Cortland gets a barbecue
CORTLAND -- Bob-B-Q's Place has opened at 882 High St.
The restaurant offers a full menu of barbecue specialties including beef, pork, chicken and turkey in casual dining as well as carryout service. Owner Bob Layman brings 20 years of catering experience to his business, which is open Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 6:30 p.m.
New CEO for Charter One
CLEVELAND -- Edward O. Handy III, formerly regional president of Citizens Bank of Connecticut, has been named president and chief operating officer of Charter One Bank's Ohio operations.
Handy, who goes by Ned, 43, oversees Charter One's retail, commercial and business banking in the state. He joined Citizens Bank of Connecticut in 1995 after 10 years with Fleet Financial Group, where he worked in commercial real estate lending and in the managed asset division.
Charter One is a subsidiary of Citizens Financial Group, based in Providence, R.I.
Dirt Devil Sweeper Vac
CLEVELAND -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Royal Appliance Mfg. Co. issued a voluntary recall Tuesday for about 20,000 Dirt Devil Sweeper Vac battery-powered upright vacuums.
The statement said the vacuum rotor can lock up and overheat, creating a smoke and fire hazard. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled items have "Dirt Devil" and "Sweeper Vac" printed on the front and carry model number M083000 and plant Code J printed on a silver plate on the back and were sold from November 2003 through November 2004 for $30 to $40.
Royal Appliance said customers should stop using the product and contact Dirt Devil at (800) 805-9536 for a free replacement.
Step2 toddler swing
STREETSBORO -- The Step2 Co. is recalling about 9,300 toddler swings because of straps that could break and cause a child to fall. No injuries have been reported.
The recall includes toddler swings with model numbers 7336KR and 733604. The numbers are on a label on the back of the swings. The recalled swings are made from green plastic with the red Step2 logo on the front. The straps are gray and blue.
The swings were sold nationwide from May 2003 through December 2004 for $17 to $20.
Step2 and the Consumer Product Safety Commission said customers should stop using the product and contact the company at (800) 347-8372 for a free repair.
From Vindicator and wire reports

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