Mixed results for local bank stocks in trading

After losing more than a dollar in trading last week, Cortland Bancorp held steady in trading Monday to open the week at $22.75 per share. First Niles Financial gained 2 cents, closing at $8.10 per share Monday.

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ALTA CARE RECEIVES DONATION: Alta Care Group in Youngstown has received $60,000 from the Children’s Mental Health Circle of Friends Foundation to support Alta’s programs and services. Of the money, $30,000 will be put toward Alta’s intensive home-based treatment program, which works ...

Flex-Strut celebrates silver anniversary

WARREN — When Van Huffel Tube began moving its strut division to Chicago, Dale H. Gebhardt, a chief engineer at the once prominent maker of steel tubes, hooked on with a West Coast-based strut maker expanding into the Midwest. So did five other key people with Gebhardt at Van Huffel’s ...

Arconic declares dividends for second quarter 2019

WARREN — Arconic, which has a production facility on Warren Avenue in Weathersfield, declared Friday a second-quarter dividend of 2 cents per share on the outstanding common stock of the company payable to shareholders on Aug. 25. The company’s board also declared a dividend of 93.75 ...

Dominion Energy’s rates down 12 percent in July

WARREN — Dominion Energy’s standard choice offer and standard service offer rates will be $2.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July. That’s down 34 cents, or 12 percent, from the June rates of $2.85, according to the company. The July rates are 55 cents, or 18 percent, less than the ...

Cortland Bancorp continues steep slide to end week

After losing nearly a dollar in trading Thursday, Cortland Bancorp lost another 30 cents Friday, ending the week at $22.75 per share. First Niles Financial, after losing 92 cents in trading Thursday, held steady Friday to close at $8.08 per share.

Local bank stocks tumble

Cortland Bancorp lost 94 cents in trading Thursday to close at $23.05 per share. First Niles Financial, which has held steady at $9 per share for almost two weeks, lost 92 cents a share to close at $8.08.

First half auto sales solid

WARREN — Automobile sales in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties through June continue their surge, eclipsing sales for the first half of 2018. There were 48,751 new and used vehicles sold across Ohio by dealerships in the Mahoning Valley, up 7.4 percent from the 45,388 vehicles ...

Cortland Bancorp stock dips slightly

After gaining nearly $1 in trading Tuesday, Cortland Bancorp lost 3 cents on Wednesday, closing at $23.99 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $9 per share for the 11th day in a row.

Senators want Buy America regulations implemented

WARREN — U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, are co-sponsors on legislation to apply Buy America rules to all taxpayer-funded infrastructure and public works projects. Buy America rules have not been fully implemented in all federal programs that provide grants for ...

Local gas prices per gallon below NEO average

WARREN — Gas prices this week in the Warren / Youngstown and Niles areas are well below the per gallon average for the rest of northeast Ohio, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. The average price in Warren / Youngstown is $2.54 per gallon, which is 11 cents less than the ...

Revenue down at Ohio casinos

WARREN — Revenue at the four casinos in Ohio in June was $70.2 million, down $3.2 million — or 4.3 percent — from May, according to the Ohio Casino Control Commission. The slide all but wipes out the 4 percent gain in revenue the casinos had in May from April. Revenue, however, rose ...

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.

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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 ...