Texas regulators holding firm that fracking not linked to earthquakes
The Texas Railroad Commission apparently isn't shaken up by Ohio regulators' decision to limit hydraulic fracturing after finding the process may have touched off minor earthquakes in the Buckeye State.
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Primary hopefuls present different views
The people seeking the Democratic nomination for commissioner are offering voters differing perspectives of the condition of Trumbull County: One says she's the right person to pull it from the doldrums; the other says he's right to continue the county's growth and development.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Greenford residents say potholes worse yet
The potholes are the worst they've ever been, according to three Greenford residents who live on Lisbon-Canfield Road about a quarter-mile south state Route 165.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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ODNR sets tougher regulations for drilling near faults
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer has announced new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity.
Pennsylvania not following Ohio's lead on monitoring quakes near fracking sites
Several oil and gas drilling states are keeping a close eye on Ohio after regulators issued new rules on monitoring seismic activity around drilling operations near areas with a history of earthquakes - but Pennsylvania has no plans to follow suit , New Castle News reports.
West Branch Middle School visits Mill Creek MetroParks Farm
West Branch Middle School was afforded the opportunity to participate in the Mahoning County Soil and Water Conservation Districts Junior Envirothon on April 10 at the Mill Creek Metro Park Farm in Canfield.
Mahoning County Educational Services Centerwill open new STEM school in August of 2015
The Mahoning County Educational Services Center prides itself on working with its districts to implement new and innovative ways of learning for the children of the Mahoning Valley.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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Ohio regulators update rules to reduce earthquake risks
Today, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced there was enough information from the minor seismic event in Mahoning County on March 10 th to justify new rules on well stimulation activity in the state.
Drilling Suspended After Earthquakes in Ohio; Fracking Possibly to Blame
Several earthqakes in March in Ohio's Poland Township have been linked to shale fracking, resulting in suspension of oil and gill drilling at seven wells near the quakes.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Youngstown man suspected of beating Maltese dog to death with bricks
William A. Williams pleaded not guilty on Friday in a Youngstown, Ohio courtroom to charges of animal cruelty for killing a tiny Maltese dog and domestic violence reported wkbn.com.
Fabricating plant opens in Hubbard
What had been a brownfield site in Hubbard was unveiled as a new 20,000-square-foot green facility serving the oil and natural gas drilling industry.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
ST. STEPHEN REGISTRATION: St. Stephen Preschool is accepting registrations for 3- and 4-year-old morning and afternoon classes as well as a pre-kindergarten morning class.
ODNR press release on earthquakes, new permit rules
Today Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer announced new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity.
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State geologists in Ohio have linked earthquake activity in the Utica Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, for the first time.
Mahoning County Land Bank seeks board member
A volunteer is needed to serve on the board of directors of the Mahoning County Land Reutilization Corporation, or Mahoning County Land Bank.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Construction season begins
Orange barrel season, Ohio's fifth season that unofficially begins between April's showers and May's flowers, is upon us.
Zeller: No recovery in Mahoning Valley
"There are a lot of people going around saying phony things about this recovery," Cleveland Economist George Zeller said, "we are but not in the Mahoning Valley and not fast enough statewide."
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Sign language play planned
SPECIAL PERFORMANCE: The Hubbard High School's American Sign Language classes are performing "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" in sign language at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Hubbard High School auditorium.