All About Richland, All Things Business

Lights, Camera, And More Action: Motion Picture Tax Credit Saved

23 Jul , 2019  

In the end, the work of intense lobbying to preserve a tax credit that rings very true to Richland County had a positive outcome, with the passage and signing of Ohio’s new biennial budget.

Included in that measure was renewal of the $40 million Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit. That financial incentive has drawn film production to Ohio since it was first adopted in 2009. More…

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All About Richland, All Things Business

Dispatch Looks At Impact Of New Distribution Center In Morrow County, Area

23 Jul , 2019  

On Sunday, the Columbus Dispatch took a look at one aspect of the massive Dollar Tree Distribution Center, now under construction just north of the State Route 61 intersection with I71 in southern Morrow County.

What caught the attention of writer Dean Narciso could be summed up in one word:

Traffic. More…

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David’s Bridal In Ontario Reportedly Closing

15 Jul , 2019  

Several social media posts Sunday evening shared the news that David’s Bridal store on Lexington-Springmill Road in Ontario is closing effective September 22.

In connection with the closing, all items are 40% off at that location beginning on Monday, July 15.

David’s Bridal emerged from bankruptcy earlier this year without closing any of its 300 stores.

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Chick-fil-A Food Truck To Make Local Appearances This Summer

4 Jul , 2019  

On Wednesday, the office of Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker announced that a Chick-fil-A food truck would be arriving in Mansfield in the coming weeks.

On Thursdays, the truck will be operated at various locations throughout the city. Locations are being reviewed and will be announced once they are determined. More…

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All Things Business

Area Unemployment Numbers Remain Steady

27 Jun , 2019  

When the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released its monthly employment numbers for Ohio for May, the news was good both statewide and locally.

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in May 2019, down from a revised 4.2 percent in April. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased 3,900 over the month, from a revised 5,597,500 in April to 5,593,600 in May 2019. More…

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Mansfield-Built Carousel Ready To Turn In North Carolina

24 Jun , 2019  

It has been said that “all things comes to those who wait.” While that might not be universally true, it certainly is this summer in Greensboro, North Carolina.

As shared by a story published this past weekend on Greensboro.com, online home of the Greensboro News & Record, that city will enjoy the official opening of the country’s newest carousel. And, as we have written about on two previous occasions, that new attraction is a creation of Carousel Works in Mansfield. More…

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1812Blockhouse Seeking Site Coordinator

22 Jun , 2019  

We’re looking for someone to join us in riding what just might be the newest wave in local media.

In a post on the Total|Local Media website Friday morning the company, which publishes both 1812Blockhouse and 1808Delaware, announced that is accepting applications for a new, part-time Site Coordinator position. More…

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Lucas Grad Awarded Competitive Scholarship From AK Steel Foundation

11 Jun , 2019  

AK Steel announced on Monday that the AK Steel Foundation has continued a longstanding tradition this year by awarding 20 college scholarships to sons and daughters of company employees. The awards recognize outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

Included in that number is a Richland County high school graduate. More…

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All Things Business

Regional Economic Forum To Be Held At Snow Trails

31 May , 2019  

It’s time for the Regional Economic Forum hosted by the Richland Area and Knox County Chambers of Commerce and others.

In this informative and interactive session held on Friday, June 7 at Snow Trails, 3100 Possum Run Road, you’ll hear from Kaz Unalan, Director of Tax & Business Advisory Services for CBQ Holdings LLC; Carl Fernyak, Founder of RichlandSource.com; Alex Wright, COO of Ariel Corporation; and J.P. Nauseef, President and Chief Investment Officer from JobsOhio. More…

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All Things Business, History & Tourism

Stewart’s Root Beer Makes It To Staten Island

30 May , 2019  

It may be the least populated of New York City’s five boroughs with a population of nearly 500,000, but it is also the newest home of a Stewart’s All American Grill restaurant with its trademark root beer.

A story in silive.com entitled “Stewart’s All American Grill brings its famous root beer to Staten Island” starts out this way: More…

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Two Proposed Mansfield Developments Miss Out On Housing Credits

25 May , 2019  

Many cities across the state were celebrating recently when the Ohio Housing Finance Agency announced the award of housing credits.

Two local projects, however, were not included in that number.

The Housing Tax Credit (HTC) program provides credits which are used to fund the construction, acquisition and rehabilitation of affordable housing communities throughout Ohio. Over $28 million in 10-year federal housing tax credits were awarded to 34 developments this year to create 2,198 apartments serving families, seniors and individuals with disabilities.

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All Things Business

NECIC Offering Business Plan Writing Classes

17 May , 2019  

Are you thinking of starting a business? Are you making and selling products from your home or small business but need an injection of capital to take you to the next level?

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC), as part of its microbusiness development program to support entrepreneurs and small business owners, is recruiting participants for its next round of business plan writing classes. More…

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Generations Change At Helm Of Mansfield Company

16 May , 2019  

Minnich Manufacturing, a manufacturer of concrete vibrators, vibrator monitoring systems and concrete dowel pin drills, has announced that owner Jim Minnich has retired after more than 25 distinguished years with the company.

Jim Minnich led an era of innovation and expansion at Minnich Manufacturing, the business his father started out of a Mansfield gas station in 1968. Under Jim’s ownership, Minnich Manufacturing introduced several innovative technologies, grew to more than 40 employees and moved into a larger manufacturing facility in Mansfield—all with an unwavering focus on meeting customer needs. More…

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Gorman-Rupp Reports On First Quarter Financial Results

26 Apr , 2019  

The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE:GRC) has reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.

First Quarter 2019 Highlights

  • First quarter earnings per share were $0.28 compared to $0.37 per share for the first quarter of 2018
  • Net sales increased 0.3% or $0.3 million compared to the first quarter of 2018
  • Incoming orders increased 9.8% compared to the fourth quarter of 2018

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