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PS Marketing a Wine and Dine sponsor

Local News

PS Marketing is among the sponsors of this year's Wine and Dine at Williams, presented by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle. The event, a fundraiser for the chamber's youth education and community Christmas light programs, will be ...

Community college celebrates 50 years

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College will celebrate its 50th anniversary during the week of Sept. 24 with activities for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Sept. 24 for the new Gator Center on the Steubenville ...

Cardinal Wealth Management attends national conference

Business

STEUBENVILLE — The staff of Cardinal Wealth Management attended Cetera Financial Group’s Connect18 national conference, the first gathering of advisers and home office executives from across its network member firms. The event was held Aug. 22-25 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention ...

Snoopy, Wheeling Nailers team up for campaign

Local News

WHEELING — Snoopy is joining the Wheeling Nailers to share an anti-smoking message with youth in the community. A larger-than-life figure of the cartoon character received a contract Thursday with the Nailers. The sculpture, which has been resting in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital’s ...

Crestview Inn sets open house for Sept. 26

Business

BLOOMINGDALE — The Crestview Inn Restaurant at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School will open its doors Wednesday. The eatery, which is located at the school at 1509 County Highway 22A in Bloomingdale, is hosting an open house on from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will operate three days ...

‘Boatsie’s’ Boxes’ help make holidays bright for soldiers

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WHEELING — Although summer has just come to an end, now is the time planning starts for making the holiday season a little brighter for U.S. soldiers serving overseas. Gail “Boatsie” Van Vranken and the “Boatsie’s Boxes” program are beginning their 15th-annual campaign to send ...

JVS enhanced with 3-D technology

Business

BLOOMINGDALE — Multimedia and design students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School have some extra tools to enhance their learning capabilities with the addition of two professional-grade 3-D printers. Instructor Cody LaRue said the MakerGear M3ID machines were acquired this ...

Road work announced

Local News

CHESTER — The westbound lane of U.S. Route 30 will be closed from Rodgers Road to Taylors Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Oct. 26 while crews work on a sewer line project. Two-way traffic will be maintained in the highway's normal eastbound lanes.

QUICK TAKES

Business

TAILGATE PARTY SET: A Friday tailgate party hosted by Chambers and James Funeral Homes will serve as a business after hours for members of the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce. Held in the parking lot of Brooke Memorial Stadium, the party will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until the start of ...

Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Midfirst Bank to Housing and Urban Development, metes, Salem Township. Cecil and Judith Holbrock to Sarah Morris, lot 141, Sunset Gardens No. 2. Louise Munis to Emma Simon and Lisa Simon, lot 27, Dixon Heights ...

Come savor a Taste of Jefferson County

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — It’s the 24th year for the Taste of Jefferson County. And the third for Kate Sedgmer, executive director of the United Way of Jefferson County, which it benefits. “I love everything about it,” Sedgmer said of the key United Way fundraiser where area restaurants, ...

Boil order lifted in Kings Creek area

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WEIRTON -- A boil order for the Kings Creek and Weircrest areas was lifted as of 2:30 p.m. Sunday, the Weirton Area Water Board announced. The order had been put in place following a water main repair in the area on Saturday.

Veritas Center announces creation of board of advisers

Business

STEUBENVILLE — The Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life has announced the creation of a board of advisers to support its many activities that defend and apply Catholic teachings in the public square. Founded in 2013 at Franciscan University of Steubenville, the center seeks to combat ...

West Virginia tourism growth above national rate

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MORGANTOWN — Research from a West Virginia Travel Impacts study shows traveler spending in the state grew at a rate 30 percent above the national average in 2017, growing at a rate of 3.9 percent compared to the 3.0 national rate of growth. Governor Jim Justice visited the 2018 West ...

OES Friendship Night

Community

Members of the Unionport Chapter No. 360 Order of the Eastern Star hosted their Annual Friendship Night on Aug. 28, which involved the presentation of three 50-year pins of the seven who were eligible to receive them. There also was one member eligible to receive a 25-year pin. The event ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Theft: Residence entered in the 1500 block of Euclid Avenue and checkbook and phone taken, Thursday. Cited: Ashley M. Parrish, 27, Wellsburg, driving with suspended license; Davee R. Wallace, 25, 321 Ranie Drive, Colliers, loud exhaust; and Jimmie C. Knight, no age listed; 152 ...

Point Pleasant Ladies Aide welcomes new member

Community

WEIRTON — President Carolyn Allison presided at the Sept. 12 meeting of the Point Pleasant Ladies Aide, welcoming 24 members; new member Connie Barr-Mason; and guests Nancy Zachewicz, Danielle Stroud and Karla Paras. Allison lit the memory candle for those unable to attend. The church ...

Mill demolitions to be included in alert system

Local News

WEIRTON — To better alert residents of the continuing demolition of former steelmaking facilities in Weirton, city officials have worked with the Frontier Group of Companies and the Hancock County Office of Emergency Services to establish a notification system. During an informational work ...

Church news from throughout the area

Community

Mission coat drive, giveaway ‘a little different’ this year STEUBENVILLE — The Neighborhood Community Development Center of Urban Mission Ministries is making plans for its fall coat drive and giveaway, which will operate a little differently this year, according to organizers. ...