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Thursday, June 11, 2015

CLEVELAND — Cyprium Partners, a non-control private equity firm, announced Wednesday its “new sponsorless mezzanine investment” in B.J. Alan Co.,  the Warren-based operator of more than 70 Phantom Fireworks showrooms in 17 states. The capital was used to refinance existing indebtedness and to fund continued growth, Cyprium said. Terms were not disclosed. Bruce Zoldan, CEO […]

Thursday, June 11, 2015

HOWLAND, Ohio – Obesity will soon surpass tobacco use among the No. 1 cause of preventable deaths globally, a primary care physician with ValleyCare Health System of Ohio told business leaders Wednesday. “We really haven’t done a great job at dealing with this obesity epidemic,” said Dr. Vincent Marino, one of the speakers at a […]

Thursday, June 11, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY – Gulfport Energy Corp. has acquired 35,325 leasehold acres and other assets in Ohio’s Utica shale from American Energy – Utica LLC, a subsidiary of American Energy Partners, for approximately $407 million. Gulfport purchased 6,198 acres in Belmont and Jefferson counties for $68.2 million and another 27,228 acres in Monroe County for $319 […]

Thursday, June 11, 2015

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers organization is moving to expand the team’s worldwide footprint in the global marketplace. To that end, the Cavaliers has enlisted ESP Properties and Property Consulting Group to help maximize the franchise brand outside North America, with both agencies assigned to represent the Cavaliers in securing international partnerships. The NBA Finals […]

Thursday, June 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Combined sales of new and used cars in the Mahoning Valley dropped 1.4% last month, the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio reported Wednesday, with 5,914 vehicles leaving showrooms in May. Sales of new cars and trucks were down 5.2% compared to May 2014, with 2,482 sold last month in Mahoning, Trumbull […]

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — After a bitter winter with little or no project activity, commercial builders in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys say the market is on the mend. A flurry of new bidding opportunities has emerged with the construction season in full swing. Regardless, the makeup of projects over the last several years has changed. […]

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