Valley economy is doing better than rest of the state, but recovery remains slow.
Shrinking Utica Shale should lead to industry consolidation in eastern Ohio, including the Mahoning Valley.
Mahoning Valley unemployment is up in November, leading into the next three months when unemployment figures are typically the highest.
The chilly weather Friday did not stop several anti-fracking activists from carrying signs and chanting during a march as the group traveled along Wick Park on Youngstown’s North Side.
Store owner built business listening to her customers' requests.
Goal of midstream partnership is to leverage current pipeline infrastructure to promote quicker development.
Dick's Sporting Goods suspends gun sales in light of Newtown, Conn. shooting. It doesn't appear other stores will follow suit.
Companies continue to squeeze more time in the holiday shopping season by opening around the clock.
Hilcorp and NiSource partnership to build pipeline and natural-gas processing site in eastern Mahoning County.
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By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org LORDSTOWN Sales of the Chevrolet Cruze were up 27 percent in November, continuing a string of four-consecutive strong months for the Lordstown-built vehicle.
A shaking, happy and newly richer Salem man was surprised with a check for $2 million Wednesday after years of playing scratch-off games.
Shoppers queued up outside Boardman Target store at 4 a.m. last year to get Black Friday bargains. This year, Target joins other retailers for Black Thursday, opening at 9 tonight. Others, though, started the holiday retail race at 9 this morning.
Teaching others to create szopkas is all about keeping the Polish traditions alive.
If Congress failes to act, 'horrible things happen,' says Paul Sracic, chairman of Youngstown State University’s political science department.
D&L Energy has applied for a permit for a new injection well in the Mahoning Valley, the first since the moratorium was lifted by the state after several earthquakes in the Youngstown area.
Valerus, a Houston company, has formed a partnership with Brilex Industries to manufacture oil- and gas-production equipment in Youngstown.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN A group of current and potential oil and gas
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org WELLSVILLE An Oklahoma company has opened a drilling
The idea of legislation to regulate landmen who negotiate oil and gas leases has industry leaders claiming new regulations are unnecessary and complicated. Supporters, meanwhile, argue such changes are needed to deal with an expanding industry.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN With uncertainty about the severity of
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org PULASKI, PA. The signs of pipeline development and
Peppe Smith, owner of Camelot Lanes in Boardman, says she sees positive signs all around the Youngstown community. “I cannot deny that I am better off than I was four years ago," she declares, but adds: “I do not attribute that to the president.”
October sales of the Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze were up 34 percent over last year, continuing three straight months of exceptional sales.
In a move designed to increase safety in oil and gas drilling, a state senator from Boardman has proposed doubling the distance gas and oil wells must be from homes.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN The leaders of two local auto unions are
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org WARREN It appears the battle between Patriot Water
Analysts are estimating that General Motors will sell 200,517 vehicles this month, an increase of more than 7 percent over this time last year.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Fifteen local businesses were recognized
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org WARREN BP is funding a $50,000 initiative to equip
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Economic figures in the Mahoning Valley continue to have mixed results with fewer people working, but the unemployment rate still dropping.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org CANFIELD A $6 million federal grant is designed to help
Horizontal drilling is moving toward the suburbs, but you’re not likely to see a drilling rig in the middle of your neighborhood.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com CANFIELD After decades in business, the doors closed on
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org NORTH LIMA A number of Mahoning County residents who
Jeff Schwab, a 15-year employee for Delphi Packard Electric, learned he could lose his job in January 2008. He and his wife, Kim, had purchased this home in Niles four months earlier. Schwab transferred to a GM assembly plant in Kansas City, Kan., two years ago but is hoping he can transfer to the GM Lordstown plant sometime soon.
Although sales of the Lordstown-built Cruze dropped by 188 in September from its record set in August, GM sold 25,787 of the compact car, topping the Toyota Corolla at 23,036, and the Honda Civic, at 21,546.
Studies vary widely on how many jobs oil and natural-gas drilling will bring to eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
Seismic trucks driving through Cambridge, Ohio, vibrate the ground to cause sound waves. Those sound waves are recorded and used by oil and gas companies to help determine the best locations to drill for the commodities.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com SALEM Fourteen months of work came to fruition Friday
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org LORDSTOWN Twelve students were honored for their
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com LORDSTOWN Sales increases continue for General Motors
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN A report claims that budget cuts to the Ohio
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Chesapeake Energy Corp. will sell nearly all
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN General Motors had a good month locally as
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN It was a day filled with talk about the
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org LORDSTOWN The Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze once
Shoppers may soon find they’re paying a little bit more for the book, jewelry, clothing or any other item they buy online.
Former United Auto Workers leaders Paul Cubellis, Bill Bowers and Darwin Cooper spoke about the union’s early days Wednesday at the UAW 1112 hall near the Lordstown plant. The three were union leaders during a contentious time between union members and management.
By BURTON SPEAKMAN email@example.com WELLSVILLE The completion of the overhead-crane project