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Gander Outdoors in Howland to close

HOWLAND — Outdoor, hunting and camping retailer Camping World Holdings Inc. is closing its Gander Outdoors store at the Eastwood Mall as the company repositions its strategy toward recreational vehicle sales, service, parts and accessories. The Illinois-based company announced the shift in ...

Unemployment rate dips in Mahoning County, Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County’s unemployment rate slid down for the second consecutive month in October to 5.5 percent, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The rate fell 0.2 percent following September’s 0.4 percent decrease. Trumbull ...

Local gas price below northeast Ohio average

WARREN — The average price for gasoline in the Warren-Youngstown and Niles areas is below the average for northeast Ohio, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report The average this week for the region is $2.54. In the Warren-Youngstown area, the price is one penny cheaper at $2.53, ...

The Muransky Companies founder to speak at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN — Ed W. Muransky, chair and founder of The Muransky Companies, and founder and CEO of Southwoods Health, will speak 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 132 at DeBartolo Hall at Youngstown State University. He is expected cover Gen X, Z, Millennial vs. Baby Boomers, the economics of ...

Consumers declares third-quarter dividend of 13 cents

YOUNGSTOWN — Consumers Bancorp Inc., the parent company of Consumers National Bank, which has branches in Salem, Lisbon and Alliance, has declared a third-quarter dividend of 13.5 cents per share on the corporation’s common stock.

New York Times labor reporter set to speak

YOUNGSTOWN — Steven Greenhouse, labor reporter for The New York Times, will discuss his latest book, “Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present and Future of American Labor,” 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor on Wood Street, Youngstown.

Business Briefs and People on the Move

LOCAL JOURNALIST HONORED: Andrea Wood, publisher of The Business Journal in Youngstown, is the first journalist from the Youngstown area to be inducted into the Press Club of Cleveland’s Journalism Hall of Fame. Wood came to the Mahoning Valley in 1974 as a reporter and weekend anchor for ...

KraftMaid’s owner sells cabinetry division for $1B

MIDDLEFIELD — The company that owns kitchen and bathroom cabinet maker KraftMaid, which has manufacturing facilities in Ashtabula and Geauga counties, has sold the division to a Texas company. Friday’s announcement by Michigan-based Masco Corp. of the $1 billion sale to ACProducts Inc. ...

Wagering at racino rebounds in October

AUSTINTOWN — Wagering on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course rebounded some in October after steady declines in August and in September. Bettors played $111.3 million credits, up about $2.1 million in credits played from September, according to the ...