Business

Dutch Haus ‘momma bears’ guide employees with disabilities

COLUMBIANA—All new employees, but especially those with developmental disabilities, benefit from having supervisors and co-workers who are patient with them. “We watch out for them and each other. We’re like momma bears,” said Johnna Parke, kitchen manager and chef at Dutch Haus Inn ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction June 12 Hogs receipts 6 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $58 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $55 Sows 300 to 650 lbs. $20 to $40 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 1 head $20 to $50 per head Calves receipts 92 head Holstein bull calves $60 ...

A lifetime of sewing leads to custom clothing venture

SALEM — Jennifer A. Adams calls herself a mother, artist, small-town farmer, designer, seamstress, Red Cross volunteer, researcher and a member of the American Society for Public Administration. But she’s been sewing all her life and has now turned her love for designing custom clothing ...

Dollar General opens on East Pidgeon Road

The new Dollar General Store on East Pidgeon Road opened two weeks ago in Perry Township and joins two other Dollar General Stores in Salem at 2350 E. State St. and 1000 W. State St. The West State Street Dollar General Store opened on March 3. (Salem New photo by Larry Shields)

Consumers names senior vp and chief credit officer

MINERVA—Consumers National Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Ralph J. Lober II announced Tuesday, May 22, that Suzanne Mikes has been promoted to senior vice president and chief credit officer. “Since joining the bank as chief credit officer in June 2017, Suzanne has made a ...

Salem area employers awarded for excellence in workplace safety

SALEM — Thirty-seven employers in the Salem area have earned recognition from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) for reaching a year without workplace injuries or illnesses that kept workers away from work for more than a day. The employers received BWC’s 100 Percent Award ...

Columbiana area employers awarded for excellence in workplace safety

COLUMBIANA — Twenty-five employers in the Columbiana area have earned recognition from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) for reaching a year without workplace injuries or illnesses that kept workers away from work for more than a day. The employers received BWC’s 100 ...

SCT, Lib’s partner for murder mystery

SALEM—The Salem Community Theatre in conjunction with Lib’s Market and Roastery will present the first in its upcoming “ A Dinner and A Death Series” on May 19 at the theater. “The “Murder on the S.S. Porcelain King” is a unique murder mystery as tickets are purchased according to ...

Consumers National officer earns security ranking

MINERVA — Consumers National Bank’s Information Technology Security Officer (ITSO), Assistant Vice President Beth McBride of Minerva has earned the Certified Banking Security Manager (CBSM) credential through the SBS Institute. McBride joins a growing community of financial service ...

Stadium GM Superstore nominated for award

The Stadium GM Superstore was nominated for the Time Dealer of the Year Award for 2018, making it one of 47 dealers nominated from across the nation for the award that will be presented in Las Vegas. A North Carolina dealership won the award, and Flor “Shorty” Navarro, owner of the Stadium ...

Farmers Bank honored with Community Bankers Cup

CANFIELD—Raymond James, one of America’s top financial services institutions, selected Farmers National Banc Corp. of Canfield, Ohio, the parent company of Farmers National Bank, to receive its coveted 2017 Raymond James Community Bankers Cup. The Bankers Cup is an extremely competitive ...

Alayna Spackman earns CISR designation

CANFIELD—L. Calvin Jones & Co., an independent insurance agency specializing in business insurance, personal insurance and surety bonds, is announcing a new designation for one of their employees. Alayna Spackman, an associate commercial lines account manager at L. Calvin Jones & ...

Chiropractor opens Columbiana office

Sapp Family Chiropractic, 146 Carriage Drive, Columbiana, held a red-ribbon cutting ceremony March 9. The business is located in the new development in TownCenter at Firestone Farms. Dr. Krista Sapp offers a full range of chiropractic care, plus Columbiana Massage Therapy is located in Sapp’s ...

Local nurse wins health care award

LISBON — Brenda Lawson of Continuing Healthcare of Lisbon recently won the Ohio Health Care Association Hero Award. She is an LPN and certified in wound care and has been employed at Continuing Healthcare for over four years. Lawson has provided dedicated service not only to residents and ...

MAC’s hiring

MAC Trailer is holding a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its Salem manufacturing plant at 1453 Allen Road, in the inspection building, where the pictured banner is set. The plant currently has 332 employees and anyone interested in working for the MAC Trailer should visit ...

Flynn Auto Group ranks first in sales for 11th straight year

For the 11th consecutive year, the Flynn Auto Group, owned by David A. Flynn, ranked first in automotive sales in northeast Ohio, according to the Greater Cleveland Auto Dealers Association, with 7,014 units sold in 2017. The Flynn Auto Group consists of Columbiana Cadillac Buick Chevrolet, ...

GM workers to receive share of 2018 profits

Special to the Salem News LORDSTOWN — Autoworkers at the GM Lordstown Plant will each collect up to $11,750 in profit-sharing toward the end of February after the car-making giant released its 2017 earnings report Tuesday. The amount is a slight dip from the maximum $12,000 employees at ...

Cruze sales down again in December

Special to the Salem News The U.S. auto industry’s historic growth streak has ended, but demand for new vehicles — especially SUVs — remains healthy as the new year begins. That means fewer car sales, including the Lordstown-built Chevy Cruze, which saw a 22.6 percent dip in December ...

Essex of Salem I earns deficiency free survey

SALEM—Essex of Salem I Skilled Nursing Facility (an Atrium Living Centers Facility) has been honored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for the hard work and dedication by the facility staff through the annual survey process for calendar year 2017. A deficiency free survey is ...