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Hopedale welcomes veterinary care center

HOPEDALE — A new veterinary care center is ready to serve the furry friends of Hopedale and surrounding areas — Heritage Veterinary Care, formerly Cadiz Animal Clinic. The care center promises to provide the highest level of veterinary medicine and currently serves thousands of the ...

Consumers and Peoples announce bank merger

MINERVA — Shareholders with Peoples Bancorp of Mount Pleasant approved the planned merger with Consumers Bancorp during a special meeting Tuesday. All required regulatory approvals for completion of the merger have been obtained, according to bank officials. The merger is expected to be ...

Recognition

The Jefferson County Veterans Association on Thursday presented to Burger King of Wintersville a plaque thanking the business for five years of contributing all the hamburgers and hot dogs for the organization’s countywide picnic for the past five years. The event celebrates and thanks all ...

Murray Energy Corp. extends lender payment agreements

From staff reports ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Murray Energy Corp. announced Wednesday that the company will have until near the end of the month to make payments to lenders. In early October the coal company announced a forbearance agreement giving them until Oct. 14 to make payments to lenders ...

Quick Takes

JOINS THE TEAM: Benjamin Clark has joined the staff in the Salem office of Berkshire Hathaway Home. Clark is a 20-year veteran in the real estate industry and joins the Northwood Realty Services family from Century 21 HomeStar. He is licensed in Pennsylvania and Ohio and brings a wealth of ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Michael and Christina Blazeski to Robert and Suzanne Blazeski, lots 1-2, Wheeling Lake Erie Coal First (survivorship). John and Gloria Puorro to Melissa and Lisa Grable, lot 41, Overlook Hills (survivorship). Dianna ...

Expansion completed

Jordan Teramana, the owner of the TEAM Automotive Collision Center, cut the ribbon at the grand re-opening of the dealership’s newly renovated department Tuesday. Located at 905 Brady Ave., Steubenville, the center added 10,000 square feet of new offices, a customer waiting area and ...

West Liberty updates advancement, alumni roles

WEST LIBERTY — New roles have been assigned to several West Liberty University employees. “One of my goals is to increase West Liberty’s connection with multiple communities in the Northern Panhandle and the entire Tri-State Area. This realignment of duties is meant to address that need ...

Griffeth & Son Trucking expanding in Carroll County

CARROLLTON — Griffeth & Son Trucking, a family owned business founded in 1987, soon will be operating from a new location and will create 40 new jobs in Carroll County. The company, which was primarily focused on transporting coal when first organized, is purchasing the former Heritage ...

Coloring contest

More than 3,000 coloring sheets were received from local children in the annual coloring contest held by the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions. Entries were submitted by students from schools in Hancock and Brooke counties, along with members of the area credit unions. The children ...

Comcast increases speed

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Comcast is increasing download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet packages for residential customers in the Northeast Division, which includes Ohio, West Virginia and 13 other northeastern states from Maine through Virginia and the District of Columbia. ...

Quick Takes

ASK THE DOCTOR: Ask the Doctor, an informal conversation with Harrison Community Hospital Medical Director Dr. Dan Jones, will be presented at the next Lunch & Learn workshop, which will be held at noon Nov. 7 in the HCH cafeteria in Cadiz. Jones will review current standards of care in ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Robert Cichon Sr. (deceased) to Theresa Cichon, metes, Smithfield Township. Thomas Mikesell to Rebecca Mikesell, 1.21 acres, Wayne Township. Rebecca Mikesell to Thomas Mikesell Jr., metes, Springfield Township. David ...

More than a century of reliability

WELLSBURG — Eagle Manufacturing Co. this year is celebrating 125 years of business and a legacy of excellence, quality and reliability. “To say we’re proud is an understatement,” Eagle Senior Marketing Manager Julie Lehto said. “To be in business this long is an incredible ...

Dowell named associate director of nursing at OUE

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Susan D. Dowell has been named associate director of nursing at the Ohio University Eastern Campus. She will lead the OUE’s new BSN program. which was officially announced in September. A native of Zanesville, Dowell will continue to serve as associate professor of ...

Tours plant

State Sen. Frank Hoagland, R-Mingo Junction, Monday toured the W. H. Sammis Power Plant in Stratton and met with plant leadership and workers. First Energy Solution’s announced earlier this year that the Sammis Power Plant would remain open after the state’s new energy plan, House Bill 6, ...

BetRivers Sportsbook officially opens at Rivers

PITTSBURGH — BetRivers Sportsbook officially opened Monday at Rivers Casino. The new, 5,500-square-foot space features high-definition TV monitors, comfortable seating and plenty of room for fans to enjoy watching and wagering on their favorite teams and sports. The sportsbook is at the ...

Meadows gets go-ahead on its sportsbook venture

WASHINGTON, Pa. — The Meadows Racetrack and Casino has gotten the go-ahead on its sportsbook venture. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved the Meadows’ application Wednesday morning in Harrisburg. Although the gaming site is a few hurdles shy of getting an official OK, it is ...

Quick takes

RETIRING: Marianne Featheringham and Ed Palmer are retiring from their roles with the Bergholz Community Foundation, it was announced Sept. 26 during the foundation’s 25th-annual meeting. Featheringham became a trustee in November 1994, shortly after the foundation was created. She has ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: James Armstrong, trustee, to Brandie Bonar, 1.077 acres, Springfield Township. Phyllis and John Hager to Jamie and Kelly Tonkovich, 7.717 acres, Smithfield Township (survivorship). Mary and Lemoyne Peltz to Jamie ...