TOP SPOT: Rose Pest Solutions, the oldest pest management company in the country, has earned a top spot on Angie’s List with its second consecutive Super Service Award. It’s the seventh time the company has been awarded as a best-in-class provider and service professional by maintaining exceptional ratings and reviews on Angie’s List.

Rose, which has a local office at 4425 Sunset Blvd. in Steubenville, provides a wide-range of services, including residential and commercial pest control. Residential services include integrated pest management; bird, bed bug and wildlife removal; termite and mosquito control; and treatment for the most common household bugs and rodents. Commercial services include fly management, drain line bioremediation, weed management and many of its same residential treatments.

“We are so proud to once again receive a Super Service Award from Angie’s List,” said Russ Ives, Rose chairman and CEO. “This award puts us part of a pretty exclusive group, and we feel confident that customers can trust the information on Angie’s List that indicates Rose as the go-to company for pest management services. All our technicians have the luxury of being trained by our three board-certified entomologists, which gives them a distinct advantage out in the field and allows Rose to provide the best-possible customer service.”

The Steubenville office can be reached at (740) 264-5566.

RETIRING: Nikki Magary has retired from the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County.

Magary served as the library’s fiscal officer for 36 years.

During the duration of her career, the library received a clean audit all 36 years.

NAMED: Ohio’s largest organization representing long-term care facilities has honored an Adena long-term care mentor nurse aide as its February 2019 “Hero of Long-Term Care.”

Daneille Rager, a state tested nurse aide at Altercare Adena, has been selected by the Ohio Health Care Association as its “Hero of Long-Term Care” for February. OHCA honors one long-term care employee each month for their service to long-term caregivers, residents and the community.

Rager will be featured on the association’s website (www.ohca.org) during the month of February, and she will be recognized at the association’s convention in Columbus.

Jennifer George, licensed nursing home administrator at Altercare Adena, said that Rager is passionate about serving the facility’s residents and the community.

“Danielle has that caring heart that our residents deserve and expect, and goes above and beyond to make sure they have everything they need,” George said. “Danielle treats them as they are family …. she is truly an asset to Altercare Adena, and we are proud to have her on our team.”

Rager has been with Altercare for more than 10 years, working as a restorative and mentor STNA and also doing the central supply ordering and inventory. She was recently selected to be a mentor aide.

She is currently enrolled in school to become a registered nurse.

“Danielle was nominated because she represents the best of Altercare Adena. She is truly our ‘Hero of Long-Term Care,'” George said.

Altercare Adena started as foundation as a family-run care organization more than four decades ago. For more than 45 years, Altercare has specialized in providing short-term rehabilitation, long-term nursing care and senior living. The facility is located at 213 U.S. Route 250, Adena. Additional information is available online at http://adena.altercareonline.com/.

The Ohio Health Care Association is a non-profit association of nearly 1000 skilled nursing facilities, assisted living communities, and providers serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, representing nearly 90,000 individuals. It’s the only chartered Ohio affiliate of the American Health Care Association, representing more than 12,000 long-term care facilities nationwide.

From staff reports