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Millwood announces product expansions

VIENNA - Locally based Millwood Inc.'s Liberty Technologies announced that the company is expanding its storage and packaging products.The company's HDX storage products will add HDX EZ-Flow.HDX applies pneumatic controls and deep lane storage principles to design, build and retrofit material ...

Local financial stocks remain unchanged

First Niles Financial stocks remained un-changed to close at $9.25 a share in trading Tuesday. Cortland Bancorp was at $15.51 with no change.

Local financial stocks remain unchanged

First Niles Financial stocks remained un-changed to close at $9.25 a share in trading Monday. Cortland Bancorp was at $15.51 with no change.

Business Briefs

NORTHWOOD REALTY SERVICES NAMES TOP PRODUCERS: Northwood Realty Services has announced it October 2014 Sales and Listing Leaders. Trumbull County leaders, Howland office, are: Mary Ann Drabek, listing volume leader; Drabek, Andrea Hovance and Bernice Marino, listing unit leaders; Jody Sova, ...

Avalon Holdings announces results

WARREN - Avalon Holdings Corp. announced financial results for the third quarter of 2014.Net operating revenues in the third quarter of 2014 were $14.4 million compared with $16.4 million in the third quarter of 2013. The company recorded net income of $.1 million, or $.03 per share for the ...

Location, infrastructure, cooperation spur village’s growth

If village leaders were to place a welcome mat along their borders, it just might read: "Lordstown, Ohio, is Open For New Business!"The message is displayed boldly on the village's website and is one that Mayor Arno Hill said is being sent out "loud and clear.""We're here. We're willing to ...

Dow hits another record

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks wavered between small gains and losses on Thursday to close little changed as traders weighed generally strong earnings reports against the falling fortunes of energy companies.Indexes rose from the opening of trading following encouraging quarterly results from Wal-Mart ...

Wal-Mart sales perk up ahead of holiday

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. eked out a rare gain in an important sales measurement during the third quarter as it reported profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday.But the world's largest retailer issued a fourth-quarter profit outlook that missed estimates because of ...

Niles company buys Okla. plant

NILES - A local metal-making company is expanding its business with the purchase of an Oklahoma facility.Niles Expanded Metals and Plastics, based in Niles, announced it has purchased MetalSpand Inc. in Waurika, Okla. The new site will operate as MetalSpand by Niles, according to a new release ...

Local financial stocks reported

First Niles Financial stocks remained unchanged to close at $9.25 a share in trading Wednesday. Cortland Bancorp was unchanged at $15.50.

U.S. stocks climb to new highs

NEW YORK (AP) - For stocks on Monday, the path of least resistance was up.The Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average both edged up to all-time highs on a day that was light on economic news and company releases.Toll Brothers, a builder of luxury homes, rose ...

Local auto sales rising

Local auto dealers continued to see a significant increase in new car sales last month, jumping to 2,471 new cars sold in the tri-county area, up 7.3 percent from the 2,302 sold in October 2013.Year-to-date figures show an 8.4 percent increase in new car sales in Trumbull, Mahoning and ...

Business Briefs

Liberty Tax Service among America's best: The parent company of Liberty Tax Service has been named one of America's 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes magazine. Forbes' annual list, which recognizes small businesses based on sales, earnings growth and return on equity, ranked Liberty at No. 27. ...

Local business

OPENING: Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 4347 Warren Sharon Road, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, with free prizes and special deals.The first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a ...

Youngstown among most employee-friendly cities

YOUNGSTOWN Citing the city's "entrepreneurial tradition," Global Trade magazine has listed Youngstown among the Top 10 employee-friendly places in the U.S.The ranking was announced this week when Global Trade published its third annual "Best Cities for Global Trade" report. Employee-friendly ...

Local financial stocks reported

First Niles Financial stocks remained un-changed to close at $9.25 a share in trading Thursday. Cortland Bancorp dropped 30 cents to close at $15.20.

Stocks slip due to energy companies

NEW YORK (AP) - The ongoing slump in oil prices weighed on stocks again Tuesday, pushing energy companies to another day of big losses. Disappointing earnings outlooks from a range of companies, including Priceline and Michael Kors, also dragged down the market.Oil has fallen sharply in recent ...

Salem man to lead Huntington in Valley

Tribune ChronicleYOUNGSTOWN - Huntington Bank announced that executive William C. Shivers will take on leadership of the company in the Mahoning Valley, effective Nov. 14.He is replacing Huntington Mahoning Valley executive Frank Hierro, who is retiring.Shivers, lead executive for Huntington's ...

First Niles Financial sees income hikes

NILES - First Niles Financial Inc., the holding company for Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles, reported net income increases for the three-month and nine-month periods ending Sept. 30 compared to the same time periods last year.The company recorded net income of $22,000 for the ...

CHS sees increase in net operating revenues

Community Health Systems Inc. on Monday reported third quarter 2014 results with net operating revenues of $4.795 billion.During the third quarter and the first nine months of the year, CHS was up over the same periods in 2013 more than 52 percent and 42 percent, respectively. The data includes ...