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Local bank stocks hold steady in Wednesday trading

After gaining 80 cents in trading Monday, Cortland Bancorp held steady in trading Tuesday to close at $23.90 per share. First Niles Financial finished unchanged once again, closing at $9 per share.

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CHAMBER FOUNDATION AWARDED GRANT: The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation has secured a $10,000 grant for business development manager Marcy Angelo to receive highly specialized education and workforce development training. The money from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will ...

US Safety Gear growing operation

WARREN — US Safety Gear is expanding its brand while it helps other businesses expand theirs. Not exactly tucked away on Enterprise Drive SW because the building that houses the supplier of safety gear for the construction and other industries is 110,000-square-feet, the company has ...

Nominees for Athena Award announced

WARREN — Fifteen nominees have been announced for the 27th annual Athena Award, which recognizes women who strive toward the highest levels of professional accomplishment. The nominees are: • Jennifer Brainard, co-owner, Champion Skate • Jaclyn Carpenter, director of booking, JAC ...

Cortland Bancorp makes slight gain to end week

After losing 88 cents in trading throughout the week, Cortland Bancorp gained 3 cents in trading Friday to close at $23.10 per share. First Niles Financial continued to hold steady at $9 per share.

Cortland Bancorp stock continues slide in trading

After losing 25 cents in trading Wednesday, Cortland Bancorp lost 63 cents in trading Thursday to close at $23.07 per share. First Niles Financial continued to hold steady at $9 per share.

Local bank stocks return mixed results in trading

After gaining 34 cents earlier this week, Cortland Bancorp lost 25 cents in trading Wednesday to close at $23.70 per share. First Niles Financial continued to hold steady at $9 per share.

Trumbull unemployment rate falls 1 percent in Feb.

WARREN — Trumbull County’s 6.6 percent unemployment rate in February is 1 percent less than January and ranks the county No. 16 among Ohio’s 88 counties, according to jobs numbers at the state. Mahoning County also saw a 1 percent decline, from 7.2 percent in January to 6.2 percent in ...

Austintown Rehab Services relocates and expands

AUSTINTOWN — Austintown Rehabilitation Services, a service of Steward Health Care System’s Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, relocated and expanded effective Monday. Austintown Rehabilitation Services now is located at 1450 S. Canfield Niles Road, a space formerly known as Falcon ...

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YBI ENTREPRENEUR TO VIETNAM: Youngstown Business Incubator entrepreneur Patrick Gaughan has been accepted as a Fulbright Scholar at Hanoi Law University for next year’s spring term. While in Vietnam, Gaughan plans to expand institutional relationships and continue his research in ...

Extrudex charged with concealing data from OSHA

YOUNGSTOWN — An aluminum manufacturing company with a factory in North Jackson was indicted in federal court on charges of deliberately concealing knowledge of a felony in connection to a conspiracy to obstruct justice related to an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health ...

Local bank stocks mixed again

Cortland Bancorp lost 5 cents in trading Thursday to close at $24 per share. First Niles Financial held steady to close at $9 per share.

Local bank stocks begin the week unchanged

Cortland Bancorp held steady in trading Monday, closing at $23.56 per share. First Niles Financial also remained stable Monday, closing at $9 per share.

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CORTLAND BANK TRADING ON NASDAQ: Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Bank, now has shares of its common stock trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Shares of the company’s stock are traded under the symbol “CLDB.” The NASDAQ listing will give the bank “increased ...

Cortland Bancorp stock tumbles in Friday trading

Cortland Bancorp took a large tumble in trading Friday, losing $2.41 to close at $23.56 per share. First Niles Financial, which has remained stable all week, gained 51 cents per share to close at $9.