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Monday, November 10, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Name changes for the three health centers affiliated with Humility of Mary Health Partners will accompany HMHP’s adoption of the Mercy Health name. HMHP announced this morning that it would change its name to Mercy Health, which Catholic Health Partners, HMHP’s parent, adopted this summer. At that time, it was determined that all CHP partners would eventually mirror that name change. At the same time, the three health centers operated by HMHP – St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center in Boardman and St....

Monday, November 10, 2014

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Arno Hill expects a deal to close within the next month for a Kansas City-based developer to acquire 173 acres near the General Motors Corp. Complex for a proposed industrial park. NorthPoint Development is finalizing the acquisition from the Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response Trust, or RACER, theentity created to oversee the sale and development of properties owned by the former Gneral Motors Corp. prior to its 2009 bankruptcy. NorthPoint is developing similar projects near GM has plants to accommodate the auto maker’s...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Author:  Josh Medore BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Philanthropic foundations in the Mahoning Valley increasingly are working together to address the needs in their communities. Seven leaders of charitable foundations and two trust executives discussed the health of their philanthropic efforts Oct. 27 during a discussion held by The Business Journal. What they said will appear in the Foundations Roundtable to be published in the MidNovember issue of The Business Journal due out this week. Paul Dutton, chairman of the William Swanston Charitable...

Monday, November 10, 2014

GIRARD, Ohio -- The Gibson Agency, LLC started its third annual Holiday Giving Campaign and will once again donate a total of $10,000 to 10 charitable organizations across the Mahoning Valley this holiday season. The charities participating this year include Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Warren Family Mission, Homes for Kids Inc./Child and Family Solutions, Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries Inc., Catholic Charities (Diocese of Youngstown), Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning County, Yellow Brick Place, American Heart...

Monday, November 10, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Penguin Review, Youngstown State University's student-run print magazine, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a commemorative edition and a launch party Nov. 20. Penguin Review was created in 1964 to give YSU students an opportunity to share their talents with a wider audience. Since the launch, more than 1,500 students have published poetry, art, fiction, screenplays and creative non-fiction in the Review. The magazine, which is released annually, has gone through many changes through the years. “The one thing that has not, and I hope will...

Sunday, November 9, 2014

RENO, Nev. -- Net operating revenues for Eldorado Resorts Inc. for the third quarter were $78.9 million, an increase of 24% from the year-ago period, the company reported Thursday. Results include 12 days of operation at the former MTR Gaming Group's Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, W.Va. The merger of Eldorado Resorts and MTR Gaming was completed in mid-September. Net loss for Eldorado was $4.1 million versus net income of $3.2 million in the third quarter of 2013. The loss included $4.5 million in acquisition charges while net income in the...

Saturday, November 8, 2014

MONACA, Pa. -- Royal Dutch Shell has exercised its option to purchase the former Horsehead Holding Corp. site here, a signal that the giant energy company is moving closer to building a multibillion-dollar ethane cracker plant. Even so, Shell said that just because the company purchased the land doesn't mean it's made a decision on whether to proceed with the project. “This is a good decision but it does not mean that we have [made] the investment decision to proceed with the project,” Ate Visser, the vice president with Shell Chemical, according to published reports...

Friday, November 7, 2014

Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bettors at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown wagered $79.8 million in cash and credits during October, the racino’s first full month of operations, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported this afternoon. According to the commission, which posted the monthly video lottery terminal report on its website, patrons won $70.0 million in credits and received $259,212 in promotional play credits for a net win of $8.6 million in October. Of that net win figure, the commission...

Friday, November 7, 2014

Author:  Josh Medore YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- CHCC Health Care Centers Inc. says it will cease operating Campus Health Care Center, 196 Colonial Drive, and its Cedarcreek Health Care Center, 4121 Tod Avenue NW in Warren, by Dec. 31, potentially idling a combined 156 employees. “The company has recently notified the landlord of the Campus facility that it will be turning over the facility back to the landlord on January 1, 2015,” states the letter to Campus employees, a copy of which was obtained by The Business Journal. “It is our...

Friday, November 7, 2014

Author:  Josh Medore YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- CHCC Health Care Centers Inc. is closing its Campus Health Care Center, 196 Colonial Drive, and its Cedarcreek Health Care Center, 4121 Tod Avenue NW in Warren, idling a combined 156 employees. The closings will be completed by Dec. 31, according to a letter from the company to its employees, and official notices provided to the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services as required by the federal “plant closing” law. “The company has recently notified the landlord of the Campus facility that...

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