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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — NiSource Inc. reported Wednesday that it has placed into service a $60 million pipeline that transports natural gas liquids from its Hickory Bend processing plant in Springfield Township to the UEO Buckeye processing facility in Columbiana County. NiSource, parent of Columbia Pipeline Group, said that the line was commissioned during the fourth […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A draft strategic plan prepared for the Western Reserve Port Authority provides a good starting point as the body plots its future, the chairman of the committee reviewing the document and the interim executive director of the port authority say. The port authority board of directors and staff met more than an […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Concerts that featured rock royalty, family shows, sporting events and miscellaneous uses propelled the Covelli Centre to its most successful financial year ever in 2014, its executive director reports. “If you were to say seven years ago that we would end up giving the city $700,000 in a year, I’d call you […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio — Some 40-odd years ago, Cortland was a village. The population was around 2,500 tucked on the edge of farmland and the Youngstown-Warren suburbs. Back then, business was local and centered in and around downtown. But in the 1970s, Cortland began to grow and things changed. “The growth of this city is responsible […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — While an Ohio Supreme Court ruling yesterday upholds the state’s right to regulate oil and gas development, it could also encourage some local control of the industry, says an attorney who heads his law firm’s energy division. “The majority opinion does not close out the possibility of local zoning” used to regulate […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio  —  Faculty members at Youngstown State University yesterday narrowly approved a new labor agreement with the university. Members of the Youngstown State University chapter of the Ohio Education Association approved the three-year agreement by 17 votes, said Annette Burden, president of the bargaining unit. “It was a very narrow pass,” she remarked following […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — The Hospice Trust of Trumbull County is seeking proposals for its second round of grants, which it plans to announce later this year. The Hospice Trust, with $2.2 million in assets, is a new source of financial support for hospice-related services in Trumbull County. It was repurposed and re-established to carry on […]

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