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Tilt Studio opens at Ohio Valley Mall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A new entertainment destination officially is open at the Ohio Valley Mall, welcoming guests of all ages. In 2017, longtime mall tenant Elder-Beerman closed its doors, leaving a large empty space in the building. Mall officials looked to help fill the gap and, although the ...

Celebrating 115 years

The Peoples National Bank of Mount Pleasant, one of Ohio’s oldest banks, recently celebrated its 115-year anniversary. The bank, founded on March 12, 1903, now is Jefferson County’s only locally owned bank. Employees marking the anniversary are Betty Campbell, president; Robert Hargrave, ...

Quick Takes

CLASS OFFERED: C.H.A.N.G.E. Inc.’s next scheduled homebuyers’ education class will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27 at the Mary H. Weir Public Library, 3442 Main St., Weirton. Details and application can be downloaded at the “resources” tab at www.changeinc.org or pick up an ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Ronald and Tamara Shumard to Mason Shumard, part lot 6, Original Mount Pleasant. North Eagle LLC to Homer and Martha Yoder, metes, Knox Township (survivorship). John Sellaroli Jr. and others to Fred Vankirk, lot 76, ...

Valley Hospice having free events to mark Healthcare Decisions Day

RAYLAND — Valley Hospice and other national, state and community organizations are leading an effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision-making, which has led to the designation of April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day. As a participating organization since ...

Wheeling Hospital offers unique program

WHEELING — A supervised exercise program for patients with peripheral artery disease now is offered by Wheeling Hospital. Provided at the hospital’s Howard Long Wellness Center, the P.A.D. program is the only one of its kind in the area. P.A.D. is a common circulatory problem in which ...

Area native looks to combat blue light

EAST PALESTINE — An East Palestine native has co-founded a company geared toward offering eyeglasses that combat the harmful blue light emitted from cell phones and other devices. Ed Kiernan said that as digital technology use is becoming more prevalent in schools, at work and at home, the ...

Industrial park may benefit from tax provision

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Columbiana County Port Authority’s riverfront industrial park in Wellsville could benefit from a provision in President Trump’s tax cut bill that encourages private investment in economically distressed areas. Port Authority Executive Director Penny Traina reported ...

Barclays to pay $2B to settle mortgage suit

NEW YORK (AP) — British bank Barclays became the latest big bank to reach a multi-billion dollar settlement with U.S. authorities over its role in the subprime mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis. But in a rare and notable move, U.S. authorities went further to fine two individual ...

Love home’s view? See how much you’ll pay

A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price. The hazy part is figuring out what that added cost is — and whether it’s worth it . That’s where real estate appraisers and ...

Quick takes

ADDITION: Sellitti Realty is welcoming Katie Felton to the company’s sales team led by James J. Sellitti and Sheena Sellitti in Weirton. Felton graduated from Madonna High School before obtaining a bachelor’s degree from West Liberty University. She holds a real estate sales license ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Auditor of Jefferson County to Jefferson County Land Reutilization Corp., lot 8, Labelleview; and 0.2248 acre, Steubenville Township. Nathaniel and Amy Hercules to Kristen Myers, lots 6-7, FM Stringer’s ...

First Choice reorganizes

The board of directors for First Choice American Community Federal Credit Union reorganized following the recent annual meeting. Scott Winwood was chosen as the new chairman. Members are, from left, Edward Kennedy, board member; John Thayer, treasurer; Winwood, president and CEO, chairman; ...

Barnes marks first year as new owner of Margaret’s

TORONTO — It has been one year since Eric Barnes signed the paperwork to purchase Margaret’s Cafe in Toronto. His decision was difficult, yet easy. There were questions as to whether people would be accepting of him and welcome him as the new owner of a popular hometown establishment ...

Cadiz Business Association presents awards

Several awards were presented during the 20th-annual Cadiz Business Association Community Recognition Banquet held recently at Wallace Lodge at Sally Buffalo Park. Honored were, front, from left, Andrew and Jackie Hutyera, the Cadiz Lions Club’s Citizens of the Year chosen for their ...

Quick takes

ADDITION: C.H.A.N.G.E. Inc.’s newest obstetrician-gynecologist is Dr. Sandor Mecs with the Family Medical Care team at the agency’s 200 Luray Drive location in Wintersville. Mecs earned his medical degree at Semmelweis Medical University and completed his obstetrics and gynecology ...

Tap your credit cards for spring break savings

By MELISSA LAMBARENA NerdWallet If you’ve been stuck in that familiar post-holidays, pre-summer travel dry spell, chances are you’ve had your spring break dates circled on the calendar for some time. You’ve likely already set your destination and bought your tickets, but there are ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Stella Kanoski (deceased) to Richard Kanoski, metes, Smithfield Township. Carol Gibbons to Michael Gibbons, 10 acres, Smithfield Township. Jack Daily (deceased) to Carol Daily, 3.05 acres, Cross Creek ...

Experts: Uber’s sensors should have seen woman

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Two experts say video of a deadly crash involving a self-driving Uber vehicle shows the sport utility vehicle’s laser and radar sensors should have spotted a pedestrian, and computers should have braked to avoid the crash. Authorities investigating the crash in a ...

First Choice America earns national recognition

First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union recently was recognized with a second-place national award from the Dora Maxwell Social responsibility program sponsored by the Credit Union National Association. Award winning credit unions were recognized at CUNA’s 2018 Governmental ...