Business

Big Shot Bob’s holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

Big Shot Bob’s House of Wings located in the Three Springs Crossing plaza officially was welcomed to Weirton on Oct. 27 with a ribbon cutting held by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce. Taking part were, from left, City Manager Travis Blosser, Mayor Harold Miller, owner David McComb and ...

A new generation joins Anile Pharmacy

WEIRTON — The pharmacy business has changed a great deal in the last 60 years, according to Lewis J. Anile, who started Anile Pharmacy in 1959. Through it all, the business has endeavored to make sure its customers felt like family, beginning with him and continuing with his children. Now ...

Trudy’s Treasures offers variety of unique gifts

FOLLANSBEE — After selling an assortment of NFL items, fantasy-themed jewelry, toys and other collectibles at area flea markets, Trudy Slaven of Steubenville has brought all of her merchandise under one roof at Trudy’s Treasures, her new shop on Main Street. The shop is within the former ...

Marx Toys to be featured on ‘American Pickers’

MOUNDSVILLE — A local collector who turned his love of old toys into a popular museum will be featured in an upcoming episode of A&E’s “American Pickers.” Show co-hosts Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz visited Moundsville’s now-closed Marx Toy Museum in May to film for an episode of ...

Quick takes

NEW CANDY: The first new candy bar to carry the Hershey’s name in more than two decades is set to hit shelves next month. The Hershey, Pa.-based candy maker says Hershey’s Gold will go on sale Dec. 1. It’s described as a caramelized cream bar embedded with salty peanut and pretzel bits. ...

Weirton Sprint holds grand opening

A grand opening and ribbon cutting was held on Oct. 28 for the new Weirton location of Sprint/ArchTelecom in the Three Springs Crossing plaza. Featuring a variety of phones, accessories and other devices, it is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...

Chapter of Credit Unions celebrates Halloween

The Weirton Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions celebrated Halloween by hosting a “Senior Spooktacular” for the residents of Weirton Geriatric Center. Volunteers from the credit unions, nursing home staff and residents dressed up in a variety of costumes for the Halloween party and danced ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Aaron and Joanna Stevens to Michael Gary, part lots 3-5, Poplar Springs Addition Pleasant Heights. Robert and Christina Frazee to JD Home Management LLC, lot 69, Longvue. Susan Simpson to Ralph and Tracy Anders, ...

Co-chairs of Project B.E.S.T. announced

WHEELING — Ginny Favede and Scott Mazzulli have been select as co-chairs for Project B.E.S.T., officials with the organization have announced. “Project B.E.S.T. is a great organization with a long and proven history in construction labor management,” said Favede, management co-chair. ...

Donation made

Assure America Corp. has donated $1,000 to St. Joseph the Worker Grade School in Weirton to assist with the school’s beautification project. On hand for the presentation were Recheal Fuscardo, the school’s principal, left, Michelle Petrella, Assure America personal lines assistant. ...

Eat’n Park kicks off annual fundraiser

PITTSBURGH — Eat’n Park Restaurants is kicking off its 39th-annual Caring for Kids Campaign to raise funds for children’s hospitals throughout the region. This year’s effort will run Friday through Dec. 10. Last year the campaign raised more than $445,000, bringing the lifetime ...

Brew Keepers feeding the craft beer craze

WHEELING — Kevin Ayers said he made “a lot of money” during his years as a project consultant for financial services giants Merrill Lynch and Bank of America, but never really enjoyed the work. Now, Ayers spends each day brewing about 62 gallons of ales, porters, stouts and IPAs with his ...

Grant adds to Jeffco van fleet

STEUBENVILLE — An Ohio Department of Transportation grant has enabled Jeffco Services to add extra vehicles to its fleet. Four vans arrived earlier this month after Jeffco Services obtained a specialized transportation grant through ODOT. The grant, which is worth approximately $200,000, ...

New equipment aids JVS electrical students

BLOOMINGDALE —Seniors in Jim Freeman’s electrical program at the Jefferson County Joint Vocation School have new tools to help prepare them for careers. “It’s an industrial motor control learning system,” Freeman said, adding that it was provided by Amatrol. “It has just about ...

Dog spa services at JVS

The small animal science program at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School has dog spa services available. Dogs can receive everything from a shampoo and conditioning to minimal trimming and shaving and nail trim. Costs range from $15 for small dogs to $20 for large dogs and services ...

Drug company founder indicted in U.S.-wide opioid conspiracy

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. authorities say the founder of an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company has been arrested and charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Massachusetts said Wednesday that ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Fannie Mae to Castlerock 2017 LLC, lot 10, Brookvale. Sheriff of Jefferson County to US Bank, lot 32, Dixon Heights. Sheriff of Jefferson County to Wells Fargo Bank, lot 278, Manhattan. Charles Capito Sr. (deceased) ...

Quick takes

PROMOTION: Derek Griffith, a Colliers native, has been named executive vice president of store operations for Rite Aid and will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s chainwide store operations, the Camp Hill, Pa.-based company has announced. He will report to Bryan Everett, chief ...

Credit unions hold coloring contests

The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions recognized area children during its 14th-annual coloring contest. More than 3,000 entries were submitted by pupils in Brooke and Hancock counties and members of area credit unions. Each of the winning pupils received $25, a certficate and a ...

Mt. Everest climber speaks to chamber

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Overcoming challenges is an important part of life and business, and on Oct. 12 members of the St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce heard from a man who has conquered one of the biggest challenges on the planet. Alan Mallory, an international speaker, author and human ...