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Friday, February 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — This is a good time for small-business owners to apply for a loan or seek a larger line of credit. “We see a lot of demand for new lines of credit, for working capital,” says Josh Toot, a vice president for business banking at Huntington Bank in Youngstown. Banks, the largest credit […]

Friday, February 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Interest in oil and gas development across eastern Ohio’s Utica shale remains steady despite a depressed energy market, according to the latest report from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR issued 18 new horizontal well permits during the week ended Feb. 14, the agency said Thursday. The rig count, that is, […]

Friday, February 20, 2015

SHARON, Pa. — Tom Roberts has been named executive director of the Hope Center for Arts & Technology, which will open late this year or early next year in the former Sacred Heart Elementary School. The Hope Center is a replication of the National Center for Arts & Technology, the Pittsburgh-based Manchester Bidwell Corp.’s model […]

Friday, February 20, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The team of Mahoning Valley Young Professionals who won last year’s adult spelling bee triumphed again Thursday — in sudden death. The four members of the EIEIO team — Kim Urig, Michael Kovach, Gwen Brown and Amber Beall — spelled “kohlrabi” correctly after the Fast Five team missed the Germanic word with […]

Friday, February 20, 2015

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Rex Energy Corp. says it spent $317 million and drilled 51 wells last year to develop leasehold acreage in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, including land in Carroll County, Ohio, and Butler County, Pa. Rex reports the company drilled six wells, hydraulically fractured 12 others and placed 12 more into […]

Friday, February 20, 2015

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Community Health Systems Inc. ended 2014 with net operating revenues totaling $18.6 billion, up 45.4% from 2013, CHS reported after the close of markets Thursday. The company, which operates ValleyCare Health System of Ohio in northeastOhio and Sharon Regional Health System in western Pennsylvania, reported net operating revenues for the fourth quarter […]

Friday, February 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — David M. Walker, former U.S. comptroller general and co-founder of No Labels, will speak March before the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s Government Affairs Council. The luncheon event, which will begin at 11:15 a.m., will be held at Leo’s Ristorante in Howland. No Labels, co-chaired by Jon M. Huntsman Jr. and Joe Lieberman, […]

Friday, February 20, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — City residents and others interested in the project to restore the former Robins theater space downtown are invited to attend an interactive discussion and design charrette with The New School in New York City and Kent State University students Saturday. The event will take place 1-4 p.m. at the Warren YWCA, 375 […]

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