Business

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. ...

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 ...

AREA BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

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 ...

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: ‘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 ...