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Browns stadium shine may be from fire danger

In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the “stunning visual effect” its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor that “soars 33 stories into the air.” Those same panels — Reynobond ...

Alexa’s link to Kenmore appliances a way to Sears future

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa. The announcement Thursday sent shares of Sears soaring more than 18 percent at the opening bell. The tie-up with the ...

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EXCELLENCE: Leavitt Group recently awarded Wheeling-based Fahey-Leavitt Insurance Agency with an “Agency Excellence Award.” Mike Fahey, local co-owner of the agency, accepted the award during Leavitt Group’s annual conference held this year in Scottsdale, Ariz. “Being part of ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transaction were recorded in Jefferson County: Michelina Carducci to Michelina Carducci and Frank Carducci, lot 12, Green Acres (survivorship). Manuel and Carol Garcia Jr. to Ashley Bradley, 0.56 acre, Smithfield Township. Judith Lucas to Christopher and Amy ...

Levin Furniture owner and President Robert Levin said his business will return to the Ohio Valley Mall. — Contributed

Levin Furniture moving back to Ohio Valley Mall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — An old tenant of the Ohio Valley Mall will return in the near future. Levin Furniture recently celebrated its 97th anniversary in business with the loyal customer base it has built over the years. The company operates 32 stores in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and it moved an ...

Bass Pro Shops buying Cabela’s

TRIADELPHIA — Cabela’s shareholders agreed Tuesday to sell the outdoor outfitter to rival Bass Pro Shops for roughly $4 billion, or $61.50 per share. This means the store and distribution center that were the first tenants of the development now known as the Highlands in Ohio County will ...

Local organizations receive grants from Gulfport Energy

NELSONVILLE — Four organizations that serve local residents are among the 13 groups that will receive more than $40,000 in grants from the Gulfport Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. The recipients are nonprofit and public organizations in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, ...

Eat’n Park wins award for safety

PITTSBURGH — Eat’n Park Hospitality Group Inc. has won the 2017 Food Allergy Award in the best tood allergy training category by AllerTrain by MenuTrinfo, a leader in food allergy and gluten-free training. The awards honor restaurants and universities that are at the forefront of food ...

Quick Takes

PASSES EXAM: Megan DeGori, a nurse practitioner for Dr. Himanshu Desai with Trinity Health System, recently passed the Aspen Nutritional exam. Desai was one of the first 250 physicians in the country to become certified in nutritional support and now has two certified nutrition support ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Cynthia Taylor (deceased) to Evelyn Kulhawik and others, 5,000 square feet, Smithfield Township. Earl Pethtel (deceased) to Beverly Pethtel, 2.057 acres, Springfield Township. Donna Tice (deceased) to Denise Smith, ...

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery owner Frank Carolla shows off artwork specially commissioned to recognize Perkins’ 15 years of community involvement in the local area. — Contributed

Perkins notes 15 years in Wheeling community

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery is celebrating 15 years of countless meals served, hundreds of people employed and hundreds of thousands of dollars donated to various Ohio Valley causes. Community involvement and philanthropy have been a hallmark of owner Frank Carolla’s personal philosophy ...

The Ohio County Development Authority is discussing the viability of constructing an indoor/outdoor recreation center at the Highlands. — Joselyn King

Recreation center in play for future at the Highlands

WHEELING — The fun is just starting for a plan to build an indoor/outdoor recreation center at the Highlands. Ohio County Commissioner Randy Wharton — also president of the Ohio County Development Authority — confirms the county is in preliminary stages of exploring construction of a ...

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PROMOTED: Lori Hamrock Criss became the new chief executive officer of the Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Services Providers on July 1. “Lori’s passion for the provision of service, team building and attention to detail along with her experience in working with stakeholders ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: David and Donna Iachini to Harmonium Project Inc., part lots 20-21, Ross Second. Leon Camerlengo, trustee, to Tom Garvey, lot 16, Samuel & Tracy proposed. Juanita and Alan Harding to Juanita Harding, 1.004 ...

Ms brenda's cafe

Ms. Brenda’s Cafe open at Trinity West

STEUBENVILLE — Doctors, nurses, patients and visitors now can visit Ms. Brenda’s Cafe on the first floor of the Medical Pavilion at Trinity Medical Center West, where a variety of coffees, beverages, sandwiches, salads and pastries are served. Brenda Ware had a dream of opening her own ...

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ASSOCIATE: Kayleigh Cowser of Steubenville is an associate and member of the Estates and Trusts Practice Group with the Lynch Law Group in Cranberry, Pa. She assists clients with estate planning and estate and trust administration matters. In addition, she advocates for clients in orphans’ ...

Marci Snyder Crawford, left, and Kelly Francy are two of the fitness instructors that will be helping area residents at the new Gem Fitness center located at 1101 Franklin Ave. in Toronto. The facility will hold its grand opening at 8 a.m. on Tuesday under the ownership of Gene Calabrese. — Julie Stenger

Gem Fitness Center ready to serve Toronto

TORONTO — Gene Calabrese understands the importance of exercise. For several decades he has worked diligently to bring some form of health and wellness to the community in which he loves, and on Tuesday, another one of his dreams will become a reality. The Gem Fitness center will hold its ...

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New equipment at ELCH

Members of the East Liverpool City Hospital Auxiliary showcased some of the newest exercise equipment in the hospital’s cardio rehab gym during a recent open house. The new equipment was the result of $30,000 worth of upgrades made possible by the ELCH Auxiliary through its Lifeline service, ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Scott and Leslie Finley to Benjamin and Shannon Taylor, 5.7378 acres, Salem Township (survivorship). Page Carney (deceased) to Frank Fuscardo Jr. and Kari Jo Heinrich, lot 190, Becker Highland. Daniel Everhart to ...

Worldwide computer hack struck Heritage health system

BEAVER, Pa. — Lab and diagnostic services were closed Wednesday at satellite offices of a Pennsylvania health network caught up in a worldwide cyberattack. Heritage Valley Health System said late Tuesday that “corrective measures supplied by our antivirus software vendor have been ...