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WRPA Seeks Funds to Study Former McGuffey Mall Site

WRPA Seeks Funds to Study Former McGuffey Mall Site WARREN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority will seek grant funds to conduct a Phase II environmental review of the former McGuffey Mall property in Youngstown. The port authority, which took title to the property in early April, recently competed …

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WRPA Board Approves $15M Bond for Youngstown Orthopedic Expansion

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority approved issuing a revenue bond of up to $15 million Wednesday morning to support an expansion project by Youngstown Orthopaedic Center. The port authority expects to officially close April 27 on the agreement with Mane Health Realty LLC, a real estate …

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Legislation Would Designate YNG/YARS as a ‘Primary Airport’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, and Bill Johnson, R-6 Ohio, introduced legislation Thursday that would lead to the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport (YNG) and Youngstown Air Reserve Station (YARS) being designated as a primary airport. The legislation seeks to designate any airport in use by an air …

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Port Authority to Possess Former Republic Site Soon

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority will soon officially take possession of the former Republic Steel property along Pine Avenue in Warren, officials announced at a meeting of WRPA’s board of directors Wednesday morning. Port authority officials signed documents last week accepting the donation of about 1,000 …

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Make path for corridor

WARREN — The Western Reserve Port Authority plans to accept 200 or so acres BDM Warren Steel Holdings LLC wants to give away adjacent to the legacy Republic Steel site, but not without having a degree of environmental comfort. The land is ideal for its potential to connect the site …

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Berk Enterprises explores site in Vienna

VIENNA — Berk Enterprises Inc., the Warren-based company that distributes products to the food service and amusement industries, plans to consolidate its headquarters and warehouse operation near the Youngstown Warren Regional Airport. “The intent is to build a new building, a large building to handle our current needs as well …

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Voyager Specialty Coffee Plans $200K-Plus Project on Mahoning Ave.

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Voyager Specialty Coffees & Teas will relocate its main operations from Canfield to a pair of buildings on Mahoning Avenue in Youngstown, Levi Smith, chief roaster and owner, said Tuesday afternoon. The company, which brews and cans cold-brew coffees and imports coffees and teas, plans to spend more …

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YARS and Port Authority Tout ‘Lockstep’ Relationship

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Improvements ranging from a new onsite lodging facility to running tracks have taken place at Youngstown Air Reserve Station over the past several years, and every one of those has been done in partnership, Col. Jeff Van Dootingh said. Van Dootingh, who took over as commander …

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Lordstown Isn’t Sole Hot Spot in Trumbull County

WARREN, Ohio – An 800-plus-acre brownfield site that straddles five Trumbull County communities represents a major – but not the only – economic development opportunity in the county. Much of the interest and activity is tied to the electric vehicle hub developing in Lordstown – but not all of it …

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FAA Awards $530K Grant to Fix Runway at Regional Airport

WARREN, Ohio – The Federal Aviation Administration awarded the Western Reserve Port Authority a $530,000 grant for runway repair and maintenance at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. The grant, funded by the American Rescue Plan, will provide for pavement surface and joint repair as well as maintenance for over 15,000 feet of taxiway …

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WRPA Looks to Make RG Steel Site More Accessible to Lordstown Developments

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority will explore securing grants for the former RG Steel site with a goal of creating access between the property and Lordstown, WRPA officials said. Port authority officials will meet with Eastern Regional Council of Governments representatives Wednesday afternoon to discuss a potential …

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Former Mickey’s Army-Navy Gets New Tenants

WARREN, Ohio – Just a few months after purchasing the former Mickey’s Army-Navy store building from the Western Reserve Port Authority, Downtown Development Group has leased 80% of its first-floor space. Youngstown-based Flying High Inc. began moving June 1 into the 2,900 square-foot space it is leasing, said Jimmy DiCenso, vice president …

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