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Sweeney wraps up Operation Santa with $32,750 gift to United Way

Sweeney wraps up Operation Santa with $32,750 gift to United Way

Since 2013, Sweeney has donated more than $155,000 from the Operation Santa campaign to local charities.
EXCLUSIVE: Handel's sees majority investment from California firm

EXCLUSIVE: Handel's sees majority investment from California firm

“We’ve been here 75 years; we’re not going anywhere,” CEO Leonard Fisher told Mahoning Matters.
YBI's  gALPHA, gBETA programs looking to kick-start Valley businesses

YBI's gALPHA, gBETA programs looking to kick-start Valley businesses

The programs are looking to reach more entrepreneurs in 2020, said Patrick Bailey, gBETA director.
Hearing set on GM battery plant's impacts to watershed

Hearing set on GM battery plant's impacts to watershed

The Ohio EPA's public comment period ends March 19, after which it will decide to approve or deny the project's water quality permit.
Radioactive Marcellus, Utica well waste flows through 'loophole'

Radioactive Marcellus, Utica well waste flows through 'loophole'

Radioactive fracking waste is being used as a de-icer, but not by the Ohio Department of Transportation or the Mahoning County Engineer's Office.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Kravitz Deli to celebrate founder’s birthday

BUSINESS UPDATES | Kravitz Deli to celebrate founder’s birthday

BRITE Energy Innovators recently hired a marketing and events specialist to help with the company's public relations and marketing efforts while serving as a resource to new energy startups.
House committee looks at bill raising Ohio’s minimum wage

House committee looks at bill raising Ohio’s minimum wage

The minimum wage in the state would increase to $15 per hour by 2023.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Youngstown-based TuDor Physical Therapy purchased by Phoenix Rehabilitation

BUSINESS UPDATES | Youngstown-based TuDor Physical Therapy purchased by Phoenix Rehabilitation

An immigration staff attorney with Cleveland Catholic Charities has been assigned to the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown.
Rivals each have a stake in Southern Park Mall's future

Rivals each have a stake in Southern Park Mall's future

Washington Prime Group is embarking on a $30 million redevelopment of the Boardman mall that — like many of its counterparts across the country — has seen better days. And the Cafaro Co. is not just an interested counterpart. It's a tenant.
Ohio job growth this year projected at 0.4 percent

Ohio job growth this year projected at 0.4 percent

Ohio ranked in a tie for 42nd among the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on its projected job growth this year.