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Thursday, February 23, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. — The campus in rural southeastern Mercer County, Pa., looks exactly as Hollywood would build a set to shoot a movie about college life. Collegiate Gothic architecture – large red-brick buildings punctuated with white stone arches, huge windows and tall oak doors – is set on 180 acres of green space with […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – The most prolific driller in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale, Chesapeake Energy Corp., announced this morning it posted a net loss of $4.8 billion during 2016, largely driven by noncash impairments of the company’s oil and gas properties caused by depressed commodity prices. The oil and gas giant reported revenues of $7.87 billion […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve fresh food access in Trumbull County was among the highlights for Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership‘s Garden Resources of Warren program in 2016. The community improvement group released their annual report Wednesday. The Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program supports TNP’s effort to establish […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – The parent of Vallourec Star in Youngstown reported a net loss of $231 million on $3.1 billion in revenues during 2016, but its chairman says its U.S. market is stabilizing. “Entering 2017, the positive dynamics of the U.S. OCTG [oil country tubular goods] market are confirmed,” Philippe Crouzet, chairman of Vallourec SA, […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The staff at the Mission Taco continues to iron out the kinks as owner Christian Rinehart plans his next dining concept. “We’re working on a noodle concept,” Rinehart said Wednesday, that will be built somewhere in Boardman. “It might be next door, it might be down the street,” he continued. “We don’t […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The C.S. Lewis Institute of Northeast Ohio will host a business luncheon titled “Stories: The Intersection of Faith & Marketplace” on March 23. The event will be held at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman. Participants will be able to network and connect with others in the local business community, hear from […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than a dozen technology leaders visited the Mahoning Valley Tuesday and Wednesday to explore opportunities to create jobs by partnering with companies here, investing in local firms or establishing branches of their own operations. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, arranged the visit by the 13 technology entrepreneurs, led by Patrick […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports the rig count in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale remained unchanged during the week ended Feb. 18 compared to the previous week. According to ODNR, there were 20 horizontal oil and gas rigs operating in the Utica during the week, while 11 new permits were awarded […]

Thursday, February 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline to submit nominations for the 25th annual Valley Athena Award is March 3. A dinner honoring the nominees and Athena Award winner will be held May 18 at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. Over the past 24 years, the local Athena Award banquet has recognized more than 900 women for their […]

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – “The future of parking in Los Angeles” will be on display March 10 when the ribbon is cut on that city’s largest fully-automated parking structure, which was built by Warren native Christopher Alan and his AutoParkit LLC, says the developer of the historic Helms Bakery District. Wally Marks, whose family’s real estate company […]

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