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Business

Grand opening

By the Barrel, located at 243 Three Springs Drive, Suite 16, within the Three Springs Center development in Weirton, held a grand opening Tuesday, welcoming representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, the city of Weirton and other guests. By the Barrel offers a variety of wines and ...

Haus’ Heating and Cooling ready to serve customers

CADIZ — Haus’ Heating and Cooling is a new business that is n full operation and serving customers in the Harrison and Jefferson in Ohio and the Northern Panhandle counties in West Virginia counties. Travis Singhaus, owner and operator, runs a one-man business, but would eventually like ...

Quick Takes

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Dr. William Johns has joined Charity Hospice as associate medical director. He will provide medical services along with our Medical Director Dr. Abdullah Kalla. A native of Mingo Junction, Johns graduated from Mingo High School. He attended medical school at Universdad ...

Bank employees raise funds

MARTINS FERRY — Unified Bank employees raised $5,399 for charities through the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley’s employee giving plan last year. The giving plan allows employees of companies to donate to their special causes through a deduction to their payroll. The amount determined by ...

Opened in 1989, Granato’s Deli celebrates its 30th anniversary

WEIRTON — It’s becoming increasingly rare to find a local business that can lay claim to being a part of a community for multiple decades, serving generations of residents. Granato’s Deli is one such establishment, having been a part of Weirton for the last 30 years. Donald and Kathy ...

Local financial adviser one of the top nationally

STEUBENVILLE — Ken Perkins, financial adviser with Tri-State Financial Services, has been recognized as one of the top advisers associated with Cetera Advisor Networks in the United States. Tom Taylor, president and CEO of Cetera, stated there were 2,900 advisers affiliated with the company ...

Students to assist residents with taxes

STEUBENVILLE — Accounting students from Franciscan University of Steubenville will offer free e-filing assistance to Ohio Valley residents through the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Beginning Monday, students will be available on a limited basis near the ...

Black Lung Clinic officially open

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Trinity Health System has announced that the Black Lung Clinic is officially open and accepting patients. According to hospital officials, the clinic has the foremost professionals in the region with regard to diagnosing and treating occupational lung disease. Joining ...

Report: Holiday sales increased 4.1 percent

NEW YORK — The nation’s largest retail trade group says holiday sales increased 4.1 percent, the top end of its forecast. The National Retail Federation had expected growth in a range of 3.8 percent to 4.2 percent for the November and December period. The growth is nearly double the 2.1 ...

New degree program launched at Franciscan University of Steubenville

STEUBENVILLE — Beginning this fall, Franciscan University of Steubenville will offer a bachelor of science program in criminal justice. Unique among U.S. college offerings in this field, the school’s criminal justice program will incorporate a Catholic curriculum, grounded in ...

The Laurelsof Steubenville earns quality recognition

STEUBENVILLE — The Laurels of Steubenville, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center operated by Laurel Health Care Co., has been recognized as a Tier 3 Achiever by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living’s Quality Initiative Program for its work to ...

New battery-cell manufacturing plant coming to Lordstown

LORDSTOWN — General Motors picked a 158-acre site in Lordstown for a new battery-cell manufacturing plant because developing it would be less environmentally damaging to wetlands and bats than another location evaluated as a finalist. GM’s familiarity with the property, its existing rail ...

Quick takes

NAMED: Tiffany McKitrick has joined the Cedar One Realty team and will be working out of the Wintersville office. McKitrick was born and raised in Steubenville where she still resides with her husband Pat. She received her Real Estate License from EGCC and has been in the customer service ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: William Demjan to Andrew and Sara Henry, part lot 14 and lots 5, 6 and 15, Beverly Hills Eighth (survivorship). Mei Li to Zachary Braham, lot 108, Saltsman’s Fourth. Jamie Wolfe and Scott Wolfe to Wells Fargo ...

Panel finds FAA followed procedures in approving Boeing Max

A government advisory committee has concluded that federal regulators followed established procedures when they certified the Boeing 737 Max and did not delegate too much safety analysis for the plane to Boeing. In a report Thursday, the panel said the FAA correctly treated the Max as an ...

Weirton Medical Center ad earns international recognition

WEIRTON — Weirton Medical Center and LEX Multimedia Inc. have been recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts for excellence in advertising. The hospital’s “We Have the Baby Docs,” commercial was honored with a 2019 Davey Award for best creative work from the best small ...

Franciscan University of Steubenville unveils new master’s program

STEUBENVILLE — Recognizing a need for a general liberal arts education imbued with a Catholic worldview, Franciscan University of Steubenville has developed a new graduate degree in Catholic studies. The fully online MA in Catholic Studies Program draws from across the humanities and ...

Boscov’s to open 49th location in the fall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Although many department stores are closing their doors, one retailer continues to expand — and its chief executive said private ownership, personality, pricing and positive shopping experiences all contribute to that success. Boscov’s department store will open its ...