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Northwest Bancshares announces 2017 first-quarter earnings, quarterly dividend

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 of $17.7 million, or $0.17 per diluted share. This represents a decrease of $238,000 compared to the same quarter last year when net income was $18.0 million or $0.18 per diluted share. The ...

Warren Mall is newest Dunham’s location

Dunham’s Sports is now open in the Warren Mall. The twenty-ninth store the franchise has opened in Pennsylvania, Warren’s new Dunham’s Sports has taken over the old Big Lots location inside the mall. Store manager Trevor Long cut the ribbon on Friday morning, and a crowd of shoppers ...

Rouse Estate offering new approach to senior living with Rouse Care Cottages

To meet the growing demands of area seniors, the Rouse Estate is offering a new approach to senior living, the Rouse Care Cottages. The Rouse Care Cottages are an alternative to living in a Skilled Nursing Facility or Personal Care Home offering “one-on-one,” person-centered care in a ...

Lean Operations Champion and Six Sigma – Green Belt Training

Photo submitted to Times Observer Superior Tire & Rubber’s Vice President of Manufacturing Paul Blasco recently attended the graduation ceremonies of several employees who completed a 56-hour course specializing in Lean Operations Champion and Six Sigma – Green Belt Training. These ...

ERA attends Dallas real estate conference

ERA Team VP Real Estate sent 12 team members to Dallas, Texas, to attend the 2017 ERA Real Estate International Business Conference (IBC) held March 19-21 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. Joining 1500+ ERA Real Estate affiliated participants from ERA companies and offices worldwide, the local ...

Renner active agent for Nancy J. Shattuck Real Estate

The office and staff of Nancy J. Shattuck Real Estate and Associates, LLC, located at 333 Jackson Run Road, Suite 2, are pleased to announce that Amber Renner is an active Real Estate agent once again. Renner is a lifelong resident of Warren. A graduate of Warren Area High School in 2002, ...

Warren Dairy Queen® Restaurant receives PRIDE Award

The Dairy Queen/Brazier located at 1067 Market St in Warren recently received a PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence) Award from the Dairy Queen® system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety. “We feel honored to have received such a prestigious ...

Michael Card receives ‘Blackmore Award’

Michael Card, a senior at The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, has been awarded the prestigious “David Blackmore Award for Excellence in Business.” Card was chosen by the college staff to receive this award. He was also nominated by his professors for “Who’s Who in American ...

Northwest names Beard Senior Vice President

Northwest Bank namedJohn Beard senior vice president, Retail Investment Services. Steve Fisher, senior executive vice president, chief revenue officer, made the announcement. In his position, Mr. Beard manages, supervises and directs the bank’s retail investment division, coordinating ...

Doctors Day

Photo submitted to Times Observer Dr. Ronald Simonsen cuts a cake made in his honor at Kinzua Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center’s annual picnic celebrating “Doctors Day.” The national observance is held every year on March 30th. Kinzua recognized Dr. Simonsen, the facility’s ...

Taking school to work

Youngsville Middle/High School juniors spent a week building a business. Four groups of 10-to-12 students — totaling the entire Youngsville junior class — competed in Pennsylvania Business Week. The program is a week-long challenge put on by Americans for the Competitive ...

Top honors

Warren General Hospital is on the list of Top 100 2017 Rural and Community Hospitals. Out of 3,000 to 4,000 rural community hospitals in the United States, Warren General’s overall score of 91.3 from iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health ranked it among the top ...

County accepting CDBG applications

In 2016, the county received $226,959 in Community Development Block Grant funding. How much, if any, will be allocated this year is uncertain. According to the Associated Press, President Donald Trump’s preliminary budget, released in March, included the elimination of the federal CDBG ...

Latimer Environmental Health & Safety Manager at Superior

Gregory Latimer has been hired by Superior Tire & Rubber Corporation as Environmental Health & Safety Manager, according to Henri LeMeur Jr., President & CEO. Latimer will be tasked with providing the safest possible work environment for the employees of Superior Tire. He will ...

Peterson Director of Engineering at Superior Tire & Rubber Corp.

Joseph Peterson, PhD, has joined the Engineering & Technical Services Team as Director of Engineering of Superior Tire & Rubber Corporation, according to Henri LeMeur Jr., President & CEO. Dr. Peterson has been tasked with leading Superior Tire’s engineering groups into a future ...

Lytle honored by Kinzua Healthcare

Kinzua Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center recently recognized Certified Nursing Assistant Peggy Lytle as the facility’s “Most Valuable Player.” Lytle was one of 55 “MVPs” to be honored at the annual Leadership Awards Retreat held by Guardian Elder Care, the parent company of ...

Round-It-Up for lymphoma research

More than 750,000 Americans have lymphoma — the most common form of blood cancer in adults— and about 220 additional cases are diagnosed every day. In order to help fund lymphoma research, Family Video in Warren is encouraging customers to Round-It-Up between Friday, March 10, and Sunday, ...

‘Happy specialty’

Genine Martin has seen lots of things change at Warren Pediatrics. She’s been there 30 years. And while a 30-year run with the same employer is a great thing, it’s not particularly abnormal in and of itself. What’s interesting is that Martin, as well as a vast majority of the staff ...

Banks lead surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Banks and other financial companies made big gains Friday after President Donald Trump moved to scale back regulations on the financial industry. Other stocks also rose as investors were also pleased that employers hired workers at a faster pace in January. Financial stocks ...