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What we know about the reopening of Valley malls

What we know about the reopening of Valley malls

Based on news out of New York on Monday, Washington Prime Group has more on its plate than reopening malls in the midst of the pandemic.
Mahoning rental, catering businesses bracing for empty summer calendars

Mahoning rental, catering businesses bracing for empty summer calendars

“It was very, very bad timing, as far as coming out of our offseason, when COVID-19 impacted us,” said Tim Patrick, owner of Buckeye Tent and Party Rentals.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Group to launch solar co-op in Youngstown

BUSINESS UPDATES | Group to launch solar co-op in Youngstown

Among the business updates this week: Boardman Subaru and Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley; Wedgewood Pizza Boardman; Kravitz Deli; GetGo; and Farmers National Banc Corp.
Lordstown Motors video provides inside look at plant

Lordstown Motors video provides inside look at plant

“If we were to build this from scratch, it just wouldn’t be possible,” Steve Burns, Lordstown Motors CEO, said.
More than 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment in past 6 weeks

More than 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment in past 6 weeks

Ohio residents filed 90,760 initial unemployment claims last week, compared with 109,830 the previous week, a week-over-week decrease of 19,070.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Gas prices continue to drop

BUSINESS UPDATES | Gas prices continue to drop

Among the business updates this week: Giant Eagle; Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber; and AAA East Central.
108,801 Ohioans filed for unemployment last week

108,801 Ohioans filed for unemployment last week

Nationally, more than 4.4 million filed new unemployment claims.
Farmers Trust Company sees potential for quick rebound in economy, markets

Farmers Trust Company sees potential for quick rebound in economy, markets

“On the other hand, if businesses remain closed for longer than we expect, or a reopening triggers a rebound in new cases of the virus, the recovery in markets may lie further out into the future,” said John D. Stewart, senior vice president and chief investment officer for Farmers Trust Company.
GM’s favorability drops more than one-half over opposition to clean-car standard, survey says

GM’s favorability drops more than one-half over opposition to clean-car standard, survey says

The survey included information about the closing of the GM plant in Lordstown, which produced the fuel-efficient Cruze.
Youngstown company helps donors to ‘Say Thanks’ to essential workers

Youngstown company helps donors to ‘Say Thanks’ to essential workers

Donors can choose the recipient organization, or Advanced Methods in Innovation will donate the face shields to essential organizations.