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Thursday, May 14, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The Lawrence County Career and Technical Center will offer a six-week Manufacturing Readiness Program May 26 through July 17 to new high school graduates and adults. It will be held at the Lawrence County Crossing of Butler County Community College. The program, valued at $4,000 per participant, is free because the […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp., wants to expand its natural gas processing operation in Butler County, Pa., according to a recent filing with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. A notice published in the latest edition of The Pennsylvania Bulletin shows that XTO plans to construct […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

WASHINGTON– Jobs related to plastics manufacturing are expected to grow by 462,000 – or by 20% — over the next decade largely because of plentiful and affordable natural gas and natural gas liquids from shale formations, reports the American Chemistry Council. About 2.7 million workers are employed in the domestic plastics manufacturing industry, the trade […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio — Farmers National Bank has been there for the Canfield community since it was founded in 1887, says Mark L. Graham, a resident of Canfield much of his adult life. Graham is treasurer of the Canfield Schools Citizens (levy) Committee, a trustee of the Mill Creek Metro Parks political action committee, chairman of […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Shepherd of the Valley and other providers of senior care services are participating in a joint job fair May 20 to recruit, interview and hire onsite health care professionals. The job fair will take place 9 a.m. to noon at the Fairfield Inn, 801 N. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown. In addition to Shepherd, […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Protect Ohio Jobs Coalition is urging the Ohio Senate Ways and Means Committee, as it begins hearings on the severance tax increase proposed by Gov. John Kasich, to reject what it called “the job-killing tax.” The coalition instead urges lawmakers to “focus on policies that encourage oil and natural gas industry […]

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

SHARON, Pa., — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its 11th annual Phoenix Awards May 21 at The Corinthian here. Businesses and organizations will be recognized in seven categories at the event, which will also feature recognition for Leadership Shenango. The event will begin with heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts at 11:30 a.m., […]

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