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Friday, May 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Northern Ohio District Office has recognized the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University with its Ohio Service Excellence and Innovation Award. The award honors an SBDC for its excellence in providing value to small businesses and advancing program delivery and management through innovation. Gil […]

Friday, May 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport will receive $791,700 for snow removal, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Thursday. The funds will be used to acquire replacement dedicated rotary blower and broom equipment to keep the airport serviceable during snow periods and aid in the efficiency and safety of operations, according to the news release from […]

Friday, May 6, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, says he’s confused as to why the Youngstown Air Reserve Station – home of the 910th Airlift Wing — isn’t getting the support it deserves from Washington. “It’s indispensible to our military,” Portman said of the base and the 910th as he addressed members of the […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will recognize seven area businesses and organizations at its 12th Annual Phoenix Awards May 19. The groups will be presented with their awards at a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. at The Corinthian in downtown Sharon. Being presented with Phoenix Awards are Blissed Out Design, Hermitage, […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Two students in the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center’s aviation maintenance program took second and third place at the SkillsUSA state competition April 23. At Columbus Community College’s aviation hangar, Austintown senior Damian Devito and South Range junior Rawson Hurst were awarded the silver and bronze medals. For the contest, the […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – Chesapeake Energy Corp. posted a net loss of $964 million or $1.44 per diluted share during the first quarter, the company reported this morning. The primary driver for the loss was a noncash write-down of $853 million against Chesapeake’s oil and gas properties, which have declined in value since commodity prices started […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – Chesapeake Energy Corp. posted a net loss of $964 million or $1.44 per diluted share during the first quarter, the company reported this morning. The primary driver for the loss was a noncash write-down of $853 million against Chesapeake’s oil and gas properties, which have declined in value since commodity prices started […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Donald Trump has Tracey Winbush’s vote for president now that Gov. John Kasich has ended his quest for the Republican Party nomination, but he’ll have to earn her active support, she said Wednesday afternoon. Winbush, vice-chairwoman of the Mahoning County Republican Party and treasurer of the Ohio Republican Party, said she would […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

WINDHAM, Ohio – Following his graduation from Youngstown State University in 1973, Robert Kimes taught 15 years at Windham High School before retiring. And now, he’s giving something back – a lot back, really — to the two schools to which he dedicated his life. Kimes, a modest man, established an endowed scholarship at the […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

WASHINGTON – A coalition of community and environmental organizations sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday, calling for regulations to stop oil and gas companies from handling and disposing of drilling and hydraulic fracturing – or fracking — waste in ways they say threaten public health and the environment. The suit was filed in U.S. […]

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