Local News

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio  —  Faculty members at Youngstown State University yesterday narrowly approved a new labor agreement with the university. Members of the Youngstown State University chapter of the Ohio Education Association approved the three-year agreement by 17 votes, said Annette Burden, president of the bargaining unit. “It was a very narrow pass,” she remarked following […]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — The Hospice Trust of Trumbull County is seeking proposals for its second round of grants, which it plans to announce later this year. The Hospice Trust, with $2.2 million in assets, is a new source of financial support for hospice-related services in Trumbull County. It was repurposed and re-established to carry on […]

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Halcon Resources Corp. says its oil and gas production increased 37% during the fourth quarter and 65% for the full year. In preliminary results announced today, the Houston-based company said it expects production of 46,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day during the fourth quarter and 42,000 barrels of oil per day […]

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Chesapeake Energy Corp. today filed suit in Oklahoma County District Court alleging its former CEO and chairman, Aubrey McClendon, “misappropriated highly sensitive trade secrets” in the weeks before he was forced out of the company and used this information to start a new oil and gas venture. Chesapeake, the most prolific driller […]

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. will offer a free, intensive business-planning course geared to assist those starting all types of small businesses in the city. Classes will be held at Iron Roots Urban Farm, in the YNDC Demonstration Kitchen at 822 Billingsgate Ave.,  from 6 to 9 p.m. beginning March 17 and continuing […]

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Contract language issues must still be resolved in a tentative agreement reached between Youngstown State University and the union representing faculty members, the faculty union’s president says. Annette Burden, president of the YSU chapter of the Ohio Education Association, which represents faulty member at the university, and YSU spokesman Ron Cole acknowledged […]

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  After nearly four months of designing, testing and redesigning with the help of CYO Marketing and Jet Creative Productions, The Business Journal launched its new website Monday. The most noticeable new features are a completely new layout and improved video functions. “It’s more visual with more photographs and how stories are displayed. […]

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