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‘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...

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...