VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- The chairman of the Western Reserve Port Authority’s board of directors says he anticipates meeting in the next few weeks to hire an interim executive director.
The port authority board took no action on the vacancy during its meeting Wednesday, the bulk of which was spent in a pair of executive sessions to discuss personnel issues.
“Everyone wants it to be done as soon as possible,” and a meeting to hire for the post ideally will be held in the next two to three weeks, said Ron Klingle, port authority chairman.
SALEM, Ohio -- More than 25 years after it was constructed, the Salem Industrial Park is nearly filled, packed with small companies carving their own niches in local and international markets.
Meanwhile, activity on the east and north sides of this city points to future growth in commercial development, helped along by new infrastructure and a menu of incentives programs intended to boost business attraction, officials say.
“A lot more is coming,” says Mayor John Berlin, referring to work ongoing on the east side of town where a new Holiday Inn Express is under construction.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Revenue from table games play at Pennsylvania casinos was $61.1 million in July. This represents a 1.93% increase in revenue from play compared with July 2013.
There was a slight decrease in the combined overall gaming revenue at the 12 casinos this July compared to last year. Total revenue from slot machines and table games was $262,525,675 compared with $264,860,050 in July 2013, a difference of 0.88%.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Unemployment in each of the Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities rose by nearly a full percentage point in July from the month before, the latest data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows.
County and metropolitan area data for the region released this morning by the state agency also showed unemployment rates last month were up from June, although the unemployment rate was down from July 2013 for the local cities, counties and metros.
WASHINGTON -- Second-quarter builder confidence in the single-family 55-plus housing market hit 56, three points ahead of the same quarter in 2013.
This reading of 56 is the highest since the 55-Plus Housing Market Index began in 2008 and is the 11th consecutive quarter of year-over-year higher readings, says the National Association of Home Builders.
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