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NEW EQUIPMENT — Seniors in the electrical program at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School who are gaining experience on the motor control learning system the class has acquired are, from left, Joey Wood, George Lollathin, Mark Kovalski, Sage Treglia, Dustyn Hennen and Andrew Snape.

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 ...

SAS Dog Spa Photo

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 ...

Coloring contest

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 ...

READY FOR PROGRAM — Among those working on the Quest for Success program are, from left, front, Raymond Saccoccia, Martariesa Fiala and Jason Schwartzmiller; and back. Mark Masloski, Mike Emery and Craig McGuire. Amy Mihalyo, Fatima Smuck and Lee Gillison also are a part of the program. - Contributed

Grant helps Quest for Success program

STEUBENVILLE — A five-year, $850,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Education is helping to establish a new afterschool program targeting middle school students. The Jefferson County Educational Service Center received the 21st Century Grant from ODE to form Quest for Success, which will ...

Appliance depot

Appliance Depot now open

The Appliance Depot, Appliances and Furniture Store is now open in the North Fourth Street location in downtown Steubenville that was the longtime home of the Frank & Jerry Furniture and Appliance store on North Fourth Street in Steubenville. Owner and President LaTasha Atteberry said the ...

Quick Takes

APPOINTMENT: Christin M. Jungers of Steubenville has been reappointed to Ohio’s counselor, social worker and marriage and family therapist board, Gov. John Kasich’s office announced Tuesday. The term will run through Oct. 10, 2020. Deficit: The Trump administration says the federal ...