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• ABDU CENTER ADDS SCREENING SITE: Mercy Health and the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center recently opened its first 3D mammography screening site in Mercy Health’s Poland Imaging Center. The site is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. • DOMINION TO OFFER ...

Trump takes a gamble

WASHINGTON — Farmers worry about falling crop prices and lost sales overseas. Manufacturers fear rising costs and new foreign taxes on their exports. American allies overseas are furious. By any conventional gauge, President Donald Trump’s uncompromising stance toward tariffs and the pain ...

Levin Furniture moving into local market

Levin Furniture is set to open its second and third Youngstown-area locations after acquiring three Goldsteins Furniture stores in May. The Boardman location opened on Labor Day, while the Hermitage store will open today and the Niles location is expected to open in late October or early ...

Roemer workers back on the job with deal

MASURY— Eighteen production and maintenance employees at Roemer Industries in Masury were back to work Friday morning after a marathon negotiation session produced an agreement Thursday. Negotiators met at 3 p.m. Wednesday and reached a tentative agreement at 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The union ...

Local bank stocks rally Friday

Cortland Bancorp gained 50 cents in trading Friday to close at $25 per share heading into the weekend. First Niles Financial gained back the 14 cents it lost Thursday and added another 19 cents to close at $9.44 per shar

Ohio Star Forge to mark anniversary

WARREN — Ohio Star Forge will hold a ribbon cutting for its recently completed expansion in conjunction with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber at 10 a.m. Saturday at the company’s location, 4000 Mahoning Ave. NW. The company also will be celebrating its 30th anniversary on Saturday. ...

Local bank stocks mixed in Thursday trading

Cortland Bancorp held steady in trading for a seventh day in a row Thursday to close at $24.50 per share. First Niles Financial lost 14 cents, closing Thursday at $9.11 per share.

Local bank stocks stagnant

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial held steady in trading for a sixth day in a row Wednesday to close at $24.50 and $9.25 per share, respectively.

Local bank stocks stand pat

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial held steady in trading for a fourth day in a row Monday to close at $24.50 and $9.25 per share, respectively.

Local bank stocks remain steady

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial both held steady in trading for a third day in a row Friday to close at $24.50 and $9.25 per share, respectively.

Local bank stocks remain steady

After losing $1.25 in trading earlier this week, Cortland Bancorp held steady for a second day Thursday to close at $24.50 per share. First Niles Financial also held steady, closing at $9.25 per share Thursday.

Local bank stocks stand pat

After losing $1.25 in trading Tuesday, Cortland Bancorp held steady Wednesday to close at $24.50 per share. First Niles Financial also held steady after losing 11 cents on Tuesday, closing at $9.25 per share Wednesday.

Business and labor at a glance

Dominion rates up slightly WARREN — September rates for Dominion East Ohio’s Standard Choice Offer / Standard Service Offer are 0.1 percent higher than a year ago. The minimal change in rates is attributable to the abundance of natural gas being produced in Ohio, company leaders ...

Local bank stocks end trading mixed

Cortland Bancorp gained 25 cents Monday to close trading at $25.75 per share. First Niles Financial remained the same at $9.36 per share.

Business briefs

• CHAMBER TO HOST CORDRAY: The Regional Chamber will welcome Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray to its Lattes and Legislators series from 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at YBI Tech Block Building No. 5. Register on the Regional Chamber’s website at regionalchamber.com. ...

Mixed results for local bank stocks

Cortland Bancorp, which lost 26 cents in trading Wednesday regained the 26 on Friday to close at $25.50 per share. First Niles Financial, which dropped 14 cents per share Thursday, was unchanged on Friday, remaining at $9.36 a share.

Mixed results for local bank stocks

After remaining steady for nearly two weeks, First Niles Financial’s stock dipped slightly Thursday, falling 14 cents a share to close at $9.36. Cortland Bancorp, which lost 26 cents in trading Wednesday, held steady Thursday to close at $25.24 per share.

Local auto sales mixed in August

WARREN — Area automobile dealers reported a decline in year-over-year sales of new and used vehicles for August. Last month, there were 2,241 used vehicles sold at dealerships in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties. That is just more than the 2,201 used vehicles sold the same month ...

Mixed results for bank stocks

Cortland Bancorp shares dipped slightly in trading Wednesday, falling 26 cents to close at $25.24 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged at $9.50 per share.

Local bank stocks mixed

After the holiday weekend, Cortland Bancorp surged in trading Tuesday to gain $1.15 and close at $25.50 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged at $9.50 per share.