Business

Glyptis is inducted into WVU Academy of Industrial Engineers

From staff reports WEIRTON — Phillip T. Glyptis of Weirton, a Burns White LLC attorney, recently became the 75th inductee into West Virginia University Academy of Industrial Engineers. The academy is the “hall of fame” for WVU’s Industrial and Management Systems Engineering ...

Deputy director of EOCC receives Dinitz Award

From staff reports WINTERSVILLE — Tracy Walenciej, deputy director of the Eastern Ohio Correction Center, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Simon Dinitz Award by the Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections. The Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections is an ...

Holiday Inn-Weirton earns award

WEIRTON — The Holiday Inn-Weirton has received the 2018 Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor.com. Now in its eighth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor during the past year, according to officials. ...

Sears store at area mall not closing

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Sears Holdings is keeping its Sears store open at the Ohio Valley Mall despite plans to close 142 unprofitable stores after announcing Monday it would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Meanwhile, a national sub shop chain is planning to open in the mall early next ...

Covering costs

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month under way, the WMC Auxiliary is covering the cost of a special treatment for breast cancer patients in need. The auxiliary will pay for patients who need lymphedema index testing but are not be able to afford it. Lymphedema is a complication of breast surgery. ...

QUICK TAKES

AGENTS WELCOMED: Agents Leah Scherich and Lisa Longo have joined Howard Hanna Premier Real Estate Services in Toronto. Scherich graduated from Brooke High School in 2005 and earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from West Liberty University in 2009. She held sales and ...

New business

The Spoiled Pup, located at 4405 Kings Creek Road, Weirton, held an open house Tuesday, joined by representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce. The Spoiled Pup, owned by Shelby Pell, offers daycare and boarding services for dogs, with an outdoor turf play yard and indoor play area. ...

Busy Beaver headed to Kmart’s Calcutta location

CALCUTTA — As Kmart begins the process of leaving its state Route 170 location, a new tenant already has plans for the building. Busy Beaver — a home improvement chain based in the Pittsburgh-area with a store in Weirton — plans to open there by next summer. “Calcutta is a wonderful ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: St. Joseph Monastery to Maria Benavides, lot 46, Becker Highlands. Charles McIlvain to Robert and Megan Knutsen, 9.509 acres, Mount Pleasant Township (survivorship). Melissa and Robert Supanik to Jared Bloom and ...

Orthopedic surgeon joins Trinity

STEUBENVILLE — Dr. Michael Michael Hromanik, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, has joined Trinity Health System. Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Hromanik holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a master’s in physical therapy from the University of Pittsburgh. Hromanik ...

Follansbee industries recognized

FOLLANSBEE — The Follansbee Chamber of Commerce recently recognized four local industries for the role they play in the economy and community. In observance of National Manufacturing Week, the chamber held a reception honoring the leaders and staff of Wheeling-Nisshin Inc., Mountain State ...

Quick Takes

UPGRADE: Safety regulators are ordering that engine software be replaced on some Airbus passenger jets because of a problem that has caused pilots to abort several takeoffs in cold weather. The order covers 82 engines on planes registered in the United States. The engines were built by CFM ...

Huntington to close branch in Salineville

LISBON — The Huntington National Bank branch in Salineville will close Jan. 8, the only branch in Columbiana County to suffer that fate as part of a consolidation plan announced last week. Salineville branch customers first started receiving letters late last week advising them the office at ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Frank Uhas (deceased) to Mintha Uhas, metes, Springfield Township. Robert Grant to John and Janet Dinofrio, 0.281 acre, Steubenville Township (survivorship). Wilma Wilson (deceased) to Patricia Walker, 0.12 acre, ...

Longtime W-N official honored

FOLLANSBEE — A local industrial leader and active community member has retired after working for more than 30 years in the Ohio Valley. Members of the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce wanted to express their appreciation for the efforts of Noboru “Ricky” Onishi, former head of ...

JCSWD holds 74th-annual banquet

WINTERSVILLE — The owners of a Wayne Township farm received the conservation farmer of the year award when the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District held its 74th-annual meeting and banquet Monday at St. Florian Hall. Carl and Lee Kithcart were recognized for their efforts, which ...

Quick Takes

NEW STAFF: Cedar One Realty, with a local office in Wintersville and a new office in Carrollton, has two new agents and an office manager. New agent Tait Carter will be working out of the Carrollton office located at 8 Main St. A native of Carroll County, she previously worked as the ...

Downtown Bakery 60th anniversary celebration

Downtown Bakery, 151 S. Fourth St., Steubenville, celebrated its 60th anniversary with a ribbon-cutting on Monday. Among those on hand for the event were, from left, Rain Lucas, Shana Wydra and Jenn Cesta, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors; Janet McLaughlin, chamber investor ...

EORH recognized for organ donation promotion

MARTINS FERRY — East Ohio Regional Hospital has been recognized with platinum status for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration. The campaign ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Housing & Urban Development to Cliffside Investors LLC, lots 221-224, JA Langfitts. John Quattrone (deceased) to Joseph Quattrone, lot 4, Sunrise Manor. Daniel P. Spence (deceased) to Daniel J. Spence and Ashley ...