workplace continues to make national news with the #MeToo movement, other forms of harassment can be more common and are just as costly to a company. That was the message at Wednesday’s Mahoning Valley Safety Council seminar featuring Kim “Bo” Arnold, president and CEO of KLA Risk […]

NILES, Ohio – While sexual harassment in the workplace continues to make national news with the #MeToo movement, other forms of harassment can be more common and are just as costly to a company. That was the message at Wednesday’s Mahoning Valley Safety Council seminar featuring Kim “Bo” Arnold, president...

Nonprofits Reassess Impact, Funding Sources

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Come 2019, changes to the way nonprofit organizations report the results of grant-funded programs will demand higher accountability – and directors say that’s a good thing. At least, it’s good in that it will lead organizations to reassess how the money is spent and roll out more focused programs […]

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Come 2019, changes to the way nonprofit organizations report the results of grant-funded programs will demand higher accountability – and directors say that’s a good thing. At least, it’s good in that it will lead organizations to reassess how the money is spent and...

Trade Deal Will Be Boon for Automotive, Chemical Sectors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Depending on who you ask, the recently negotiated U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is either a rebranding or reconstruction of the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. The reality lies somewhere in between, explained Dan Ujczo, an international trade and customs attorney for Dickinson Wright. The new deal more akin to a renovation of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Depending on who you ask, the recently negotiated U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is either a rebranding or reconstruction of the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. The reality lies somewhere in between, explained Dan Ujczo, an international trade and customs attorney for Dickinson Wright. The new deal more akin...

Restaurateurs Look to Accommodate Trends

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While fads come and go, restaurants in our region are adapting their menus to changing tastes and diets while honoring the cuisines and consistency that keep their regular customers coming back. Long-standing Italian restaurants like La Rocca’s Pizza and Pasta in Poland and Scarsella’s Restaurant in Youngstown rely on tradition but also […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While fads come and go, restaurants in our region are adapting their menus to changing tastes and diets while honoring the cuisines and consistency that keep their regular customers coming back. Long-standing Italian restaurants like La Rocca’s Pizza and Pasta in Poland and Scarsella’s Restaurant in Youngstown...

Bernstine Family Endows $30K at Penn State Shenango

SHARON, Pa. – The Bernstine family made a $30,000 family contribution to Penn State University to establish the Sam, Pam, Aaron, Ilia and Dierks Bernstine Open Doors Scholarship at its Shenango campus. The donation is part of the PSU-wide campaign “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” and will leverage a two-to-one PSU match, […]

SHARON, Pa. – The Bernstine family made a $30,000 family contribution to Penn State University to establish the Sam, Pam, Aaron, Ilia and Dierks Bernstine Open Doors Scholarship at its Shenango campus. The donation is part of the PSU-wide campaign “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” and will...

Veterans Jump Free at Extreme Air

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Active military members and veterans can now jump for free at Extreme Air Trampoline Parks. Military members and veterans who show their ID at Extreme Air locations here or in Niles receive a free pass. Any family members on the same bill can jump for 50% off. Company owner and military veteran, […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Active military members and veterans can now jump for free at Extreme Air Trampoline Parks. Military members and veterans who show their ID at Extreme Air locations here or in Niles receive a free pass. Any family members on the same bill can jump for 50% off....

Ryan Blames Dems’ ‘Poor Brand’ for Lost Opportunities

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan blamed a “poor national brand” for Democrats not fully capitalizing on opportunities this midterm election. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, last night won a ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, which flipped to Democratic control. The party also claimed several governorships. However, despite U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan blamed a “poor national brand” for Democrats not fully capitalizing on opportunities this midterm election. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, last night won a ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, which flipped to Democratic control. The party also claimed several governorships. However, despite...

HMS Mfg. Buys Former Parker Hannifin Building for $4M

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A subsidiary of HMS Mfg., based in Troy, Mich., has purchased the former Parker Hannifin Corp. plant on Intertech Drive and plans to expand its distribution operations here. According to documents on file at the Mahoning County Recorder’s office, Noah Co. LLC purchased the 143,789-square-foot building at the Salt Springs Road Business […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A subsidiary of HMS Mfg., based in Troy, Mich., has purchased the former Parker Hannifin Corp. plant on Intertech Drive and plans to expand its distribution operations here. According to documents on file at the Mahoning County Recorder’s office, Noah Co. LLC purchased the 143,789-square-foot building at...

Ohio Wine Producers Launch Holiday Wine Trail

GENEVA, Ohio – Ohio Wine Producers Association is launching the Tannenbaum Wine Trail for the holiday season, which will feature wine sampling opportunities along the Vines & Wines Trail in northeast Ohio. At 16 participating wineries, travelers will be able to sample wines with a complimentary appetizer. At one designated winery, travelers will pick up […]

GENEVA, Ohio – Ohio Wine Producers Association is launching the Tannenbaum Wine Trail for the holiday season, which will feature wine sampling opportunities along the Vines & Wines Trail in northeast Ohio. At 16 participating wineries, travelers will be able to sample wines with a complimentary appetizer. At one designated...

Live Wires Orthodontics Brings 3D Printing to Dentistry

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For 18 years, Pam Szmara, has worked as an orthodontic dental laboratory technician, fabricating orthodontic appliances for the dental industry through her company, Live Wires Orthodontics. Six years ago, when 3D printing took the dentistry field by storm, Szmara purchased a Stratasys and began learning how to operate the equipment and fell […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For 18 years, Pam Szmara, has worked as an orthodontic dental laboratory technician, fabricating orthodontic appliances for the dental industry through her company, Live Wires Orthodontics. Six years ago, when 3D printing took the dentistry field by storm, Szmara purchased a Stratasys and began learning how to...