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Drilling Down: Parkersburg Cracker Plant Project on Hold | April 24, 2015

Parkersburg Cracker Plant Project on Hold

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Brazilian companies that considered building a cracker plant near Parkersburg, W. Va., are reevaluating whether they will make the billion-dollar investment in light of the current oil and gas market. The companies, Braskem and Odebrecht, announced the potential $3.8 billion project, the Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise, known as Project Ascent, in […]

Company News: Penn National Touts Performance of Ohio Racinos | April 23, 2015

Penn National Touts Performance of Ohio Racinos

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Officials with Penn National Gaming Inc. remain bullish on Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown, but were silent Thursday morning on the company’s recent withdrawal from a western Pennsylvania project that would have competed with the Austintown racino. “Weather aside, we’re really continuing to see momentum in our four […]

Education: MCCTC Opens Registration for Machining Program | April 23, 2015

MCCTC Opens Registration for Machining Program

CANFIELD, Ohio — Mahoning County Career & Technical School opened registration for its machining program today. Students who will enter their junior year of high school in August and attend school in Mahoning County are eligible to register. The machining program has articulation agreements with Youngstown State University and ITT Technical Institute and is certified […]