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Economic Development: Conference Looks at Developing Industry Along Ohio River Corridor | November 9, 2017

Conference Looks at Developing Industry Along Ohio River Corridor

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The wrapper around a Hershey Milk Chocolate Bar, the green-turtle-shaped sandbox that Little Tikes sells, and the Goodyear tires on a car are all made from plastics manufactured at petrochemical plants. And it’s those types of plants – and the petrochemical industry in general – that economic development leaders in the […]

Our Towns: Foundations Do More Than Just Write Checks | November 9, 2017

Foundations Do More Than Just Write Checks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the nonprofit sector evolves with new generations of philanthropists, new causes and interests and an ever-changing spectrum of need, foundations must find ways to adapt. Today, helping the Mahoning Valley’s 1,000-plus active nonprofit organizations maintain continuity of service goes beyond presenting a novelty-size check for a photo op. While it’s not […]

Company News: Shell Begins Construction on Main Phase of Cracker | November 8, 2017

Shell Begins Construction on Main Phase of Cracker

POTTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC announced Wednesday that it has started construction on the main phase of its $6 billion petrochemicals plant here. “Today marks an important step forward for this major growth project,” Graham van’t Hoff, executive vice president for Shell’s global chemicals business, said in a statement. “The preparation phase […]

Health Care: Salem Medical Partners with Seidman Cancer Center | November 8, 2017

Salem Medical Partners with Seidman Cancer Center

SALEM, Ohio – Patients undergoing treatment for cancer at Salem Regional Medical Center now have access to clinical trials, the result of a new partnership with the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland. Representatives of University Hospitals joined Salem Regional officials Tuesday afternoon to announce the partnership. The center opened Monday. Salem Regional chose […]