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Having listened to Peace Corps parents stories growing up, Illinois native ready to begin her own service

Sara Moshage, 22, of Utica, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Mozambique Sept. 24 to begin training as an education volunteer. 517 more words

Africa And Middle East

Help The Utica Illinois Canal!!

Our town is known for the beautiful scenery, hiking trails and bike trails along with the many other things Utica has to offer. However, the canal has seen better days and needs the help of its home community! 114 more words

Programs & Events

Slickrock Jeep Trail, Sept 13, 2014

Hello to Everyone!

We just returned from a trip to Slickrock Jeep Trail. Its located about 5 miles south of Bear Valley Ski Resort, on the top of Highway 4 at Ebbetts Pass. 125 more words

Petition drive to clean up I&M Canal in Utica

Do you think online petitions are effective? The latest attempt to have something done with Utica’s stretch of the I&M Canal involves a petition.

Chris Miller with the Utica Business Association didn’t think a simple letter to Senator Sue Rezin or State Representative Frank Mautino would do much to draw attention to what he calls an eyesore. 77 more words

UTOPIA ethane pipeline to run from Ohio to Ontario

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, the Texas-based pipeline giant, is proceeding with a new pipeline to carry ethane from Ohio’s Utica shale to Ontario.The company on Thursday announced the launch of a binding open season to solicit commitments for its previously announced Utica to Ontario Pipeline Access UTOPIA.It is designed to carry ethane and ethane-propane mixtures from the liquid-rich Utica shales in eastern Ohio.The 12-inch-in-diameter, 240-mile pipeline would run from Harrison County to Kinder Morgan’s Cochin Pipeline near Riga, Mich. 78 more words

Shale Natural Gas

Boom in Energy Spurs Industry in the Rust Belt

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Waist-high weeds and a crumbling old Chevy mark the entrance to a rust-colored factory complex on the edge of town here, seemingly another monument to the passing of the golden age of American industry.But deep inside the 14-acre site, the thwack-thwack-thwack sound of metal on metal tells a different story.“We’re holding our own,” said Greg Hess, who is looking to hire draftsmen and machine operators at the company he runs, Youngstown Bending and Rolling. 124 more words


Utica shale to produce almost 1.5 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas in October

The Utica shale is expected to produce almost 1.5 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas next month.Production estimates for September are 1.39 billion cubic feet per day, according to the latest monthly report from the U.S. 95 more words