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The Guilford Lake Dairy Bar owners Dave and Rhonda Hardesty said that with the addition of made-to-order pizza and a hot-food menu lineup they will operate the business year-round. Located at the state Route 172 and Hanna Drive corner, most of the summer ice cream treats will be sold along with hamburgers, hot dogs, fresh-cut fries, homemade batter-dipped fish and batter-dipped onion rings. Rhonda also owns Rhonda’s Dawggy Pawlor, a dog grooming center on East State Street in Salem. Customers can call in an order at 330-222-2002. The number on the sign in the photo is incorrect. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Guilford Lake eatery to open all year

GUILFORD LAKE — Ice cream in the winter? Yes, and at the Guilford Lake Dairy Bar it also means a hot food menu added to the warm-weather summer treats. Owners Dave and Rhonda Hardesty, who have operated the popular summer spot at 32260 state Route 172, at the corner of Hanna Drive, since ...

The owner of the Leetonia Market Drive Thru, Mihiar Albdour, stands in front of the newly re-opened convenience store at 433 Columbia St. It is his first business venture and he will be joined by Leetonia village officials at noon Monday for a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Grand opening set for new Leetonia Market Drive Thru

LEETONIA—“I’m very glad to see this place open,” Mill Street resident Emily Ayers said Thursday about the Leetonia Market Drive Thru at 433 Columbia St. “I’m very glad to have a store close to my home,” she added. Owned by Mihiar Albdour, the business, after a lot of upgrade ...

If levy fails, council prepared to enact 1 percent income tax

WASHINGTONVILLE -- Council passed a first reading of an ordinance that would enact a 1 percent income tax and bring the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) in to collect the money, during Monday’s meeting. The issue needs three readings to become law and was passed with a 5-1 vote with ...

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Physical therapy opening

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute is a new business that opened on Oct. 11 at 2955 E State St., Suite 5, in the plaza in front of WalMart. The institute offers manual therapy, pain management, orthopedics, pre and post operation rehabilitation, sports medicine, vestibular rehabilitation, ...

The Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge and Ram Truck dealership on the bypass north of Salem will change hands when J.R. Wally Armour takes possession from John Kufleitner’s Kufleitner Auto Group on Nov. 1. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Kufleitner sells Salem dealership to Wally Armour, moving to Boardman

SALEM — The Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge and Ram Truck dealership owned by John Kufleitner of the Kufleitner Auto Group has been sold to J.R. Armour effective Nov. 1, Kufleitner said Monday. The dealership will be renamed Wally Armour Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Salem. J.R. Armour currently owns ...

A grand opening of the Mahoning Valley’s newest skilled nursing center, Windsor House at Canfield, 6445 state Route 446 is planned. A ribbon cutting will take place at noon Oct. 22, followed by tours and refreshments until 4 p.m. (Submitted photo)

Grand opening of Windsor House of Canfield scheduled

CANFIELD — Windsor House Inc., local owners and operators of 12 nursing homes and five assisted living communities in Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, will hold a grand opening of the Mahoning Valley’s newest skilled nursing center, Windsor House at Canfield, 6445 state Route 446. ...

Surgeon joins SRMC Wound Healing Center

SALEM — William S. Lee, M.D., FACS, a board-certified general surgeon affiliated with Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) medical staff, has joined the panel of physicians at SRMC’s Wound Healing Center. Dr. Lee has completed advanced training in wound care and will be using this ...

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Dr. Lee joins panel of physicians with SRMC’s Wound Healing Center SALEM — William S. Lee, M.D., FACS, a board-certified general surgeon affiliated with Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) medical staff, has joined the panel of physicians at SRMC’s Wound Healing Center. Dr. Lee has ...

MARKET REPORT

Damascus Livestock Auction Aug. 29 Hogs receipts 12 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $63 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $40 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $40 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 8 head $20 to $50 per head Calves receipts ...

Columbiana Chamber of Commerce hosting Sept. 28 business showcase

COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce invites residents and business owners to attend a business showcase on Sept. 28 at the Detwiler Farm at 4520 Renkenberger Road. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with refreshments, networking and brief presentations by Columbiana Area ...

SRMC directors bring on 3 new members

SALEM — The Salem Regional Medical Center Board of Directors welcomed three new members as of July 1, 2017: Terry Criss; Denise Harlan, CPA; and Nelson Witmer. —With strong ties to the Sebring-Beloit area, Criss is the vice president of sales for Apex Control Systems which designs and ...

