Business

EORH intends to reopen BirthPlace

MARTINS FERRY — Although the project is several months overdue, East Ohio Regional Hospital still plans to reopen its birthing center. “We do intend to reopen the BirthPlace,” said Karin Janiszewski, director of marketing and public relations for EORH and Ohio Valley Medical Center. ...

Ribbon cutting

Family, friends and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce helped with the ribbon cutting Tuesday at Steubenville Tailorings & Alternations, 2402 Sunset Blvd. Owner Cindy Lucas has more than 35 years of experience as an apparel designer and clothier. Contact Lucas at (740) 282-3028 to ...

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COMMISSIONER: Dana Baiocco, a 1984 Buckeye South High School graduate, recently was named as one of five commissioners of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission by President Donald Trump. Baiocco, 52, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in May to a seven-year term and took over her ...

Nardo wins W.Va. press association’s top honor

CHARLESTON — Perry Nardo, general manager of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, recently won the West Virginia Press Association’s highest honor — the Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award — for his outstanding dedication to the newspaper industry, his work with the West ...

Open for business

Clancey Printing, an apparel, clothing and custom printing shop located at 263 Main St. in Wintersville, held a grand opening event Wednesday. Joining family, friends and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce for the ribbon cutting were, from left, Kate Sedgmer, a chamber ambassador; Ross ...

Kroger begins testing driverless grocery deliveries

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to deliver groceries in a Phoenix suburb. Kroger’s pilot program launched Thursday morning ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Deborah Thompson to Patrick Geary, metes, Steubenville Township. Elizabeth Eisnaugle and others to Billy and Odessa O’Quin, 1 acre, Island Creek Township (survivorship). Joseph and Diane Matthews to Itama ...

Bethany College adds three to faculty

BETHANY — Bethany College has hired three new faculty members who will begin teaching in the 2018-19 academic year. Joining the college’s biology or political science departments are: ¯ Anna Edlund, associate professor of biology. She received a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore ...

Robotic program showing benefits

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital’s robotic-assisted surgical program is growing at an accelerated rate and benefiting patients in many ways. Since implementing the da Vinci Surgical System two years ago, the hospital’s annual growth rate of robotic-assisted surgeries is 145 percent, ...

Business services, manufacturing, hospitality jobs sizzled in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring sizzled in July in business services, manufacturing and hospitality. Professional services, which includes jobs in computer systems, architecture and temporary help, added 51,000 jobs last month. Over the past year, it has hired more than a half-million Americans ...

School supplies

Contributed Members of the Weirton Board of Realtors, from left, Kristine Roberts, president; JoAnn Shorac, director; and Sally Greathouse, executive officer; packed backpacks with school supplies for distribution at the Brooke-Hancock Family Resource Network’s Resource Fair this weekend.

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: David Kakascik and Daniel Kakascik to Virgil and Judy Eddy, lots 64-65, Gerke Addition (survivorship). Hawk Iron Eyes Silvercloud to Richard and Jane Humienny, lot 85, Beverly Hill Seventh Addition ...

Quick takes

CONVENTION: Jonathan Langham of Wellsburg, a registered piano technician, was among more than 600 piano service specialists, manufacturers or suppliers from around the world who attended the 61st-annual Piano Technicians Guild Convention and Technical Institute held July 11-14 in Lancaster, Pa. ...

Port authority and YSU team up to put area on interactive map

LEETONIA — With the aim at better marketing the area to manufacturers and those who could do business with local companies, the Columbiana County Port Authority has teamed up with Youngstown State University. Executive Director Penny Traina said the organization has brought in a YSU intern ...

‘Steelers Country’ expands

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Kennywood Park has announced a Steelers-themed replacement for its longtime Log Jammer ride. Park officials announced recently they are bringing in a new roller coaster called “The Steel Curtain.” The black and gold coaster is expected to break the state’s ...

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SIDEWALK SALE: The Follansbee Chamber of Commerce has announced a sidewalk sale and community yard sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday along Main Street and Virginia Avenue. Local businesses and groups plan to have sidewalk sales or informational booths along Main Street and at ...

Miss You: Candy hearts plant abruptly closes

REVERE, Mass. — The owner of the company behind chalky, colorful confections such as Necco Wafers and Sweethearts has unexpectedly shut down operations at its Massachusetts plant and hasn’t said if candy production will resume. The Boston Globe reports Round Hill Investments LLC ...

Property Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Timothy Granatir, trustee, to Park Properties of Ohio LLC, lot 10, Clarence Davis Trustee Plan. Charlene Bado (deceased) to Darlene Bado and John Bado Jr., metes, Wells-Warren Township. Debra and Michael Corazzelli ...

You Are My Sunshine opens in Weirton

A grand opening was held Tuesday for You Are My Sunshine located at 241 Three Springs Drive in the Three Springs Crossing business plaza in Weirton. Owned and operated by Stacy Coyne, the business offers tanning beds, spray tanning and self tanning products, as well as jewelry, gifts and ...

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NEW AGENTS: Cedar One Realty, 143 Canton Road, Wintersville, has welcomed two new real estate agents. Pamela Shea is a licensed Ohio real estate sales agent. She has worked as an administrative officer for the Ohio Valley Youth Network, planning and carrying out collaborative community events ...