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Marchionda’s NYO Group to Sell Realty Tower

Realty Building Sold Friday for $2 Million

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A sale of the Realty Tower downtown is expected within the next two weeks, the head of NYO Property Group said Tuesday. The 13-story, 23-unit apartment building at 47 Federal Plaza, was built in 1904. It is being sold to YO Properties 47 LLC, Dominic Marchionda, NYO’s managing partner, confirmed. “For the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A sale of the Realty Tower downtown is expected within the next two weeks, the head of NYO Property Group said Tuesday. The 13-story, 23-unit apartment building at 47 Federal Plaza, was built in 1904. It is being sold to YO Properties 47 LLC, Dominic Marchionda, NYO’s...

Home Savings Gives $3K to Big Brothers Big Sisters

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation has donated $3,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mahoning Valley to support the organization’s site-based mentoring program. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mahoning Valley’s mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change children’s lives for the better. “Over […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation has donated $3,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mahoning Valley to support the organization's site-based mentoring program. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mahoning Valley's mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change children's...

Cortland Bank Sees Good Results from New Markets

Cortland Bank Sees Good Results from New Markets

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The initiative of Cortland Bancorp to grow into new markets in northeastern Ohio is providing positive results, its president and CEO, James M. Gasior, told shareholders Tuesday. “Our drive is to continue to look at opportunities to grow both in loans and deposits outside of the Mahoning Valley,” he said to those […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The initiative of Cortland Bancorp to grow into new markets in northeastern Ohio is providing positive results, its president and CEO, James M. Gasior, told shareholders Tuesday. “Our drive is to continue to look at opportunities to grow both in loans and deposits outside of the Mahoning...

Farmers Declares Seven Cents Cash Dividend

CANFIELD, Ohio – The board of directors of Farmers National Banc Corp. declared a quarterly cash dividend of seven cents a share on Tuesday. The dividend will be payable June 29 to shareholders of record June 8. Farmers National Banc Corp. is the holding company of Farmers National Bank and Farmers Trust Co. It  has […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – The board of directors of Farmers National Banc Corp. declared a quarterly cash dividend of seven cents a share on Tuesday. The dividend will be payable June 29 to shareholders of record June 8. Farmers National Banc Corp. is the holding company of Farmers National Bank and...

First Niles Declares Five Cents Cash Dividend

NILES, Ohio — Directors of First Niles Financial Inc. have declared a cash dividend of five cents per share on common stock and six cents per share on preferred class A stock for the second quarter. The dividend is payable June 22 to shareholders of record June 8, the bank holding company announced Thursday. FNFI […]

NILES, Ohio — Directors of First Niles Financial Inc. have declared a cash dividend of five cents per share on common stock and six cents per share on preferred class A stock for the second quarter. The dividend is payable June 22 to shareholders of record June 8, the bank...

April House Sales Rebound in 3-County Region

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in the three-county area rebounded in April. Both Mahoning and Columbiana counties showed double-digit gains for the month, with sales also up in Trumbull County, according to the latest monthly data compiled by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area Board of Realtors. In Mahoning […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in the three-county area rebounded in April. Both Mahoning and Columbiana counties showed double-digit gains for the month, with sales also up in Trumbull County, according to the latest monthly data compiled by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area...

FNB Corp. Declares 12-Cent Cash Dividend

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, announced Wednesday that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per common share. The dividend is payable June 15 to shareholders of record June 1. F.N.B. Corp. also elected the following directors at its annual meeting of shareholders […]

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, announced Wednesday that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per common share. The dividend is payable June 15 to shareholders of record June 1. F.N.B. Corp. also elected the following directors at...

Millennials Encouraged to Save, Not Invest, PNC Survey Finds

PITTSBURGH – A survey from PNC Investments found that millennials largely don’t feel confident in saving for the future and more than half don’t have an emergency fund. The firm’s Millennials & Investing survey, released Wednesday, reported that nearly two-thirds of millennials – classified as those between the ages of 25 and 35 – were […]

PITTSBURGH – A survey from PNC Investments found that millennials largely don’t feel confident in saving for the future and more than half don’t have an emergency fund. The firm’s Millennials & Investing survey, released Wednesday, reported that nearly two-thirds of millennials – classified as those between the ages of...

USDA Loan Offers Zero Down Home Construction

Housing Starts Outpace National, Regional Trends

POLAND, Ohio – In an effort to spur new home development locally, AmeriFirst Home Mortgage is rolling out a new zero-down home construction loan option. The USDA Rural Development New Construction loan provides qualified homebuyers the opportunity to receive 100% financing with no cash down payment to build a new single-family home. The one-time close, […]

POLAND, Ohio – In an effort to spur new home development locally, AmeriFirst Home Mortgage is rolling out a new zero-down home construction loan option. The USDA Rural Development New Construction loan provides qualified homebuyers the opportunity to receive 100% financing with no cash down payment to build a new...

Banks, Credit Unions Teach Financial Literacy

Banks, Credit Unions Teach Financial Literacy to All Ages

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Each year, 300 junior and senior high school students from across the Mahoning Valley spend a day at Youngstown State University where they set their budgets to allocate their income among rent, car payments, clothing, food, technology and recreation. The students have household incomes that range from $30,000 a year to $500,000. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Each year, 300 junior and senior high school students from across the Mahoning Valley spend a day at Youngstown State University where they set their budgets to allocate their income among rent, car payments, clothing, food, technology and recreation. The students have household incomes that range from...