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• 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. news@tribtoday.com

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. news@tribtoday.com

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 ...

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp gained 40 cents Monday to close trading at $23.40 per share. First Niles Financial did not change to close at $9.50 per share.

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LOCAL HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED: St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital has been awarded the Gold Plus Quality Award for Heart Failure Care from the American Heart Association’s “Get with the Guidelines” program for the seventh year in a row. The hospital was also added to the association’s ...

Americans aren’t benefiting from robust US economy

WASHINGTON — “The economy,” Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell declared this week, “is doing very well.” And it is. Steady hiring has shrunk unemployment to 3.8 percent — the lowest since the 1960’s. Consumers are spending. Taxes are down. Inflation is tame. Factories are ...

Cortland Bancorp stock plummets in trading

After gaining nearly $3 earlier in the week, Cortland Bancorp lost $3 in trading Friday to close at $23 per share heading into the weekend. First Niles Financial remained stagnant, closing again at $9.50 per share.

Cortland Bancorp stock continues to rise in trading

Cortland Bancorp continued its upward climb in trading Thursday, gaining another 75 cents on top of the $2 it gained earlier this week to close at $26 per share. First Niles Financial remained stagnant, closing again at $9.50 per share.

Mixed results Tuesday for local bank stocks

Cortland Bancorp gained $1.74 in trading Tuesday to close at $25 per share. First Niles Financial remained stagnant for the second straight week, closing at $9.50 per share.

No change seen in local bank stocks

Cortland Bancorp remained at $23.26 per share when trading closed Monday. First Niles Financial also stood pat at $9.50 per share.

Business Briefs

• BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB RECEIVES CHECK: Home Savings Bank recently donated $5,000 to be used to sponsor the 2018 gala of the Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown. Germaine McAlpine, CEO / executive of the club, says the group serves more than 900 youth annually. • 717 TO BREAK GROUND IN ...

Testing of autonomous vehicles coming soon on Ohio roads

WARREN — It’s all systems go on Ohio’s highways after Gov. John R. Kasich signed an executive order May 9 that will allow testing of autonomous vehicles on the state’s roads. The cars, according to the order, must meet safety requirements and be capable of obeying traffic ...

Auto sales slip year over year

WARREN — Area automobile dealers reported a slight decrease in year-over-year sales of new and used vehicles for May. Last month, there were 2,099 used vehicles sold at dealerships in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties. That compares to 2,183 the same month last year. There were ...

Local stocks see mixed results

After holding steady in trading all week, Cortland Bancorp surged more than $2 in trading Thursday to close at $24.49 per share. First Niles Financial remained stagnant at $9.50 per share. Tribune Chronicle

Seven Seventeen Credit Union to open branches

WARREN — Seven Seventeen Credit Union plans to open two new branches, one in Canfield and one in Warren. The Canfield branch will be located at 4280 Boardman-Canfield Road and will offer lobby, drive-thru and ATM services. The Warren branch will be built on the existing branch at 3181 ...

Local stocks stand pat after Tuesday’s trading

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial held steady again in trading Tuesday, with Cortland Bancorp closing at $22.40 per share and First Niles Financial closing at $9.50 per share.

Local stocks unchanged after day’s trading

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial held steady again in trading Wednesday, with Cortland Bancorp closing at $22.40 per share and First Niles Financial closing at $9.50 per share.

Tribune adjusts financial pages

WARREN — Today the Tribune Chronicle will begin offering readers consolidated stocks and financial coverage, including an expanded listing of stocks of local interest. We will continue to publish daily market highlights, including overviews encapsulating activity in the Dow, Nasdaq and ...