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New Car Sales Down Nationwide, Cruze Drops 33%

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – All three American automakers posted year-over-year drops in sales during November, keeping sales figures slightly behind last year’s record totals. Despite the declines, however, all beat industry analysts’ predictions Across its four brands, General Motors’ retail sales were down just 0.1% from a year ago, with sales totaling 197,340 last month. Total […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – All three American automakers posted year-over-year drops in sales during November, keeping sales figures slightly behind last year’s record totals. Despite the declines, however, all beat industry analysts’ predictions Across its four brands, General Motors’ retail sales were down just 0.1% from a year ago, with sales...

True Love’s 12 Christmas Gifts Rise 0.6% From 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – True loves will be on their merry way to a more robust and satisfying holiday shopping season this year, according to The PNC Christmas Price Index. To purchase the gifts included in the classic holiday song “The 12 Days of Christmas,” it will only cost 0.6% more than in 2016, says PNC […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – True loves will be on their merry way to a more robust and satisfying holiday shopping season this year, according to The PNC Christmas Price Index. To purchase the gifts included in the classic holiday song "The 12 Days of Christmas," it will only cost 0.6% more...

Farmers Banc Corp. Increases Dividend 50%

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp.’s board of directors on Tuesday declared a quarterly cash dividend of six cents a share payable Dec. 29 to shareholders of record Dec 8. The dividend is a 50% increase from the 2016 fourth-quarter payment of four cents a share. Farmers National Banc Corp., founded in 1887, is […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp.'s board of directors on Tuesday declared a quarterly cash dividend of six cents a share payable Dec. 29 to shareholders of record Dec 8. The dividend is a 50% increase from the 2016 fourth-quarter payment of four cents a share. Farmers National Banc...

First Niles Declares Five Cents Cash Dividend

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

NILES, Ohio — First Niles Financial Inc. announced a cash dividend of five cents per share on common stock and six cents per share on preferred class A stock for the fourth quarter. The dividend will be payable Dec. 22 to shareholders of record Dec. 8, the bank holding company...

October Home Sales Up 5.4% in Region

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties in October were up 5.4% from a year ago, the latest data from the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area Board of Realtors show. Collectively, 525 houses were sold in the three counties last month, up 5.4% from 498 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties in October were up 5.4% from a year ago, the latest data from the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area Board of Realtors show. Collectively, 525 houses were sold in the three counties last...

Chemical Bank Promotes Schrock to Regional President

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chemical Bank has promoted Michael Schrock to Regional President of the Mahoning Valley. “Through the years, Michael has distinguished himself as an outstanding leader with exceptional relationships both internally and externally. He has a proven track record of being very collaborative and team oriented, both of which will assist him as he […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chemical Bank has promoted Michael Schrock to Regional President of the Mahoning Valley. “Through the years, Michael has distinguished himself as an outstanding leader with exceptional relationships both internally and externally. He has a proven track record of being very collaborative and team oriented, both of which...

Home Savings Needs More Time to Review Allegations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank says it needs until Dec. 15 to fully investigate the allegations made by Huntington National Bank in a lawsuit filed Oct. 24 that accused three of its former commercial lending officers who joined Home Savings in late September of taking with “confidential information, proprietary information or trade secrets.” The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank says it needs until Dec. 15 to fully investigate the allegations made by Huntington National Bank in a lawsuit filed Oct. 24 that accused three of its former commercial lending officers who joined Home Savings in late September of taking with “confidential information, proprietary...

Car Sales Slip Again from Last Year’s Record Numbers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – October proved to be a mixed bag for American automakers as two of the Big Three posted losses last month. Despite the slip, however, industry analysts project 2017 to have the second-highest sales volume ever, coming behind only last year’s numbers. General Motors’ sales fell 2.2% to 252,813 as three of its […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – October proved to be a mixed bag for American automakers as two of the Big Three posted losses last month. Despite the slip, however, industry analysts project 2017 to have the second-highest sales volume ever, coming behind only last year's numbers. General Motors’ sales fell 2.2% to...

Cortland Bancorp Reports 3Q Net Income of $2.15M

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 […]

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....

Home Savings Opens Canfield Wealth Management Office

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 […]

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,...