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Firm adds associate attorney to Youngstown office

YOUNGSTOWN — Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd., recently announced the addition of Patrick C. Manning as an associate attorney in the firm’s Youngstown office. Manning focuses his practice on civil litigation, employment law, public sector law and personal injury litigation. Manning ...

Farmers National Bank grows team at Salem branch

SALEM—Farmers National Bank continues to grow its Commercial Lending Team with the addition of Thomas Courtright. He will serve as vice president, commercial lending relationship manager and brings with him more than 20 years of banking experience, having previously served in various lending ...

Local loan officer recognized for service

SALEM — William Dawes of Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation is a Chairman’s Club recipient for 2018. Fairway awards this designation to the top Loan Officers within the organization. Dawes is a loan officer at the Salem branch of Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. He is the ...

Busy Beaver honored for disability hiring practices

SALEM — Why does Brian Snode like coming to work at Busy Beaver’s Salem store? “The customers are nice to me. The employees are nice to me,” he said. Nate Sikora is general manager of the store. Why does he like it when Brian comes to work? “Brian has been a great asset to Busy ...

Local attorney recertified in workers’ comp law

SALEM— Kellie Rogers, a senior associate attorney at Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, Ltd., recently achieved recertification by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in Workers’ Compensation law. She remains the only certified specialist in Columbiana County and one of four in ...

MARKET REPORT

Damascus Livestock Auction Nov. 27 Hogs receipts 8 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 12 head $10 to $25 per head Calves receipts ...

Consumers Bancorp Inc. reports growing net income

MINERVA — Consumers Bancorp Inc. reported net income of $1.7 million for the first fiscal quarter of 2019, an increase of $744 thousand from the same period last year. Earnings per share for the first fiscal quarter of 2019 were $0.61 compared to $0.34 for the same period last year. Net ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction Sept. 25 Hogs receipts 8 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $56 No. 2s & 3s 230-260 lbs. $25-$55 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $40 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 12 head $10 to $25 per head Calves receipts 115 ...

Salem temp service honors worker

SALEM—Employ-Temps Staffing Services based in Salem joined staffing agencies from across the nation in celebrating National Staffing Employee Week, Sept. 24-30. Established by the American Staffing Association (ASA), this commemorative week honors the millions of temporary and contract ...

AACH adds family medicine physician

ALLIANCE — Aultman Alliance Community Hospital (AACH) has announced the addition of Dr. Mark Lamielle, a board-certified family medicine physician, who brings over 30 years of experience in the field. He previously spent 25 years in private practice in Carroll County where he also served as ...

Radiologist joins SRMC staff

SALEM — Charles Spirtos, M.D., board certified radiologist, recently joined the staff of Salem Radiologists Inc., and is also a member of Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) medical staff. A graduate of Poland Seminary High School, Dr. Spirtos earned his undergraduate degree from ...

Shelly Bergman named manager of Consumers National Bank branch

Consumers National Bank recently announced that Shelley Bergman has been selected to manage the bank’s Salem branch at 141 S. Ellsworth Ave. as the new sales and service manager. Bergman will report to Derek Williams, senior vice president of retail banking and operations. “Shelley is an ...

Allstate donates to Rescue Mission

CORTLAND — Allstate exclusive agency owner Jason Durica, along with other local Allstate agents, recently donated $19,000 to the Rescue Mission of The Mahoning Valley. This donation will help the Rescue Mission improve its transitional program, which includes food, shelter, clothing, and ...

Music shop marks 30 years this fall

MINERVA—After working in Wooster as a hospital administrator and as a special education teacher in Minerva, Dave Krajcik with his wife, Nancy, opened the Minerva Music Center in 1988. Krajcik said he played the guitar since he was 5 and played for Grover Washington in 1970 for a few ...

Alliance bike shop still going strong

ALLIANCE—The legacy Henry Simmons started at his B&B Bike Shop remains strong and continues as his granddaughter, Tiffany Cartwright, and her husband, Ryan, now own and operate the business. The bike shop where Simmons sold, repaired bikes and treated people right—right up to his ...

MARKET REPORTS

Damascus Livestock Auction July 17 Hogs receipts 2 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $58 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $55 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $40 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 20 head $10 to $25 per head Holstein bull ...

Wine bar celebrates opening

Liebe Wein owners Rich and Connie Snyder opened their wine bar two months ago at 530 E. State St. It features a complete menu of homemade wines, meat and cheese boards in a relaxing atmosphere that they termed a “comfortable industrial” motif. The Snyder’s first business venture is in the ...

Salem business looks to bolster staff with ‘hiring night’

SALEM—A job candidate could walk into the Quality Water Systems and R&S Drilling hiring night on Aug. 8 and get hired on the spot, owner Travis Mong said Wednesday. Quality Water Systems and R&S Drilling is holding the one-night job fair beginning at 6:30 p.m. The company is located ...

CCDJFS hosting summer quarterly informational fair

LISBON — Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services (CCDJFS) will host its summer quarterly informational fair featuring 42 county agencies, businesses, charities, etc. The public is welcome from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at CCDJFS, 7989 Dickey Drive Suite II. Scheduled ...

Butech Bliss continues economic growth, looking for new hires

SALEM—Jock Buta, executive vice president of Butech Bliss, announced Friday that all 286 employees, full- and part-time, are receiving bonuses for the second time this year. Buta explained that every employee contributes to the company’s success and it wanted to share the success with ...