Kaitlin Schroeder

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SNEAK PEEK: Macy’s offers look at new concept store at Dayton Mall
 Macy’s is preparing to open a new concept at the Dayton Mall, which is part of a growing trend of bargain retail stores. Backstage will open June 2 on the second floor of the Macy’s department store. Backstage is an off-price store, meaning it sells brands at bargain prices and will compete with other retailers using similar business...

Posted: 4 hours ago

Macy’s is preparing to open a new concept at the Dayton Mall, which is part of a growing trend of bargain retail stores. Backstage will open June 2 on the second floor of the Macy’s department store. Backstage is an off-price store, meaning it sells brands at bargain prices and will compete with other retailers using similar business...
Area greenhouse that supplies large grocers preparing to open, hiring 30
 A new greenhouse in the region that will sell produce in Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati is about to start operations. BrightFarms said in a statement that the company is hiring 30 for its Wilmington greenhouse, which will grow greens, herbs and tomatoes year-round. BrightFarms produce is sold at major grocery chains like Wal-Mart and Kroger...

Posted: 7 hours ago

A new greenhouse in the region that will sell produce in Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati is about to start operations. BrightFarms said in a statement that the company is hiring 30 for its Wilmington greenhouse, which will grow greens, herbs and tomatoes year-round. BrightFarms produce is sold at major grocery chains like Wal-Mart and Kroger...
Manufacturer to open $21 million plant in Dayton, add 50 jobs
 A plastic packaging manufacturer plans to hire 50 people by April for a new plant by the Dayton International Airport. Alpla, an international manufacturer that makes plastic packaging, said in a statement this morning that it will spend $21 million on the new plant next to the airport. RELATED: Votes boost Cargill, airport building projects...

Posted: a day ago

A plastic packaging manufacturer plans to hire 50 people by April for a new plant by the Dayton International Airport. Alpla, an international manufacturer that makes plastic packaging, said in a statement this morning that it will spend $21 million on the new plant next to the airport. RELATED: Votes boost Cargill, airport building projects...
Do you work as a caregiver for someone with a disability? Demand high
 Local agencies that support people with disabilities are struggling to hire enough caregivers. Demand is high for these direct support workers, which play a critical role assisting people with disabilities with day-to-day tasks. But the turnover in the profession is high and the pay can be low. If you work at as a direct support professional...

Posted: a day ago

Local agencies that support people with disabilities are struggling to hire enough caregivers. Demand is high for these direct support workers, which play a critical role assisting people with disabilities with day-to-day tasks. But the turnover in the profession is high and the pay can be low. If you work at as a direct support professional...
Moraine company sold to international firm
 A Moraine-based gas distributor that caters to the welding industry, craft brewers and more is now owned by an international company. Airgas, which has about 18,000 employees at 1,100 locations, said in a statement that it acquired Weiler Welding Company’s assets and operations as of April 30. Weiler Welding has six locations, including...

Posted: 2 days ago

A Moraine-based gas distributor that caters to the welding industry, craft brewers and more is now owned by an international company. Airgas, which has about 18,000 employees at 1,100 locations, said in a statement that it acquired Weiler Welding Company’s assets and operations as of April 30. Weiler Welding has six locations, including...
CareSource, DPS, Fuyao recruiting at Dayton job fair
 Two dozen employers will be recruiting in Dayton this week. Job seekers can attend the career fair, hosted by CareSource Life Services, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 24 at Central State University–Dayton 840 Germantown St., Dayton. RELATED: Here’s how a Las Vegas convention leads to Dayton restaurants, retail Attendees should bring copies...

Posted: 2 days ago

Two dozen employers will be recruiting in Dayton this week. Job seekers can attend the career fair, hosted by CareSource Life Services, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 24 at Central State University–Dayton 840 Germantown St., Dayton. RELATED: Here’s how a Las Vegas convention leads to Dayton restaurants, retail Attendees should bring copies...
Ohio gets ‘scorecard’ on addiction policies: Track how it’s doing
 The opioid overdose crisis has prompted so many new programs and policy changes in recent years there has been little time to see what is working and what still needs to be done. That’s about to change. The “Ohio addiction policy inventory and scorecard” — developed by the Health Policy Institute of Ohio — examines...

Posted: 2 days ago

The opioid overdose crisis has prompted so many new programs and policy changes in recent years there has been little time to see what is working and what still needs to be done. That’s about to change. The “Ohio addiction policy inventory and scorecard” — developed by the Health Policy Institute of Ohio — examines...
UD building new office building on south campus property
 The University of Dayton plans to build a new facility on South Main Street that will become the home of the Dayton Development Coalition, the Dayton Foundation and the college’s Fitz Center for Leadership in Community. The new building at 1401 S. Main St. will be located between Emerson’s Helix Innovation Center and Universal...

Posted: 3 days ago

The University of Dayton plans to build a new facility on South Main Street that will become the home of the Dayton Development Coalition, the Dayton Foundation and the college’s Fitz Center for Leadership in Community. The new building at 1401 S. Main St. will be located between Emerson’s Helix Innovation Center and Universal...
Should people work for Medicaid? Here’s how to weigh in.
 The clock has started for the next round of public comment on Ohio’s proposal to create the state’s first ever work requirements associated with Medicaid. The new rules would add requirements to work or go to school at least 20 hours per week to remain eligible for benefits under the health insurance program for low-income Ohioans...

Posted: 5 days ago

The clock has started for the next round of public comment on Ohio’s proposal to create the state’s first ever work requirements associated with Medicaid. The new rules would add requirements to work or go to school at least 20 hours per week to remain eligible for benefits under the health insurance program for low-income Ohioans...
J.C. Penney falls short of expectations
 J.C. Penney fell short of analysts expectations, reporting this morning that sales were slow for the first three months of this year. The department store chain has locations serving as anchors at the Dayton Mall, Fairfield Commons, Bridge Water Falls Shopping Center and the Miami Valley Mall. Sales fell 4 percent in the first quarter, missing...

Posted: 6 days ago

J.C. Penney fell short of analysts expectations, reporting this morning that sales were slow for the first three months of this year. The department store chain has locations serving as anchors at the Dayton Mall, Fairfield Commons, Bridge Water Falls Shopping Center and the Miami Valley Mall. Sales fell 4 percent in the first quarter, missing...