Local bank stocks stand pat Monday

Local financial stocks started this week off where they ended Friday. Cortland Bancorp stood pat Monday to close at $18 per share, while First Niles Financial remained at $10 a share.

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NATIONAL FIRE & WATER RECOGNIZED: Local restoration company National Fire & Water Repair has been chosen as one of the Contractor Connection Top Performers for 2016. The award recognizes the leading contractors across the United States and Canada. The company, with offices in Warren, ...

BEST sets Sunday grand opening in Warren

WARREN — Byler Elite Strength Training LLC has set the grand opening of its new location, 4248 North River Road, for 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The strength and conditioning facility, known as BEST, is geared for high-school and college athletes as well as any adult looking to make a lifelong ...

Local bank stocks make no change Friday

After losing 55 cents earlier in the week, Cortland Bancorp stood pat to close at $18 per share Friday. First Niles Financial remained at $10 a share.

Valley sees growth in food, beverage industry

Five years after Anderson-DuBose Inc. opened its 158,000-square-foot headquarters on state Route 45, the distributor for McDonald’s and Chipotle restaurants is on the verge of an expansion that, when completed, will add another 55,000-square feet and bring up to 40 new jobs to the ...

Local bank stocks don’t change in trading

After losing 55 cents earlier in the week, Cortland Bancorp stood pat in Thursday’s trading to close at $18 per share. First Niles Financial also saw no change, closing at $10 a share.

Warren Now! to meet today at TBEIC

WARREN — Warren Now!, a collaborative effort among city leaders and local economic development agencies, is set to meet 4 to 6 p.m. today at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, 25 W. Market St. The group’s focus is to target Warren as an investment area and place for development ...

Local bank stocks mixed

Despite gaining 5 cents the prior day, Cortland Bancorp fell another 25 cents in trading Wednesday, for a loss total so far this week of 55 cents, to close at $18 per share. First Niles Financial stood pat to close at $10 a share.

Local bank stocks close mixed

Cortland Bancorp lost 30 cents a share in trading Monday to close at $18.20 per share. First Niles Financial remained at $11.15 per share.

Public hearing set for proposed energy center

LORDSTOWN — So far, most of the comments Mayor Arno Hill said he’s heard about the proposed Trumbull Energy Center have been positive. But he will be better able to gauge community views on Clean Energy Future’s plans to build its second electric generating facility along Henn Parkway ...

Local bank stocks mixed

After losing 30 cents in the prior day’s trading, Cortland Bancorp regained 5 cents Tuesday to close at $18.25 per share. However, First Niles Financial, which had been steady at $11.15 per share, lost $1.15 to close at $10 a share.

Kim Lody, president, GN Hearing North America, holds the Diploma of the Danish Export Association and HRH Prince Henrik’s Medal of Honor. Lody, a Newton Falls High School graduate, was recognized by Denmark officials earlier this month for her efforts in promoting and marketing Danish products and services.

Newton Falls graduate recognized by Danish

Kim Lody knew early on she wanted to pursue a career in business. But spending most of her professional life in the health care industry wasn’t something she planned. Even so, the 1983 Newton Falls High School graduate said the path has provided her with “a great deal of satisfaction ...

529s make it easier to ask for college cash

NEW YORK People have used crowdfunding sites to raise money for business ideas, help afford medical emergencies and even to pay for vacations. Now the concept is coming to college savings. More 529 plans, the accounts that give families a way to put away cash for college, are adding ...

Local bank stocks finish mixed

Cortland Bancorp lost the nickel it gained Thursday, plus an additional 10 cents, to close at $18.50 per share in trading Friday. First Niles Financial surged 90 cents to close at $11.15 per share heading into the weekend.

Local bank stocks end mixed Thursday

Cortland Bancorp gained a nickel in trading Thursday to close at $18.65 per share, while First Niles Financial saw no change, closing at $10.25 per share.

Former GE sites up for bid in the Valley

WARREN — An online auction has been scheduled July 14 for several properties in the Mahoning Valley that once served as General Electric Co. facilities. The 9 a.m. auction, to be conducted by Northbrook, Ill.-based Hilco Real Estate, will include idled GE properties at 1251 and 1313 W. ...

No change in local bank stocks

After breaking its monthlong streak of remaining stagnant by jumping 58 cents the prior day, First Niles Financial stood pat in Wednesday’s trading to close at $10.25 per share. Cortland Bancorp also saw no change to close at $18.60 per share.

May sees Valley’s best spring jobless rates

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — Despite the modest year-over-year increase for May, the region’s unemployment rate last month was the lowest it had been all spring. Last month, the jobless rate in the metropolitan area made up of Trumbull and Mahoning counties was 6 percent, up from 5.7 ...

Local financial stocks gain

After more than a month of remaining stagnant, First Niles Financial jumped 58 cents in Tuesday’s trading to close at $10.25 per share. Cortland Bancorp regained the 5 cents it lost the prior day to close at $18.60 per share.

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INVOLTA EXPANDS TO INDEPENDENCE: Involta LLC, which has two facilities in Youngstown and data centers in Akron and Columbus, has opened a new center in Independence. The purpose-built, multi-tenant data center in is connected to Involta’s Akron data center by a state-of-the-art fiber ring, ...