Business

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 ...

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, ...