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Thursday, January 26, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Rhiel Innovative Solutions, a division of Rhiel Supply, will host the Healthy Schools Conference March 8 at Youngstown State University. The daylong conference is free for facility directors, school nurses, superintendents and school board presidents. Guest speakers from throughout the region will discuss topics including nutrition, exercise and environmentally-friendly cleaning and buildings. […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

SALEM, Ohio — At the annual economic forecast luncheon of the Salem Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, Joseph Besecker said he sees a stronger economy ahead boosted by a pro-business Trump Administration. Besecker, CEO of Emerald Asset Management, a money management firm with more than $4.6 billion in assets under management, spoke to a full house. […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Huntington Bancshares Inc., holding company of Huntington Bank, Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $212 million, or 18 cents a common share, and full-year 2016 net income of $685 million, or 67 cents per common share. This compares to third-quarter net income of $127 million, or 11 cents a share, and year-ago […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp. Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $5.36 million, or 20 cents a share, and full-year 2016 net income of $20.56 million, or 76 cents a share, the latter a record. Farmers is the holding company of Farmers National Bank, Farmers Trust Co. and the Bowers Insurance Group. This […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its inaugural 2017 Shenango Valley Forecast Breakfast Jan. 31 at Avalon Golf & Country Club at Buhl Park in Hermitage. The event will feature stakeholders from the education, medical, business development and quality of life/tourism sectors who will share brief “forecasts” of their plans […]

Thursday, January 26, 2017

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Bank, Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.14 million, or 26 cents a share, and full-year 2016 net income of $4.87 million, or $1.11 a share, its most profitable year in more than a decade. The board of directors raised the quarterly cash dividend to eight […]

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businesses are invited to participate in a free event to learn how to secure contracts with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center’s Huntsville’s BASEOPS Program will host a virtual industry day to provide information and assistance to small businesses interested in submitting proposals for performing […]

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University chapter of the Ohio Education Association is accepting applications for its Union Heritage Scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 1. The application is open to current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students at YSU. Applicants must be either a current or former member of a labor union […]

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ohio – The sale by Bob Evans Farms Inc. of its Bob Evans Restaurants and the acquisition of Pineland Farms Potato Co. were announced by company officials Jan. 24. The company will focus exclusively on its BEF Foods business, which is the national market share leader in refrigerated dinner dishes and sausage products […]

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

LEETONIA, Ohio — A large 3-D printer acquired by Youngstown State University and operated through a partnership with Humtown Products Inc. and America Makes is redirecting the course of manufacturing in the metals casting industry, officials say. “Today is really the dawn of a new day for manufacturing in the Mahoning Valley,” Brett Conner said […]

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