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BUSINESS UPDATES | 5 family medicine residents graduate from St. Elizabeth Boardman program

BUSINESS UPDATES | 5 family medicine residents graduate from St. Elizabeth Boardman program

Also among today's business updates: “The Dirt" podcast and Small Business Development Centers at YSU.
Lumber prices start to dip after reaching sky-high costs. Will they keep coming down?

Lumber prices start to dip after reaching sky-high costs. Will they keep coming down?

COVID-19-related shortages and increased demand drove up lumber prices. Now, they’ve started to come down but remain well above pre-pandemic levels.
Lordstown Motors clarifies 'firm' Endurance orders are non-binding

Lordstown Motors clarifies 'firm' Endurance orders are non-binding

A new regulatory filing Thursday clarifies remarks executives gave Tuesday, which suggested the electric vehicle startup had enough "basically binding" orders to carry production through 2022.
U.S. jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low

U.S. jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low

Weekly applications for unemployment aid had dropped for six straight weeks, and economists had expected another dip last week.
Lordstown Motors puts ex-GM exec in new global operations role

Lordstown Motors puts ex-GM exec in new global operations role

The former General Motors global sales executive is expected to develop the electric vehicle startup's long-term international business strategy "to determine where and when to expand."
Is Southern Park Mall's redevelopment still on? What to know about mall owner's bankruptcy filing

Is Southern Park Mall's redevelopment still on? What to know about mall owner's bankruptcy filing

"The Valley needs a win," said Boardman Township Administrator Jason Loree. "And I think we're getting it with the mall."
Tax credits extended for small businesses that provide paid leave

Tax credits extended for small businesses that provide paid leave

Certain self-employed individuals are entitled to similar credits, as are schools, public hospitals and other state and local government employers.
GM, Ford try to outdo each other with electric vehicle investments

GM, Ford try to outdo each other with electric vehicle investments

The Associated Press reported Monday that GM would announce new battery plants this week.
New tool helps some families register for up to $3,600 child tax credit. What to know

New tool helps some families register for up to $3,600 child tax credit. What to know

The tool is designed to help families who don’t normally file a tax return.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Michael Francisco hired as account coordinator at 898 Marketing

BUSINESS UPDATES | Michael Francisco hired as account coordinator at 898 Marketing

Also among today's business updates: Explore the Valley Virtual Career Fair; Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition; Warren Area Chamber of Commerce Education, Civic & Cultural Foundation; and Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU.