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Valley Car Sales Rise for Second Straight Month

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second straight month, car dealers in the Mahoning Valley saw a year-over-year increase in sales, according to Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, as 4,459 vehicles were sold in November, a 3.1% gain. New-car sales in the area rose 3.9% to 2,475 delivered to customers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second straight month, car dealers in the Mahoning Valley saw a year-over-year increase in sales, according to Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, as 4,459 vehicles were sold in November, a 3.1% gain. New-car sales in the area rose 3.9% to 2,475 delivered to customers in...

Oh Wow! Receives $12,500 Grant from Thomases Endowment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology has received a $12,500 grant from the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation for field trip and outreach support.  “On behalf of our board of directors, our volunteers and students and educators expected to be served, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology has received a $12,500 grant from the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation for field trip and outreach support.  "On behalf of our board of directors, our volunteers and students and...

Steelite Opens ‘World Class’ Showroom Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Steelite International, one of the largest manufacturers of tableware in the world, has transformed the former Youngstown Club into a bright, new showroom that CEO John Miles says has no rival. “I think there’s no other showroom globally where you’re showing tableware for hotels and restaurants this size,” says Miles. Tuesday evening […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Steelite International, one of the largest manufacturers of tableware in the world, has transformed the former Youngstown Club into a bright, new showroom that CEO John Miles says has no rival. "I think there's no other showroom globally where you're showing tableware for hotels and restaurants this...

Ancient Grain Feeds Growth at Genevieve’s Kitchen

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – Baking with an ancient grain may not top the list for entrepreneurs looking for startup ideas, but for Genevieve Bodnar and her restaurant, Genevieve’s Kitchen, it has turned a dietary need into a successful business. Bodnar was honored Tuesday at Youngstown Chapter of Score annual Success to Small Business lunch. The Southington […]

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – Baking with an ancient grain may not top the list for entrepreneurs looking for startup ideas, but for Genevieve Bodnar and her restaurant, Genevieve’s Kitchen, it has turned a dietary need into a successful business. Bodnar was honored Tuesday at Youngstown Chapter of Score annual Success to...

It Can Pay to Use Credit Cards During the Holidays

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Year-over-year, banks report use of credit cards is increasing, a trend likely to accelerate this holiday season when the number of transactions typically spikes as consumers use their cards to buy gifts. According to the 2018 Holiday Shopping Report from NerdWallet, 73% of shoppers plan to use a credit card to pay […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Year-over-year, banks report use of credit cards is increasing, a trend likely to accelerate this holiday season when the number of transactions typically spikes as consumers use their cards to buy gifts. According to the 2018 Holiday Shopping Report from NerdWallet, 73% of shoppers plan to use...

Ankle & Foot Care Centers Launch Holiday Drive

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Ankle & Foot Care Centers Tuesday announced its 21st annual holiday shoe and sock drive with the goal of delivering more than 500 pairs of shoes and hundreds of pairs of socks to local residents through the Salvation Army. Through Jan. 4, the practice’s physicians,  surgeons and staff are collecting new or […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Ankle & Foot Care Centers Tuesday announced its 21st annual holiday shoe and sock drive with the goal of delivering more than 500 pairs of shoes and hundreds of pairs of socks to local residents through the Salvation Army. Through Jan. 4, the practice's physicians,  surgeons and...

Valley Group to Honor Tree of Life Victims

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group from the Mahoning Valley will visit Pittsburgh Saturday to remember the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in October. A bus will leave the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown at 7:45 a.m. and arrive at Pittsburgh’s Rodef Shalom Congregation, where the Tree of Life congregation is temporarily holding […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group from the Mahoning Valley will visit Pittsburgh Saturday to remember the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in October. A bus will leave the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown at 7:45 a.m. and arrive at Pittsburgh’s Rodef Shalom Congregation, where the Tree of...

Ryan to Meet GM’s Barra, Seeks Help from Trump

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will meet Wednesday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the congressman’s office confirmed today. Barra also is scheduled to meet with Ohio’s U.S. senators, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman, tomorrow. GM announced last week that it would close its Lordstown Complex, where the Chevrolet Cruze is manufactured, […]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will meet Wednesday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the congressman’s office confirmed today. Barra also is scheduled to meet with Ohio’s U.S. senators, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman, tomorrow. GM announced last week that it would close its Lordstown Complex, where...

Regional Chamber’s JobsNow Initiative Gets Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –  The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s JobsNow Workforce initiative was recognized Monday by the Mid-America Economic Development Council at its annual Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum in Chicago. The council, which comprises economic development professionals and members in 12 Midwest states, named the chamber’s JobsNow Workforce initiative as the first-place winner in the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –  The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s JobsNow Workforce initiative was recognized Monday by the Mid-America Economic Development Council at its annual Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum in Chicago. The council, which comprises economic development professionals and members in 12 Midwest states, named the chamber’s JobsNow Workforce initiative as...

Economic Optimism Remains High in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Optimism about Ohio’s economy remains strong among business leaders in the state, according to the latest quarterly survey by the Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation. In the survey, 91% of business leaders said they’re optimistic about the future economic health of their business – the third straight quarter that figure has […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Optimism about Ohio’s economy remains strong among business leaders in the state, according to the latest quarterly survey by the Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation. In the survey, 91% of business leaders said they’re optimistic about the future economic health of their business – the third...