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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded eight permits to three energy companies drilling for oil and gas in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale region last week. CNX Gas Co., a division of Consol Energy, received four permits for horizontal wells and Antero Resources received two permits for wells in Monroe County, while […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – A recent study by a business professor at Indiana University finds that the CEOs of major companies target new acquisitions after competitors win awards, but those moves aren’t always well-received by the market. The study, “Ripple Effects of CEO Awards: Investigating the acquisition activities of superstar CEO’s competitors” by Wei Shi, was published […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Gloria T. Mathews, Communications Assistant, OhioMeansJobs LISBON, Ohio — The year 2016 was another year of exceptional service to the job seekers and employers by OhioMeansJobs Centers in Mahoning and Columbiana counties. The centers provide job seekers a variety […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – The CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp. said Tuesday that the company will spend 2017 completing existing natural gas wells in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays and refrain from new drilling in the basin. “In northeast Appalachia, our activities in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and the Utica Shale in Ohio will […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – The CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp. said Tuesday that the company will spend 2017 completing existing natural gas wells in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays and refrain from new drilling in the basin. “In northeast Appalachia, our activities in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and the Utica Shale in Ohio will […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The leaders of organized labor in the Mahoning Valley have a measured reaction to the election of President Donald J. Trump, citing both pros and cons to his agenda. While some are heartened by Trump’s message on global trade and new investments in infrastructure, others are concerned that his cabinet and judicial […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly every house the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. rehabilitates has the same problem, Ian Beniston says: Thieves stripped the plumbing for the copper pipes. That adds somewhere between $7,000 and $15,000 to the cost of rehabbing the house, making it less attractive to renovate, says the YNDC executive director. A funding request […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly every house the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. rehabilitates has the same problem, Ian Beniston says: Thieves stripped the plumbing for the copper pipes. That adds somewhere between $7,000 and $15,000 to the cost of rehabbing the house, making it less attractive to renovate, says the YNDC executive director. A funding request […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bill Siderewicz, president of Clean Energy Future LLC, will be presented the William G. Lyden Spirit of the Valley Award at the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s annual meeting March 16. The luncheon event is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, Boardman. Clean Energy Future, based on […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Little Greek Fresh Grill plans to open here by the second quarter of the year. The restaurant will open in the space it is leasing at 220 Boardman-Canfield Road in a recently renovated plaza, according to Kutlick Realty LLC. The chain is a fast-casual Greek restaurant with an American influence. The Boardman […]

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