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Dominion Energy rates up from last month

WARREN — Dominion Energy Ohio’s Standard Choice and Standard Service program rates for October will be $2.64 per thousand cubic feet, or Mcf. The October rates are up 17 cents, or 7.2 percent, from the September rates of $2.47, but 43 cents, or 14.3 percent, less than the October 2018 ...

Local banks stocks show gains in Monday trading

Local institutions Cortland Bancorp and Niles First Financial Inc. both opened this week’s trading with gains. Cortland Bancorp ended Monday’s trading up 15 cents at $21.90 per share. Niles First Financial closed at $8.50 per share, up three cents.

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STEM EXPO AT YSU: Youngstown State University’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will host a STEM Expo noon to 4 p.m. Thursday at Stambaugh Stadium, Gymnasiums A & B. Employers will attend to recruit and fill available internship and co-op, and full-time / ...

Builders association opens new HQ

VIENNA — Immediately noticeable at the new headquarters of the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, in addition to the lingering new building smell, are the exposed structural steel beams and other visible systemic elements. “That was done purposefully so you can ...

Mahoning County homes selling faster

YOUNGSTOWN — Single-family home sales through August in Mahoning County are in stride with last year, and they’re selling for about 10 percent more, according to a multiple listing service in northeast Ohio. Homes are also selling faster, according to Yes-MLS, a multiple listing service ...

Cortland Bancorp drops; First Niles stays same

Cortland Bancorp closed at $21.75 per share at the end of Thursday’s trading, down five cents. First Niles Financial once again stood pat in Thursday’s trading, holding at $8.50 per share.

Local banks gain, stay pat in trading

Cortland Bancorp gained 86 cents in Wednesday’s trading to close at $22.75 per share. First Niles Financial stood pat in Wednesday’s trading, holding at $8.50 per share.

Mahoning jobless rate unchanged in August

WARREN — Mahoning County’s unemployment rate in August remained at 6.1 percent, but the county slid three spots from No. 9 to a three-way tie for the sixth-worst jobless rate in Ohio, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The rate in ...

Canfield dentist honored

Dr. Lori Fitzgerald was inducted as a fellow of the International College of Dentists at its 85th annual convocation Sept. 6 in San Francisco. She was presented with a membership plaque, gold lapel pin and gold key symbolic of the fellowship for her service in the art and science of ...