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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich will hold a town hall meeting Monday morning at Brilex Industries, 101 Andrews Ave.,  with Youngstown State University  President Jim Tressel scheduled to appear as the event’s “special guest.” The appearance, announced Wednesday, begins at 10 a.m. with the doors opening at 9:30. Tickets are required and can be […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich will hold a town hall meeting Monday morning at Brilex Industries, 101 Andrews Ave.,  with Youngstown State University  President Jim Tressel scheduled to appear as the event’s “special guest.” The appearance, announced Wednesday, begins at 10 a.m. with the doors opening at 9:30. Tickets are required and can be […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Oil and gas production across the state hit record numbers last year despite low commodity prices and a reduction in drilling across the Utica shale, according to figures released today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reports that during the fourth quarter of 2015, Ohio’s horizontal shale wells produced 6.249 […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

NILES, Ohio – The Gander Mountain store in Niles will celebrate a weekend-long grand opening, beginning with a concert by country artist Nate Hosie at 9 a.m. and a ribbon cutting at 9:45 March 18. The store, 2390 Niles Cortland Road SE, will open to customers at 10 a.m. The first 250 customers between March […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University will receive $650,000 from a NASA cooperative agreement to develop full-dome video and 3-D animation materials for the CosmoQuest program. The funding will pay for the hiring of a content designer and a student to create videos and images, along with upgrades to the […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jack Kravitz doesn’t believe in chasing rainbows to find that spot where the rainbow ends and a pot of gold is buried. But he does believe in creating rainbows, especially when its time for Kravitz Delicatessen’s weeklong celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Beginning Friday, Kravitz Deli offer multi-color “rainbow” bagels at its […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the presidential nominating contest moves onto Gov. John Kasich’s home turf next week, the state’s Republican governor comes out of Michigan with a close third-place finish and looking for a lifeline. Businessman and reality show host Donald Trump won Michigan with 36.5% of the vote, giving him one of his three […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Injection wells across Ohio accepted a record 28.8 million barrels of wastewater from drilling operations last year, despite a slowdown in oil and gas exploration in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and compiled by Teresa Mills show that the volume of wastewater disposed of […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Not long after they announced the results of the 2015 fundraising campaign, members of the United Way of Trumbull County’s campaign board were busy bagging food in the back room of Niles Community Services. After pulling canned goods, bread, condiments and other foodstuffs off the shelves – making sure, of course, that […]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oklahoma City-based Gulfport Energy Corp. was awarded eight new horizontal drilling permits in the Utica shale for wells in Belmont and Monroe counties last week, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Gulfport was the sole company to receive permits for the week ended March 5. It […]

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