Business

Dr. Shultz retiring and passing along patient care to Dr. Mackall

Shown are Dr. Herb Shultz who is retiring after 36 years in optometry practice and passing the care of his patients to Dr. Julie Mackall. Dr. Mackall joined the practice in 2004 when she graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry and has worked with Dr. Shultz for the past 11 ...

ODNR issues four drilling permits as activity wanes

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported four new horizontal drilling permits were issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant for the week ending June 20. Four were issued the previous week.Drilling activity has slowed with the worldwide oil glut. Oil and gas permitting activity ...

Farmers National Bank to acquire 1st National Community Bank

CANFIELD - Farmers National Bank is expanding.Farmers National Banc Corp, the holding company for the Canfield-based bank, and Tri-State First Banc Inc., holding company for 1st National Community Bank, announced in a news release Wednesday they have entered into an agreement and plan of ...

POLICE

COLUMBIANA- A Taco Bell employee reported at 4:27 a.m. Tuesday she received a call from a man at 3:50 a.m. saying he went through the drive-through at 3 a.m. and no one answered. The woman said she told the man that no one came through and he began explaining the kind of car she drove and how ...

Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce relocates office

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce has relocated its office space to 333 N. Main St., Columbiana. The new office will also host the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau office. The chamber office will be open 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at 330-482-3822. The tourism office hours are 9 ...

Redex Industries, Inc. honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration

SALEM - Redex Industries, Inc., makers of Udderly Smooth skin care products was awarded the 2015 Northern Ohio Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Business Award, by the U.S. Small Business Administration.Redex is a third generation business located at 1176 Salem Parkway in the Salem industrial ...

G.D. Edgerton and Son has served our area for decades

SALEM - It's been 58 years for G.D. Edgerton & Son Heating and Air Conditioning at 459 Rose Ave.Tom Miller, the owner since 1994 when he bought the business from a retiring G.D. Edgerton, said he decided to keep the company name because it was established.He said keeping it was a smart ...

Farmer’s Trust Co. aids SRMC effort for cancer care center

SALEM - The Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Foundation has announced that Farmer's Trust Company has joined SRMC in the fight against cancer with a meaningful donation to the Foundation's "Community Champions Expanding Cancer Care Together" capital campaign.The generous donation from ...

Hall appointed vice president at Consumers National Bank

Consumers National Bank Board of Directors has approved the promotion of Vicki Hall, business development officer, to the level of vice president.Hall has served customers in many of the bank's markets since joining the bank in 1994. Since being named Eastern Region business development officer ...

BWC recognizes Salem area employers for excellence in safety

COLUMBUS - Eight employers in the Salem area were recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) for safety on the job.The employers received BWC's Special Award for Safety during the annual awards ceremony of the Salem Area County Safety Council, one of more than 80 across the ...

Auctioneer completes first year of certified program

ROGERS - Columbiana County auctioneer Wade Baer, of Baer Auctioneers-Realty LLC, recently completed his first year of courses at the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI). The CAI program is the industry's premier training program developed by the National Auctioneers Association ...

ODNR issues 10 drilling permits

SALEM-The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 10 new horizontal drilling permits for the week ending March 21 in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play compared to three issued for the week ending March 14.There were five issued in Monroe County, four to Antero Resources Corp in Seneca ...

ODNR issues 10 drilling permits

SALEM-The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 10 new horizontal drilling permits for the week ending March 21 in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play compared to three issued for the week ending March 14.There were five issued in Monroe County, four to Antero Resources Corp in Seneca ...

Drillers seek techniques to boost efficiency

SALEM - As oil and gas drilling eases back, the slowdown provides an opportunity for companies to take a look at new ways to maximize drill-site efficiencies and profits.The Utica-Point Pleasant play continues developing and its relatively young age gives it a pass on some cutbacks as ...

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy’s high court

ROME (AP) - Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides of the Atlantic."Finished!" Knox's lawyer ...

NATION/WORLD

2 Russians, 1 American dock with space station; 2 to spend year away from EarthBAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - The capsule carrying a Russian and an American who are to spend a year away from Earth has docked with the International Space Station.Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly are to spend 342 ...

Drilling rigs count down but shale play continues

SALEM - The Utica/Point Pleasant shale play will continue to see growth according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.While drilling rig counts have taken a dive -there were 55 in the play the third week of December and there are 27 now operating - the still developing nature of the ...

ODNR issues 16 new drilling permits

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) issued 16 new horizontal drilling permits for the week ending Feb. 21 in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play compared to 18 issued for the week ending Feb. 14.Nine were issued in Noble County, five in Monroe County and one each in Belmont ...

ODNR issues 18 new drilling permits

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) issued 18 new horizontal drilling permits for the week ending Feb. 14 in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play. Twelve were issued for the week ending Feb. 7.Five new permits each were issued in Carroll, Harrison and Monroe counties, two in ...

ODNR issues 14 new horizontal drilling permits

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) issued 14 new horizontal drilling permits for the week ending Jan. 31 in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play. Eight were issued for the week ending Jan 24.Six permits were issued in Belmont County, four in Noble County and one each in ...