Archive: Kelley Chambers

Kelley Chambers is a writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience covering news in Oklahoma. He has worked for the The Oklahoman, was editor-in-chief of The Vista at the University of Central Oklahoma, served as writer and later editor-in-chief of okcBIZ magazine, and most recently served as managing editor of the Oklahoma Gazette.

Cambria Hotel and Suites checks into Cleveland.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Choice Hotels International has opened its first Cambria Hotel and Suites in Northeast Ohio. The 113-room hotel, at 35600 Detroit Road in Avon, is near downtown Cleveland, Progressive Field, Crocker Park and several major companies. Th ...

DATATRAK launches next generation clinical trial system.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — DATATRAK International, a worldwide technology and consulting company delivering digital clinical solutions and related services for the clinical trials industry, has launched its next generation trial management system. The company is ...

BrewDog hopping the pond from Scotland for Ohio brewery.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Scottish brewer BrewDog plans to build a brewery in Columbus and create about 100 jobs. The company plans to build a 100-barrel brew house and canning facility. It plans to brew its signature beers such as Punk IPA, Dead Pony Club and J ...

Kroger brings point, click, groceries to Cincinnati.

CINCINNATI — Kroger has started an online grocery ordering system in Cincinnati. After a test of the program was started last year, the grocer has launched it at its Liberty Township store. Customers can shop online and then pick up their groceries at t ...

TimkenSteel named Steel Producer of the Year.

Image courtesy of TimkenSteelCANTON, Ohio — TimkenSteel was named Steel Producer of the Year and received recognition for steel excellence from American Metal Market. TimkenSteel also won in the “Best Innovation, Process” category for its ne ...

LaRosa’s Pizza inducted into Pizza Hall of Fame.

Image courtesy of LaRosa’s PizzeriaCINCINNATI — Cincinnati’s LaRosa’s Pizza recently was inducted into the Pizza Hall of Fame. It was established by industry trade publication PMQ Pizza Magazine. The magazine was founded in 2005, and i ...

Ohio State University launches education initiative.

OHIO — Ohio State University is launching an innovative program to create a more active learning environment in classrooms across the state. It is introducing Top Hat campus-wide as the selected classroom engagement system to nearly 65,000 students and ...

CSA Group expands facility, laboratory in Cleveland.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — CSA Group has expanded its laboratory in Cleveland to provide additional services to manufacturers who produce reliable and safe components. “We are proud to offer our U.S. clients more comprehensive local services in Cleveland,& ...

Health care and defense come together in Dayton venture.

DAYTON, Ohio — The Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association and Cincinnati-based Kaleidoscope have formed a venture with the Air Force Research Laboratory to form Ascend Innovations to create solutions for challenges in health care. Ascend has five empl ...

Dayton business spices up Whole Foods offerings.

DAYTON, Ohio — Spice Paradise, based in Dayton, is gaining exposure after Whole Foods Market chose six of the company’s products to stock on its shelves. Co-owner David Massey made a pitch to the upscale grocer in February to add its products to t ...

Mendelson’s on its way to offering everything.

DAYTON, Ohio — Mendelson’s in downtown Dayton is expanding its offerings to include nonperishable groceries and 3D printers. The store, which bills itself as “The First Place to Look for Every Last Thing” is expanding in response to mo ...

PolyOne adds product lines, employees in Greenville.

GREENVILLE, Ohio — PolyOne is investing $12 million in its Greenville plant and adding jobs. The expansion has translated to 100 jobs, and the company is still hiring. In 2013, it had 112 employees. It since has grown to 171 employees. The facility prod ...

Ohio colleges partnering for aerial drone research.

DAYTON, Ohio — Sinclair Community College and Miami University have partnered to enhance the curriculum and research for unmanned aerial drone systems to meet the growing demand in that industry. It also will allow for student transfers in all disciplin ...