Business

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. ...

Sprint

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. ...

Credit unions party

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 — Scott Mazzulli has been selected as labor co-chair, and Ginny Favede has been named management co-chair of Project B.E.S.T.

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

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 ...

TESTING — Kevin Ayers, co-owner of the Brew Keepers craft beer operation, pours a sample of the firm’s offerings.

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 ...

VANS ADDED — Jeffco Services has added four vans to its fleet. the vehicles were acquired with the held of an Ohio Department of Transportation Specialized Transportation grant.

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, ...