Local News

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Jason Duncan of Duncan’s Bath & Kitchen Center, Poland, recently completed a three-day program to earn the Certified Aging in Place Specialist designation offered through the National Association of Home Builders. The coursework teaches contractors, custom builders and designers to assess the needs of individuals to function well within their homes and the ability of […]

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Tuesday he is concerned about the proposed deficit spending in the tax reform bill House Republicans are expected to release this week. The same day, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said he’s confident the pro-growth policies he expects the legislation to contain will reduce the deficit. Ryan, D-13 […]

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments has submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Transportation for a $10.2 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery, or Tiger, grant. The grant would support the Youngstown SMAR2T Network, a development project that “connects strategic, medical, manufacturing, academic, residential, recreational, technology and employment centers.” The […]

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The tax codes, both state and federal, have grown increasingly complex, confounding many small-business owners as they try to navigate through new rules and regulations every year. And, ironically, attempts to reform tax law – whether it’s for the benefit of the poor, middle class, or wealthy – often result in even […]

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A U.S. District Court in Akron has ruled against landowners from Mahoning and Trumbull counties who alleged Chesapeake Appalachia LLC failed to pay them full royalties on oil and gas production and improperly deducted post-production costs from their checks. At the core of the decision is Ohio’s “at the well” rule, which […]

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Bank, Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $2.15 million, or 49 cents a share. This compares to second-quarter net income of $1.18 million, or 26 cents a share, and third-quarter 2016 net income of $1.20 million, or 27 cents a share. The board of directors declared […]

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

It’s hard to believe that the time for eating turkey, pumpkin pie and Christmas cookies is already approaching. During the holiday season, we all eat more and exercise less than we would like to. Then at New Year’s resolution time, we are starting our weight loss journey a few pounds heavier than we otherwise would […]

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Home Savings celebrated the opening of its new Premier Wealth Management Office, which brings all of its wealth management services under one roof. “It’s been eight years since Home Savings was fully invested and committed in the wealth management business here in the Valley,” said Gary Small, president and CEO of United […]

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Warren Civic Music Association is presenting a one-man show Nov. 9 with Roy Firestone, a performer, monologist, humorist, musician and impressionist.  Firestone was formally an ESPN sports broadcaster where he interviewed over 5,000  athletes, musicians, actors, political figures, writers and filmmakers. He is a winner of seven Emmys and seven Awards for […]

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two Youngstown State University students and one alumna recently passed the Certified Global Business Professionals exam, a national certification issued by the National Association for Small Business International Trade Educators and an acknowledgment of international business expertise in management, marketing, supply-chain management, and trade finance. Mariah Carna, a senior international business major, […]

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