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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In what could be a fatal blow to the long lingering Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resorts project, Penn National Gaming Inc. announced today that it is withdrawing from its joint venture with Endeka Entertainment LP to build the $225 million racino in Lawrence County, Pa. Penn National, based in Wyomissing, Pa., […]

Monday, March 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In what could be a fatal blow to the long lingering Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resorts project, Penn National Gaming Inc. announced today that it is withdrawing from its joint venture with Endeka Entertainment LP to build the $225 million racino in Lawrence County, Pa. Penn National, based in Wyomissing, Pa., […]

Monday, March 30, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a public hearing May 5 on whether to award an air quality permit to Royal Dutch Shell’s proposed multi-billion dollar ethane cracker project. The permit is an essential piece of Shell’s proposal to construct the plant – estimated at $4 billion – at the […]

Monday, March 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two officials from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will discuss the impact of D&L Energy Inc.’s illegal dumping of drilling waste into a tributary of the Mahoning River. Kurt Kollar of the Ohio EPA’s Environmental Response and Revitalization division, and Bart Ray, senior investigator at Ohio EPA’s special investigation unit, will present […]

Monday, March 30, 2015

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — A coalition of organized labor and Ohio lawmakers selected the Mahoning Valley as the launch pad Saturday for a statewide initiative to deny President Obama “fast-track” authority to negotiate trade agreements. “This is the first of many more [meetings] in the days ahead,” Tim Bruga, president of the Ohio AFL-CIO told some […]

Monday, March 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – VXI Global Solutions LLC will hold a job fair Tuesday and Wednesday. The company wants to fill 260 positions starting April 6 for its Youngstown call center in 20 Federal Place downtown. The job fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, with on-the-spot interviews and hiring, according […]

Monday, March 30, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company for Cortland Savings and Banking Co., announced Friday that its board of directors has approved a new stock repurchase program. Under the new program, the company is authorized to repurchase up to 200,000, or 4.4%, of its 4,527,849 issued and outstanding shares. The program is effective through Dec. […]

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