Akron Local Business
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Thursday | via West Side and South Side Leader
NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline officials attended the Dec. 17 New Franklin Council meeting to talk to residents about the proposed project. Shown in front, from left, are New Franklin Council President David Stock , project manager Pat Becker and Louis Berroteran, president of The Berroteran Group LLC, of Akron. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 24 | via Norwalk Reflector
An 18-year-old Akron woman has been charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary after police said she arranged to meet two men last weekend through an online dating service. Lashon L. Hamilton, of Brown Street, was identified by Akron police as being involved, along with another man who has not been identified, in two separate armed robberies within two hours. Comment?
Saturday Dec 20 | via Ohio.com
Thomas J. Strauss, the CEO of Summa Health System talks about his tenure as he sits in his office at Akron City Hospital. Strauss will be retiring at the end of the year. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via Erie Times News
Warren-based Northwest Savings Bank has agreed to buy the owner of Lorain National Bank for $183.3 million in cash and stock. The transaction puts Northwest, which has extensive operations in Erie and Crawford counties, in the suburban Cleveland and Akron, Ohio, markets. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via GlobeNewswire
A. Schulman Inc. expects to release fiscal 2015 first-quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. The Company will hold its fiscal 2015 first-quarter earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 7, at 10 a.m. Eastern time, with Bernard Rzepka, who is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer but will become President and Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2015. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Business Journal
There will be a change at the top of FirstEnergy Corp. , which owns West Penn Power, the Bruce Mansfield coal plant and the Beaver Valley Nuclear Station. Anthony J. Alexander on Tuesday was named executive chairman of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy , and Charles E. Jones has been appointed president and CEO. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via WTVC
By Andrew, Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures to curb the use of deadly force, ease public distrust and protect officers from retaliation. New York City plans to issue stun guns to hundreds more officers. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via Cleveland.com
Avery Church, 20, was taken to Akron General Medical Center where he was placed in the intensive care unit. His mother told police that he was stabbed at the party visited twice by police that morning. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
The Erie Times-News reports Penelec president Scott Wyman and the school's president, Julie Wollman, were to detail the partnership at a news conference Monday afternoon. According to a Penelec news release, a "high percentage" of a two-year Power System institute program will be offered jobs with the utility. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via KOLD-TV Tucson
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio - With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures to curb the use of deadly force, ease public distrust and protect officers from retaliation. New York City plans to issue stun guns to hundreds more officers. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via Business Wire
A detailed listing of rating actions follows at the end of this release. The downgrade to class G reflects the increased likelihood of losses to the class as realized losses have eroded credit enhancement since Fitch's last rating action. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Tire Business
The Ebola epidemic in Africa never seemed that far away to me, for the simple reason I have spent a career covering the rubber industry. We've always reported on natural rubber in some detail, and the Firestone natural rubber plantation in Liberia - a country ravaged by Ebola - loomed large, and not just because it was the biggest in the world. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via M2.com
The board of directors of FirstMerit Corporation said it has announced a dividend of USD14.69 per share, or USD0.36725 per depository share, on the company's 5.875 prcent non-cumulative perpetual preferred stock, Series A. FirstMerit Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with assets of approximately USD24.6 billion as of September 30, 2014, and 381 banking offices and 411 ATM locations in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Pennsylvania. Principal affiliates include: FirstMerit Bank, N.A., and FirstMerit Mortgage Corporation. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via West Side and South Side Leader
The Long Haul for Hunger will take place at various locations Dec. 12, providing a way for local residents to easily donate to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. During the event, those wanting to show their support for the Foodbank are encouraged to drive by and donate at any of three locations. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via The New Zealand Herald
Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers. Comment?
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