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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- During 2014, 93,775 new businesses filed to do business in Ohio, reports Secretary of State Jon Husted.
The number of new entities filing with the state in 2014 surpassed 2013’s total of 89,735, and represented the fifth consecutive year that Ohio saw a record number of new entities filing to do business here. Husted attributes the growth to the expanded services his office has implemented, most notably the launch of online services.
GIRARD, Ohio -- Mayor James Melfi says he is looking forward to the recommendations the Trumbull County Planning Commission will make regarding the former Girard Leatherworks property and land adjacent to Vallourec Star as part of an update to the city’s comprehensive plan.
City Council recently voted to enter into a contract with the planning commission to do the plan, a process that will begin with an update of city data in the coming months. The updated comprehensive plan is expected to be finished in November 2017, the planning commission says.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new global trade initiative that involves 10 counties in northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania will get underway later this month, the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced Thursday.
The OH-PA Stateline Export Initiative is the culmination of six months of planning spearheaded by the chamber and the International Trade Assistance Center at Youngstown State University. The two organizations melded their international trade efforts to create a worldwide trade strategy that would turn the Mahoning Valley into a more formidable economic engine.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Gina Mowen found her trip downtown Wednesday to be more treacherous than she had anticipated.
Mowen was here to take her two children to the Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. Nearly falling as she walked the two blocks from her car to Oh Wow!, the Austintown resident says she was surprised at the poor conditions of the sidewalks.
“They were covered with ice. It was slippery,” she remarked. “I didn’t want my 2-year old walking because I knew she would fall down so I carried her.”