Republic Technologies International Inc. announced plans to close its 12-inch rolling mill in Canton in late September. Work performed at the Canton facility will be transferred to Republic's rolling operations in Lorain and Lackawanna, N.Y. Republic is headquartered in Fairlawn.
Dr. Monica M. Miklo has opened a private chiropractic practice on Fulton Drive in Canton.
The Belden Village office of FirstMerit Bank has undergone a $650,000 expansion and renovation project, which was completed late last month.
The Hoover Co. of North Canton has named four managers: Frank J. Bressi, manager of the dependable manufacturing office; Mark. R. Hollis, manager of industrial engineering; W. Jim Kellum, manager of mechanical design; and Gary A. Sacco, manager of production purchasing.
Gov. Bob Taft announced that Norman McNeal of Massillon will represent Ohio on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Advisory Committee. McNeal, a retired maintenance supervisor at Ashland Oil Refinery, chairs the Greater Canton/Stark Co. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission.
Stark State College of Technology has appointed John J. Kurtz as vice president of information technology and administrative services.
Christine Guest has joined CFS of Northeastern Ohio as a staffing consultant. CFS is a staffing company affiliated with Bruner-Cox.
Todd M. Kolarik, Eric J. Williams, David H. Krause and Randall M. Traub have joined Canton law firm Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co. as associates.
Alexander Hays IV has been named senior vice president and central region manager for Sky Trust, a nationally chartered trust bank with offices on Munson Street in Canton.
Bruner-Cox has hired Kara M. Presto as an associate in the general services department.
Mike Tyson has joined Castle Mortgage Corp.'s North Canton office.
Belden & Blake Corp. of North Canton has appointed the following: William F. Murray, vice president and general manager of Ohio District Exploration and Production Operations; David M. Becker, vice president and general manager of Michigan District Exploration and Production Operations; Carl J. Carlson, vice president and general manager of Pennsylvania/New York District Exploration and Production Operations; and John C. Corp, vice president and general manager of Arrow Oilfield Service Co., a division of Belden & Blake.
Dr. Ahmed El Ghamry Sabe, medical director of the Cardiovascular Center at Mercy Medical Center, will serve as the 2000 American Heart Walk chairman.
Innis Maggiore Group Inc. of Canton has promoted Jennifer Barnby to art director for the agency's creative department.
Dr. Peter D. Ferguson has been re-elected to president of the National Voard of Chiropractic Examiners, headquartered in Greeley, Colo. Dr. Ferguson has been in private practice in Canton since 1972.