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Thursday, April 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – No longer are online and mobile banking a feature embraced almost entirely by tech-savvy millennials and younger customers. Instead, banks say growth in this segment encompasses people of all ages as even older customers have developed the knack (and desire) to conduct some of their banking on their tablets, smartphones or computers. […]

Thursday, April 20, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Thermae Retreat, a center for daily wellness and holistic relaxation services opens its doors at noon today, at 7250 West Blvd. Thermae Retreat, founded in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was named south Florida’s “Best Spa Retreat of 2016” by Trip Advisor and Yelp, according to the announcement of its opening. Mahoning County resident […]

Thursday, April 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio ­– Robert Lutman enjoys a breath of fresh air outside the welding lab at Choffin Career Center as he contemplaties his  career. For the past year he’s worked toward gaining the skills he hopes will allow him to build a new life. “I just decided that I was tired of working low-paying jobs, […]

Thursday, April 20, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Rehabilitation of the site proposed for AutoParkit LLC’s headquarters and plant here could cost $2.6 million, an environmental review of the study found. The Western Reserve Port Authority paid Brownfield Restoration Group LLC, Akron, $200,000 for the environmental assessment of the former Delphi Packard Electric property on Dana Street. In October 2015, […]

Thursday, April 20, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp. Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $5.78 million, or 21 cents a share. This compares to fourth-quarter 2016 net income of $5.36 million, or 20 cents a share, and first-quarter 2016 net income of $4.80 million, or 18 cents a share. Farmers is the holding company of Farmers […]

Thursday, April 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Launch Lab will hold an imagination “pour party” at 2 p.m. Monday. The pour party – a molten aluminum casting – for a parakeet head created by a YSU art student will take place at YSU’s Bliss Hall in Room B09. The Launch Lab is the outgrowth of […]

Thursday, April 20, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Greenwood Chevrolet and Greenwood’s Hubbard Chevrolet today will receive General Motors Co.’s “Green Dealers” certification during a press event at the dealership here, 4695 Mahoning Ave. The Greenwood dealerships employ a number of green practices including energy use reduction and recycling in all departments. Greenwood Collision has been using waterborne paint since January […]

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A $187,000 federal grant is on its way to Youngstown State University from the Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13, announced today, which underscores why the economic development agency is vital to the region, he said. The commission is on the chopping block under President Trump’s proposed budget. The YSU […]

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Find your seersucker suit and festive hat and head to a Kentucky “Derby Day” party May 6 at Tippecanoe Country Club. The event is hosted by the Buckeye Horse Park Association, a nonprofit organization that operates an equine facility on Route 224 in Ellsworth Township. The association and its volunteers host horse shows, educational clinics, […]

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More new businesses filed start-up documents in March than in any previous month since recordkeeping began, reports Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. Last month 12,827 new entities filed to do business in the state – 2,349 more than in March 2016, he says. Through the first three months of the year, […]

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