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Mayo Looks Back on 60 Years in Valley

Mayo Realtors

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The picture of a staff meeting on a brochure for the Mayo & Orvets real estate firm in the 1960s resembles a scene from “Mad Men” – 10 white males in suits and ties with well maintained haircuts, all smiling as they talk with each other or on rotary phones. When asked […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The picture of a staff meeting on a brochure for the Mayo & Orvets real estate firm in the 1960s resembles a scene from “Mad Men” – 10 white males in suits and ties with well maintained haircuts, all smiling as they talk with each other or...

RedHead Wine Expands Walmart Distribution

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – RedHead Brands LLC will expand its distribution through the Walmart retail chain to 100 stores in Ohio and most of its West Virginia stores.  In addition to expanding distribution of the RedHead Red brand, the retail giant will add RedHead Rosé and L’uva Bella Winery’s Purple Rain Concord wines to those locations […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – RedHead Brands LLC will expand its distribution through the Walmart retail chain to 100 stores in Ohio and most of its West Virginia stores.  In addition to expanding distribution of the RedHead Red brand, the retail giant will add RedHead Rosé and L’uva Bella Winery’s Purple Rain...

Hollywood Gaming Sets Records in March

 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers, winnings and net win at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown hit record levels in March, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday.  The monthly VLT report posted on the Ohio Lottery website showed wagers at the Austintown racino – operated by Penn National Gaming Inc., Wyomissing, Pa. – […]

 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers, winnings and net win at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown hit record levels in March, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Monday.  The monthly VLT report posted on the Ohio Lottery website showed wagers at the Austintown racino – operated by Penn National...

YSU SBDC Wins ‘Excellence and Innovation Award’ from SBA

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has presented the Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University with the Excellence and Innovation Award. Last year, the office provided 7,035 hours of counseling to 279 clients. The work helped area businesses generate more than $96.87 million in sales, create 491 jobs and retain 1,496 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has presented the Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University with the Excellence and Innovation Award. Last year, the office provided 7,035 hours of counseling to 279 clients. The work helped area businesses generate more than $96.87 million in sales, create...

Summer Slate at Amphitheater Begins June 15

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first summer of shows at The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater begins June 15 with a performance by Michael Stanley and The Resonators with featured guest Donnie Iris and The Cruisers. On June 28, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Chicago will play at the venue, followed by soul and funk band […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first summer of shows at The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater begins June 15 with a performance by Michael Stanley and The Resonators with featured guest Donnie Iris and The Cruisers. On June 28, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Chicago will play at the venue, followed...

Branch Street Hosts Party for No. 1 Ranking

BOARDMAN, Ohio – To celebrate being named the best coffee shop in Ohio by Food & Wine Magazine, Branch Street Coffee Roasters will host an after-hours party April 27. The party at the café, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road in Boardman, will feature limited edition bags of coffee, as well as beer from Noble Creature Cask House […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – To celebrate being named the best coffee shop in Ohio by Food & Wine Magazine, Branch Street Coffee Roasters will host an after-hours party April 27. The party at the café, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road in Boardman, will feature limited edition bags of coffee, as well as beer...

Youngstown Foundation Announces Grants Totaling $1.7M

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has announced $1.7 million in grants, supporting organizations including Potential Development, the Easter Seals and the YMCA of Youngstown. “As we enter our second century of service to the community, our focus remains the same. We are committed to embracing our role as a leader in the community and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has announced $1.7 million in grants, supporting organizations including Potential Development, the Easter Seals and the YMCA of Youngstown. “As we enter our second century of service to the community, our focus remains the same. We are committed to embracing our role as a...

Dana School Celebrates 150 Years with Gala Concert

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University of will celebrate its 150th anniversary with a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at Stambaugh Auditorium. Among the pieces to be performed are Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon’s “Blue Cathedral,” “Sesquicentennial Suite” by Dana School students and “Balleilakka” by the Dana Ensemble, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University of will celebrate its 150th anniversary with a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at Stambaugh Auditorium. Among the pieces to be performed are Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon’s “Blue Cathedral,” “Sesquicentennial Suite” by Dana School students and...

Succession Works at Quality Switch

Quality Switch

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – When Horace Sewell started building transformer switches inside his machine shop in 1952, his intentions were modest: to make enough money to send his kids to college. “When he started the business he encouraged my brother and I to look at other places,” recalls Russell Sewell, the CEO and second-generation owner […]

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – When Horace Sewell started building transformer switches inside his machine shop in 1952, his intentions were modest: to make enough money to send his kids to college. “When he started the business he encouraged my brother and I to look at other places,” recalls Russell Sewell,...

Austintown Students Pilot New JA Program

Junior Achievement

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Junior Achievement Economics program is testing out a new way high school students learn its financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness curricula, by throwing out the textbook and moving towards an e-book. “Junior Achievement in the 21st century is trying to meet the kids where they’re at with technology,” said Kimberly Urig, […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Junior Achievement Economics program is testing out a new way high school students learn its financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness curricula, by throwing out the textbook and moving towards an e-book. “Junior Achievement in the 21st century is trying to meet the kids where they’re at...