Jason Burtz, owner of Burtzland Outfitters in Alliance, offers the most inexpensive firearm transfers around $15. Burtz said he can take care of customers who need   guns shipped in or out and can take care of all the paperwork. He is pictured making an adjustment to the rear sight of a Henry 45 lever action rifle, which is not an exact copy of the old Henry rifle, Burtz said. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Assisting gunowners

ALLIANCE — According to Jason Burtz, sighting in a handgun begins with a target that can be as close as 15 feet to get the shots where they’re needed. Rear sights on many handguns and most rifles are adjustable. If a weapon is shooting low, you need an adjustment to correct that, and ...

Developer Chuck Beiling said it is the best kept secret in Columbiana County. He is talking about an ongoing development on his property called “The Retreat” in Fairfield Township. His privately-held company, Beiling Custom Homes, along with other developers have built about 14 homes on the property and this photo shows a dozer, operated by Bob Coppock of Coppock Excavating Contractors of Rogers, laying in the gravel bed for a new street called Red Tail Drive in the upscale development. Beiling’s company in Columbiana specializes in residential and commercial construction. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Developer: ‘The Retreat’ county’s ‘best kept secret’

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP — Developer Chuck Beiling calls it “the best kept secret in Columbiana County.” Just off of Kelly Park Road in Fairfield Township, Bunker Hill Road provides the gateway to an area known as “The Retreat” where the finishing landscaping touches are being made on a ...

New managers announced at Flynn Auto Group

The Flynn Automotive Group announces two new managers to its team along with one manager relocating. Todd Dauterman has joined Donnell Ford-Lincoln of Salem as general manager after 9 ½ years selling the Ford product in Columbiana county. “The larger dealership, including the commercial ...

Hormel Foods recently presented its Spirit of Excellence award to MPI Label Systems, headquartered in Sebring, to the company’s Baltimore facility. Pictured from the left are Michele Nichols and Samantha Yeatts, of the MPI account service team, Jonathan M. Caporlale of Hormel Foods corporate purchasing, Penney Senecal, MPI Sales, and Lisa Hajek, Hormel Foods senior packaging technician. (Contributed photo)

MPI Label Systems honored by Hormel Foods

SEBRING — MPI Label Systems was recently presented the Spirit of Excellence Award from Hormel Foods for demonstrating the highest levels of quality, delivery, service and customer support throughout the year. MPI was honored by a visit from the Hormel Foods Corporate purchasing and ...

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Fin Feather Fur Outfitters sells company to employees

ASHLAND – Mike Goschinski, owner and president of Fin Feather Fur Outfitters, has recently crossed a huge item off his “to do” list: Mike sold the company that he started 31 years ago to his employees. “This is something I have been thinking about for a while,” said Goschinski. ...

For 30 years, Henry Simmons has been selling and repairing bikes at his B&B Bike Shop in Alliance. He’s known all over the area to bike riders for honest sales and quality service. His storefront shop is located at 2030 Cherry Ave., where the sign features the latest model on sale. A 1960 graduate of Alliance High School, Simmons noted that customers can special order a bike online and have it delivered to B&B Bike Shop where it can be assembled. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

B&B Bike continues to serve a broad area

ALLIANCE — There aren’t many bicycle shops around. But the B&B Bike Shop in Alliance draws customers from all over the area including Salem, Canton, Hartville, Louisville, Minerva, Hanoverton — along with faculty and students from the University of Mount Union. Henry Simmons has ...

June sales of Cruze down from last year

By VIRGINIA SHANK Special to the Salem News LORDSTOWN — Although U.S. sales of the Chevrolet Cruze downshifted last month, domestic deliveries of the popular small car continued to see year-to-date gains year over year. There were 12,828 Cruzes sold nationwide in June, down 31.3 percent ...

Ohio Ag Equipment has acquired Columbiana County AGCO dealer Witmer’s Inc. effective June 19. From left, Doris Witmer, Ralph Witmer, Ken Taylor, owner of Ohio CAT, Nelson Witmer and Grace Styer. (Submitted photo)

Witmer’s sells ag division to Ohio Ag

SALEM—After 80 years of providing equipment and service to the region’s agricultural market, Witmer’s Inc. announces it has sold the agriculture side of its business to focus on construction. In June, Witmer’s will close a deal with Ohio Ag Equipment, a division of Ohio CAT, for the ...

SRMC now offers 3-D mammography

Benefits of 3-D Mammography — Provides greater image detail to detect cancer in its earliest stages. — Reduces chance of false positive results, requiring less ‘call-backs’ ------------------------------------------------------------------------- SALEM – According to the American ...