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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator’s acquisition of the former Vindicator building downtown is just the start of future expansion efforts, says its executive director. “We’ve got to think about our sixth building and seventh building,” says Jim Cossler. “We’re not going to stop growing.” The YBI purchased the former Vindicator office building at […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – New Castle Rotary Club #89 has named Toni McKay as the Rotary Entrepreneur of the Year. The club will recognize McKay at a dinner May 18 at the Villa Banquet Center. Born in Ellwood City, the daughter of the late John and Louise Mazzant, McKay is a self-made businesswoman who has […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Despite the pullback from new drilling in the Utica shale within eastern Ohio, oil and gas exploration continues to have positive ramifications across the region. Permits for new wells have all but ground to a halt in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Still, ODNR issued four new permits […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The pay gap between men and women presents more than just a bottom-line problem for the gender on the short end of that economic measuring stick, advocates for equal pay argue. Representatives of the Youngstown Business & Professional Women’s Club and the YWCA of Youngstown marked Equal Pay Day yesterday. April 14 […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

SALEM, Ohio — Overnight, sometime late March 29 or early on the 30th, part of the west wall of the three-story building at 363 E. State St. in downtown Salem collapsed. The former tanning salon, closed for several years, had fallen into disrepair and on itself. Last fall, a stabilization project added netting to the […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Administrative professional report they are supporting more staff and taking on more responsibilities. In Staples’ fourth annual survey conducted in advance of Administrative Professionals Day April 22, more than half of administrative professionals reported they support more staff than they did the previous year, a trend also reflected in the past three […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY – American Energy-Utica LLC and its majority investor, The Energy & Minerals Group, announced Tuesday it has reached a settlement with Chesapeake Energy Corp., removing the company as a defendant in the suit Chesapeake filed against its former CEO, Aubrey McClendon. Chesapeake filed the complaint in February against McClendon, his new company American […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator paid $654,500 to buy the building at 29 Vindicator Square, owned by Vindicator Printing Co., records show. The transaction closed March 13. The asking price for the building was $700,000, according to a story in today’s Vindicator. “The price was based on the cost of renovations necessary to […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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