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Vehicle sales in Valley decline in Sept.

YOUNGSTOWN — Auto sales in the Mahoning Valley were off last month from September 2020, yet dealers remain well ahead of the pace they set last year, according to the latest data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association. The Cleveland-based retail auto industry group ...

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LOCAL AGENT RECEIVES AWARD: Realtor Deborah Barber of Youngstown recently was honored as the Ohio Realtors 2021 Realtor of the Year. The announcement of Barber’s selection was made at the organization’s 111th annual Convention and EXPO last month in Columbus. Barber was nominated by the ...

Ohio Dental Group reports data breach

WARREN — North American Dental Management (NADM), which provides administrative and technology support services for Professional Dental Alliance (PDA) practices, experienced an email phishing and credential harvesting attack on March 31 and April 1. The practices are in Niles, Poland, ...

New GM lab to supercharge Ultium Cells in Valley

A huge electric-vehicle battery lab General Motors is building in suburban Detroit will accelerate new battery technologies and production methods used at Ultium Cells in Lordstown, according to the automaker. Structural steel already is in place for the 300,000-square-foot lab on the ...

North Lima warehouse sold for auctioneer’s use

YOUNGSTOWN — A company with ties to North Lima-based Paranzino Brothers Auctioneers has acquired a warehouse there the auction house could use to consolidate its operations. Paranzino Enterprises LLC purchased the building at 131 W. South Range Road with the intent to lease it back to ...

Penguin City moves into W. Virginia

YOUNGSTOWN — Penguin City Brewing Co. continues to expand its distribution, this time to the Mountain State. The company last week delivered its first shipment of beer to Wine & Beverage Merchants of West Virginia in Weirton, W.Va., north of Steubenville across the Ohio River. The ...