Local News

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

CLEVELAND — With the huge increase in the supply of natural gas since drilling began in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays, the demand for, and price of, coal has fallen. A research analyst and research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Christopher Vecchio and Stephan Whitaker respectively, have charted the extent within […]

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

AKRON, Ohio — Patient families, friends and the public are invited to take their first look inside Akron Children’s Hospital’s new $200 million Kay Jewelers Pavilion at a community open house April 26. The seven-story medical tower will feature a new neonatal intensive care unit with 75 private rooms, a new emergency department, outpatient surgery […]

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Slot machine revenue in Pennsylvania was up 1.12% in February from a year earlier, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported Tuesday. Gross revenue from slot machine play at the commonwealth’s 12 operating casinos totaled $183.20 million last month, compared with $181.17 million in February 2013. The average number of operating slot machines […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “In Re: Public Relations,” a new column about public relations, started Tuesday in the daily legal journals here, in Akron and Ravenna. Written by Dan Pecchia, an Ohio public relations consultant and president of Pecchia Communications in Youngstown, the column provides guidance to help lawyers advise their clients on PR matters. It […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gulfport Energy Corp. reports triple-digit production growth during 2014, driven mostly by development of its drilling program in the Utica shale. “2014 represented a transformational year for Gulfport and a coming-of-age for our development in the Utica shale,” the company’s president and CEO, Michael Moore, told analysts. Output in the Utica grew […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet Cruze were down 16.2% in February from a year earlier, the automaker reports this morning. Nationwide, 18,301 units of the Lordstown-built model were sold. Of the Big Three American automakers, GM and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles both reported February sales increases, while Ford Motor Co. announced that […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With any luck, the eight inches of snow that fell Sunday was the last serious storm of the season. That means, over the next few weeks, business will pick back up for Jailhouse Cycles. After opening last April, the motorcycle shop on West Wood Street almost immediately saw a steady flow of […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With any luck, the eight inches of snow that fell Sunday was the last serious storm of the season. That means, over the next few weeks, business will pick back up for Jailhouse Cycles. After opening last April, the motorcycle shop on West Wood Street almost immediately saw a steady flow of […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Job creation in 2014 was 20% better than in 2013, new capital investment was up 70% over the year, but retained jobs were down over the year, JobsOhio reported Monday. In its 2014 annual report (CLICK HERE), the state economic development agency said it assisted companies that committed to creating 21,377 new […]

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