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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 ...

Farmers National Bank acquires First National

CANFIELD - Farmers National Banc Corp. acquired National Bancshares Corp.the parent of First National Bank of Orrville, for about $74 million last week.The sale increases Farmers asset base by approximately 50 percent to $1.7 billion and is expected to be completed in the first half of this ...

ODNR issues eight new drilling permits

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) issued eight new horizontal drilling permits for the week ending Jan. 24 in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale. Nine were issued for the week ending Jan 17.Five were issued in Monroe County and three in Jefferson County. All the Monroe County ...

Flynn Auto Group number one in sales

COLUMBIANA -It was another positive year for the dealerships owned by David A. Flynn which collectively sold just under 10 percent of the total 73,627 new and used vehicles reported sold in 2014 by the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio.This is the ninth consecutive year that the ...

ODNR issues 24 new horitzonal drilling permits

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 24 new horizontal drilling permits in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Jan. 10.By comparison, five were issued for the week ending Jan 3.The new permits were issued in three counties to four companies. All the wells ...

Columbus McKinnon buys German industrial manufacturer for $24.6M

AMHERST, N.Y. - The Columbus McKinnon Corp. has announced the acquisition of privately-owned Stahlhammer Bommern GmbH, a German manufacturer of a large range of lifting tools and forged parts.Columbus McKinnon operates a plant at 240 Pennsylvania Ave. in Salem.It acquired the equity of ...

Minerva company shifting operations to Canton site

Staff ReportsMINERVA - A Minerva company plans to be operating from a new location in Canton by the end of this year.According to a report from the Canton Repository, American Road Machinery Co. is moving to an 82,000-square-foot facility at 3026 Saratoga Ave. SW.The move is a result of the ...

ODNR issues 38 new horizontal drilling permits

By Larry SHIELDSStaff WriterSALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) issued 38 new horizontal drilling permits in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Nov. 8.Fourteen were issued in Carroll County; 13 in Belmont County; six in Monroe County; four in Guernsey ...