GermXterm opens

GermXterm opens


GermXterm has opened in Poland offering disinfectant services to homes and businesses in the Valley.

The company takes a two-step approach to disinfecting by first eliminating microbes.

Next, it applies a bio-barrier that continues to kill germs for 30 to 90 days.

For more information, visit, or contact sales director Vonda Schaal at 855-437-6986.

Hair removal


Ideal Image will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday at its new laser hair-removal center in Boardman.

The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. and is being organized by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber. The event will include laser hair-removal demonstrations and presentations, prize giveaways, discounts on all packages and refreshments. The center is at 377 C Boardman-Poland Road.

Realtor honored


Nancy Cuffle, Realtor with Howard Hanna Real Estate in Poland, has been awarded the Ohio Associations President’s Sales Club Award.

Fewer than 10 percent of Ohio’s real-estate professionals reach the level of sales Cuffle attained.

Website effectiveness


Michael Tarantino, owner of IM Image Marketing, will be the featured speaker at the Business Networking International’s Meeting Success Chapter on Wednesday in Boardman.

Tarantino will speak about improving a company’s website effectiveness.

The meeting is noon Wednesday at Los Gallos in Boardman on U.S. Route 224 near West Boulevard.

Businesses awarded


Youngstown SCORE presented several awards to Valley small businesses that have worked with the program.

The following business owners were recognized: Marta Mazur, owner of Krakus Polish Deli and Bakery; Nicholas Uroseva, of Uroseva Enterprises; Michael Charles, Premiere Wine and Beers, located in Warren; Marlene Bassil, of The Pita Wrap; and mother and daughter Linda and Nicole Davis for their purchase and management of St. Paul’s Child Care Center in New Middletown.

SCORE is a nonprofit association that helps small businesses get started.

Home care

Hackensack, n.J.

Executive Care, a fast-growing home-care franchise company based in Hackensack, N.J., is targeting Youngstown as part of a growth strategy on the heels of the company’s franchising announcement months ago.

For more information, email Lenny Verkhoglaz at

From staff reports

Selected local stocks


Aqua America, .76, 31.18 —.36

Avalon Holdings,4.00.00

Clear Channel, .61 28.19 —.55

Cortland Bancorp, 9.80.00

Farmers Nat., .126.19 —.05

First Energy, 2.20, 36.81—.31

FirstMerit Corp., .64,22.74 .05

First Niles Financial, .32,6.62.00

First Place Fin., .0022.00

FNB Corp., .48,12.70—.05

General Motors,34.40—.15

General Electric, .76,23.96—.04

Motors Liquidation, .0422.00

Huntington Bank, .20, 8.56.09

JP Morgan Chase, 1.52,53.29.00

Key Corp, .22,12.16.08

LaFarge, 16.44 .03

Macy’s, 1.00, 45.00—1.30

Parker Hannifin, 1.80, 103.41—.36

PNC, 1.76,74.89—.03

RTI Intl. Metals,31.57—.15

Simon Prop. Grp.,4.60,145.21—4.48

Stoneridge 12.85 —.09

United Community Fin. 4.06.10

Selected prices at 4 p.m. Friday. Provided by Stifel Nicolaus. Not to be construed as an offer or recommendation to buy or sell any security.

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