Local News

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, […]

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

SALEM, Ohio – John Kufleitner has sold his Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership and will be opening a dealership in Boardman next year. The dealer says Chrysler approached him a year ago about opening a dealership in Boardman and regulations prevent dealers from owning stores in three connecting markets. He will keep his Columbiana […]

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Seats are filling up fast for the Ohio River Corridor Development Conference Nov. 8, says Columbiana County Port Authority’s CEO Penny Traina. “We’ll probably be closing the event this week, and won’t be able to take anymore invitations after the next couple days.” With the construction of the Shell petrochemical plant underway […]

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Adam Keck was advised early on not to give an opening date for his Modern Methods Brewing Co. “Don’t put a date out there,” professional brewers told him when he sought their advice, because “it never works out like that.” Keck didn’t listen and his planned opening in the spring has come […]

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