Local News

Friday, July 24, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Robert Shroder, president and CEO of Mercy Health, will retire from the system in February , the hospital executive announced this morning in a letter to employees. “This is a difficult letter to write, and one that I have considered writing several times in the past year, but I have decided now […]

Friday, July 24, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kutlick Realty LLC announced Thursday a series of transactions it has completed involving commercial and industrial properties in the Mahoning Valley. Recent transactions that the Boardman real estate company brokered include Cowles Tool’s relocation to the former Hynes Steel building on Four Mile Run Road in Austintown; the sale of five  buildings with […]

Friday, July 24, 2015

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio — Quality Switch Inc. intends to break ground on a new high-voltage testing and research center that company principals say will help expand its product line and improve its competiveness in the international market. “We’re being pressured to broaden our product scope,” says Larry Dix, Quality Switch president. “To do that requires […]

Friday, July 24, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Board of Control approved a $39,599 Youngstown Initiative program grant Thursday to a companylaunched by former city councilman Artis Gillam. The grant to Artis’ Tender Love & Care, 2003 McGuffey Road, was recommended last month by the committee that oversees the Initiative program, over the objection of Law Director Marty […]

Friday, July 24, 2015

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., parent of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, reported second-quarter net income available to common shareholders of $38.12 million, or 22 cents per common share. Total net income was $40.13 million. This compares to net income available to holders of common shares of $38.33 million the first quarter, or 22 cents a […]

Friday, July 24, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc., parent of Huntington Bank, Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $196.2 million, a record for any second quarter, or 23 cents per common share. The $196.2 million is $31.6 million higher than the net income reported a year ago and $300,000 above that reported for the first quarter. Earnings […]

Friday, July 24, 2015

DETROIT – Even with global sales dipping 1.7% in the second quarter, General Motors Co. still reported second-quarter earnings of $1.1 billion Thursday, or 67 cents per diluted share, behind strong sales in North America. Globally, GM said it sold 2.46 million vehicles. Sales of GM brands in the United States, Canada and Mexico were […]

Thursday, July 23, 2015

NEW YORK – Lightweight metals giant Alcoa completed its acquisition Thursday of Pittsburgh-based RTI International Metals Inc., which operates a large titanium mill in Niles, Ohio. The deal, worth $1.5 billion, was announced last March. Under the acquisition, RTI is a stand-alone business unit as part of Alcoa’s downstream Engineered Products and Solutions segment and […]

Thursday, July 23, 2015

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