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Wing restaurant eying expansion
 A Cincinnati-based restaurant chain has plans to open in Springfield, but continues to look for a franchisee to open a location in the city, company officials said Thursday. Buffalo Wings and Rings has 55 locations in the U.S., including recently opened restaurants in Liberty Twp., and West Chester, said Philip Schram, chief development officer...

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A Cincinnati-based restaurant chain has plans to open in Springfield, but continues to look for a franchisee to open a location in the city, company officials said Thursday. Buffalo Wings and Rings has 55 locations in the U.S., including recently opened restaurants in Liberty Twp., and West Chester, said Philip Schram, chief development officer...
9-1-1 calls reveal residents saw plane crash in Harmony Twp.
 Investigators continued to sift through Tuesday the site of a plane crash that killed a 24-year-old pilot from Wilmington on Sunday evening. Jordan A. Spier was flying a Macleod home-built aircraft owned by his uncle Ronald Spier. He had taken off from his uncle’s private airstrip in the 300 block of Titus Avenue before crashing shortly...

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Investigators continued to sift through Tuesday the site of a plane crash that killed a 24-year-old pilot from Wilmington on Sunday evening. Jordan A. Spier was flying a Macleod home-built aircraft owned by his uncle Ronald Spier. He had taken off from his uncle’s private airstrip in the 300 block of Titus Avenue before crashing shortly...
Upper Valley Mall movie theater closes after decades
 The Upper Valley Mall Cinema 5’s screens went dark permanently Monday night after entertaining customers in Springfield for nearly five decades. The movie theater had fewer than a dozen employees, said Philip Chakeres, president and chief executive officer of Chakeres Theatres. The decision to close the theater is the latest blow to...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Upper Valley Mall Cinema 5’s screens went dark permanently Monday night after entertaining customers in Springfield for nearly five decades. The movie theater had fewer than a dozen employees, said Philip Chakeres, president and chief executive officer of Chakeres Theatres. The decision to close the theater is the latest blow to...
Victim in Clark County plane crash devoted to aviation
 Investigators worked Monday to piece together details of a plane crash in Harmony Twp. that killed a 24-year-old Wilmington pilot who was dedicated to aviation. Jordan A. Spier was flying Sunday evening a Macleod home-built aircraft owned by his uncle Ronald Spier. He had taken off from his uncle’s private airstrip in the 300 block...

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Investigators worked Monday to piece together details of a plane crash in Harmony Twp. that killed a 24-year-old Wilmington pilot who was dedicated to aviation. Jordan A. Spier was flying Sunday evening a Macleod home-built aircraft owned by his uncle Ronald Spier. He had taken off from his uncle’s private airstrip in the 300 block...
Assurant sees net operating income fall 30 percent last year
 Assurant’s net operating income fell more than 30 percent last year, but company leaders said they have made progress in a restructuring effort that should make it more profitable in the future. The company, based in New York, reported net operating income of $276.9 million in 2016. That’s about a 31 percent decrease compared...

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Assurant’s net operating income fell more than 30 percent last year, but company leaders said they have made progress in a restructuring effort that should make it more profitable in the future. The company, based in New York, reported net operating income of $276.9 million in 2016. That’s about a 31 percent decrease compared...
Upper Valley Mall to host Clark County home show
 The annual Clark County Home Show will move to the Upper Valley Mall this year as area home owners to start think about potential projects this spring. The show has been hosted by the Clark State Hollenbeck Bayley Conference Center for the past few years, but the mall will allow a more open space for residents to browse the local vendors...

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The annual Clark County Home Show will move to the Upper Valley Mall this year as area home owners to start think about potential projects this spring. The show has been hosted by the Clark State Hollenbeck Bayley Conference Center for the past few years, but the mall will allow a more open space for residents to browse the local vendors...
Champaign County chamber board selects new executive director
 Lydia Hess has been selected as the new executive director of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Board President Tom Coles said. Hess, a St. Paris resident, has worked with the chamber in various roles since 2014 and will be responsible for promoting businesses throughout the county. She will replace Sandi Arnold, who resigned...

