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Meals recalled

YOUNGSTOWN

AVI of Akron announced a voluntary recall of about 206 chunk-shaped chicken- patty meals delivered to Easter Seals of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

The chunk-shaped chicken patties, received from Tyson Foods Inc. could contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The products subject to recall include: cook and serve whole grain chunk-shaped chicken patties with California blend and peas, and cook and serve whole- grain chunk-shaped chicken patties with mixed vegetables and tater gems.

Free sandwiches for Father’s Day

BOARDMAN

In honor of dads, Primanti Bros. is offering free sandwiches to all dads, all day on Father’s Day, which is Sunday.

All customers need to do is purchase, at the very least, a kids meal for $3.99.

All Primanti Bros. locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, West Virginia and Maryland will participate.

Part of Witmer’s sold

SALEM

After 80 years of providing equipment and service to the region’s agricultural market, Witmer’s Inc. announced Friday it has sold the agriculture side of its business to focus on construction.

In June, Witmer’s will close a deal with Ohio Ag Equipment, a division of Ohio CAT, for the Broadview Heights-based company to acquire the assets of Witmer’s Agricultural Equipment Division. Ohio Ag Equipment will lease space and continue to operate from the current location at 39821 state Route 14, Salem. Witmer’s Construction will also continue to operate from defined space at the current location.

New supplier park for General Motors

ARLINGTON, TEXAS

General Motors on Friday announced plans to open a new supplier park to support future vehicle production at its Arlington Assembly. The new park is expected to house up to 1,250 employees, including bringing more than 850 new jobs to Arlington, Texas.

These new jobs are in addition to the 7,000 GM jobs and $1 billion in U.S. investments GM announced earlier this year. The park is expected to be operational in 2018.

The new supplier park will consist of two industrial manufacturing and warehouse buildings, with more than 1.2 million square feet. GM estimates nearly 600 of the new manufacturing and professional jobs created in these facilities will replace work previously done outside of the U.S.

GM currently employs about 4,225 people to build the class-leading Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Yukon and Yukon XL and Cadillac Escalade. GM began operations in Arlington in 1954.

Staff/wire reports

Selected local stocks

STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE

Alcoa Inc., .1230.00-0.74

Aqua America, .71 34.390.15

Avalon Holdings,2.63-0.07

Chemical Bank, .2748.73-0.47Community Health Sys. 8.98 0.07

Cortland Bancorp, .2818.600.00

Farmers Nat., .1614.65-0.15

First Energy, 1.44 29.940.15

Fifth/Third, .5225.47-0.01

FirstMerit Corp.,--

First Niles Financial, .129.670.00

FNB Corp., .4814.12-0.19

General Motors, 1.5234.29-0.31

General Electric, .9228.980.04

Huntington Bank, .28 13.22-0.07

iHeartMedia Inc.,1.650.00

JP Morgan Chase, 1.9286.16-0.41

Key Corp, .3418.55-0.13

LaFarge, .34--

Macy’s, 1.51 22.920.19

Parker Hannifin, 2.52 162.593.23

PNC, 2.20122.50-0.47

Simon Prop. Grp., 6.60160.40-0.32

Stoneridge 14.63-0.21

United Comm. Fin., .12 8.72-0.10

Selected prices from Friday’s 4 p.m. close.

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