Local News

Friday, January 22, 2016

SALEM, Ohio – An 8,000-square-foot building across the street from Salem Welding & Supply Inc. provides additional breathing space for the company and a foundation for future growth, its principals say. “We were kind of landlocked across the street,” says Fred Baker Jr., president of Salem Welding. “Now, we’ve got property we can move on.” […]

Friday, January 22, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Sister Jerome Corcoran was ready for the question: What are her plans when she officially retires later this month. Bermuda, Las Vegas “for a week at least,” and maybe Australia, she joked. Sister Jerome, the indefatigable nun who turns 100 in April, named Maraline Kubik as the new director of Sister Jerome’s […]

Friday, January 22, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – The Cortland Investment Group, a nondeposit investment services program offered by Cortland Banks, became Cortland Private Wealth Management this week, James M. Gasior, president and CEO of the bank, announced Thursday. Timothy Clepper a certified financial planner, will head the group of eight as CEO. Joining him are Kelly Kuennen, Daniel Jacoby, […]

Friday, January 22, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has restored the 504 Refinance Program, a measure that should help small-business owners put their enterprises on a surer footing and grow, James F. Donato told bankers Thursday. The executive director of Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp., Michael R. Conway, suggested the restoration would be “a […]

Friday, January 22, 2016

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income available to common shareholders of $37.1 million, or 21 cents per diluted common share, and full-year 2014 net income of $151.6 million, or 86 cents per share. This compares to fourth-quarter 2014 net income available to common shareholders […]

Friday, January 22, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc., holding company of Huntington Bank, Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $178 million, or 21 cents per diluted common share and full-year net income of $693 million, or 81 cents per diluted common share. This compares to fourth-quarter 2014 net income of $164 million, or 19 cents a share, […]

Thursday, January 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the increasing price of higher education, the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is encouraging parents and students to explore scholarship opportunities, including those available through the foundation. Among the organizations offering scholarships through the Community Foundation are the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation, the Women’s Board of Youngstown and First Place […]

Thursday, January 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Winter Sprinter, a four-mile run and two-mile walk to support Meridian HealthCare’s prevention and recovery programs, will be held Feb. 20 at the Mill Creek MetroParks Canfield Bike Trail. The run begins at 9 a.m. and the two-mile walk will start at 9:45. Both races start and end at McMahon Hall, […]

Thursday, January 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Republican National Committee’s nominating convention in Cleveland this summer will bring additional activity to Youngstown-Warren Regional airport and potentially an economic boost to the Mahoning Valley. The Vienna Township airport, which is operated by the Western Reserve Port Authority, is designated as one of two entry airports into the Cleveland area […]

Thursday, January 21, 2016

NORTH CANTON, Ohio – To write out this number by hand would require a strip of paper more than 68 miles long, but Squirrels LLC, a software development company based here, settled for verifying its existence as the largest prime number discovered. The president of Squirrels, David Stanfill, said Tuesday that his firm verified the […]

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