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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

NEW YORK — Buoyed by higher profit growth expectations, business executives are predicting an increase in corporate expansion for the coming year, according to a new survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey polls CEOs, chief financial officers, controllers and other certified public accountants in U.S. companies […]

Monday, September 5, 2016

In August 1991, the United States had reason to believe Saddam Hussein was pursuing his ambition to secure nuclear weapons just months after his Iraqi army was ousted from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm. Concurrently, actress Demi Moore created controversy by posing both nude and pregnant on the cover of Vanity Fair […]

Saturday, September 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rick Dearing, president of Dearing Compressor and Pump Co., hauls a large piece of brush across the parking lot of the dilapidated and shuttered Master’s Tuxedo building on Market Street. About 10 blocks northeast on East Laclede Avenue, Pete Asimakopolous and Kevin Freisen of First National Bank of Pennsylvania cram large branches […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas production from horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale edged upward during the second quarter while oil output declined, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The Utica’s horizontal wells produced 334.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas during the three months ending June 30 compared to 329.5 billion cubic […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and their surrogates are frequent visitors to the Mahoning Valley this presidential campaign, Paul Sracic noted Thursday, so how would their economic proposals affect its economy? Sracic, professor and chairman of the department of politics and international relations at Youngstown State University, offered some insights as the keynote […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley this week unveiled its new logo, which the organization says features connected elements that emphasize the interconnectedness of the community it serves. “Our new logo conveys the close relationships that unite those working for good across Mahoning and Trumbull counties,” said Shari Harrell, president of […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Earley and Sons Relocation this week launched its new mobile friendly website. Themoving and senior relocation company’s site, EarleyAndSonsRelocation.com, provides a greater user experience across all devices, said Dan Earley, who owns the company with his wife, Stefanie. “Our business has seen a growth in online activity, especially on a mobile device, […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Officers in labor unions at Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign appearance for Hillary Clinton said Thursday they’re ready to do their part to elect her president. A crowd of about 250 heard Biden speak at the United Auto Workers Local 1714 Hall, according to Tim O’Hara, Local 1112 vice president. That included […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in the Utica shale increased to 17 during the week ended Aug. 27, up three from the previous week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR also reported that permit activity across the Utica is on the rise. The agency said that 12 permits were issued for […]

Friday, September 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s Board of Control Thursday approved two purchase agreements with residents as part of the Near East Urban Renewal Plan. The board – which consists of Mayor John McNally, Finance Director David Bozanich, and Law Director Martin Hume – approved the city spending $25,000 and $1,000 in closing costs to purchase […]

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