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More Loans, New Office for Union Home Mortgage

CANFIELD, Ohio – Union Home Mortgage Corp. is having one of the best years in company history, reports Erik Cromer, manager of the office here. With more clients and more business, the mortgage company has moved into a larger office to accommodate growth. “Due to both market presence and economic rebound, we’re in a good […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Union Home Mortgage Corp. is having one of the best years in company history, reports Erik Cromer, manager of the office here. With more clients and more business, the mortgage company has moved into a larger office to accommodate growth. “Due to both market presence and economic...

FNB Among Northeastern Ohio’s Top Workplaces

PITTSBURGH – First National Bank has been named among the top workplaces in northeastern Ohio for the fifth straight year by The Plain Dealer and research firm Energage. The rankings are based solely on employee feedback collected by Energage. The bank, with headquarters in Pittsburgh, was ranked No. 29 among midsize companies in the region. […]

PITTSBURGH – First National Bank has been named among the top workplaces in northeastern Ohio for the fifth straight year by The Plain Dealer and research firm Energage. The rankings are based solely on employee feedback collected by Energage. The bank, with headquarters in Pittsburgh, was ranked No. 29 among...

College Students Overestimate Career Earnings, Survey Reports

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A survey of 1,000 college students finds that many are overestimating their mid-career salaries by up to $15,000, compounding already reduced spending by young adults when compared to older generations. The survey by Clever Real Estate and Payscale reported that in only two of the 11 most popular majors nationwide did […]

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A survey of 1,000 college students finds that many are overestimating their mid-career salaries by up to $15,000, compounding already reduced spending by young adults when compared to older generations. The survey by Clever Real Estate and Payscale reported that in only two of the 11...

Low Interest Rates Fuel Mortgage Market

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Heading into the peak of the home-buying season, the mortgage market is much the same as it was last summer, local lenders say. But that doesn’t mean it’s been entirely smooth sailing over the past year. On June 6, the average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 3.82%, according to the Primary […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Heading into the peak of the home-buying season, the mortgage market is much the same as it was last summer, local lenders say. But that doesn’t mean it’s been entirely smooth sailing over the past year. On June 6, the average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was...

New Chapter at Northside for Mahoning Valley Credit Union

Mahoning Valley Federal Credit Union

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through the closing of two hospitals, through ownership changes and through thousands of patients that have walked through the doors over the decades, the credit union at Northside Hospital has remained steadfast for the staff there. And Wednesday, less than a year after Northside closed, the newly rebranded Mahoning Valley Federal Credit […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through the closing of two hospitals, through ownership changes and through thousands of patients that have walked through the doors over the decades, the credit union at Northside Hospital has remained steadfast for the staff there. And Wednesday, less than a year after Northside closed, the newly...

Patton Replaces Retiring CEO at Mercer State Bank

SANDY LAKE, Pa. – Scott Patton is the new CEO of Mercer County State Bank following the retirement Thursday of Ray J. Kaltenbaugh, who served the bank in various capacities for 50 years. Patton was named president and chief operating officer in January 2018 when Kaltenbaugh began his transition to retirement. He and his wife, […]

SANDY LAKE, Pa. – Scott Patton is the new CEO of Mercer County State Bank following the retirement Thursday of Ray J. Kaltenbaugh, who served the bank in various capacities for 50 years. Patton was named president and chief operating officer in January 2018 when Kaltenbaugh began his transition to...

717 Combines Tech, Atmosphere at New Larchmont Branch

717 Credit Union

WARREN, Ohio – With no more space to grow and a growing need for more modern technology at its site on Larchmont Avenue, 717 Credit Union was in need of something new. That the new branch with more space and the newest technology is just a stone’s throw from the credit union’s original site, said […]

WARREN, Ohio – With no more space to grow and a growing need for more modern technology at its site on Larchmont Avenue, 717 Credit Union was in need of something new. That the new branch with more space and the newest technology is just a stone’s throw from the...

Farmers Declares 9-Cent Dividend

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp. has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 9 cents for common stock.  The dividend will have a record date of June 14 and will be payable to shareholders June 28. Farmers National Banc Corp. is the parent company of Farmers National Bank, Farmers Trust Co., National Associates Inc., […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp. has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 9 cents for common stock.  The dividend will have a record date of June 14 and will be payable to shareholders June 28. Farmers National Banc Corp. is the parent company of Farmers National Bank, Farmers...

First Niles Announces 5-Cent Cash Dividend

NILES, Ohio – First Niles Financial Inc., the parent company of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles, has announced a cash dividend of 5 cents on common stock and 6 cents per share on preferred class A stock. The quarterly dividend is payable June 21 to shareholders of record as of June 7. […]

NILES, Ohio – First Niles Financial Inc., the parent company of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles, has announced a cash dividend of 5 cents on common stock and 6 cents per share on preferred class A stock. The quarterly dividend is payable June 21 to shareholders of...

Cortland Bancorp Rings Nasdaq Closing Bell

CORTLAND, Ohio — Cortland Bancorp directors and bank officers officially marked the company’s new listing on the Nasdaq capital market stock exchange by ringing the closing bell on Friday. President and CEO James Gasior led the group of nearly 20 to New York for the closing bell ceremony. This is the first time the bank […]

CORTLAND, Ohio -- Cortland Bancorp directors and bank officers officially marked the company's new listing on the Nasdaq capital market stock exchange by ringing the closing bell on Friday. President and CEO James Gasior led the group of nearly 20 to New York for the closing bell ceremony. This is...