Business

In recent years, the Eastwood Mall has undergone a makeover that includes a new main entrance facade, new lighting fixtures and new carpeting throughout.

Malls remodel to boost traffic

Visiting the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles isn’t quite what it used to be for the local shopping center’s loyal shoppers. Twenty years ago, when you walked into the local shopping center, you could expect to see the typical big-chain retail stores, a food court and a number of specialty ...

Local bank stocks end mixed

After remaining flat several days, First Niles Financial gained 40 cents in trading Friday to close at $11 per share. However, after rising and falling earlier in the week, Cortland Bancorp stabilized and for a second consecutive trading day closed at $20.50 per share.

Helping Families set for annual Christmas dinner

HOLIDAY EVENT: The 29th annual Families Helping Families annual Christmas dinner will be 3 to 5 p.m. Monday at Aulizio’s Banquet Center, 4395 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. The dinner feeds hundreds of people each year. Trumbull County Commissioner Dan Polivka organized the first Families ...

Local bank stocks mixed

After trending up earlier this week, Cortland Bancorp fell 50 cents in trading Thursday to close at $20.50 per share. First Niles Financial again stood pat to close at $10.95 per share.

Port authority renews pact with consultant

YOUNGSTOWN — The Western Reserve Port Authority Wednesday renewed its contract with the consulting agency that has been working with local airport officials to secure new commercial flight service at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. The port authority, which runs the local airport in ...

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp continued its upward climb in trading Wednesday, adding another 75 cents to the quarter it gained Tuesday to close at $21 per share. First Niles Financial stood pat to close at $10.95 per share.

Firm acquires nursing home

Tribune Chronicle NEWTON FALLS — Laurie Ann Nursing Home has been acquired by a housing, health care and property management company based in Sharon Center. Holland Management, a family-owned, multi-faceted organization, includes senior apartments, assisted living, rehabilitative ...

Allegiant executive VP resigns

Tribune Chronicle VIENNA — Allegiant Travel Co. announced Monday that one of its executive vice presidents has resigned. Scott Allard, who also serves as the Las Vegas-based carrier’s chief information officer, has been with Allegiant since 2011 and has overseen the company’s ...

Chamber to maintain offices in Youngstown

Tribune Chronicle YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber plans to maintain its offices at the First National Bank Tower. Chamber leaders announced Monday that, after six months of exploring various leasing and building options in Mahoning and Trumbull counties, they have ...

Local bank stocks end mixed

Cortland Bancorp gained 25 cents in Tuesday’s trading to close at $20.25 per share. After losing 5 cents the prior day, First Niles Financial stood pat at $10.95 per share.

Hollywood Gaming owner buys Pinnacle for $2.8B

Staff, wire reports Pinnacle Entertainment is being snapped up by Penn National in a deal worth about $2.8 billion as the gaming industry seeks to diversify and cut costs at the same time. Penn National Gaming Inc., which owns Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown, ...

Local banks’ stocks finish mixed Monday

Cortland Bancorp was unchanged over the weekend, closing Monday at $20 per share. However, after standing pat more than a week, First Niles Financial fell 5 cents to close at $10.95 per share.

Drivers expected to increase

WARREN — Americans are expected to travel in record numbers over the year-end holiday season despite this year’s increased gas prices. Some 107.3 million people, according to AAA projections, will travel between Saturday and Jan. 1, marking a 3.1 percent increase when compared to last ...

AT&T, CWA reach tentative labor deal

NILES — AT&T has reached a tentative labor agreement with the union that represents the company’s wireless workers. Communications Workers of America (CWA), in a Wednesday news release, stated the pact “rolls back the trends of offshoring and outsourcing and sets a new standard for ...

Local home sales up in Nov.

WARREN — Home sales rebounded last month in Trumbull County with a gain of 5.1 percent compared to the same month last year. There were 186 closed sales countywide last month, up from 177 in November 2016, according to the Warren Area Board of Realtors. In October, there were 188 closed ...

Local bank stocks see mixed results Thursday

Cortland Bancorp saw a 25-cent decrease in its stock price for the second time this week, closing Thursday at $19.75 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $11 per share.

Racino marks best November for wagering

AUSTINTOWN — Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course posted its highest November for wagering on its video lottery terminals since it opened in 2014. Last month, the Austintown facility saw $88.21 million in credits played, up nearly $7.4 million over the same month last year when ...

Local bank stocks stand pat

After falling 25 cents in the prior day’s trading, Cortland Bancorp was unchanged Wednesday, stabilizing at $20 per share. First Niles Financial again stood pat, closing at $11 per share.

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp fell 25 cents in trading Tuesday to close close at $20 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $11 per share.