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Local gas prices below average in northeast Ohio

WARREN — The average price for a gallon of gas in the Warren-Youngstown and Niles areas is below what motorists elsewhere in northeast Ohio are paying, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. The region is averaging $2.76 per gallon, which is 15 cents greater than last week, ...

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5K ON THE RUNWAY: The 2nd annual 5K on the Runway will be 8 a.m. July 6 at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and the 910th Airlift Wing. It is sponsored by the Youngstown Air Reserve Base Community Council. Proceeds will benefit the future of the Youngstown Air Reserve Station via the ...

Local women driven to provide ‘purpose’

WARREN — Holly Masters and Ali Izzo started their company with a purpose — help senior citizens and their families stay connected and provide items useful for the seniors’ emotional and physical well-being. Purpose Therapy Box was born from the experiences Masters of Gustavus, and Izzo ...

Cortland Bancorp stock tumbles in Friday trading

Cortland Bancorp lost nearly all of what it gained this week, losing 98 cents in trading Friday to close at $23.02 per share. It started the week at $23 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $7.75 per share, where it has remained for two straight weeks.

Cortland Bancorp stock surges in trading Thursday

Cortland Bancorp gained 90 cents in trading Thursday, closing at $24 per share. That is $1 more than where it started the week. First Niles Financial held steady at $7.75 per share, where it has remained since May 17.

$1.6M gift establishes YSU faculty position

YOUNGSTOWN — Ursuline graduate and Youngstown State University alumnus John “Jack” DePizzo and his wife, Nuggie, have donated $1.625 million to the university’s “We See Tomorrow” fundraising campaign. The DePizzos, who owned and operated more than 30 senior care facilities across ...

Local bank stock mixed in Wednesday trading

After losing 49 cents in trading Tuesday, Cortland Bancorp gained a dime Wednesday, closing at $23.10 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $7.75 per share, where it has remained since May 17.

NEO gas prices down by 15 cents since last week

WARREN — After increasing by 16 cents last week, the average price for gasoline across northeast Ohio is 15 cents cheaper this week at $2.619 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Motorists in the Warren-Youngstown area are paying more on average at $2.64 per ...

Local bank stock mixed in Tuesday’s trading

After the holiday weekend, Cortland Bancorp fell 49 cents in trading Tuesday to close at $23 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $7.75 per share, where it has remained since May 17.

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717 TO CELEBRATE NEW BRANCH: Representatives of 717 Credit Union will join Warren community leaders and other guests to celebrate the financial institution’s new soon-to-open Larchmont branch office in Warren at 5 p.m. Thursday for a ribbon cutting. The new branch is at 3185 Larchmont Ave., ...

Local bank stocks hold steady to end week

Local bank stocks ended the week and head into the long holiday weekend unchanged from Thursday, with Cortland Bancorp closing at $23.49 per share and First Niles Financial holding steady at $7.75 per share. The stock market is closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day and will reopen Tuesday ...

Youth manufacturing camps available in June

WARREN — Three transportation-themed weeklong manufacturing camps are available this summer for local students in grades 5-8. In Trumbull County, the camp is July 8-12 and Mahoning County, the camps are June 17-21 and June 24-28. Contact Emily Rauschenbach at the YWCA of the Mahoning Valley ...

Bill would create U.S. chief manufacturing officer

WARREN — U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan is among several co-sponsors on a bill that would create a U.S. chief manufacturing officer in the executive office of the president. The person would be responsible for coordinating manufacturing-related policies and activities across government and ...

Cortland Bancorp sees slight gain Thursday

After holding steady all week, Cortland Bancorp gained 19 cents in trading Thursday, closing at $23.49 per share. First Niles Financial continued to hold steady at $7.75 per share.

Local gas prices below average in northeast Ohio

WARREN — The average price for a gallon of gasoline in northeast Ohio has risen as Memorial Day approaches. The price of $2.76 is 16 cents greater than last week, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Yet motorists in the Warren-Youngstown and Niles areas won’t feel the pain ...

Farmers declares dividend of 9 cents in second quarter

CANFIELD — Farmers National Banc Corp., the holding company of Farmers National Bank, has declared a second quarter cash dividend of 9 cents per share payable to shareholders on June 28. The dividend represents a 29 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018.

Trumbull jobless rate falls

WARREN — Trumbull County’s unemployment rate fell 1.3 percent in April, yet the county continued to climb the list of highest jobless rates among counties in Ohio. Trumbull County, with its 5.3 percent unemployment rate, now ranks third among the 88 counties. In March, its 6.6 percent ...