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MSHA Refresher Course in Syracuse, NY

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MSHA Refresher Course in Syracuse, NY
  Safety first! We held the third of our annual Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Part 48 refresher courses in Syracuse NY this past weekend. Russ Devens, our director of safety and risk management, lead the session. Kudos to the fifteen (15) off-the-road technicians, sales representatives, and managers who took a Saturday to brush up on their safety skills for mine and quarry work.
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2019 Regional Manager Safety Training

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2019 Regional Manager Safety Training
  McCarthy Tire Service has completed our 2019 Regional Manager Safety Training. Training sessions were conducted in Charlotte NC, Frederick MD, Wilkes Barre PA, and Syracuse NY. Store managers, regional operating managers, regional sales managers, and department managers - 74 in all - participated in the training. The sessions focused on Safety Leadership and Human Resource topics. All training groups were lead by representatives from McCarthy Tire safety and human resource department...
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MDA Shamrock Campaign

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MDA Shamrock Campaign
  McCarthy Tire recently finished up a month-long shamrock campaign for MDA. Nine stores participated. The McCarthy car wash in Wilkes-Barre PA came out clear winner on the leaderboard with 306 shamrocks! Shazam!! The team will be treated to a pizza party for their good work. Our sincere thanks to everyone who so generously donated to MDA.
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Spring MASC Conference

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Spring MASC Conference
  We were proud to once again join the annual Spring Conference of the Mining Association of South Carolina. Ty Smith, our VP of off-the-road tire sales and operations, noted that our team saw lots of friends and make some new ones, too! MASC always puts on a good conference. #welovebigtires
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Safety First

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Safety First
Safety first! This weekend, Russ Devens, our director of safety and risk management, held a Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Part 48 refresher course in Frederick, MD. Thirty five (35) technicians, sales representatives, and managers attended the course. Russ held the same course for our associates in the southeast last month. He will round out McCarthy Tire's annual MSHA training program with courses in Pennsylvania and New York State.
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International Women's Day

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International Women's Day
  As we celebrate International Women's Day 2019, we are proud to note that McCarthy Tire Service has had strong women as part of it's ownership team since Joseph McCarthy founded the company in 1926 with his wife, Claire Kilcoyne McCarthy. They passed the company on to their son, John "Jack" McCarthy Sr. and his wife, Cecelia “CeCe” Corgan McCarthy. Their children - Mary Ellen McCarthy Horn, Kathleen "Katie" McCarthy Lambert, and John McCarthy Jr. - joined the ownership team in the ...
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2019 Distinguished Citizens Award

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2019 Distinguished Citizens Award
  We are proud to announce that the McCarthy Family was recognized with the "2019 Distinguished Citizens Award" by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of the Boy Scouts of America at their annual dinner last night. The award is given to leaders in Northeastern Pennsylvania who serve as role models in the community, and who represent the ideals of scouting in their personal and professional lives. Shown in photo from left: Cece McCarthy, John McCarthy Jr., and Katie McCarthy Lambert a...
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McCarthy Tire Employee in New Training Video

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McCarthy Tire Employee in New Training Video
  We are very proud to share that Mark Shimko, our corporate OTR and commercial safety trainer (shown on the left), participated in filming a new training video sponsored by the Tire Industry Association. The video covered how to safely mount an OTR tire on a piece of large equipment. Looking sharp, Mark!
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Tire Business Shout Out

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Tire Business Shout Out
  A shout out to Ty Smith, VP of OTR operations and sales, and Jeff Will, store manager of our stores in Mount Joy, PA, who were featured in a recent article in Tire Business magazine, "Tire dealers see mixed results in various OTR markets." They did an excellent job representing an important, and often unseen, portion of our business - OTR/earthmover and agricultural tires.
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Joseph J. McCarthy

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Joseph J. McCarthy
  Throwback Thursday, and a trip into the archives of McCarthy Tire Service...   Joseph J. McCarthy began his career as a clerk, and later a station agent, for the Central Railroad of New Jersey in his hometown of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. A friend who saw Joe’s talent with people convinced him to try his hand at sales. Joe became a tire sales representative with General Tire and Rubber Company and was quickly promoted to territory representative.   When a territory opened up ...
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