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Cortland Bancorp stocks stabilize on Wednesday

After losing 49 cents this week, Cortland Bancorp stabilized in trading Wednesday, closing at $22.51 per share. First Niles Financial also held steady, closing at $9.07 per share.

Cortland Bancorp continues slide

After losing a quarter in trading Monday, Cortland Bancorp lost another 24 cents in trading Tuesday to close at $22.51 per share. First Niles Financial remained stagnant at $9.07 per share, where it has sat all month.

Local bank stocks show continued mixed results

Cortland Bancorp continued its downward trend in trading Monday, losing another quarter to close at $22.75 per share. It started last week at $23.23 per share. First Niles Financial remained stagnant at $9.07 per share, where it has sat all month.

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• CHAMBER MANAGER RECOGNIZED: Lauren Johnson, regional chamber manager of business development, was named runner-up for the Ohio Economic Development Association. Since 2015, Johnson has managed the 422 Corridor Initiative, as well as serving on the chamber’s economic development team. ...

Local bank stocks end trading week mixed

Cortland Bancorp continued its downward trend in trading Friday, losing another nickel to close at $23 per share heading into the weekend. First Niles Financial remained stagnant at $9.07 per share for the fourth week in a row.

Local bank stocks yield mixed results

After gaining back a nickel in trading Wednesday, Cortland Bancorp lost it again Thursday and lost another nickel to close at $23.05 per share. First Niles Financial remained stagnant at $9.07 per share.

Local bank stocks yield mixed results

After losing 13 cents in trading Tuesday, Cortland Bancorp gained a nickel back in trading Wednesday to close at $23.15 per share. First Niles Financial continued to hold steady at $9.07 per share.

Effort gains cash to persuade investment in the Midwest

YOUNGSTOWN — A capital fund with $2.25 million from more than 30 investors will provide funds to business startups in the Midwest, possibly in the Mahoning Valley. The Comeback Capital Fund is named for the Comeback Cities Tour, led by U.S. Reps. Timothy J. Ryan, D-Howland, and Ro Khanna, ...

Bank stocks yield mixed results

Cortland Bancorp lost 13 cents in trading Tuesday, closing at $23.10 per share. First Niles Financial continued to hold steady at $9.07 per share.

Local bank stocks remain unchanged for Monday

Cortland Bancorp remained unchanged in trading Monday, closing at $23.23 a share, after losing 17 cents on Friday. First Niles Financial also stayed the same, closing at $9.07 a share, where it has been all month.

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• VOLPINI NAMES TOP AGENTS: Real Living Volpini recently announced its top listing and sales agents for September. Patty Helmick and Char Finney both had two listings each. Patty Helmick, Char Finney and Darlene Mink-Crouse all had one sale. • BURGAN AND YSU TEAM UP: Burgan Real Estate and ...

Local manufacturers demand tradespeople, can’t find them

YOUNGSTOWN — There is no limit on how many people Vallourec, a global manufacturing company with a steel pipe mill here in the Mahoning Valley, could hire right now, said Chris Allen, the company’s talent acquisition manager for North America. “We don’t have enough (workers) and we ...

Devices to attract skilled workers

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning Valley manufacturers say a lack of workers interested and trained in skilled trades is causing workforce challenges. Although recently exacerbated by a historically low national unemployment rate and growth in the manufacturing sector, local manufacturers first took ...

Bank stocks see little change

Cortland Bancorp lost 17 cents in trading Friday, closing at $23.23 per share heading into the weekend. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, standing pat at $9.07 per share.

Local bank stocks remain steady

After losing 70 cents earlier this week, Cortland Bancorp halted its downward slide in trading Thursday, holding steady at $23.50 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, standing pat at $9.07 per share.

Port Authority working toward passenger service

VIENNA — Members of the Western Reserve Port Authority’s Aviation Committee met Tuesday to chart its progress in landing a commercial airline by next spring. John Moliterno, executive director of the port authority, said the organization continues to improve the Youngstown-Warren Regional ...

America Makes gets $9M check from DOD award

YOUNGSTOWN — U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan, D-Howland, presented a check for $9,045,915 Tuesday to America Makes in Youngstown. The check is for Phase 3 of the Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-cost Sustainment (MAMLS), according to a news release from Ryan’s office. The U.S. ...

Local bank stocks see mixed results in trading

Cortland Bancorp continued its downward trend in trading Tuesday, losing another nickel on top of the 25 cents it lost on Monday to close at $23.90 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, standing pat at $9.07 per share.

Local bank stocks begin week mixed

After holding steady for several days, Cortland Bancorp lost a dime in trading Friday, then dropped another 25 cents on Monday to close $23.95 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, standing pat at $9.07 per share.

Business briefs

• OCTOBER IS ENERGY-EFFICIENCY MONTH: The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, or PUCO, and the Ohio Development Services Agency are partnering during Energy Efficiency Month to educate Ohioans on how to better manage energy use. Throughout October, the agencies will provide ways to increase ...