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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 ...

Local bank stocks lose in trading

Cortland Bancorp closed at $21.87 per share in trading Wednesday, up a penny from Tuesday. First Niles Financial closed at $7.80 per share, down 20 cents from Tuesday.

Professional development seminar offered Thursday

AUSTINTOWN — On Demand Drug Testing and Work Solutions will have an educational seminar for local business professionals Thursday on topics that include employment engagement, decreasing turnover, hiring and technology. It is at On Demand’s office, 5760 Patriot Blvd., Austintown. The cost ...

Ohio casino revenue down about $200K in October

Revenue at Ohio’s four casinos in October was $68.1 million, down about $200,000 from September, according to the Ohio Casino Control Commission. But revenue was up about $1.6 million in a year-to-year comparison against October 2018, which posted $66.5 million. Table games last month ...