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New Offices Kick Off 2018 for Lawrence Chamber

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce has moved into new offices that consolidate related entities and provides space for partner agencies. The chamber encompasses the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, formerly based at the Shenango Street Station; Lawrence County Economic Development Corp., previously housed at Plaza South; and the Lawrence […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce has moved into new offices that consolidate related entities and provides space for partner agencies. The chamber encompasses the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, formerly based at the Shenango Street Station; Lawrence County Economic Development Corp., previously housed at...

First National Bank Expands Commercial Services in D.C.

WASHINGTON – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corp., announced today the expansion of its commercial and business banking services in Washington, D.C. The company’s growing efforts in the nation’s capital include the addition of government contracting expertise, as well as extended focus within its Business Banking group. To build out its government […]

WASHINGTON – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corp., announced today the expansion of its commercial and business banking services in Washington, D.C. The company's growing efforts in the nation's capital include the addition of government contracting expertise, as well as extended focus within its Business Banking group....

Kiraly Tool Expands to Second Location

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Kiraly Tool and Die Inc. plans to add a second location in the city dedicated to machining and tool-and-die work, reports its president, Steve Kiraly. “Our plans for growth in 2018 are exciting,” Kiraly says. The company acquired a 5,040-square-foot building at 712 Andrews Ave., which will allow for more manufacturing space. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kiraly Tool and Die Inc. plans to add a second location in the city dedicated to machining and tool-and-die work, reports its president, Steve Kiraly. “Our plans for growth in 2018 are exciting,” Kiraly says. The company acquired a 5,040-square-foot building at 712 Andrews Ave., which will...

LaRocca Named ‘Club Executive of the Year’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown native Richard LaRocca, general manager of The Country Club of Orlando in Orlando, Fla. was named the 2017 Club Executive of the Year by Club Management magazine. LaRocca attended Cardinal Mooney High School while working his first job as a caddy at the Youngstown Country Club. He later took a job […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown native Richard LaRocca, general manager of The Country Club of Orlando in Orlando, Fla. was named the 2017 Club Executive of the Year by Club Management magazine. LaRocca attended Cardinal Mooney High School while working his first job as a caddy at the Youngstown Country Club....

Sale of Salem Chrysler Dealer Tops January’s Deals

SALEM, Ohio — Two commercial real estate transactions in Salem top The Business Journal’s compilation of the largest deals last month in the Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. Leading the list is the purchase Jan. 11 by Al Armour and his brother J.R. of the Salem Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram store, now operating as Wally […]

SALEM, Ohio -- Two commercial real estate transactions in Salem top The Business Journal’s compilation of the largest deals last month in the Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. Leading the list is the purchase Jan. 11 by Al Armour and his brother J.R. of the Salem Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram...

Collaboration Positions Columbiana Port Authority

By Penny Traina, CEO EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Serving as executive director and CEO of the Columbiana County Port Authority the last two years has been challenging and exciting as we have focused on marketing the port authority and how we can better assist businesses in Columbiana County and the region. Collaboration has been the […]

By Penny Traina, CEO EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio -- Serving as executive director and CEO of the Columbiana County Port Authority the last two years has been challenging and exciting as we have focused on marketing the port authority and how we can better assist businesses in Columbiana County and the...

Ghossain’s to Open Third Store in Canfield

CANFIELD, Ohio – Ghossain’s Gourmet Mediterranean Foods will hold a grand opening for its third location here Wednesday. Ghossain’s will cut the ribbon for its new shop at 4559 Boardman-Canfield Road at 10 a.m. The Route 224 store will join its existing locations in Niles and Boardman. Ghossain’s was founded in Youngstown in 1970 and […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Ghossain’s Gourmet Mediterranean Foods will hold a grand opening for its third location here Wednesday. Ghossain’s will cut the ribbon for its new shop at 4559 Boardman-Canfield Road at 10 a.m. The Route 224 store will join its existing locations in Niles and Boardman. Ghossain’s was founded...

Sherman to Head YSU Office of Institutional Effectiveness

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mike Sherman, former faculty member and vice provost at Ohio State University and former provost at the University of Akron, has been named special assistant to the president at Youngstown State University and will oversee the new Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning. “Dr. Sherman has more than three decades of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Mike Sherman, former faculty member and vice provost at Ohio State University and former provost at the University of Akron, has been named special assistant to the president at Youngstown State University and will oversee the new Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning. “Dr. Sherman has...

Entrepreneurship Enthusiasts Invited to Startup Weekend

Entrepreneurship Enthusiasts Invited to Startup Weekend Event

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Community members with a love for entrepreneurship will gather in Hermitage from March 2 through 4 for the Shenango Valley region’s Startup Weekend. The 54-hour event will be held at the eCenter@Lindenpointe. The weekend will begin at 5:30 p.m. March 2 and end after 7:00 p.m. on March 4. The region’s first […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Community members with a love for entrepreneurship will gather in Hermitage from March 2 through 4 for the Shenango Valley region’s Startup Weekend. The 54-hour event will be held at the eCenter@Lindenpointe. The weekend will begin at 5:30 p.m. March 2 and end after 7:00 p.m. on...

LaRocca Named ‘Club Executive of the Year’

Youngstown native Richard LaRocca, general manager of The Country Club of Orlando in Orlando, Fla., was named the 2017 Club Executive of the Year by Club Management magazine. LaRocca attended Cardinal Mooney High School while working his first job as a caddy at the Youngstown Country Club. A 1984 graduate of Youngstown State University, he […]

Youngstown native Richard LaRocca, general manager of The Country Club of Orlando in Orlando, Fla., was named the 2017 Club Executive of the Year by Club Management magazine. LaRocca attended Cardinal Mooney High School while working his first job as a caddy at the Youngstown Country Club. A 1984 graduate...