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Valley vehicle sales slide in September

YOUNGSTOWN — Auto sales in the Mahoning Valley were off last month from September 2020, yet dealers remain well ahead of the pace they set last year, according to the latest data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association. The Cleveland-based retail auto industry group ...

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LOCAL AGENT RECEIVES AWARD: Realtor Deborah Barber of Youngstown was recently honored as the Ohio Realtors 2021 Realtor of the Year. The announcement of Barber’s selection was made at the organization’s 111th annual Convention and EXPO last month in Columbus. Barber was nominated by ...

Thousands swarm Boscov’s on opening day

NILES — Tammy Soliman waited before first light Thursday for the doors to open at the new Boscov’s department store at the Eastwood Mall. When they did at 10 a.m. sharp, the Warren woman — the first shopper inside the sprawling 180,000-square-foot store who had been waiting since ...

Ohio Dental Group reports data breach

WARREN — North American Dental Management (NADM), which provides administrative and technology support services for Professional Dental Alliance (PDA) practices, experienced an email phishing and credential harvesting attack on March 31 and April 1. The practices are in Niles, Poland, ...

Akron Children’s to invest $31M on ER in Boardman

BOARDMAN — Akron Children’s Hospital is investing $31 million to expand the emergency room at its Beeghly Campus. The project will increase the number of treatment rooms from 17 to 23 and add 34,700 square feet to the existing 9,600-square-foot emergency room. In addition, the number of ...

Farmers receives regulatory approvals for bank merger

YOUNGSTOWN — Canfield-based Farmers National Banc Corp., the holding company for Farmers National Bank, has received the regulatory approvals it needs to complete its acquisition of Cortland Bancorp. The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Comptroller of the Currency have ...