Employment training sessions


The Mahoning-Youngs-town Community Action Partnership, 1325 Fifth Ave., has scheduled the dates and times of its information sessions for the Employment Skills and Training Program.

They are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

New U-Haul dealer


U-Haul Co. of Massachusetts and Ohio Inc. announced that Global Enterprises LLC has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Austintown community.

Global Enterprises at 150 Victoria Road will offer U-Haul trucks, truck sales, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes.

Open house for Pittsburgh Institute


Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will host a public open house from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at its Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport campus located at 1453 Youngstown-Kingsville Road NE.

Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the campus classrooms and hangar, learn about 16 and 21-month programs, view interactive demonstrations, meet faculty and students and learn about career opportunities.

Bway Corp. to close


Employees of the Bway Corp. of Atlanta’s paint and can plant in Hubbard, previously owned by Ball Corp., said the facility is slated to close by the end of the year.

Officials of the United Steelworkers Union local, which represents about 56 of the plant’s 70 employees, said they learned of Bway’s shutdown plans as they started negotiations on a new labor agreement, reported 21 WFMJ-TV, The Vindicator’s broadcast partner.

A union spokesman said Bway bought only the plant’s assets and not the union contract. The union hopes to find a way to keep the plant operating. The plant produces household products and specialty metal containers.

Ball acquired the Hubbard plant in 2006 as part of the company’s acquisition of U.S. Can Corp. Bway purchased the plant in March, the television station reported.

Chevrolet to leave India, South Africa


General Motors Co. is pulling its Chevrolet brand out of India, South Africa and East Africa by the end of this year.

The company will retain its assembly plant in India but will only make vehicles for export. It is selling a plant in South Africa to Isuzu Motors.

GM says the changes will save the company $100 million per year. It will take a charge of $500 million in the second quarter to complete the actions

Staff/wire reports

Selected local stocks


Alcoa Inc., .1231.930.30

Aqua America, .71 31.35-0.24

Avalon Holdings,2.45-0.19

Chemical Bank, .2745.370.35Community Health Sys. 9.37 -0.25

Cortland Bancorp, .2818.500.00

Farmers Nat., .1613.800.05

First Energy, 1.44 28.16-0.43

Fifth/Third, .5223.820.04

FirstMerit Corp.,--

First Niles Financial, .1210.00-0.50

FNB Corp., .4813.460.01

General Motors, 1.5232.470.05

General Electric, .9227.480.07

Huntington Bank, .28 12.500.21

iHeartMedia Inc.,2.150.05

JP Morgan Chase, 1.9283.96-0.31

Key Corp, .3417.690.04

LaFarge, .34--

Macy’s, 1.51 22.76-0.25

Parker Hannifin, 2.52 152.28-0.63

PNC, 2.20117.330.14

Simon Prop. Grp., 6.60154.01-0.25

Stoneridge 16.25-0.35

United Comm. Fin., .12 8.070.01

Selected prices from Thursday’s 4 p.m. close.

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