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Lydia Hess has been selected as the new executive director of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Board President Tom Coles said. Hess, a St. Paris resident, has worked with the chamber in various roles since 2014 and will be responsible for promoting businesses throughout the county. She will replace Sandi Arnold, who resigned...
Lawsuit alleges Springfield vet clinic billed for pills it didn’t give
 Two Springfield residents have filed a lawsuit against a local veterinary clinic alleging the business charged customers for a flea treatment and other services that weren’t administered and seeking $750,000. The clinic and kennel’s owners denied the allegations and said they’d fight back in court. OTHER COURT NEWS: EF Hutton...

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Two Springfield residents have filed a lawsuit against a local veterinary clinic alleging the business charged customers for a flea treatment and other services that weren’t administered and seeking $750,000. The clinic and kennel’s owners denied the allegations and said they’d fight back in court. OTHER COURT NEWS: EF Hutton...
Springfield business park soon to be home to Honda supplier
 The city of Springfield has sold some land in its Champion City Business Park, a step toward allowing a Honda supplier to open a new manufacturing plant at the site. Two other business parks in Clark County also have received a state designation that local leaders said could help draw new companies to the region. Springfield city commissioners...

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The city of Springfield has sold some land in its Champion City Business Park, a step toward allowing a Honda supplier to open a new manufacturing plant at the site. Two other business parks in Clark County also have received a state designation that local leaders said could help draw new companies to the region. Springfield city commissioners...
EF Hutton seeks to throw out former exec’s lawsuit over disputed pay
 EF Hutton America has responded to a lawsuit filed by a former company executive, arguing in court documents that the case should be dismissed. Dennis White sued EF Hutton America and CEO Chris Daniels in federal court in Pennsylvania late last year, alleging the firm failed to compensate him for his work as president for at least two...

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EF Hutton America has responded to a lawsuit filed by a former company executive, arguing in court documents that the case should be dismissed. Dennis White sued EF Hutton America and CEO Chris Daniels in federal court in Pennsylvania late last year, alleging the firm failed to compensate him for his work as president for at least two...
Retailer files for bankruptcy, Upper Valley Mall store’s future unclear
 The Upper Valley Mall received a blow this week after MC Sports, a national retailer based in Michigan, filed for bankruptcy and said it will begin immediate liquidation sales at all stores. Company officials declined comment Wednesday afternoon and referred all questions to a news release. Officials at the Upper Valley Mall also didn&rsquo...

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The Upper Valley Mall received a blow this week after MC Sports, a national retailer based in Michigan, filed for bankruptcy and said it will begin immediate liquidation sales at all stores. Company officials declined comment Wednesday afternoon and referred all questions to a news release. Officials at the Upper Valley Mall also didn&rsquo...
2 new businesses to open at Upper Valley Mall
 Two local businesses will open in the Upper Valley Mall this spring, including a furniture store that will take over space formerly occupied by Elder Beerman. Sheer Perfection, a new hair salon, is expected to open in a location near the mall’s front entrance near the food court on March 1, said Brenda LaBonte, the mall’s general...

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Two local businesses will open in the Upper Valley Mall this spring, including a furniture store that will take over space formerly occupied by Elder Beerman. Sheer Perfection, a new hair salon, is expected to open in a location near the mall’s front entrance near the food court on March 1, said Brenda LaBonte, the mall’s general...
Clark County seeks to develop long-term jobs plan to grow economy
 Economic development leaders in Clark County are starting to develop a plan that seeks to grow Clark County’s economy faster than its population. They’re in the earliest stages of developing a long-term road map for jobs in the region as they face challenges ranging from workforce development to targeting industries for growth...

Posted: 11 days ago

Economic development leaders in Clark County are starting to develop a plan that seeks to grow Clark County’s economy faster than its population. They’re in the earliest stages of developing a long-term road map for jobs in the region as they face challenges ranging from workforce development to targeting industries for growth...
Enon manufacturer sues competitor over implied made in USA claims
 An Enon manufacturing firm filed a lawsuit against a competitor in federal court earlier this month, alleging the Illinois firm falsely represented where its products are made. Seepex Inc., a manufacturing firm based in Enon, filed the complaint against Liberty Process Equipment Inc., in U.S. District Court. The complaint accuses Liberty...

