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Ken Larissey, standing, from left, Healogics Area vice president, presented the “Center of Excellence” and “Center of Distinction” awards to members of Salem Regional Medical Center’s administration and Wound Healing Center staff: Anita Hackstedde, M.D., SRMC president/chief executive officer; Bill Webb, LPN; Barb Hirst, RN, BSN, MBA, SRMC vice president of nursing and human resources; Dawn Thomas, RN, BSN, WHC program director; Barb Beck, FOC; Gregory Blasko, D.P.M.; John Madison, M.D.; seated, from left, Michelle Satterfield, RN; Lori Beight, RN; Katie Hicks, RN, WHC clinical manager; and Jamie Chuey, RN, BSN. (Submitted photo)

SRMC’s Wound Healing Center earns national awards

Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) Wound Healing Center (WHC) has been recognized with the 2016 “Center of Excellence” and “Center of Distinction” awards by Healogics Inc., the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company. The WHC achieved these prestigious ...

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The Early Bird Learning Center will expand into a new, larger building

The Early Bird Learning Center broke ground for a new building on North Cunningham Road on March 13. From left, David Mollenkopf, president, Salem Area Chamber of Commerce; Don Weingart, superintendent, Salem Utilities Dept.; Audrey Null, executive director, Salem Area Chamber of Commerce; ...

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Dr. Brown chosen as president of the Ohio Optometric Association

SALEM — A local optometrist is serving area patients and Ohio residents in a new capacity while continuing to provide services at her Salem office. Dr. Rebecca Brown was selected as the president of the Ohio Optometric Association at the internationally recognized East West Eye ...

Calcutta RadioShack among those being closed

FORT WORTH —The RadioShack store in Calcutta is among 200 nationwide that will close after the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over two years, putting the future of the nearly 100-year-old electronics retailer in doubt. RadioShack stores in ...

The Salem Lube Stop expects to open at 517 Newgarden Ave. on March 5 and will offer oil and filter changes along with light maintenance for wipers, NAPA batteries, tire rotation, brakes, air and cabin filters and “anything that needs attention,” according to Teresa Hutmacher who co-owns the family-run business with her husband, Hank. The business is located right at the corner of Prospect Street, next to the Salem Gas Stop. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Salem Lube Stop opening this Sunday

SALEM — Look for the Salem Lube Stop to open on Sunday. That’s a tentative date according to Teresa Hutmacher, who co-owns the business, located at 517 Newgarden Ave., with her husband, Hank. Located at the corner of Prospect Street, next to the Salem Gas Stop, the business will be family ...

Howard Hanna Poland office welcomes new agents

Cleveland – Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is pleased to welcome Kodey Fadden, Gia Herrera, Dee Kello and Michelle Protopapa to its Poland, Ohio office. Located in the company’s Northeast Region, the office is managed by Vice President Alicia Kosec. Fadden is a Mount Union College ...

Rod Herron opened the Salem Trading Post at 421 E. State St. six weeks ago and the store has attracted more and more customers with the discounted, direct sales the store offers. Herron also runs a live, weekly webcast featuring local business and said 800 viewers have watched since airing the first broadcasts four weeks ago. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Salem Trading Post opens

SALEM - Selling just about anything, the Salem Trading Post opened six weeks ago at 421 E. State St., and owner Rod Herron said purchases he makes from wholesalers move fast. Much of the merchandise comes from his business partner, Dan Gallagher’s North Jackson auction center, and Herron ...

Fin Feather Fur Outfitters appoint VPs of operations

ASHLAND — Mike Goschinski, owner and president of Fin Feather Fur Outfitters, locally owned and operated outdoor hunting and sporting store, announced the appointment of Tom Krebs and Rees Vail to vice presidents of operations. Working as a team, they will ...

