Business

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 ...

WB alum promoted at Merrill Lynch

CHICAGO — Renee Metcalf was recently promoted to co-lead of the Illinois Global Commercial Banking Market for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, with a firm focus on client delivery and solutions for middle market companies. She provides clients with services including risk management, ...

Consumers National Bank expands to Summit County

MINERVA — Consumers National Bank announced Dec. 4 that it has received approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for its application to operate a new full-service branch office at 3680 Embassy Parkway, Fairlawn. The approval marks the bank’s first full-service ...

Belleria opens in Columbiana

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce held a red ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 16 at Belleria, 258 state Route 14, Columbiana. Belleria offers carryout, dine in and full service catering. For more information or to place an order call 330-892-0742. Pictured are, first row, from left, Ginny ...

Remodeled Food Mart in New Waterford opening soon

The New Waterford Food Mart at 46791 state Route 46 in the center of the village is being completely remodeled inside and is expected to open before Christmas. The new owners took over the building that formerly housed the Vittle Village in October. The convenience store will feature a deli, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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. ...