Category Archives: Ohio

Crunch Fitness opens its 100th gym in Mason.

MASON, Ohio — Crunch, the gym franchise oriented towards group training, will open a new location in Mason. The gym will be number 100 in the Crunch franchise. In addition to the highly anticipated opening of the Mason, Ohio, club, Crunch has blanketed ...

Rice Energy announces Utica Shale project in Ohio.

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Rice Energy will partner with Gulfport Energy in Gulfport’s Utica Shale development in Ohio. 75 percent of the joint venture will be owned by Rice. Rice will be responsible for constructing and operating the JV’s assets: ...

Tim Hortons to bring food, jobs to Cincinnati.

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Over the next 10 years, more than 150 Tim Hortons restaurants will be opened by franchisees in the Cincinnati area, creating thousands of temporary and permanent jobs. “We are very excited to announce our aggressive expansion e ...

500 new jobs at Home Depot in Troy.

TROY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Troy will benefit from The Home Depot’s recent openings of three facilities to streamline its retail operations and enhance its online sales and marketing. The company will open its third and largest of three new direct fulfi ...

Porch Light Rental expands in Stow.

STOW, Ohio — Porch Light Rental Service expects to add team members as it expand the Global Destination Assistance Services Department. The company provides services in both the U.S. and Canada. PorchLight has experienced a heightened demand for interna ...

Involta expands South Akron operations.

AKRON, OHIO — Data storage company Involta has broken ground in South Akron to add on to its Miller Avenue location. The project, when completed, is expected to double space for the company, which first entered Ohio in 2012. Involta, headquartered in C ...

Alba to increase workforce by up to 15% in Fairfield.

FAIRFIELD, Ohio — The groundbreaking for Alba Manufacturing’s expansion in Fairfield, expected to be completed in March of next year, is expected to have significant benefits in terms of temporary construction jobs and permanent jobs in the compan ...

NTE Energy energizes Middletown with money and jobs.

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — NTE Ohio has secured funding of $645 million to build and maintain the Middletown Energy Center, which will provide energy for roughly 400,00 homes, beginning in 2018. The financing will result in 300-400 construction jobs and 25 or ...

Akron to open first new downtown hotel since the 1980s.

AKRON, Ohio — On Nov. 17, the Northside Courtyard by Marriott hotel will open in downtown Akron. The ten story hotel will be the first hotel to open in the area in decades. The ten story tower will have a unique look, according to developer Joe Testa, w ...

43 new police officers to be hired in northern Ohio.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — 43 law enforcement positions will be created in northern Ohio, thanks to a $5.4 million award from the U.S. Department of Justice‘s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program. The funding will cover 11 agencies in the no ...

United Soccer League to kick off in Cincinnati.

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — FC Cincinnati, the United Soccer League’s 26th team, has been acquired by Stephen L. Hightower, CEO and president of Hightower’s Petroleum Company, and a team of investors. FC Cincinnati will kick off its USL play in 2016. ...

AT&T expands rural broadband service in Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — AT&T has announced a commitment to expand rural access to high-speed Internet in rural areas in Ohio. In the next six years, the service is expected to serve more than 37,000 homes and businesses. “Today’s economy requir ...

USDA makes ag institute a reality in Wilberforce.

WILBERFORCE, Ohio — Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, an Ag-STEM Institute will be implemented at Central State University. The institute will attempt to foster interest and success in the agriculture field. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Br ...

FD Machinery comes to Cleveland.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland will be home to a new machinery mill from FD Machinery, a Chinese company that extensively uses automation in its facilities. FD Machinery plans to sell equipment and roll tooling in the US, Canada, and Mexico. To demonstrate ...