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Akron Children’s to invest $31M on ER in Boardman

BOARDMAN — Akron Children’s Hospital is investing $31 million to expand the emergency room at its Beeghly Campus. The project will increase the number of treatment rooms from 17 to 23 and add 34,700 square feet to the existing 9,600-square-foot emergency room. In addition, the number of ...

Farmers receives regulatory approvals for bank merger

YOUNGSTOWN — Canfield-based Farmers National Banc Corp., the holding company for Farmers National Bank, has received the regulatory approvals it needs to complete its acquisition of Cortland Bancorp. The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Comptroller of the Currency have ...

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BUY BLACK EXPO PLANNED: Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Youngstown Alumnae Chapter, will host a Buy Black Business Expo 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 at 5 Grands Boutique, 164 High St. NE, Warren. This event is part of the chapter’s Midwest Impact Day of Service. The goal of this ...

Once-hot SPACs return to Earth

NEW YORK — The spectacular run for the investing phenomenon known as SPACs, once the hottest thing on Wall Street, has fizzled so much that many have been relegated to the bargain bin. These special purpose acquisition companies are often called “blank-check companies” because they have ...

Vacant restaurant at mall getting new tenant

NILES — A former buffet-style restaurant at the Eastwood Mall Complex that closed without notice in 2017 has a new tenant. King Cajun Seafood & Bar plans to open in mid-2022 in the building that once contained HomeTown Buffet, according to complex owner / operator Cafaro ...

Auto sales slump in Valley

WARREN — Vehicle sales in the Mahoning Valley slumped a bit last month, falling 13.6 percent from August a year ago, according to the latest numbers from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association. For the year, however, dealers are well above the pace set in 2020, a year that ...