Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp lost 15 cents of the 20 cents it gained earlier in the week, closing at $23.55 per share in trading Wednesday. First Niles Financial remained unchanged at $9.75 per share.

Bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp gained back the 10 cents it lost in trading Monday and added another dime Tuesday, increasing 20 cents to close at $23.70 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged at $9.75 per share for the third week in a row.

Local bank stocks mixed on Monday

Cortland Bancorp lost 10 cents from closing Friday to end trading Monday at $23.50 per share. First Niles Financial also remained unchanged at $9.75 per share.

Business briefs

• WOMEN IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS GRANTED: The Youngstown Business Incubator recently awarded two grants as part of its Women in Entrepreneurship program. The $1,000 Community Impact Grant was awarded to Juanita Thompson, who owns the event-planning company Mila’s Events, LLC. Genevieve ...

Local bank stocks unchanged

After losing 61 cents in trading Thursday, Cortland Bancorp stood pat Friday to close at $23.60 per share. First Niles Financial also remained unchanged at $9.75 per share.

Local auto sales slip

WARREN — Area automobile dealers reported a decrease in year-over-year sales of new and used vehicles for June. Last month, there were 1,913 used vehicles sold at dealerships in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties. That compares to 2,220 the same month last year. There were 2,099 ...

Local bank stocks mixed

Following a mid-week stock market closure for the July 4 holiday, Cortland Bancorp lost 61 cents in trading Thursday to close at $23.60 per share. First Niles Financial stood pat at $9.75 per share.

AAA predicts holiday travel to break record

WARREN — A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home for the Fourth of July, an increase of more than 5 percent compared to last year. It’s also the highest amount since AAA started tracking 18 years ago, according to a press release from the auto ...

Cruze sales remain slow

WARREN — The Chevrolet Cruze remains in the top five of Chevrolet’s best-selling vehicles, but sales slipped badly in the second quarter of 2018 compared to last year, according to numbers released Tuesday by General Motors. Second quarter domestic deliveries of the vehicle fell to 37,836 ...

Local bank stocks unchanged

Local bank stocks remained unchanged in trading Tuesday, with Cortland Bancorp closing at $24.21 per share and First Niles Financial closing at $9.75 per share. The stock market is closed today for the July 4 holiday and will reopen Thursday morning.

Local bank stocks mixed

The stock price First Niles Financial started the week unchanged from Friday, but Cortland Bancorp fell 10 cents. First Niles closed trading Monday at $9.75 per share and Cortland Bancorp closed at $24.21.

Business briefs

• YOUNGSTOWN NETWORKING EVENT SET: A “red carpet” networking event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc. office at 11 Central Square, Suite 600 in Youngstown for individuals and organizations to mingle. Attendees who would like to ...

Valley mayors talk up economic development

WARREN — The mayors of the two largest cities in the Mahoning Valley appeared to be more brothers-in-arms than competitors fighting to bring new businesses and industries to their respective communities. In fact, Warren Mayor Doug Franklin and Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown early during ...

Local bank stocks mixed

First Niles Financial held steady in trading to close Monday at $9.75 per share while Cortland Bancorp lost 93 cents per share to close at $24.31 per share.

Business briefs

• HILLSIDE RE-ACCREDITED: The in-patient rehabilitation programs at Howland-based Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital have been re-accredited for three years by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, making this the seventh consecutive three-year accreditation for the ...

Cortland Bancorp loses ground

For the first time this week, Cortland Bancorp lost in trading Wednesday, falling 49 cents to close at $23.50 per share. First Niles Financial held steady to close at $9.50 per share.

Cortland Bancorp gains again

Cortland Bancorp added another 59 cents to the 40 it gained Monday to close trading Tuesday at $23.99 per share. First Niles Financial held steady to close at $9.50 per share.

GM workers offered job opportunities

Workers displaced by cuts at General Motors may find work at one of the more than 60 employers on a list compiled by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, Greater Cleveland Partnership and Greater Akron Chamber in Ohio and the Shenango Valley and Lawrence County chambers in ...

Northeast Ohio gas prices drop

Northeast Ohio gas prices dropped 4 cents this week to $2.72 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Motorists are seeing cheaper gas prices this week for the bulk of the Great Lakes and Central states. Statewide, Ohio tops the chart for the biggest weekly change in ...