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HUBBARD- Watson’s Towing has re-located to a larger space at 5700 Youngstown-Hubbard Road. The company offers vehicle towing services, including heavy-duty towing for trucks and semis.
Watson’s is owned and operated by James and Susan Watson. The building purchase and renovation was made possible by Farmers Bank and an SBA 504 loan through MVEDC.
WARREN- Dr. Jason Rupeka has moved his physician’s practice to a new, larger space on Market Street in Warren with assistance from Farmers Bank and the Mahoning Valley Industrial Loan Fund through MVEDC.
A Warren native, Dr. Rupeka attended Miami University, Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internship and residency at St. Joseph’s and St. Elizabeth’s before opening his practice.
NORTH JACKSON- The Youngstown Commerce Park, 12356 Mahoning Avenue in North Jackson, has a 12,000 square foot building for sale or lease. The pre-engineered steel building includes 18 foot ceilings, exterior and drive-in truck doors, 400 amp electrical service, and a reinforced concrete floor. All utilities are in place and the building has a paved parking lot. For more information, call 330-759-3668.
Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp. (MVEDC) Executive Director Don French leaves the position he has held for 31 years on June 14. French joined MVEDC after the closing of the steel industry and focused economic development efforts on linking the small businesses and industries that remained with private sector financing and banks to ensure continued growth. In its 32 year existence, MVEDC has worked with more than 2,000 businesses and have affected the lives of nearly 20,000 people with jobs that otherwise might not have been available. French’s successor, Michael [...] Learn More >>
The Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation (MVEDC) welcomes two new board members, John Gulas and Theodore Schmidt. John Gulas is President and Chief Executive Officer of Farmers National Bank. Gulas has been with the bank since 2008 and previously held a similar position with Sky Trust, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sky Financial. Learn More >>
With support from First Place Bank and a “Regional 166” loan through MVEDC, Flex Strut has purchased new equipment. With the addition of a Roll Machine with Pre-punch, Cantilever Strut Storage Racks, Comblift Material Handling Fork Truck and Kundel Cranes, the company has expanded its capacity to serve new and existing customers. Learn More >>
JAD Equipment Company has moved to Ameritech Drive in Youngstown from their location on Andrews Avenue. Expanding their space by more than double, the company will be better able to support customers with the timely service they expect. JAD serves the painting and sandblasting industries with sales and service for painting, sandblasting and pressure washing equipment. Learn More >>
Don Augenstein has purchased the building his accounting firm occupies, with assistance from Huntington Bank and an SBA 504 loan through MVEDC. The company offers tax planning and preparation, reviews and compilations, estate and trust tax preparation, payroll services, financial planning, financial forecasts and projections, business valuations and more to businesses and individuals. Learn More >>
Glen and Kathleen Zalenski have purchased the building in which their restaurant, Zalenski Family Eatery and Pub, is located. The family/casual dining restaurant includes a pub area and banquet facility. Specializing in American dishes, the restaurant seats 134; the business also offers catering service for up to 300. The pub area provides acoustic music, Karaoke, Comedy Night, Murder Mystery dinner theatre and performance space for local bands. Learn More >>
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