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Bank stocks results mixed

Cortland Bancorp continued its upward trend in trading Friday, gaining 10 cents a share to close at $22.40. First Niles Financial stood pat, closing at $9.50 per share.

GM recalls some Cruzes

LORDSTOWN — A risk the Chevrolet Cruze may catch fire from a fuel leak after a rear-end and rollover crash has caused General Motors to recall 111,966 of the Lordstown-built sedans. The recall is for certain 2016-18 Cruze LS sedans outfitted with a gasoline engine and a tire inflator kit ...

Local bank stocks stand pat

After a long holiday weekend, Cortland Bancorp held steady in trading Tuesday to close at $22.10 per share. First Niles Financial also held steady to close at $9.50 per share.

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• HOME SAVINGS MAKES DONATION: Home Savings donated $3,000 to United Way of Trumbull County May 22. Ginny Pasha, president of the United Way of Trumbull County, said the donation will help the organization create change and focus on income, education, health and meeting basic needs. • ...

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

LAS VEGAS — What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city’s world-famous resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes hotel and food workers don’t ...

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

LAS VEGAS — What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city’s world-famous resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes hotel and food workers don’t ...

Local bank stocks stand pat

After a week of yo-yo trading, Cortland Bancorp held steady in trading Friday to close at $22.10 per share. First Niles Financial, which lost 30 cents Thursday, also held steady Friday to close at $9.50 per share. The stock market is closed Monday for Memorial Day and will reopen Tuesday.

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp continued its yo-yo trading Thursday, gaining back the 50 cents it lost Wednesday and adding another dime to close at $22.10 per share. After holding steady for nearly two weeks, First Niles Financial lost 30 cents to close at $9.50 per share.

Area jobless rates fall

WARREN — Area unemployment rates for April fell more than 1 percentage point from where they were the same month last year. The unemployment rate in the statistical area comprising Trumbull and Mahoning counties was 5.3 percent in April compared to 6.5 percent in April 2017, according to ...

Local bank stocks mixed

After gaining earlier in the week, Cortland Bancorp lost 50 cents a share in trading Wednesday to close at $21.50. First Niles Financial held steady again to close at $9.80 per share.

Students visit NASA Glenn

YOUNGSTOWN — Seniors from the Choffin Career and Technical Center visited the NASA Glenn Research Center on May 14 as part of the Gaining Traction on Mars Competition. Choffin’s team — Rhea Dowell-Betts, Lorenzo Flowers, Silas Elder and Samuel Nazario Rivera — designed 3D parts for ...

TBEIC to hold founders exchange event June 25

WARREN — The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center will host a founders exchange event 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 25 at the Speakeasy Lounge. The cost of attendance is $25 per person. Guests will include Jeff Gargas, co-founder of Progressive Mastery Learning & The Grid Method; Dennis Schiraldi, ...

Local human resources group earns recognition

The Western Reserve Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management has been awarded the EXCEL Gold Award for the group’s accomplishments in 2017. The WRC-SHRM, begun in 1997, serves human resource professionals in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. The local chapter includes ...

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp continued its upward trend in trading Tuesday, gaining 51 cents to close at $22 per share. First Niles Financial held steady again to close at $9.80 per share.

Gas prices set to spike Memorial Day holiday

Northeast Ohio gas prices are hovering around $2.81 per gallon this week, the highest for the Memorial Day holiday in four years, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. As gas prices continue to increase across the country, two Great Lakes and Central states have averages of $3 ...

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp regained some of the loss it experienced toward the end of last week to close trading Monday at $21.49 per share. First Niles Financial held steady to close at $9.80 per share.

Green is sworn in as UAW 1112 president

LORDSTOWN — The new president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 at the General Motors Complex said he wishes he had a “crystal ball” that could predict good news for production at the facility. But in the meantime, “We are working hard every day. Our team puts in solid work every day. ...

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VOLPIN RECOGNIZED: The Howland office of Real Living Volpin Group has been recognized by Real Living’s 2017 National Awards Program. Patty Helmick received the Real Living 360 Service Diamond Award and the Real Living Emerald Medallion; Char Finney received the Real Living 360 Service Diamond ...

Family celebrates 70 years of sales

WARREN — As the Maloy family celebrates 70 years of operating Neal’s Shoes, the owners are taking time to reflect on the store’s oldest tradition — change. From the closure of the steel mills, the birth of the strip mall and the arrival of the internet, Neal’s has seen it all ...

Cortland Bancorp stock continues downward slide

Cortland Bancorp continued its downward slide Friday, losing another dime on top of the 30 cents it lost Thursday to close at $20.85 per share. First Niles Financial held steady to close at $9.80 per share.