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Franciscan, Walsh join forces

STEUBENVILLE — Franciscan University of Steubenville and Walsh University have entered into an agreement that paves the way for Franciscan students to obtain graduate degrees in physical and occupational therapy at Walsh University and pursue careers as faithful, well-prepared health care ...

Century 21 recognizes local sales affiliates

WEIRTON — Century 21 Real Estate has recognized Joann Shorac and Jim Arehart, sales affiliates with Century 21 Greathouse Realty, with the Century 21 Masters Ruby Award. Ruby level status is awarded to a Century 21 sales affiliate who has met minimum sales productions of $146,000, or closed ...

Indian Creek students get up-close look at engineering at TIMET

WINTERSVILLE — Some Indian Creek High School students are getting a close look at the engineering process through a shadow program at TIMET Metals Corp. Six pupils in Barbara Turner’s engineering class toured the Toronto facility on March 18 and 23 and April 1 to view the production ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Martin and Cynthia Howarth and Patricia Nice to Oliver and Lauren Humphrey, lot 16, Tera Manor Amsterdam Lending Library Inc. to Jeffrey and Marsha Prokopakis, lot 1, David Johnston’s JACE Properties LLC to Zimco ...

Filling a growing demand

BLOOMINGDALE — Health care has been a consistent frontrunner in the career field and the health technologies program at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School has continued its mission to supply the demand for workers. From nurses to phlebotomists, the program has churned out employees ...

Utica Shale Academy may move

SALINEVILLE — The Utica Shale Academy is making preparations to possibly move out of its current location at Southern Local High School and into a building in Salineville recently donated to Southern by Williams Energy. Academy Superintendent Bill Watson said while nothing is definite yet, ...

PALS provides adult day support services

MINGO JUNCTION — Mingo Junction natives Aaron Bracone and Mike Pierro have been connected to Jefferson County their entire lives. Bracone and Pierro grew up only three houses apart from each other and graduated from Steubenville Catholic Central High School, where they were both active ...

JVS early childhood education students take part in virtual contest

BLOOMINGDALE — Early childhood education students took to technology to showcase their skills by recording virtual submissions for the Family Career and Community Leaders of America regional competition. Eight students filmed presentations on projects they completed in the ECE preschool ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Phil and Mary Flenniken to Elizabeth Phillips, lot 4, William A Seaton’s. City of Steubenville to Jefferson County Port Authority, lots 23 and 24, Salmon and Mooney’s. Jefferson County Port Authority to Habitat for ...

Quick take

QUALIFIES: Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have elevated John Cucarese of the Pittsburgh-Johnstown General Office of New York Life to qualify for the exclusive Court of the Table of the Million Dollar Round Table — the Premier Association of Financial Professionals. In ...

Em-Media: Telling stories, helping businesses thrive for 25 years

STEUBENVILLE — From national chains and area businesses to local schools and government agencies, Em-Media Inc. has helped many organizations spread the word about their products and services in a variety of ways. “The advertising industry has changed extensively since I started in the ...

Quick takes

JOINS STAFF: James Cassidy has joined the staff of Cedar One Realty. Cassidy is a retired Marine who served for 23 years and has decided to come home to the Ohio Valley and serve the community he grew up in. While traveling around the world, he purchased and sold multiple personal homes. ...

U.S. ends probe of GM headlamp failures

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have determined that two recalls of older General Motors vehicles for headlight failures were big enough to take care of the problem. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted Friday that it’s closing a 4-year-old ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Kathie Fields (deceased) to Janice Robinson, lot 177, Buena Vista Jefferson County Auditor and Angela Surgenor to Terrance Richardson, part lots 192 and 193, LaBelleview Jefferson County Auditor and William Yanda etal ...

Shelf life

Auto body collision students are giving some old shelving new life in a special project with the Indian Creek Local School District. Shelving from the media center at Wintersville Elementary is getting a makeover for placement at Hills Elementary in Mingo Junction as part of that building’s ...

ALDI debuts remodeled Steubenville location

STEUBENVILLE — ALDI has completed renovations at its Steubenville location. Improvements at the store, located at 4150 Mall Drive, are part of an ongoing initiative to remodel and expand existing stores nationwide, the company explained. The Steubenville store will be open daily from 9 ...

EGCC board extends tuition waiver

STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to extend the college’s tuition waiver for this summer and fall for its four-county service district. The Gateway Guarantee, which is subject to approval by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, will be ...

Buckeye Local power mechanics course revs students for success

BLOOMINGDALE — Students partaking in the power mechanics program at Jefferson County Vocational School have opportunities to work in a multitude of industries and on systems both great and small. Pupils learn how to repair and maintain equipment in everything from weed eaters to vehicles ...

Certification earned

Culinary arts students at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School earned a five-year ServSafe certification which enables them to work in restaurant management. Instructor Glen Zalenski said eight seniors completed a 16-hour course and subsequent exam that is required by the health ...

Natural gas drilling firms repel Pennsylvania’s antitrust lawsuit

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s highest court has delivered a victory for natural gas exploration firms, ruling that the state attorney general’s office doesn’t have authority under state law to sue them on consumer protection grounds over their mineral rights-leasing practices. The ...