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Technology, Deregulation Spur Growth in Credit Unions

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As mergers and acquisitions consolidate credit unions, those that remain are enjoying membership and asset growth year over year. Among them is the Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union, based in Hermitage, Pa. “In the last few years, membership has been increasing and in the last three years, assets have increased dramatically,” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As mergers and acquisitions consolidate credit unions, those that remain are enjoying membership and asset growth year over year. Among them is the Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union, based in Hermitage, Pa. “In the last few years, membership has been increasing and in the last three...

UCFC Reports Q3 Net Income of $9.52M

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of Home Savings Bank, Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $9.52 million, or 19 cents per diluted share.  This compares to second-quarter net income of $9.54 million, or 19 cents per diluted share and third-quarter 2017 net income of $7.56 million, or 15 cents per share. UCFC […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of Home Savings Bank, Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $9.52 million, or 19 cents per diluted share.  This compares to second-quarter net income of $9.54 million, or 19 cents per diluted share and third-quarter 2017 net income of $7.56 million, or...

International Credit Union Day Is Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – International Credit Union Day is this Thursday and has been celebrated the third Thursday of October every year since 1948 – to reflect upon the credit union movement and its achievements. A different theme for the day is chosen each year with this year’s theme spotlighting International Credit Union Day’s 70th anniversary, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – International Credit Union Day is this Thursday and has been celebrated the third Thursday of October every year since 1948 – to reflect upon the credit union movement and its achievements. A different theme for the day is chosen each year with this year’s theme spotlighting International...

PNC Reports 3Q Net Income of $1.4 Billion

PITTSBURGH — PNC Financial Services Group today reported third-quarter net income of $1.400 billion, or $2.82 per diluted common share.  This compares to the $1.356 billion in net income, or $2.72 per diluted common share, during the second quarter and $1.126 billion in net income, or $2.16 per diluted common share, for the third quarter […]

PITTSBURGH — PNC Financial Services Group today reported third-quarter net income of $1.400 billion, or $2.82 per diluted common share.  This compares to the $1.356 billion in net income, or $2.72 per diluted common share, during the second quarter and $1.126 billion in net income, or $2.16 per diluted common...

FNB Corp. Donates $60K to Hurricane Relief Effort

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, announced Wednesday that it is donating $60,000 to the American Red Cross to aid Hurricane Florence relief efforts in North Carolina and South Carolina. The contribution includes both a corporate contribution and funds raised through a special employee giving event for affected communities. […]

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, announced Wednesday that it is donating $60,000 to the American Red Cross to aid Hurricane Florence relief efforts in North Carolina and South Carolina. The contribution includes both a corporate contribution and funds raised through a special employee...

Columbiana County Housing Market Is Vibrant

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – When houses go on the market in Columbiana County, they generally aren’t there long, Maureen Cline-Skowron says. Sales have been so good, says the broker associate and director of education and business development for Century 21 Lakeside Realty, that the agency is preparing to open its third office in the county in […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – When houses go on the market in Columbiana County, they generally aren’t there long, Maureen Cline-Skowron says. Sales have been so good, says the broker associate and director of education and business development for Century 21 Lakeside Realty, that the agency is preparing to open its third...

PNC Declares Cash Dividend of 95 Cents

PITTSBURGH – PNC Financial Services Group announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 95 cents per common share. The dividend is payable Nov. 5 to shareholders of record Oct. 17. PNC reported a second-quarter net income of $1.356 billion, or $2.72 per diluted common share. The board also declared […]

PITTSBURGH – PNC Financial Services Group announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 95 cents per common share. The dividend is payable Nov. 5 to shareholders of record Oct. 17. PNC reported a second-quarter net income of $1.356 billion, or $2.72 per diluted common...

GM, FCA Post Sales Gains in Q3 as Ford Slips

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Third-quarter auto sales were up for two of the American automakers, as General Motors Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles both posted gains for most of their brands, while Ford Motor Co. saw a dip in sales as September’s figures couldn’t keep up with last year’s boost from Hurricane Harvey. General Motors, which […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Third-quarter auto sales were up for two of the American automakers, as General Motors Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles both posted gains for most of their brands, while Ford Motor Co. saw a dip in sales as September’s figures couldn’t keep up with last year’s boost from...

Ohio Execs Slightly Less Optimistic about Economy

PITTSBURGH — Optimism about the national economy among small- and mid-sized business owners in Ohio remains at a record high. But optimism about the local economy and their own business has slipped slightly since the spring, finds PNC Bank’s semiannual survey of business owners and executives. The historic optimism about company prospects, which PNC reported […]

PITTSBURGH — Optimism about the national economy among small- and mid-sized business owners in Ohio remains at a record high. But optimism about the local economy and their own business has slipped slightly since the spring, finds PNC Bank’s semiannual survey of business owners and executives. The historic optimism about...

Boardman Plaza Sold for $18.8M to Maryland Firm

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An affiliate of Pikesville, Maryland-based America’s Realty LLC purchased the popular Boardman Plaza shopping center on Boardman-Canfield Road (state Route 224) in Boardman one block from Southern Park Mall. The purchase, which closed Aug. 16, consists of five buildings totaling about 625,000 square feet. The buyer paid $18.8 million or about $30 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- An affiliate of Pikesville, Maryland-based America's Realty LLC purchased the popular Boardman Plaza shopping center on Boardman-Canfield Road (state Route 224) in Boardman one block from Southern Park Mall. The purchase, which closed Aug. 16, consists of five buildings totaling about 625,000 square feet. The buyer paid...