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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 […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet Cruze were down 16.2% in February from a year earlier, the automaker reports this morning. Nationwide, 18,301 units of the Lordstown-built model were sold. Of the Big Three American automakers, GM and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles both reported February sales increases, while Ford Motor Co. announced that […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With any luck, the eight inches of snow that fell Sunday was the last serious storm of the season. That means, over the next few weeks, business will pick back up for Jailhouse Cycles. After opening last April, the motorcycle shop on West Wood Street almost immediately saw a steady flow of […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With any luck, the eight inches of snow that fell Sunday was the last serious storm of the season. That means, over the next few weeks, business will pick back up for Jailhouse Cycles. After opening last April, the motorcycle shop on West Wood Street almost immediately saw a steady flow of […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Job creation in 2014 was 20% better than in 2013, new capital investment was up 70% over the year, but retained jobs were down over the year, JobsOhio reported Monday. In its 2014 annual report (CLICK HERE), the state economic development agency said it assisted companies that committed to creating 21,377 new […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An activist group opposed to hydraulic fracturing is calling on the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to uphold an order it issued in September denying a request to operate a Class II injection well in Coitsville Township — and not approve “limited injections” there. Frackfree Mahoning Valley says it wants ODNR oil […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — United Community Financial Corp., holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Co., has named its treasurer, Timothy W. Esson, chief financial officer as well, Gary M. Small, president and CEO announced Monday. The post of CFO had been vacant since last April 25 when James R. Reske left to accept a […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a grant of $144,000 to Compass Family & Community Services, 535 Marmion Ave., for its Daybreak Youth Crisis Shelter, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced Monday. The shelter, a 10-bed temporary refuge for homeless people younger than 18, is the only […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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