Cortland Bancorp stock rises in trading Tuesday

Cortland Bancorp gained 97 cents in trading Tuesday to close at $24.02 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $9 per share, where it has remained for the past 10 days.

Local stocks hold steady Tuesday

Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial stocks closed Monday where they closed on Friday — $9 per share for First Niles and $23.05 per share for Cortland.

Cortland Bancorp’s slide continues after holiday

After a day off for the July 4 holiday, Cortland Bancorp continued its downward slide on Friday, falling 34 cents to $23.05 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $9 per share.

Cortland Bancorp dips

Cortland Bancorp stock fell back Wednesday after Tuesday’s rally, losing 48 cents per share to close at $23.39. First Niles Financial held steady at $9 per share.

Cortland Bancorp surges in trading on Tuesday

After losing a dime in trading Monday, Cortland Bancorp rallied Tuesday, gaining 87 cents per share to close at $23.87. First Niles Financial held steady at $9 per share.

Bank stocks post mixed results

After gaining a nickel Friday, Cortland Bancorp started the month on Monday by losing a dime, closing at $23 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $9 per share.

Business briefs

HOME SAVINGS DONATES: Home Savings in Youngstown donated checks for $15,000 and $5,000 to the American Cancer Society to benefit the 2019 Tri-County Golf Classic and Ladies Pink Ribbon Golf Classic. Spots remain available for both outings at Avalon Lakes Golf Course, Howland. The Pink Ribbon ...

Preliminary settlement in Vista Window lawsuit OK’d

LORDSTOWN — A judge has approved a preliminary settlement of more than $680,000 in a class-action lawsuit against now defunct Vista Window Company, which suddenly shut its doors and closed out employees earlier this year. A ruling in the case filed by former employee Condie Stell of ...

Local bank stocks see gains

First Niles Financial gained a quarter in trading Wednesday to close at $9 per share. After losing $1.05 in trading Tueday, Cortland Bancorp rallied Wednesday to gain 90 cents per share and close at $23.50.

Small 3-D business wins six months free rent at mall

NILES — The same 3-D printing technology used in forensic science will be used by a small business startup at Eastwood Mall to create keepsake miniature figurines. The concept for MiMe is to take a photo one day, create the figurine the next and have it shipped to the customer within days ...

Trumbull employment among worst in Ohio

WARREN — Trumbull County’s unemployment rate in May remained among the five counties with the worst jobless rates in Ohio. With a 5.2 percent unemployment rate, the county ranks No. 5 among the 88 counties, according to figures released Tuesday by the state. In April, its 5.3 percent ...

Local bank stocks mixed

First Niles Financial stayed flat in trading Tuesday, closing at $8.75 per share. Cortland Bancorp dropped $1.05 Tuesday to close at $22.60 per share.

Bill seeks to track jobs moved offshore

WARREN — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown took another step Monday at holding companies accountable for jobs they ship overseas. Brown, D-Ohio, met Monday morning with members of United Steelworkers Local 1375 at their Warren union hall to announce his plan to reintroduce the Outsourcing ...

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EASTGATE WINS AWARD: The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments, the metropolitan planning organization for Trumbull, Mahoning and Ashtabula counties, recently received the National Association of Regional Council’s Medium Metro Achievement Award for the SMART2 Network. The project ...

First Niles Financial surges in trading to end week

After remaining stagnant for almost four weeks straight and gaining a dime on Thursday, First Niles Financial surged in trading Friday, gaining 90 cents to close the week at $8.75 per share. Cortland Bancorp stabilized at $24 per share after fluctuating all week.

Sales of single-family homes overcome a sluggish April

WARREN — Sales of single-family homes in Trumbull County overcame a sluggish April and a slower first four months to be up 2.6 percent through May. New listings also saw an increase, although modest. There were 794 closed sales countywide through May, up from 774 sold in the same period ...

Cortland Bancorp drops slightly in Wednesday trading

After tumbling $1.73 in trading Tuesday, Cortland Bancorp lost another 12 cents in trading Wednesday to close at $23.15 per share. First Niles Financial continued to remain stagnant, closing again at $7.75 per share.

Union head Trumka: Better trade deal needed

YOUNGSTOWN — National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka believes the North American Free Trade Agreement is bad for labor, and the revised proposal isn’t much better. “The major concern we have is the enforcement. This agreement as it’s currently constituted can’t be enforced,” ...