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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Cafaro Foundation today announced a $100,000 donation to the United Way of Trumbull County. The gift will support the work of the 22 charities funded by the United Way chapter, according to the announcement “While there are segments of our local economy that are healthy, many of our Trumbull county neighbors […]

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Of 132 state legislators, 24 responded to a survey by Columbus Exchange: Politics in Question. The question involved legalizing marijuana in Ohio. The post Few state lawmakers willing to talk about marijuana legalization appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Two plans to legalize marijuana may make it on the November ballot. Matt Hawout of The News Outlet tells us why these groups are making the push in an off election year. The post Pro-pot groups gamble on off-year ballot initiatives appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – A joint venture with ArcLight Capital Partners LLC is expected to reduce Rex Energy Corp.’s expenditures in its Butler Operated Area by $60 million. Under the agreement, which Rex Energy announced this morning, the two companies will jointly develop 32 specifically designated wells in the Butler County, Pa. area.  ArcLight will […]

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

SHARON, Pa. – Keystone Blind Association will consolidate its two existing offices into the former Bolotin’s Furniture building on East State Street in Hermitage. Keystone, which was established in 1947 to provide services to blind and visually impaired persons, now operates from two locations in Sharon, The agency serves clients in Mercer, Lawrence and Crawford […]

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The loss of a federal contract to house inmates at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center will result in 185 employees there losing their jobs, the prison’s operator advised Mayor John McNally. In the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice sent to the mayor, Andrea Cooper, senior director human resource compliance with […]

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Chuck Eddy has been re-elected president of the board of trustees of the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio, the association announced. The association represents car and truck dealers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. Eddy owns Bob & Chuck Eddy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Bob & Chuck Eddy Fiat […]

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Before a bank approves a loan or issues a line of credit to a business owner, it wants to see the owner “has some skin in the game,” as the latest popular phrase goes. “Skin in the game” means substantial collateral, that the owner would feel financial pain should he default. Bankers […]

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The merchants who make up the South Avenue Business Association realize they must supplement police department efforts to reduce crime by improving the environment on the artery that runs by their shops. Improving the appearance of their storefronts, not allowing trash to collect in vacant lots near their businesses and working with […]

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