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Thursday, April 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A coalition of Ohio environmental and community groups sent a 15-page letter Wednesday to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Justice claiming that the state’s approval process for shale drilling waste injection wells “has an overwhelmingly disparate impact on low-income Ohioans.” The coalition claims this is “in violation of a […]

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Aubrey McClendon, founder of American Energy Partners LP and the former CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp., intends to raise $200 million to back a new company that will purchase oil and gas assets. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission, Avondale Acquisitions Corp. is a “blank check” company formed […]

Thursday, April 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A coalition of Ohio environmental and community groups sent a 15-page letter Wednesday to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Justice claiming that the state’s approval process for shale drilling waste injection wells “has an overwhelmingly disparate impact on low-income Ohioans.” The coalition claims this is “in violation of a […]

Thursday, April 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s Board of Control this morning approved a $4,198 water/wastewater grant to assist The Starting Line Up’s move to downtown. The barbershop and beauty/nail salon opened Tuesday in the ground floor of the Realty Tower on Central Square (READ STORY). Owner Jerome Franklin plans to spend at least $22,987 on equipment […]

Thursday, April 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes, also known as the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, announced two awards Wednesday funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory. America Makes will award $2.7 million in Air Force Research Laboratory toward these projects, described as a” directed project opportunity on conformal heat exchanges, “with $1.4 million in matching cost share […]

Thursday, April 30, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Banks, Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.15 million, or 25 cents a share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $543,000, or 12 cents a share, and first-quarter 2014 net income of $1.33 million, or 29 cents a share. Cortland also reported its board of […]

Thursday, April 30, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – United Way of Trumbull County is launching a partnership of financial institutions and nonprofits to help families and individuals manage money. The initiative, named the Trumbull County Partnership for Financial Empowerment, results from the United Way chapter surveying more than 40 local agencies. “There are families and individuals here in Trumbull County […]

Thursday, April 30, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Along the far wall behind the bar of the Magic Tree Pub & Eatery stands a row of 41 neatly aligned beer taps, each aimed at the palate of a particular customer. From that customer’s vantage point, it means staring straight into a wide array of ales brewed from all over the […]

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