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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Twelve permits for new horizontal wells were issued throughout eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended Dec. 24, while the rig count remained unchanged from the previous week at 22, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Oklahoma City-based Gulfport Energy received six permits — five […]

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – There isn’t much to see along the northern section of U.S. Route 422 in Trumbull County. It’s mostly homes, separated by tree lines and occasionally small woods, on both sides of the four-lane divided highway. A few businesses call this stretch home – out this way it’s Warren-Burton Road – and the […]

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation have awarded nearly $102,000 in grants to six area health initiatives. The largest grant, $25,000, was awarded to the YMCA of Youngstown for its 12-week Livestrong program, which provides cancer survivors with fitness and strength activities as well as support groups. […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

When I was a child, I used to think and act like a child. Now that I am an adult, I have since put those childish ways behind me, except when it comes to Star Wars. While I was born three years after the original movie, “A New Hope,” launched, the entire brand has captured […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

When I was a child, I used to think and act like a child. Now that I am an adult, I have since put those childish ways behind me, except when it comes to Star Wars. While I was born three years after the original movie, A New Hope, launched, the entire brand has captured […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises and the city of Youngstown will jointly host a watch party at the Covelli Centre to cheer for the Youngstown State University Penguins as they compete for the FCS national title Jan. 7 against James Madison University. The party, free and open to the public, will offer indoor festivities such […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

By Victoria Munro LAKELAND, Colo. — It soon will be a New Year — a new beginning, time to think about new directions, dreams and aspirations, and to set and achieve goals. The following seven simple steps will get you started, keep you going and help you get where you want to be. Begin with […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

FARRELL, Pa. – NLMK Group, the largest steelmaker in Russia, says it plans to spend $80 million on a major upgrade at its plant here on Roemer Boulevard. The Russian steelmaker announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase processing equipment needed for the construction of a new walking-beam reheating furnace at the plant. […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes serves as a model for the diverse manufacturing hubs that have followed since its creation four years ago, the Youngstown Business Incubator’s chief operating officer told the White House conference on advanced manufacturing. Barb Ewing was among the featured speakers at the White House Manufacturing USA stakeholder event held Wednesday. […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

By Aaron Smith and Monica Anderson Pew Research Center WASHINGTON — Americans are incorporating a wide range of digital tools and platforms into their purchasing decisions and buying habits, according to a Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults. The survey finds that roughly eight-in-10 Americans are now online shoppers: 79% have made an online […]

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