The business community welcomed Moondance Boutique, the first business planning to open at the Firestone Farms Town Center, with a ribbon cutting on Friday. (Front, from left) Tom Mackall, developer; Chris Davis, chamber director; Peggy Cosma Christy and Melinda Lipply Kinser, co-owners of Moondance Boutique; David Barbee, chamber director; Ginny Perkins, chamber director; Carol Cobbs, chamber director; Cec Jones, chamber director; Sarah Borchardt, future chamber director; Mayor Bryan Blakeman; (back) Doug Nybell, chamber director; Rick Noel, councilman; Deann Davis, chamber director; Betty Belding, chamber director; and Bob Belding. (Salem News photo by Deanne Johnson)

Moondance Boutique holds ribbon cutting

COLUMBIANA — What began as a dream during a beach vacation between two friends has become the first business to open in the new Firestone Farms Town Center. A ribbon cutting marked the official welcome for Moondance Boutique, the dream of Peggy Cosma Christy and Melinda Lipply Kinser. The ...

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Chamber change

Outgoing President Scott Jones, left, installs incoming President David Mollenkopf at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Friday afternoon. (Salem News photo by Kevin Howell)

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Regal Jewelers into their newly renovated building at 246 E. Park Ave. with a red ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday. From left, Rob Schwartz, Chamber director; Penny DeJong, Regal Jewelers employee; Janice Attle, Regal Jewelers employee; Ginny Perkins, Chamber director; Tom Dorn, owner; Julie Dorn, owner; Chris Davis, Chamber director; Rick Noel, City of Columbiana councilman; Larry Deidrick, Chamber director. (Submitted photo)

Columbiana Chamber welcomes Regal Jewelers into renovated building

COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Regal Jewelers into their newly renovated building at 246 E. Park Ave. with a red ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday. Owner Tom Dorn has been in business for the past 18 years, operating First Choice Coin and Jewelry in Boardman. ...

Shelby Shambach has opened Beauty on Broadway, a state-of-the-art beauty salon currently offering three beauticians and an aesthetician, along with two pedicare stations and custom-fitted shampoo sinks that are very easy on client necks. Located at 303 S. Broadway Ave. in Salem, Beauty on Broadway is by appointment only at 234-575-7244. Shambach is shown adjusting a mirror at one of the seven beauty stations in the completely renovated building. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Beauty on Broadway salon opens in restored building

SALEM — Beauty on Broadway is where owner Shelby Shambach said, “We make people beautiful.” The new salon opened on Nov. 14 after Shambach bought the historic building at 303 S. Broadway Ave. and gave it a complete renovation, including dry-ice blasting the original tin ceiling that ...

KSU Stark’s Corporate University to offer training in Salem

SALEM — The Kent State Stark’s Corporate University said that in a global economy competition is no longer next door. “That’s why, based on feedback from a Salem Area Chamber of Commerce survey and numerous conversations with employers in Columbiana and Mahoning counties, Kent ...

Robert A. McGraw

EAST PALESTINE — Robert A. McGraw, 93, of East Palestine, died Dec. 1 at the Covington Community Campus after a lengthy illness. He was born March 9, 1923, in New Brighton, Pa. Mr. McGraw was a 10-year veteran of the U.S. Army and served in both World War II and the KoreanWar, attaining ...

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The Pampered Pup opens in Columbiana

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 12 at The Pampered Pup, 215 W. Park Ave., Columbiana. After several years of research, owners Heidi Dattilio and Julie Schlueter, felt the time was right to open the full service dog grooming salon. ...

Ribbon cutting held at Care4Me Home Health Care

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday for Salem Chamber of Commerce member Care4Me Home Health Care celebrating its new office located at 2400 Southeast Boulevard, Suite B, Salem. Front row, from left, representing Care4Me Home Health Care are Michelle Hall, Samantha Holt, Debbie ...

Salon opens in Courtyard at Lexington

SALEM - After Marissa Trimble graduated from Minerva High School her mother said she should go to the career center and study cosmetology.So she did and attended the R. G. Drage Career Technical Center in Massillon where, she said, "I liked it ... it became my passion."So 12 years later, she ...