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Business

Building skills in carpentry

BLOOMINGDALE — Dave Lucas is helping students build upon their skills as the new carpentry instructor at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. Lucas, a Broadacre native who now resides in Colliers, most recently served as an intervention specialist in the Indian Creek Local School ...

MAD enhances learning with podcast, virtual reality

BLOOMINGDALE — Multimedia and design students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School have even more tools to provide a true 21st Century education. Instructor Cody LaRue said his program now includes podcast and virtual reality equipment to keep current and give his pupils even more ...

Pampered pet

Seniors Dylan Ash and Jessica Nelson give Zoe, Ash’s 7-year-old boxer mix, a little pampering in the small animal science class at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. Instructor Emily Moore said students brought their own pets to practice their skills and dog grooming services will be ...

Quick takes

NEW POSITION: Courtney Elliott has found a calling in helping the disabled and is moving up the ranks as a quality intellectual disabilities professional at the Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ Shaffer Plaza Apartments. Elliott, of Wellsburg, is a 2017 alumna of ...

Scaffidi’s Gnocchi Nook now open in Weirton

The owners and staff of the new Scaffidi’s Gnocchi Nook at 300 Penco Road, Weirton, were joined Tuesday by representatives of the Weirton Area and Jefferson County chambers of commerce to celebrate the grand opening of the business. Scaffidi’s Gnocchi Nook is a quick-service carryout ...

Tin Mill FCU, First Choice America FCU merge

WEIRTON - The membership of Tin Mill Employees Federal Credit Union has voted to merge with First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union. The merger became effective at the close of business Tuesday, according to an announcement released Wednesday afternoon by First Choice credit union ...