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Banking & Finance: Tri-State 1st Banc Reports 4Q Financial Results | February 5, 2015

Tri-State 1st Banc Reports 4Q Financial Results

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Tri-State 1st Banc Inc., holding company of 1st National Community Bank, Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $215,297 and full-year 2014 net income of $918,900. This compares to fourth-quarter 2013 net income of $273,321 and full-year 2013 net income of $1,113,529. The company did not provide earnings per common share data […]

Banking & Finance: CoreLogic Index Shows Housing Prices Rose 2.6% in December | February 5, 2015

CoreLogic Index Shows Housing Prices Rose 2.6% in December

IRVINE, Calif. — Home prices in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan area, including distressed sales, rose by 2.6% in December compared to a year earlier, CoreLogic reports. On a month-over-month basis, prices in December decreased by 2.8% from November. Excluding distressed sales, year-over-year prices decreased by 0.1% in December from December 2013, according to CoreLogic’s Home Price […]

Banking & Finance: YSU to Offer Free Income Tax Preparation Assistance | January 30, 2015

YSU to Offer Free Income Tax Preparation Assistance

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University will offer to again help taxpayers through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in its Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance. Trained YSU business students and professional volunteers will provide income tax preparation at no charge. The program runs Feb. 7 through April 11. The sessions will be in […]

Banking & Finance: Markets Like Farmers, National Bancshares Deal | January 29, 2015

Markets Like Farmers, National Bancshares Deal

CANFIELD, Ohio — Markets reacted positively Wednesday to news of the $74 million agreement for Farmers National Banc Corp. to acquire National Bancshares Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Orville. Farmers and National Bancshares announced their agreement after markets closed Tuesday (READ STORY). Farmers will pay the shareholders of National Bancshares $74 million […]