Business

Ball rolling on Highlands sports complex

WHEELING — The Ohio County Development Authority has approved a $4.2 million bid to build the initial, main phase of a sports complex at the Highlands. The winning bidder was Colaianni Construction Inc. of Dillionvale. The company had the lowest, complete bid out of a total of six bids ...

Assure America is named an Erie Insurance Giving Network Agency of Year

WEIRTON — Assure America Corp. has been named an Erie Insurance Giving Network Agency of the Year for its commitment to ongoing community service. The award recognizes agencies demonstrating extraordinary community involvement efforts, according to officials. Winners are chosen by a ...

Perfect survey

Gables Care Center received a perfect score on this year’s survey conducted by the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services. The survey determines compliance with rules and regulations established by the state and federal government. Gables was found to be ...

Metro PCS holds grand opening

Metro PCS held a grand opening on June 12, joined by representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and the city of Weirton, at its new location at 255 Penco Road in Weirton. The business provides mobile phones and service plans, accessories and more. For information, call (304) ...

Boost Mobile opens

Representatives of Boost Mobile by Citywide Wireless were joined by city officials and the members of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce on June 6 to celebrate the opening of its location, 250 Three Springs Drive, Unit 6, in Weirton. Boost Mobile provides a variety of mobile phones and ...

East Liverpool City Hospital awarded patient safety award

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool City Hospital has been awarded the 2018 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. The award recognizes hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious and potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays, according to ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Jefferson County Land Reutilization Corp. to John and Martha Domenick, part lots 83 and 85, Original Smithfield (survivorship). Michael Koenig to Zachary and Megan Kujawa, metes, Island Creek Township ...

Hilscher-Clarke to open in Wintersville

WINTERSVILLE — Hilscher-Clarke Electrical Contractors and Engineers is expanding its operations in Ohio with a new location opening in Wintersville. The office, at 300 Cadiz Road, is located to better serve customers in the region — particularly those in the oil and gas industry working ...

Cancer dietary initiative lauded

STEUBENVILLE — It was approximately five years ago the Dr. Pervais Rahman, medical director for medical oncology with Trinity Health System, and his son Harris, began a project to serve community members. Rahman noted that many cancer patients were losing weight at a time when cancer ...

QUICK TAKES

ACQUISITION: Altercare Integrated Health Services completed its agreement to acquire the operations of eight Ohio-based centers managed by Greystone Healthcare Management on June 1, with the addition of two remaining facilities in Cambridge and Coshocton. The previous center locations include ...

Area nurses receive awards

WHEELING — Nurses from Wheeling Hospital and its affiliates — Belmont Community Hospital, Harrison Community Hospital and Bishop Joseph H. Hodges Continuous Care Center — were honored recently with nurse excellence awards. Receiving recognition at the annual awards ceremony were ...

New Bethany trustees named

BETHANY — Bethany College President the Rev. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg announced the addition of four new members to the college’s board of trustees. They are: ¯ Patrick Hosey, a 1980 Bethany graduate who has worked in the field of information technology, holding sales and ...

Dedicated

Dorothy Blaner recently was recognized for serving as administrative assistant at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School for 40 years. Blaner received a plaque of appreciation during the annual luncheon in late May and was congratulated for her dedication to the school system

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Alan and Kimberly Bozich to Bozich Properties LLC, 87.95 acres and metes, Island Creek Township. Gary Laposki to Perry and Amanda Pickering, 1.25 acres, Wells-Warren Township (survivorship). James Roach (deceased) ...

Capri Sausage: The stuff of local legend

STEUBENVILLE — “This tiny sausage shop in Ohio serves a sausage sandwich to die for.” That’s the headline on an Only In Your State article highlighting Capri Sausage and Meatball Carryout, 1400 University Blvd. Capri is the stuff of local legend. A social media check of out-of-town ...

Trinity endocrinologist gains national honor

STEUBENVILLE — Dr. Jill Felder, an endocrinologist with Trinity Health System, has been honored by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Felder’s office was recognized for providing high-quality care to patients with diabetes. Her office, in the St. John Professional Building, ...

Hopedale fire chief honored by state

HOPEDALE — Hopedale Fire Chief Mark Marchetta was recognized by the state of Ohio and the American College of Emergency Physicians as a distinguished educator of emergency medical service during the 18th-annual Star of Life Awards held in Columbus. Marchetta has been in the fire/EMS service ...

Help Me Grow home-visiting services receive recognition

STEUBENVILLE — A local agency is gaining distinction for serving families through its home visiting program. Linda Trushel, director and home visiting contract manager for the Help Me Grow program, accepted the 2017-18 Local Implementing Agency of the Year award during the Ohio Department ...

Victory is sweet for new bakery

WHEELING — The perfect croissant “is not something that comes out of a tube,” according to Sarah Lydick, a Parisian-trained chef who is opening a French-style bakery in Wheeling this summer. “Sarah’s on Main” was the winner recently of the Show of Hands competition organized by ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Timothy and Charity Yohman to Trena and Jeffery Moyer, metes, Springfield Township (survivorship). Daniel Karas to Martin Karas, lots 9-10, Circle Park Eastview. Kirk and Nicole Nickolaides to Frederick Huff Sr. and ...