Contractor cited again for job site violations

Repeat of safety hazards in Savoy draws $85,800 fine

SAVOY — Roofing contractor Juan Manuel Antonio-Martinez has been cited for three willful safety violations for exposing workers to fall hazards at two home sites in Savoy this spring.

Building permits, Aug. 17, 2014

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, location and cost.


Habitat for Humanity, new single-family home at 410 E. Beardsley Ave., $150,000.

Business and professional briefs, Aug. 17, 2014

New jobs

Carle names vice presidents. Scott Hendrie and Lauren Schmid have been promoted to vice presidents at the Carle Foundation.

Hendrie was named vice president, finance and treasury. He has worked at Carle since 2004, most recently as director of finance and treasury.

Quick Read: Champaign, Danville areas rank high in job opportunities

For the third time in the last four quarters, the Champaign metropolitan area has landed on's list of the top 10 areas in the nation with the most job opportunities per capita — and Danville made the top 10 too.

It's Your Business: Supplier in Demand

When it comes to providing restaurant supplies, there's still a Proctor in the house.

The Proctor family is continuing in that business, even though Proctor's Restaurant Equipment & Supply Co. closed on University Avenue in Champaign last November after 62 years in business.

Business calendar, Aug. 17, 2014

Sunday, Aug. 17

Urbana Acupuncture open house. Noon to 2 p.m., Urbana Acupuncture, inside Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana. Welcome the new acupuncturist. Free acupuncture. Walk-ins welcome for open house. For appointments, call 344-9118.

Thursday, Aug. 21

Business listings, Aug. 17, 2014

These applications for assumed business names were filed recently at the Champaign County clerk's office:

Almasi Fashions, 211 N. Central Ave., #2, U, by George L. Almasi, same address.

Angel Tire Shop, 2786 U.S. 45, Suite 45, Rantoul, by Miguel Angel Ortiz, 1314 Pinoak Lane, Rantoul.

Edible Solutions, 1500 W. Anthony Drive, #16, C, by Edward Mandel, same address.

Supervalu becomes latest to suffer data breach

A data breach at Supervalu may have affected about 200 of its grocery and liquor stores and potentially affected retail chains recently sold by the company in two dozen states.

Sneak peek at IYB: McDonald's coming to campus

Here's a sneak peek at an item from It's Your Business. Read this and more Sunday.

The new McDonald’s in Champaign’s Campustown could open as early as next week.

State corn harvest could be a monster

Crop sciences prof predicts yields that are double what some saw in 2013

URBANA — Some Illinois farmers will see yields topping 300 — even 400 — bushels of corn an acre this year, a University of Illinois crop sciences professor said.