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Eric Carlson Dickey Electric

Dickey Electric’s links to golf tournament sponsorship have deep meaning


When Luke Eyster and his father, Chuck, looked for local golf tournaments to compete in some years back, they heard about one competition and decided to join. It was the Greatest Golfer tournament. “They told me it was one of the best tournaments around, so we signed up,” Luke said. Since then, the Eysters haven’t […]

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YSU student awarded electrifying scholarship


Liberty resident Ryan Gates is carrying on an electric family tradition. The 20-year-old was recently awarded the NECA-IBEW Electricians’ LMCC Scholarship through the YSU Foundation. “I’m grateful for the scholarship and for the union,” Gates said. To be awarded to the scholarship, applicants must live in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties and have at least […]

Brian Crumbacher holding a Crumbock

Dickey Electric, Birdfish brew up creative fundraiser for United Way


In a joint effort between friends that are more of a family, a fundraiser at a Columbiana brewery will benefit the local United Way. A special beer that is poured Friday, July 16, Birdfish Brewing Co. will donate $1 and “Joe” Dickey Electric Inc. will match it. That math equates to $2 per beer that […]

Satterllee and Lemley

IBEW Local 64 honors apprentices at annual picnic


The annual YJATC Apprentice Picnic was held in June at the Youngstown Shrine Club in North Lima. The picnic is held to celebrate the end to a successful year of instruction as well as to honor the apprentices completing the program and moving on in their careers. Food and refreshments were provided by Local 64 […]

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Jay Dogg lives on. Apprentice Fund selects its first recipient.


When beloved IBEW Local 64 electrician Jason “Jay Dogg” Mullen passed away unexpectedly at the age of 45 on January 24, 2021, his family was left searching for a way to honor his memory. After receiving a large donation at his funeral, his mother, Mary Ann Wilson, set out to build a legacy for her […]

Santon Electric shines a light on MLB history


Construction is underway in downtown Youngstown on a statue to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the monumental handshake between a local man and a baseball legend. In 1946, the first African-American Major League Baseball player, Jackie Robinson, hit a home run in his first game with the Montreal Royals, a minor league affiliate of the […]

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IBEW Local 573 electrician participates in panel to take the Rustbelt to Voltage Valley


Green Energy Ohio kicked off their EV Tour with a panel discussion in Warren featuring representatives from LG Ultium, Lordstown Motors, BRITE Energy Innovators, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, Youngstown State University, and our very own IBEW Local 573. Representing the IBEW was electrician, David Bush, Jr. Bush has previously worked on three solar projects for […]

Jason Rubin standing in front of site

CR Electric outgrows building in record time


When CR Electric, Inc. of Girard moved to their current facility five years ago, they thought they would have more than enough space to last them forever. Within just five years, though, they’ve outgrown it and need to expand. “It’s crazy that we’re in a 10,500 square foot facility right now, and I’ve rented a […]

Keith Patton at Scrappers game

IBEW Local 573 member and Air Force Veteran throws out first pitch at Scrappers’ home opener


Throwing out the first pitch at the Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ home opener was IBEW Local 573 apprentice and United States Air Force Veteran, former Staff Sergeant Keith Patton with the 445th Airlift Wing of Dayton. Patton served in the Air Force from July 31, 2009 to July 31, 2017 and was stationed at Wright-Patterson Air […]

Gulu employees standing in Boundless

Gulu Electric helps light the way for Campus of Care renovations


Member contractor Gulu Electric was selected last August by the Western Reserve Port Authority to assist in dividing power service among the buildings at the new Mahoning Valley Campus of Care, including the two buildings that will be occupied by Boundless, a national organization that provides skills training for special needs clients. A Teaching Moment […]