Local News

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shale oil production during the month of June is forecast to total 4.85 million barrels per day (bpd) nationwide, a drop of 113,000 from May’s forecast, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports. In April, total production reached 4.95 million barrels per day. The agency issued its monthly drilling productivity report Monday that […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – By Dan Slagle’s count, there are some 400 trees in the northern portion of Boardman Park. That’s the section most visited, the park director says, and where the Green Oasis has its greatest impact. And with more and more people coming every year – an estimated 450,000 visitors came to the park […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — Bill Siderewicz, president of Clean Energy Future LLC, will be the keynote speaker at the Greater Western Reserve Boy Scout Council’s 11th annual Trumbull County Friends of Scouting breakfast. Siderewicz and his Massachusetts-based company have purchased more than 150 acres in Lordstown for a new multimillion-dollar energy plant. The breakfast will take […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The Columbiana County Port Authority has reached an agreement with the Ohio Development Services Agency to repay a $148,000 grant over three years for job-creation incentives never met. Monday night, the board of the port authority ratified the agreement that Executive Director Penny Traina reached to repay the funds: $50,000 June […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted reports 9,306 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in April 2016. That represents an increase over April 2015, when 8,893 entities were formed, according to Husted’s office. March 2016 set a new record for the number of businesses filing start-up documents in a single month. […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Development Services Agency’s Export Assistance Office has been awarded the President’s “E” Award for its Ohio Export Internship Program. The award, presented by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, is the highest recognition any U.S. organization can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. Ohio was […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Lake to River Food Cooperative and Catullo Prime Meats are joining together to increase access to local food for Mahoning Valley residents. A kick-off event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 28 at the Catullo store on Tiffany Boulevard in Poland. Locally sourced food products will be […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second time this year, Youngstown State University’s online master’s degree in financial economics has been ranked as a top-10 program in the nation. “The Best Master’s Degrees” places YSU’s program fourth in the nation in terms of affordability. Earlier this year, The Financial Times ranked the YSU program eighth best […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Young Professionals of Lawrence County will host its second “Spark Your Knowledge: Executive Series” session at 5:30 p.m. this evening at The Confluence. The event will feature Merit Wish Phillips of Wish Designs USA, who will discuss her niche company and tools needed to run a successful business. Afterward she will […]

Monday, May 16, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas – Range Resources, a major oil and natural gas driller in the Appalachian region, will pay $3.3 billion to acquire Memorial Resource Development Corp. of Houston, the companies announced the morning. The all-stock transaction includes Range assuming $1.1 million in MRD’s net debt. Range has approximately 1 million net acres across Pennsylvania, […]

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