Tribune Chroniclehttp://www.tribtoday.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 2 Sep 2015 11:05:02 EDTWed, 2 Sep 2015 11:05:02 EDT topic of Safety Council event The Mahoning Valley Safety Council will present a program Sept. 9 on incorporating ergonomics in the workplace. Ergonomics is the science of matching the job to the worker and the product to the user.Wed, 2 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTVEC to realign, merge two companies under one name VEC Inc. is realigning its companies, Valley Electrical Consolidated Inc. and Evets Electric, and merging them under one name. Effective Jan. 1, the companies will operate together as VEC Inc., according to owner and president Rex Ferry.Wed, 2 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTMixed results for bank stocks Bancorp's stock remained the same after trading Monday, closing at $14 a share. First Niles Financial Bank closed at $8.51 a share, up a penny from trading on Friday.Tue, 1 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTMixed results for local bank stocks Bancorps stock rose 25 cents in trading Tuesday, closing at $14.25 a share. First Niles Financial Bank remained the same at $8.51 a share.Tue, 1 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTBusiness briefs RESEARCH RELEASED ON NANOLOGIX 'FLATPACKS': A research facility and laboratory has released a research paper titled "An Assessment of Time and Temperature on the Shelf-Life of Agar Plates Vacuum-Sealed under Nitrogen.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDT