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.

Camps Rock! rocking growth in Dayton.

DAYTON, Ohio — Camps Rock!, a Dayton startup, continues to expand its technology to help parents find summer activity programs for children. The company helps parents find summer activities in and around Dayton using a searchable database. Parents can l ...

Dayton experiences jump in home sales in April.

DAYTON, Ohio — The Dayton Area Board of Realtors reported the metro area saw the highest home sales numbers this year in April. The number was an increase of 17 percent from the same month last year. The board reported the area had 1,225 single-family h ...

Here comes Louise Christine Bridal Boutique in Dayton.

DAYTON, Ohio — Louise Christine Bridal Boutique & Atelier is moving from an online business to a brick-and-mortar location in Dayton. Owners Lisa and Abi Lambert, who are mother and daughter, plan to open the store at 2508 Far Hills Ave. in 1,700 sq ...

Capture Education continues job growth.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Capture Education, a maker of cloud-based software, has been increasing its revenue and hiring employees over the past year. The company already has hired 10 employees since last summer. It is on track to continue adding jobs at a pace ...

Duke Energy partners for battery-based storage system.

NEW RICHMOND, Ohio — Duke Energy, LG Chem and Greensmith are building a battery-based storage system in New Richmond. The move is designed to improve reliability and increase stability on the electric power grid. Duke owns about 15 percent of the grid-c ...

Retail Resource gets nod, resources from Google.

HARRISON, Ohio — Retail Resource, based in Harrison, recently was selected to join the Google Trusted Stores program to increase its scope and sales. The merchandising fixtures and retail store supplies company will be able to use the resources of Googl ...

OurPet’s expands pet product lines.

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio — Pet supplier OurPet’s Company is launching a new product line of electronic cat toys. The Catty Whack is an electronic toy designed to engage cats in recreational activities. “Everyone knows cats love to play with fea ...

FirstEnergy, 900 jobs staying in Akron.

AKRON, Ohio — FirstEnergy has committed to stay in its home in Akron in a 19-story downtown tower. The company has more than 900 employees in Akron.   It recently signed a lease extension that will go through 2025. “The announcement reaffirms ho ...

Ahola report shows NE Ohio added jobs in April.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A recent report showed Northeast Ohio added 2,361 jobs in April. It is a 1.1-percent increase over the same month last year. The Ahola Crain’s Employment Report showed the Cleveland-Akron metro area had about 1.2 million jobs in ...

CareSource expands in Ohio and beyond.

DAYTON, Ohio — CareSource is expanding in its home state of Ohio and expanding to Kentucky and West Virginia. As one of the largest companies in Dayton, it employs about 2,000 in its home city. The company plans to offer its Just4Me health insurance in ...

hoopla digital launches eBooks for libraries.

HOLLAND, Ohio — A new eBooks program was launched by hoopla digital, a technology company that specializes in creating mobile and online services for public libraries. The company has launched thousands of titles in a range of genres, including comic bo ...