Banking & Finance

First National Extends Execubank to Mobile Devices

PITTSBURGH – With its new app, FNB Business, First National Bank of Pennsylvania has extended Execubanc to smartphones and tablets so its commercial banking customers can use their mobile devices to perform most of the functions on their PCs. The president and CEO of F.N.B. Corp., parent of First National Bank, Vincent J. Delie Jr. […]

Three-County Home Sales Up 4.8% YTD from 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in the tri-county area for the first half of the year are up 4.8% compared to the same period in 2015, the latest monthly data show. In the first six months of 2016, 2,678 houses were sold in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, up from 2,563 during the […]

Talmer Shareholders Say Yes to Chemical Proposal

TROY, Mich. – Shareholders of Talmer Bancorp Inc., voted overwhelming for their company to be acquired by Chemical Financial Corp., Midland, Talmer announced today. More than 99% of the shares were voted for union with Chemical. When the agreement was announced in January, senior executives of both companies billed it as a merger of equals […]

Lower Gas Prices Translate into 1% Hike in Income

WASHINGTON — Lower gasoline prices last year translated into Americans buying more fuel for their cars and trucks, driving longer distances and using mass transit less. So finds a JP Morgan Chase Institute report, “How Falling Gas Prices Fuel the Consumer,” released last week. It surveyed one million of its customers in 23 states. Gasoline […]

Home Savings Foundation Boosts Summer Reading Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Home Savings Charitable Foundation donated $10,000 Wednesday to the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County to support its Summer Discovery summer reading program. The funds specifically will go to sponsor the Summer Discovery Author Breakfast featuring Nancy Krulik. Children who achieve eight badges in the summer reading program — “On […]

Ohio Gas Prices Down 10.4 Cents from Last Week

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Average retail gasoline prices in Ohio fell 10.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.18 per gallon, according to’s daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in the state. Nationally, the average has fallen 3.0 cents per gallon over the past week to $2.26 per gallon. In the Youngstown-Warren area, […]


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