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Local bank stocks steady

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial closed trading Monday in the same position as Friday, $22.25 and $10.75 per share respectively.

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• FARMERS WINS NATIONAL AWARD: Raymond James, one of America’s top financial services institutions, selected Farmers National Banc Corp. of Canfield for 2017 Raymond James Community Bankers Cup. Of the 272 banks nationwide that qualified, only 28 demonstrated the superior financial ...

Is real estate development good or bad?

If there is something I have learned after 40-plus years of dealing with the public as a Realtor, it is that having differences of opinion are one thing. When those differences are tied to a home, it is another. Many times rationality is displaced by emotion. Real estate development, whether ...

Bank stocks end week mixed

After holding steady all week, Cortland Bancorp lost 70 cents in trading Friday to close at $22.25 per share, while First Niles Financial held steady to close at $10.75 per share.

Boardman anchor store closing

BOARDMAN — Sears inside the Southern Park Mall is closing in July, but no other local store is expected to close with it, according to a spokesman with the retail chain. The store will close to the public in mid-July. A liquidation sale will start April 27. “We have been ...

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County March 29 to April 4: Bazetta Bank of New York Mellon to Andrew J. Kiepper, 2855 Fallehn, $236,250 Tracie Sackett to Joseph F. Sekora, 3043 Ivy Hill Circle Unit C, $51,200 Bloomfield Angela Mixon Smith to Martin E. and Mary Ann Slaubaugh, ...

Local banks hold steady

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial closed trading Wednesday in the same position as Tuesday. Cortland was $22.95 per share and First Niles, $10.75 per share.

Local bank stocks hold steady

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial closed trading Tuesday in the same position as Monday. Cortland was $22.95 per share and First Niles, $10.75 per share.

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp dropped 20 cents per share in trading Monday, closing at $22.95 per share. First Niles Financial, which gained 73 cents last week, stood pat Monday, remaining at $10.75 per share.

Apostolakis gets Honda award for its financial services

BAZETTA — Apostolakis Honda earned the prestigious 2017 Council of Excellence award from its parent company by distinguishing itself as a top provider of financial services to its customers. “Our Council of Excellence dealerships apply their financial services skills and expertise to ...

Updated security at home showings

When I first started as a Realtor, things were very different. None of them are more different than home security. Forty years ago, we barely had lockboxes that safely keep keys at the house to make showings more secure and easier. Back then, maybe one out of 50 homes had burglar alarms. I ...

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County March 22 to 28: Bazetta JPAR Investments LLC to Eric J. and Elizabeth M. Meyer, 2922 North Park, $110,000 Braceville Keith and Jill Gunther to Cody A. Roosa, Braceville Robinson, $81,900 Bristol Harry M. and Nancy R. Lucik to Nicole and ...

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp closed trading Thursday where it did on Wednesday, at $23.15 per share. First Niles Financial gained another quarter on top of the 48 cents it regained Wednesday to close at $10.75 per share. The stock market is closed today in recogition of Good Friday and will reopen Monday.

Local bank stocks mixed in Wednesday trading

Tribune Chronicle Cortland Bancorp closed trading Wednesday where it did on Tuesday, at $23.15 per share. First Niles Financial gained back the 48 cents is lost Tuesday to close at $10.50 per share. business@tribtoday.com

Bank stocks results mixed

After losing 85 cents in trading Monday, Cortland Bancorp held steady Tuesday to close at $23.15 per share. First Niles Financial lost 48 cents to close at $10.02 per share.

Bank stocks results mixed

After holding steady all of last week, Cortland Bancorp lost 85 cents in trading Monday to close at $23.15 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $10.50 per share after gaining 50 cents in trading Friday.

Chamber official appointed to board

WARREN — The vice president of government affairs at the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber was appointed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich to serve on the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission. Guy Coviello of Liberty was appointed to a five-year term to the commission, which has nine ...

Bill makes tax holiday annual event

COLUMBUS — The Ohio sales tax holiday that benefited back-to-school shoppers the last several years will become an annual, three-day event under a bill passed by state lawmakers. During the first weekend in August, shoppers wouldn’t pay sales tax on qualifying purchases, including ...

What to know about an IRS tax audit

Taxpayers who are interacting with the IRS have the right to finality. This right comes into play for taxpayers who are going through an audit. These taxpayers have the right to know when the IRS has finished the audit. This is one of ten basic rights — known collectively as the Taxpayer Bill ...

Local bank stocks yield mixed results Friday

Cortland Bancorp ended the week with no change in stock price, closing at $24 per share for the fifth day in a row. First Niles Financial gained 50 cents, closing at $10.50 per share to end the week.