Local News

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

CLEVELAND — As American health care continues on a path of dramatic and rapid change, Cleveland Clinic has improved quality through data-driven, evidence-based care, while lowering expenses, Cleveland Clinic president and CEO Toby Cosgrove, M.D., said today in the annual “state of the Clinic” address. “The world of health care is changing and we are […]

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. have staked out new wells in the northern tier of the Utica shale in Ohio and western Pennsylvania. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 13 new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica during the week ended Feb. 28, one of […]

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The first two weeks after Pressed Coffee Bar & Eatery opened were supposed to be a shake down cruise, co-owners Frank Tuscano and Pam VonBergen say. Instead, they’ve been awash in the constant flow of people who stopped in the two-story gray mansion, long known as The Beat, on Lincoln Avenue. “I […]

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Thomas Watson, former chairman and CEO of IBM, is often credited with one of history’s most inaccurate predictions. “I think there’s a world market for maybe five computers,” he is supposed to have said, despite no documentation. Still, it speaks to what many thought were the commercial limitations of computers. It wasn’t […]

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

CLEVELAND — With the huge increase in the supply of natural gas since drilling began in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays, the demand for, and price of, coal has fallen. A research analyst and research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Christopher Vecchio and Stephan Whitaker respectively, have charted the extent within […]

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

AKRON, Ohio — Patient families, friends and the public are invited to take their first look inside Akron Children’s Hospital’s new $200 million Kay Jewelers Pavilion at a community open house April 26. The seven-story medical tower will feature a new neonatal intensive care unit with 75 private rooms, a new emergency department, outpatient surgery […]

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Slot machine revenue in Pennsylvania was up 1.12% in February from a year earlier, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported Tuesday. Gross revenue from slot machine play at the commonwealth’s 12 operating casinos totaled $183.20 million last month, compared with $181.17 million in February 2013. The average number of operating slot machines […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “In Re: Public Relations,” a new column about public relations, started Tuesday in the daily legal journals here, in Akron and Ravenna. Written by Dan Pecchia, an Ohio public relations consultant and president of Pecchia Communications in Youngstown, the column provides guidance to help lawyers advise their clients on PR matters. It […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gulfport Energy Corp. reports triple-digit production growth during 2014, driven mostly by development of its drilling program in the Utica shale. “2014 represented a transformational year for Gulfport and a coming-of-age for our development in the Utica shale,” the company’s president and CEO, Michael Moore, told analysts. Output in the Utica grew […]

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