Local News

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General wants Jameson Health System to seek proposals from potential merger partners other than the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center before it determines whether UPMC’s proposed acquisition violates competitive guidelines. UPMC and Jameson signed a tentative merger agreement last September that was expected to be […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Whenever money is brought up during discussions of college sports, especially football, the conversations steer toward TV contracts. After all, the deals that secured the TV rights to entire conferences led to their realignments, expansions and contractions between 2010 and 2013. In 2014, the Southeastern Conference, which has the richest deal in […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Christopher Barzak, award-winning local author, will hold a book release party for his third novel, Wonders of the Invisible World, at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Barnes and Noble, 381 Boardman Poland Road in Boardman. An early review for Barzak’s fifth book — he has written three novels as well as two […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio — Farris Marketing, Boardman, has added coupons to the website of the Canfield Fair that can be redeemed by those who attend. Fairgoers who visit CanfieldFair.com can download and print coupons to redeem the discounts that various vendors are providing, George Farris, CEO of the firm, said Tuesday. His firm designed the website. “Fairgoers […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

STRUTHERS, Ohio – Before presenting a $5,000 check to the Struthers School Foundation for Educational Excellence, retired Cafaro Co. President Anthony Cafaro Sr. urged Danny Thomas Jr., president of the foundation, to ask for more money next year. Providing funds for educational opportunities is “an absolute no-brainer,” said Cafaro as he presented the check on […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

LISBON, Ohio – Robert Crosser was never under the illusion that he’d become a millionaire because of the residuals from the gas well that Chesapeake Energy Corp. drilled on his Columbiana County farm four years ago. When Chesapeake placed the well into production last year, the results looked promising. All indications pointed to hefty royalty […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week issued 12 new permits for horizontal wells in the southern tier of the Utica shale, the agency reports. Rice Drilling LLC obtained four permits to drill in Belmont County, Chesapeake Exploration LLC received four for new wells in Harrison County, and Antero Resources Corp. […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

TROY, Mich. — Talmer Bancorp Inc. announced Tuesday that a secondary offering pursuant to which funds affiliated with WL Ross & Co. LLC have agreed to sell 9,664,579 shares of their Talmer Class A common stock in an underwritten public offering. Talmer will not issue any shares nor receive any proceeds from the offering, it said.  […]

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