Local News

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Following a historically strong December, as well as the second consecutive year of record car sales, the Big Three American automakers all reported a drop in a sales in the first month of 2017. General Motors reported a 3.8% decline in sales from a year ago as 195,909 vehicles were sold across […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By James Gasior, President and CEO CORTLAND, Ohio — Cortland Bank ended a very successful 2016 having capitalized on our strategy of organic growth by offering innovative products, hiring talented bankers and expanding northward. The bank reported one of its […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

CLEVELAND – A recent survey by the Cleveland Clinic has found that most American are concerned about heart disease but are unaware of the basic numbers relating to heart health. In a telephone survey of 1,002 adults, the Cleveland Clinic found that while nearly half – 46% – knew their bank account balance, only 38% […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — “Messages from Cupid: Vintage Valentines from 1840-1930″ is the title of the newest exhibit at the Sutliff Museum. The featured valentines from the United States, England and Germany will provide ideas to viewers for their own Valentine’s Day cards, said Melissa Karman, Museum director. The Museum, operated by The Warren Library Association, […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Penn-Northwest Development Corp. is working on projects that could mean a $174 million in investment in Mercer County and 3,400 jobs, those who attended the inaugural forecast breakfast Tuesday presented by the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce. Rachel Leige, Penn-Northwest director of economic development, delivered the news at Avalon Golf & Country […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 80 educators, students and members of the community turned out at Youngstown State University’s Beeghly College of Education Tuesday to say “No” to President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos. The rally, coordinated by HaSheen Wilson on behalf of the Ohio Education Association and Progress Mahoning Valley, […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of Home Savings Bank, has completed its acquisition of Ohio Legacy Corp., holding company of Premier Bank & Trust, North Canton. Gary Small, president and CEO of UCFC and Home Savings, announced the completion Tuesday. “We are very pleased to welcome Premier employees and are looking […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

SALEM, Ohio – The newly expanded endoscopy center at Salem Regional Medical Center opens tomorrow, allowing the hospital to meet the rising demand for outpatient endoscopy procedures. Over the past seven years, said Dr. Anita Hackstedde , president and CEO, the procedure volume has risen 31%, with 3,700 performed in 2016. The new center is […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. CANFIELD, Ohio — At Farmers National Bank, 2016 was a record-setting year, says its president and CEO, Kevin J. Helmick. Where 2015 was a year of growth through acquisition, 2016 was a year that capitalized on that larger footprint and […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Is it true that the No. 1 call the Better Business Bureau gets is about roofing contractors? Sam Boak: Yes. There are so many companies that have gotten into the roofing business, especially with all the storm damage that frequently takes place in the Mahoning Valley. When serious storm damage occurs, it seems like everybody […]

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