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Copeland Oaks opens Donald R. James Assisted Living Center

SEBRING - Several hundred area residents visited Copeland Oaks Sunday during the event marking the opening of the Donald R. James Assisted Living Center on the campus of the retirement community in Sebring.The open house marked the completion of a new assisted living wing, addition of two new ...

National Bancshares reports record earnings, asset growth

ORVILLE - National Bancshares Corporation, which has a branch at 2424 E. State St. in Salem announced record third quarter earnings and asset growth.Diluted EPS of 71 cents up 51 percent from prior year. The National Bancshares Corporation, the holding company for First National Bank, reported ...

Chesapeake official cites need to push oil development

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 17 horizontal drilling permits in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending on Sept. 27.Five counties, including Belmont, Carroll, Monroe, Guernsey and Noble each had permits issued. Monroe received nine, Belmont had four, ...

Longaberger honors Homeworth woman

NEWARK- The Longaberger Company has recognized home consultant Nancy Sutton of Homeworth for achieving $1 million in personal sales during her career at the company.Sutton has been a consultant since 1985 and has been consistently recognized throughout her Longaberger career for her exceptional ...

Economist says Ohio job numbers still negative

SALEM - Cleveland Economic Researcher George Zeller said that while Ohio had an "apparently encouraging" new streak of five consecutive weeks of job growth levels of new unemployment claims that were not elevated, that proved to be a false positive reading.Zeller, a 1967 Salem High School ...

Canadian-based company building plant in Lordstown

LORDSTOWN - Tiny maple leaf Canadian flags may have adorned every table at Wednesday's groundbreaking for a new aluminum billet manufacturing plant, but the day was all about Lordstown, USA."The United States will continue to be a focus of our future growth," Matalco President Joe Caruso told ...

Belmont County receives most region oil, gas permits

SALEM - Belmont County continued receiving the most oil and gas permits in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play last week of the 45 horizontal drilling permits that were issued, according to the Ohio Department of natural Resources.Belmont County received seven permits. There were six permits ...

Advance Auto Parts conducts ribbon-cutting in Columbiana

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 5 at Advance Auto Parts, 251 E. State Route 14, Columbiana. The shop is open from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday (330-921-4900). Advance Auto Parts has a strong ...

Natural Solutions honored as Business of the Month

The Salem Beautification Committee of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce recently awarded the June Business of the Month to Natural Solutions, Holistic Beauty, Body and Bath Ltd. located at 465 E. State St. in downtown Salem. The award is given to a business who exemplifies outstanding curb ...

Damascus Livestock Auction

June 17Hogs receipts 6 headNo. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $51 to $75No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $56 to $70Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $47 to $63Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $50 to $37Boars $10Light boars $10 to $12Feeder pigs receipts 4 head $20 to $55 per headHolstein bull calves $140 to $285Holstein heifer ...

Pipeline firm buying partner

LISBON - The fourth-largest pipeline company in the United States is poised to acquire Access Midstream Partners, one the partners in the Kensington natural gas collection and processing plant.When the deal is completed, Williams Partners will own 100 percent of the general partner interest and ...

YSU alumnus Alan Cope donates John Deere stock to Student Investment Club

YSU Foundation Trustee Alan Cope, a 1963 business graduate of Youngstown University, has donated 433 shares of John Deere stock to YSU's Williamson College of Business Administration Student Investment Fund. Cope's gift brings the student investment fund to $868,324. The stock will become part ...

Experts say ‘wait and see’ on shale situation

WARREN - Matt Kleese, a fourth-generation oil and gas industry businessman, learned from his grandfather years ago that everything comes around twice.That's why Kleese, vice president of operations for Warren-based Kleese Development Associates, said Wednesday he isn't fretting yet over word ...

Morris Financial Group welcomes Mullen

SALEM - Morris Financial Group Inc. welcome Nate Mullen as its newest group benefits advocate.Mullen joins the team with five years of experience in the group health insurance industry.Mullen will be chiefly responsible for developing new business expansion as well as managing current group and ...

Penn. American Water promotes Stanton

PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania American Water recently announced the promotion of Jasun Stanton to Western Pennsylvania Production manager.Stanton will manage the operation and personnel for the company's 11 western Pennsylvania water treatment and three wastewater treatment plants. With more than ...

Ace Hardware owners honored

The Columbiana Area Chamber ofCommerce awarded Ace Hardware owners, Dave and Cindy Coie, the chamber's Presidents Award for their dedication, support and commitment to Columbiana and Fairfield Township. The award was presented on Jan. 23 at the Winter Business Showcase. Nominations are being ...

Unemployment date shows expected seasonal distortion

SALEM - Last week's data for Ohio unemployment is completely dominated by what George Zeller calls a "gigantic level of seasonal distortion" that appears in the data every year during January.Every 12 months the level of new unemployment claims soars dramatically. That is because there are ...

Lowry Supply celebrating 60th year servicing region

SALEM - In 1953 the Lowry family opened the original Lowry Supply Hardware after founder Ray Lowry bought the old Builders Supply store.Ten years later, Lowry switched to selling strictly industrial supplies in response to customers needs as the company focused exclusively on serving the ...

The Electronics Depot plugged into offering variety of services

COLUMBIANA - Buy, sell and trade is the core business of The Electronics Depot at 8 Union St. But there are repairs too.Opened in July, partners Keith Morrow and Jamey Johnson said they went from repairing game consoles and XBOXs in 2005 to fixing other electronic components like computers, ...