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Business

Wellsburg florist has new name, location

WELLSBURG — Regular visitors to the Wellsburg Flower Shop on Main Street in recent years have gotten to know Melissa Vojvodich and her love of designing an assortment of floral arrangements for a variety of occasions. Now she hopes to meet many more area residents since moving to a new ...

Bread Basket Bakery in Weirton marks grand opening

Bread Basket Bakery, 3760 Main St., Weirton, hosted a grand opening Oct. 20, welcoming representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce. The menu includes a variety of sandwiches, soups and salads, along with bread pastries and doughnuts and Hershey’s ice cream. The business can be ...

Quick Takes

NEW AGENT: Joseph “Joe” Irvin has joined the staff at Cedar One Realty. A Wintersville resident, he attended and graduated from Catholic Central High School in Steubenville and earned a degree in biology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Irvin earned his real estate license ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: RJC Realty LLC to Kyle Reid Investments LLC, 0.96 acre, Wells Township. Whitney Glatzer to Benjamin Bowers, lot 32, Forestview. Wilmington Savings Fund Society FSB to EXR LLC, lots 221-223, Upland Park. Delores ...

Grand opening

J.Jones Bridal and Evening Wear hosted a grand opening Oct. 13 at its new Weirton location at 243 Three Springs Drive, within the Three Springs Crossing business plaza. Owner Jill Jones and her staff were joined by representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and others from the ...

Welding students help community

BLOOMINGDALE — Welding students are gaining experience by performing project-based learning at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. About 32 pupils are completing projects throughout the year and instructor Todd Parker said the results benefit students, the school and community they ...

Elite Physical Therapy finds new home

WINTERSVILLE — Elite Physical Therapy and Fitness Center has a new home where it continues its mission to “Heal, Restore, Inspire.” Owned and operated by Margeaux Mallas and Lance Seamon, the center officially opened its doors at its new location of 875 Main St.,Wintersville, on Sept. ...

Wheeling Hospital’s Amy Butts makes list of top physician assistants

WHEELING — Amy Butts, a Wheeling Hospital endocrinology physician assistant, has been named one of America’s top physician assistant for 2020 by the Point of Care Network. Just 10 PAs from around the country received the honor. POCN is the largest network of nurse practitioners and PAs in ...

Quick Takes

NEW AGENT: Alan Ammon Sr. has signed on as an agent for Cedar One Realty. He has been a lifelong resident of the Ohio Valley who has resided in Hammondsville for most of life, Ammon said he has worked for many great companies in the past with many different experiences. That experience ...

Businesses come together at Fernwood Suites in Wintersville

WINTERSVILLE — A variety of businesses have made a home at Fernwood Suites, two professional buildings at 100 Fernwood Road. An open house was held Oct. 9 to celebrate the opening and introduce community members to the businesses, which include six businesses operating in two buildings near ...

JVS students participate in electrical trades program

BLOOMINGDALE — Students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School have another way to gain experience for the workforce by taking part in the Electrical Trades ALLIANCE through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. JVS electrical trades instructor Buddy Davis said it was ...

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NEW HIRE: Bob Shoemaker has joined the Cedar-One team in Wintersville. A 1985 graduate of Wintersville High School and a 1989 graduate of West Liberty where he received his degree in communications and psychology, Shoemaker has lived in the Ohio Valley his entire life. After college, ...

Jefferson County real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Howard Bryan Sr. (deceased) to Maragaret Bryan, lot 18, J.J. Crawford’s Elmer and Sue Rawson to Jason Rawson, 8.1422 acres, Knox Township Jennifer Chambers to Robert and Nicole McDonald, lot 11, Carnegie Court ...

Helping East Garfield

The Carriage Inn of Steubenville has donated $500 to East Garfield Elementary to purchase school supplies. Principal Tricia Saccoccia said “East Garfield would like to thank Nancy Felton, community director of marketing, and Jaime Herald, administrator of Capital Health’s Carriage Inn of ...

Tranto joins The Laurels

STEUBENVILLE — Dr. Maria N. Tranto has been named as new medical director at the Laurels of Steubenville. A Weirton native, Tranto attended Youngstown State University and graduated with honors with a combined science degree. She earned her doctoral degree from the West Virginia School of ...

‘They That Hope’ podcast delivers humor, encouragement

STEUBENVILLE — The Rev. Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Bob Rice of Franciscan University of Steubenville have joined forces on “They That Hope,” a new weekly podcast launched that launched Sept. 30. The co-hosts want to help listeners find “humor and hope in a crazy world” and to understand ...

Quick Takes

HONORED: John W. Cucarese has been named a member of the 2020 President’s Council of New York Life. Members of the Council are among the top 5 percent of New York Life’s elite sales force of more than 12,000 licensed agents in sales achievement. Cucarese has been a New York Life agent ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Shawn and Heather Mousourakis to Brian Zorbini, lots 95 and 96, Wallace Heights Richard Russelo (deceased) to Judy Russelo, lot 20, Simmons and Fosters Elghalia Deangelo to Amy Pequignot, part lot 41, Waggoner ...

Follansbee chamber honors local manufacturing firms

FOLLANSBEE — In observance of National Manufacturing Week, the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce has recognized five local businesses for the vital role they play in the local economy and community. “We need to be grateful for the industries in our area because they employ a lot of our ...

Nathan Lord named president of Shale Crescent USA organization

MARIETTA — Nathan Lord has been named president of Shale Crescent USA, officials have annnounced. “Nathan has been with the organization for the past four years, providing leadership in building strategic partnerships, in promoting the region’s economic advantages, in outreach marketing ...