Chamber seeks data to update report
Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is sending a survey to more than 1,200 area businesses seeking data that will be used to update its starting wages and benefits report.
The survey will be distributed to businesses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, either by regular mail or email. Surveys should be returned by Aug. 16.
If a business has more than 10 employees and wants to participate, it can download a copy of the survey from the economic development area of the chamber’s website, www.regionalchamber.com/wagesurvey.
YNDC’s 2Q report
Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. has released its performance report for the second quarter of 2013.
To read the report, go to the YNDC website at www.yndc.org/news-media/yndc-publishes-2nd-quarter-performance-report.
3 businesses added
East Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the addition of three new businesses.
EP Fight Club, a training center for boxing, mixed martial arts and other styles, opened at 43 N. Market St.; Serendipity Unique Gifts, is at 12 E. Main St.; and Jay’s Classic Cut Shop is located at 21 N. Market St.
Farmers’ market open
The Downtown Sharon Farmers’ Market is open and will be selling home-grown produce every Wednesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. until noon, unless sold out earlier.
Growers will have a variety of vegetables, fruits, bedding and potted plants available throughout the summer and autumn seasons.
Bus trips offered
Barons Bus is offering trips that originate from Youngstown and head to locations such as Columbus and Cincinnati.
The service runs every day of the year. The bus will pick up at the Greyhound Station at 340 W. Federal St., Suite A.
For information, call the company at 888-378-3823 or go online to www.baronsbus.com.
Number of airport passengers increase
The passenger count at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport was 7,794 in May, which was a 23 percent increase compared with the previous year.
The year-to-date passenger count is 7 percent higher than 2012, said Dan Dickten, the airport’s director of aviation.
New Real Living office opens in area
Real Living Volpini Realty Group has opened a new office in Poland’s Towne One Square Plaza at 53 W. McKinley Way.
Vindicator staff report
Selected local stocks
Aqua America, .76, 31.05 .11
Clear Channel, .61 27.58 —.42
Cortland Bancorp, 10.25.30
Farmers Nat., .126.33 —.01
First Energy, 2.20, 35.85—.31
FirstMerit Corp., .64,21.20 .63
First Niles Financial, .32,10.00.00
First Place Fin., .0031.00
FNB Corp., .48,12.88.37
General Electric, .76,23.24.33
Motors Liquidation, .0422.00
Huntington Bank, .20, 8.50.30
JP Morgan Chase, 1.52,53.981.21
Key Corp, .22,11.99.56
LaFarge, 14.94 .02
Macy’s, 1.00, 49.20.72
Parker Hannifin, 1.80, 97.602.28
RTI Intl. Metals,28.46.13
Simon Prop. Grp.,4.60,159.48.50
Stoneridge 12.48 .18
United Community Fin. 4.51.19
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.