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J.C. Penney Beauty opening at Eastwood

NILES — The J.C. Penney at the Eastwood Mall on Friday will open J.C. Penney Beauty, a new in-store beauty department. The Niles location is among the first 10 the retailer is opening across the U.S. ahead of a full launch in 2023. It will feature more than 170 beauty brands that span ...

Accounting firm buys building, plans to expand

LIBERTY — A company affiliated with Liberty-based HD Davis CPAs and White Glove Payroll has purchased Churchill Park Plaza and Professional Building for $1.26 million with plans to expand. The transaction between JIGS Investments Inc. and TPJK Holdings LLC finalized earlier this month, ...

Medical waste workers on strike for second week

WARREN — The unfair labor practice charge made against Stericycle Inc. claims the company brought in nonunion employees to work at its Warren plant — a closed shop — despite the willingness and readiness of Teamsters Local 377 members to work. “We have contract issues, but the main ...

Business briefs and People on the Move

Business Briefs GROUP TO HOST MIXER: The Valley Lead Group (VLG), a Mahoning Valley-based business networking nonprofit organization, will host an open mixer 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Wolf Tavern in Boardman. The event is a networking opportunity for business professionals around the ...

Hot Dog Shoppe selects Boardman Denny’s site

The new ownership of the Hot Dog Shoppe restaurants hope Boardman’s logo — “A Nice Place to Call Home” — rings true. In fact, they are counting on it as they expand the brand with a new restaurant — the fourth for the iconic chain that got its humble start 75 years ago in Warren ...

Lordstown Motors names CFO

LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Motors Corp. has appointed the former chief administrative officer of Hyzon Motors, a New York-based maker of hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, as the electric-vehicle startup’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. Adam B. Kroll will ...