Business

Shurfine celebrates reopening

This week, Warren Shurfine celebrates its Grand Reopening. Todd LeRoy, the new owner, is excited about his new role that fulfills a lifelong dream of owning his own store. He has worked in the grocery business his entire life. First in his uncle’s corner store, then at a large grocery ...

Pine Grove ASC gives residents an alternative for medical care

The Pine Grove Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) is not an extension of Warren General Hospital. Scott Spangler, the ASC’s new Executive Director, said that since he’s been here in February the majority of people he interacts with either don’t know what the ASC is, or think that it’s ...

Rouse Home Skilled Nursing Facility given Five-Star Rating

Searching for a healthcare facility that provides five-star care in skilled nursing and sub-acute rehab just became easier for residents of Warren County and the surrounding areas. Cindy Walters, Rouse Home Administrator, proudly announces that the United States government and Centers for ...

Long-time USPS employee Rich Geer calls it a career

“It was a fine day,” Rich Geer — that guy at the post office — often responded when asked how his day at work had been. But on Friday, May 26, Rich officially retired. After over 30 years of service to the United States Postal Service, Rich said that he wasn’t entirely sure what ...

WGH set to transition ownership of dental services

Warren General Hospital has announced that a large Community Health Center will assume ownership of the Hospital’s two dental practices. Crescent Park Dental, located within the hospital at 2 West Crescent Park, Entrance C and Tidioute Dental of 115 Main Street will be operated by Primary ...

Pellegrino named assistant VP at Northwest

Anthony J. Pellegrino has been named assistant vice president, secondary marketing manager of Northwest Bank. William Tarpenning, senior vice president, Mortgage Banking, made the announcement. In his role, Mr. Pellegrino researches market trends to design and create new mortgage products, ...

Cochran- Walters named assistant VP at Northwest

Ashley Cochran-Walters has been named assistant vice president, EFT manager of Northwest Bank. Kim Johnson, corporate vice president, electronic banking manager, made the announcement. Ms. Cochran-Walters began her career with Northwest in 2009 as an operations representative. Since then, she ...

JC Warren Real Estate LLC adds two Realtor/Sales Associates

JC Warren Real Estate LLC, 113 Market St. Warren, is announcing the hiring of two new Realtor/Sales Associates. Mary Hagan has been a resident of Warren for many years and has operated a marketing consulting business over the last decade here. She sits on the Warren Leadership board as well ...

Peterson joins office of Drs. Spangler, Moore

Drs. James Spangler and Jeffrey Moore are introducing Dr. Elizabeth Peterson as the newest member of their professional team. The daughter of Jack and Gloria Werner, Dr. Peterson grew up locally in Sheffield and graduated from Sheffield Area Middle Senior High School in 2000. She received a ...

Sheffield grad Elizabeth Peterson joining practice of Spangler and Moore

Drs. James Spangler and Jeffrey Moore are introducing Dr. Elizabeth Peterson as the newest member of their professional team. The daughter of Jack and Gloria Werner, Dr. Peterson grew up locally in Sheffield and graduated from Sheffield Area Middle Senior High School in 2000. She received a ...

Northwest Bancshares announces 2017 first-quarter earnings, quarterly dividend

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 of $17.7 million, or $0.17 per diluted share. This represents a decrease of $238,000 compared to the same quarter last year when net income was $18.0 million or $0.18 per diluted share. The ...

Warren Mall is newest Dunham’s location

Dunham’s Sports is now open in the Warren Mall. The twenty-ninth store the franchise has opened in Pennsylvania, Warren’s new Dunham’s Sports has taken over the old Big Lots location inside the mall. Store manager Trevor Long cut the ribbon on Friday morning, and a crowd of shoppers ...

Rouse Estate offering new approach to senior living with Rouse Care Cottages

To meet the growing demands of area seniors, the Rouse Estate is offering a new approach to senior living, the Rouse Care Cottages. The Rouse Care Cottages are an alternative to living in a Skilled Nursing Facility or Personal Care Home offering “one-on-one,” person-centered care in a ...

Lean Operations Champion and Six Sigma – Green Belt Training

Photo submitted to Times Observer Superior Tire & Rubber’s Vice President of Manufacturing Paul Blasco recently attended the graduation ceremonies of several employees who completed a 56-hour course specializing in Lean Operations Champion and Six Sigma – Green Belt Training. These ...

ERA attends Dallas real estate conference

ERA Team VP Real Estate sent 12 team members to Dallas, Texas, to attend the 2017 ERA Real Estate International Business Conference (IBC) held March 19-21 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. Joining 1500+ ERA Real Estate affiliated participants from ERA companies and offices worldwide, the local ...

Renner active agent for Nancy J. Shattuck Real Estate

The office and staff of Nancy J. Shattuck Real Estate and Associates, LLC, located at 333 Jackson Run Road, Suite 2, are pleased to announce that Amber Renner is an active Real Estate agent once again. Renner is a lifelong resident of Warren. A graduate of Warren Area High School in 2002, ...

Warren Dairy Queen® Restaurant receives PRIDE Award

The Dairy Queen/Brazier located at 1067 Market St in Warren recently received a PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence) Award from the Dairy Queen® system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety. “We feel honored to have received such a prestigious ...

Michael Card receives ‘Blackmore Award’

Michael Card, a senior at The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, has been awarded the prestigious “David Blackmore Award for Excellence in Business.” Card was chosen by the college staff to receive this award. He was also nominated by his professors for “Who’s Who in American ...