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Friday, May 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City officials and the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber hope to lure filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art to downtown. City Council passed a resolution Wednesday expressing the “enthusiastic support” of council members and the Regional Chamber for Lucas – creator of the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” movie franchises […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – When construction on the Lordstown Energy Center is completed in 2018 and its turbines begin to spin, the provision of electricity to communities throughout northeastern Ohio won’t be its only task. As Clean Energy Future LLC President Bill Siderewicz sees it, the power plant will also play in role in educating students […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kathy Cook, president of St. Joseph Warren Hospital is the 2016 recipient of the Athena Award, presented by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator. Cook was presented the award last night before a crowd of 500 gathered at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center for the annual event. Cook began her career […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kathy Cook, president of St. Joseph Warren Hospital is the 2016 recipient of the Athena Award, presented by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator. Cook was presented the award last night before a crowd of 500 gathered at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center for the annual event. Cook began her career […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The latest installment in the “Now You Know” talk series presented by Meridian Healthcare, will address coping with the issues of substance abuse and mental health at the same time. Tina Goynes, co-occurring treatment program manager for Meridian HealthCare, will present “Understanding Co-Occurring Addiction and Treatment” 6 p.m. Thursday at the Boardman […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce honored four businesses and three nonprofits with Phoenix Awards Thursday for extraordinary achievement in 2015. Blissed Out Design was recognized for entrepreneurship; Buhl Park Corp., a nonprofit, for innovation; Sharon Fence Co. for its growth as a small manufacturer; Flynn’s Tire & Auto Service for growth […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Financial information submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation shows Aerodynamics Inc. with more than $1 million on hand to guarantee its financial fitness, but also show the carrier operating at a $1.1 million loss during the first quarter. The agency, which in January approved the certificate of public convenience and necessity […]

Thursday, May 19, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Researchers at Penn State are closing in on the completion of a statewide network that monitors seismic activity. Expected to be completed this summer, the network, which is a collaboration between Penn State’s Department of Geosciences, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, […]

Thursday, May 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties during the first four months of 2016 are up about 3% from the same period last year, newly released monthly data show. That comes despite a drop in sales last month from sales posted in April 2015. According to reports compiled from […]

Thursday, May 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Halcon Resources Corp., once an aggressive prospector for oil and gas in the northern tier of the Utica shale, announced Wednesday it’s reached an agreement in principle to restructure its business affairs through a pre-packaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. The Houston-based company has drilled wells in Trumbull and Mahoning counties in Ohio, […]

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