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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Just five permits for new horizontal wells were issued for sites in the Utica shale for the week ended July 25, indicating the slowdown in exploration activity in the oil and gas play isn’t lifting anytime soon. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued four permits to Gulfport Energy for wells in […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Soap Gallery, a new for-profit fine art gallery, will open in October at 117 S. Champion St., in the building formerly occupied by the Purple Cat. The Soap Gallery’s majority owners are Stephen Poullas and Daniel Rauschenbach; Chris Yambar and Sarra M. Mohn are minority owners of the venture. “We want […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

POLAND, Ohio – With the opening of Coaches Burger Bar at Five Points, Patrick Howlett and Stacy Sam have tried to bring the taste and feel of a big city burger restaurant to the Mahoning Valley The co-owners, Howlett and Sam, cut the ribbon to officially open their 3,000-square-foot restaurant on Springfield Road Monday morning. […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carl E. Avers, the CEO of Youngstown Thermal LLC, was something of a white knight in the 1980s when the downtown steam system was rescued from Ohio Edison, then expanded and updated with a $7 million investment. Installation of a district cooling system followed in 1996 as Avers widened his business horizons […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carl E. Avers, the CEO of Youngstown Thermal LLC, was something of a white knight in the 1980s when the downtown steam system was rescued from Ohio Edison, then expanded and updated with a $7 million investment. Installation of a district cooling system followed in 1996 as Avers widened his business horizons […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – June Baker, a fifth-grade English teacher at Boardman Center Middle School, helps direct a table of five other teachers as they tackle the fundamentals of “sweet exploration” in the oil and gas industry. “The best part of this is the collaborative learning,” she said. “We all work together to solve a problem.” […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

NILES, Ohio – First Niles Financial Inc., holding company of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles, reports second-quarter net income of $24,000, or two cents a share. This compares to first-quarter net income of $117,000, or 11 cents a share, and second-quarter 2014 net income of $122,000, or 11 cents a share. The […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A breakfast for employers looking at improving their internship program will be held at Youngstown State University’s Williamson Hall Aug. 11. The program, hosted by YSU Williamson College of Business Administration and College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, begins at 8 a.m. with a presentation from the Northeast Ohio Council Higher […]

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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