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Business

Old Dominion requests tax break for terminal

WARREN — Trumbull County commissioners are considering a request from Old Dominion Freight Line to abate a portion of property taxes on a new terminal the trucking company plans to build in Lordstown. If approved, which seems likely when commissioners consider the application possibly as ...

Levin trying to buy back furniture chain

The former owner of Levin Furniture has negotiated a deal in bankruptcy court to reacquire the brand, but it’s undetermined as of yet whether closed stores in Niles and in Boardman will reopen. Those decisions and on which other stores will reopen will be made when the deal closes in a few ...

Gasoline prices rise to near $2 per gallon

Staff report The average price for gasoline in the Youngstown-Warren and Niles areas is 8 cents higher this week to rest at $1.88 and $1.95 per gallon, respectively, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. In northeast Ohio, the price rose 6 cents to $1.91 per gallon. The ...

Brewers upended

Sales of wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages have risen during the coronavirus pandemic like foam in a freshly poured glass of beer. Just not for some craft brewers. Craft beer, particularly brews made by small, artisan producers, is often consumed in bars, restaurants, tap rooms ...

Business briefs

CORTLAND BANCORP RECOGNIZED: Cortland Bancorp, the holding company of Cortland Bank, was again named to American Banker magazine’s Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks and Thrifts list. In the publication’s May issue, American Banker ranked Cortland Bancorp 105th. Last year Cortland ...

Property transfers

Property transfers reported in Trumbull County April 22-29 Bazetta Gus Polychronis LLC to Grant A. and Mary J. Oakes, 3625 Larchmont Ave., $1,150,000 Brookfield Jason Michael Kidd to Robert A. Blair and Michelle L. Lucy, 7201 Northview, $141,000 Champion Carolyn L. Covert to Paul E. ...