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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

WASHINGTON – Ohioans pay the seventh-highest rate in state and local taxes, Pennsylvanians 12th-highest, among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, says a WalletHub report released Tuesday. Pennsylvanians have the distinction of paying the most per gallon in gasoline taxes, the report says. WalletHub, based here, is a personal finance site launched in […]

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eight new permits for horizontal wells were issued in the Utica shale last week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR released four new drilling permits to R.E. Gas Development LLC, a subsidiary of Rex Energy Corp., for wells in Carroll County during the week ended March 12. The agency […]

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Being a woman who owns and runs a business is not harder, just different, the five female business owners profiled below agree. Like successful men, these successful women get up early, stay late at work, strive to meet their customers’ needs, work with their accountants, bankers and lawyers, and know what it […]

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The University of Cincinnati has released research in the form of a master’s thesis that shows hydraulic fracturing had no impact on groundwater samples taken in Carroll County over a two-year period. The thesis is part of a scientific study that university researchers conducted in order to evaluate whether the practice of […]

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Oh Wow! Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology to support its educational programming for students in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The president and executive director of Oh Wow, Suzanne Barbati, made […]

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Irma Roberts of Austintown cast a Democratic ballot as she normally does, but she understands why many Democrats are pulling Republican lever this year to vote for Donald Trump. “People are fed up with the government as it is, so they’re ready to try anything,” Roberts said at the Mahoning County Board […]

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Visitors to Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology celebrated Pi Day Monday by donating fruit pies to the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley, continuing to write its numeric value on a wall and with hula hoops. “We want to make kids aware that pi happens […]

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Business Incubator CEO Jim Cossler will be the keynote speaker for Youngstown State University’s annual Quest student research forum. The event in Kilcawley Center, featuring work from 300 students, is April 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cossler, speaking on “Having an Entrepreneurial Mindset,” will speak at noon. Quest is […]

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is accepting applications for the Jean Rider Scholarship. Three $1000 scholarships, funded by the Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley, will be presented to graduating seniors in the area who have Type 1 diabetes. Jean Rider has been diabetic for 59 years and is a […]

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

GIRARD, Ohio – Since 1998, Paul Kovach has been the sales manager and co-owner of Brainard Rivet Co. Inside the company’s 65,000-square-foot plant, Rob Fuller operates a thread roller machine in the company’s drill department. He too is an owner of the company. So is plant engineer John Chetsko, office manager Joseph Lamanna, furnace operator […]

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