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Banking & Finance: First National Bank Names Kreider to Head NW Region | February 6, 2015

First National Bank Names Kreider to Head NW Region

PITTSBURGH — First National Bank of Pennsylvania has named Frank Kreider regional president for its northwestern region that consists of six counties in northwestern Pennsylvania and two in northeastern Ohio. John Williams, president of the bank, made the announcement Thursday. The counties are Mahoning and Trumbull in Ohio and Mercer, Lawrence, Butler, Venango, Erie and […]

Company News: Anthem Notifies Employers of ‘External Cyber Attack’ | February 5, 2015

Anthem Notifies Employers of ‘External Cyber Attack’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Anthem Inc., the nation’s second largest health insurer, is notifying companies and individual customers that its security systems have been hacked in what the company calls “a very sophisticated external cyber attack.” The database contained personal information for 80 million Anthem current and past customers and its employees, according to published reports. […]

Drilling Down: Trumbull Residents, Officials Meet Over Injection Wells | February 5, 2015

Trumbull Residents, Officials Meet Over Injection Wells

WARREN, Ohio — Citizens and public officials in Trumbull County are looking for ways to bring oversight of Class II injection wells back to the local level. During a meeting held Wednesday by Trumbull County Engineer Randy Smith, and attended by county commissioners and about 50 residents, concerns were raised about safety and responsibility, particularly […]

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 […]

Company News: RTI International Metals Joins Research Consortium | February 5, 2015

RTI International Metals Joins Research Consortium

RICHMOND, Va. — The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing announced Wednesday that RTI International Metals Inc. has become the industry, academic and government consortium’s newest member. CCAM brings together manufacturers, Virginia’s top universities, and the NASA Langley Research Center. As a principal industry member, RTI will participate in generic research at CCAM’s state-of-the-art facility in […]

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 […]