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Changes abound at the Cardinal plant

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BRILLIANT — The people who make the electricity flow from the Cardinal Plant generating station at Brilliant are wearing different hats these days. Specifically, the AEP logo has been replaced by the Cardinal Operating Co. logo, reflecting an agreement that turned over management and ...

BMV receives award

Business

The Steubenville Bureau of Motor Vehicles agency recently received a Lifeline of Ohio Donate Life 2017 Organ, Tissue and Eye Donation Front Line award for an increase in organ donation rates. The local agency earned the “most improved in District 2” distinction for achieving an increase ...

Quinones to chronicle life at Speaker Series

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STEUBENVILLE — The road to becoming a top journalist was not an easy one for John Quinones. As a child, he was ridiculed because he did not know how to speak English. He grew up poor in San Antonio, shining shoes with a cousin as a way to make a little money. In high school, he was told by ...

Comcast employees to volunteer

Business

WINTERSVILLE — Local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer at two Ohio Valley sites as part of the 17th-annual Comcast Cares Day set for Saturday. This year volunteers also will celebrate a ...

Quick takes

Business

OMEGA HIRE: Lisa Duvall has joined the staff of the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association as the organization’s communications manager. She will be responsible for communicating with OMEGA membership and local media, developing promotional materials, preparing annual reports and ...

Grow Ohio Valley cultivating new talent

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WHEELING — Grow Ohio Valley, a nonprofit advocate for health and local food, has secured new talent. Two associates will direct day-to-day program operations, as well as launch the Wheeling Public Market project at the Robert C. Byrd Intermodal Transportation Center. The company also filled ...

Real Estate Transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: James Vandyne (deceased) to Mary VanDyne, 0.27 acre and metes, Steubenville Township. Russell and Mary Stull to Christopher Young, metes, Springfield Township. F. Dean Connors II and Katrina Bell to F. Dean Connors ...

Local veteran honored

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During Monday’s Weirton Council meeting, Mayor Harold Miller presented a mayoral proclamation honoring local veteran Mike Grammatikos. Grammatikos enlisted in the Army in September 1951, going through basic training at Camp Breckinridge in Kentucky. He served in the 461st Infantry Battalion ...

Commissioners discuss economic development

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday met with regional economic development officials and discussed highway improvements, as well as job retention and growth. Mike Jacoby, president of the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, told the commissioners he wanted ...

Steubenville hires Arcadis Engineering

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STEUBENVILLE — The city hired Arcadis Engineering of Akron to put together the state required water system asset management plan and a valve replacement program. After hearing presentations from from Arcadis, Prime AE and HDR Inc. prior to the full council meeting Tuesday evening, council ...

Weirton Heights Rotary hears from surgeon

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The Rotary Club of Weirton Heights heard from Dr. Damian Rispoli, an orthopedic surgeon who joined Weirton Medical Center in February. Rispoli earned his medical degree in 1992 from the F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Md., completing his residency in orthopedics in San ...

Women in leadership roles address crowd at OUE

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Whether they achieved success in realms of law, government, education, or business, those speaking during the Tuesday Women in Leadership event at Ohio University Eastern said they hope to continue progress toward equality in the workplace. “The people of this valley are ...

Enjoying the journey

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WEIRTON — Tempy Moore may not be much for talk, but her use of chalk pastels to create fine art pieces has people talking about her and loving her work. The Weirton artist and her husband, Scott, have witnessed a hobby transform into widespread interest, income and unique invitations in ...

Blankenship funding ‘fact-check’ operation

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — There's a new fact-checking operation in West Virginia, and it buries one fact — that it's run by U.S. Senate candidate Don Blankenship's campaign. The website www.factcheckwv.com explores issues in the Senate Republican primary that pits the former Massey Energy ...

Church news from throughout the area

Community

Pleasant Valley UMC’s rummage sale continues WEIRTON — Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, 101 Lisa Court, Weirton, will continue with its semi-annual quality rummage sale. The final two dates are April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and April 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale will ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Ohio State Highway Patrol Arrested: Ronald J. Haught, 42, 1553 county Road 20, Dillonvale, driving under the influence, Thursday. Steubenville Arrested: Thomas L. Brennan, 32, 545 Woodlawn Ave., aggravated menacing and domestic violence, Thursday. Arrested: Charles W. Hunter Jr., ...

28 are indicted Hancock grand jury

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WEIRTON — A Weirton resident who allegedly stabbed a man in the arm with a picket knife during an altercation in March has been indicted by a Hancock County grand jury. Charles E. Taylor Jr., 44, of 343 New York Blvd., Weirton, was among 28 indicted by the grand jury during its April ...

Church sermon topics

Community

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “God’s Advice for Difficult Moments.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Children of God.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “To Believe and Not See.” -- Empire United ...

Trump convenes task force to study US Postal Service

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of railing against online shopping giant Amazon, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday creating a task force to study the United States Postal Service. Trump said that USPS is on "an unsustainable financial path" and "must be restructured to ...

U.S., allies launch attacks in Syria

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Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States, France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for a suspected chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again, President Donald Trump announced Friday. Explosions ...