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An Enon manufacturing firm filed a lawsuit against a competitor in federal court earlier this month, alleging the Illinois firm falsely represented where its products are made. Seepex Inc., a manufacturing firm based in Enon, filed the complaint against Liberty Process Equipment Inc., in U.S. District Court. The complaint accuses Liberty...
Springfield-based EF Hutton expands into mobile phone service
 EF Hutton America will branch out into the mobile phone business, company leaders said Thursday. The downtown Springfield company focuses on online finance and investment services, but will begin offering mobile phone services beginning in April. The mobile platform will work with customers’ existing phones or EF Hutton will provide...

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EF Hutton America will branch out into the mobile phone business, company leaders said Thursday. The downtown Springfield company focuses on online finance and investment services, but will begin offering mobile phone services beginning in April. The mobile platform will work with customers’ existing phones or EF Hutton will provide...
Supreme Court considers controversial Champaign County wind farm today
 The controversial Buckeye Wind Farm in Champaign County appeared before the Ohio Supreme Court again Wednesday, the latest in a series of legal fights over the project. Attorneys argued Wednesday over whether the state was right to approve an extension for the first phase of the wind farm and whether opponents have been using the courts...

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The controversial Buckeye Wind Farm in Champaign County appeared before the Ohio Supreme Court again Wednesday, the latest in a series of legal fights over the project. Attorneys argued Wednesday over whether the state was right to approve an extension for the first phase of the wind farm and whether opponents have been using the courts...
Retailer to employ 25 workers at new Springfield location
 A growing discount retail chain will open a new location on Upper Valley Pike in Springfield later this month, the latest in what local officials describe as a rapidly changing retail landscape. Bargain Hunt, based in Tennessee, will open a 40,000-square-foot retail store in the former Hobby Lobby site at 1390 Upper Valley Pike on Friday...

Posted: 18 days ago

A growing discount retail chain will open a new location on Upper Valley Pike in Springfield later this month, the latest in what local officials describe as a rapidly changing retail landscape. Bargain Hunt, based in Tennessee, will open a 40,000-square-foot retail store in the former Hobby Lobby site at 1390 Upper Valley Pike on Friday...
Building permits, values down but likely to rebound in Springfield
 The value of commercial building permits in Springfield and Clark County plummeted in 2016, but it’s likely those might tick back up this year as several big projects are on the horizon. A number of major projects in 2015 also might have skewed the data, local leaders said. Both the number of commercial building permits filed in Clark...

Posted: 18 days ago

The value of commercial building permits in Springfield and Clark County plummeted in 2016, but it’s likely those might tick back up this year as several big projects are on the horizon. A number of major projects in 2015 also might have skewed the data, local leaders said. Both the number of commercial building permits filed in Clark...
Springfield woman works to dispel myths about Islam
 A Springfield woman and a member of the local mosque has spent years working to share and explain her Islamic faith to people who might know little about it otherwise. Samina Ahmed has lived in Springfield for more than two decades and explained her religion to members of the Springfield Rotary Club on Monday. “There’s a need...

Posted: 18 days ago

A Springfield woman and a member of the local mosque has spent years working to share and explain her Islamic faith to people who might know little about it otherwise. Samina Ahmed has lived in Springfield for more than two decades and explained her religion to members of the Springfield Rotary Club on Monday. “There’s a need...
Honda makes big bet on fuel cells with GM partnership
 Honda — a major employer in Clark and Champaign counties — has made a big bet on the future of fuel cell technology, an energy system that company leaders and analysts said could be the next phase for powering vehicles of the future. The automaker, which employs thousands of Ohioans, recently announced an $85 million joint venture...

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Honda — a major employer in Clark and Champaign counties — has made a big bet on the future of fuel cell technology, an energy system that company leaders and analysts said could be the next phase for powering vehicles of the future. The automaker, which employs thousands of Ohioans, recently announced an $85 million joint venture...
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