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Business

Free business workshop planned in Brooke County

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Economic Development Authority, First National Bank of Follansbee, area chambers of commerce and local businesses will offer a free business workshop, Inspiring You: Vision to Business, at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Brooke County Public Library. The workshop will ...

Improvements completed

Martha Manor, a longtime assisted living and adult daycare facility at 408 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, has undergone numerous improvements, thanks to a $37,000 grant awarded through the Mary Jane Brooks Charitable Trust. Work included new flooring, new bathroom stalls, the purchase of a ...

Quick Takes

JOINS THE TEAM: Jill Freeman has joined Cedar One Realty and will be working out of the Wintersville office. Freeman resides in Scio with her husband Michael and two daughters, Taylor and Shelby. Freeman has been in the real estate industry since 2000 when she graduated from Belmont Technical ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Andrea Blischak-Seditz and Duane Seditz to Stephen and M. Therese Zdinak, lot 4, Ekey’s (survivorship). Cynthia Barber to Darrell Shaffer, 0.288 acre, Steubenville Township. Richard Lewis (deceased) to Michael and ...

Open for business

Pretty on Penn, located at 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. in Weirton, celebrated its grand opening Thursday, with representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, the city of Weirton and other guests. Owned by Renee Mrvos, the boutique offers new and previously owned women’s fashions, ...

OUE to offer bachelor of science in nursing degree

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Ohio University Eastern is adding a bachelor of science in nursing degree to the growing list of degrees available to students at the St. Clairsville campus. “Ohio University Eastern is proud to bring Ohio’s existing bachelor of science in nursing program to our ...

Ribar back in business downtown

STEUBENVILLE — Mike Ribar’s customers were surprised, to say the least, when he walked away from his downtown appliance business two years ago. To say they’re just as surprised to have him back again is an understatement. “When I’m out, so many people will come up and ask me, ‘Is ...

Attorneys honored

The Jefferson County Law Library Association and Jefferson County Bar Association recently held a 50 years of service dinner to honor six bar members. The members are, from left, Robert C. Hargrave, Peter S. Olivito, R. Peterson Chalfant, retired Common Pleas Judge John J. Mascio, retired ...

Indian Creek Middle School now has outside classroom

MINGO JUNCTION — Indian Creek Middle School students can now learn lessons beyond the school walls with an outdoor classroom on the campus. Principal Holly Minch-Hick was awarded a $1,000 grant from JB Green Team to add picnic benches made of recycled plastic materials. The furniture ...

New equipment

Jefferson County Joint Vocational School’s power mechanics program has another tool to prepare students for the work force. The program received a custom-built truck axle training module from Fraley and Schilling Trucking of Brilliant. Ben Schilling, a JVS program graduate and current ...

QUICK TAKES

JOINS HARVEY GOODMAN: Realtor Timothy Judkins has joined the Steubenville office of Harvey Goodman Realtor. A graduate of the Hondros College of Real Estate, Judkins says his experience of running a record label and serving as a creative director for a film production company allows him to ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: R.A. Gribben Equity Group Limited to Robert and Michele Gribben III, 4.2875 acres, Cross Creek Township (survivorship). David Clarke to Eric Hartline, lot 20, McFerren’s Second. New Alexandria United Methodist Church ...

EGCC joins ‘Caring Campus Initiative’ launch

From staff reports STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College is one of 10 community colleges across the nation to incorporate the Caring Campus Initiative into their student success efforts for the fall 2019 semester. According to college officials, the school is working with the ...

New location

Steubenville Integrative Medicine recently celebrated the grand opening of its new location at 320 S. Hollywood Ave. According to owner Dr. Michael Ross, the business focuses on patient care through a multidisciplinary approach to optimize patient health and minimize pain. Among those on hand ...

Lou Holtz Scholarship promotes trade schools

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame again will offer the Lou Holtz Life Improvement Scholarship program for seniors in designated area high schools who plan to attend a two-year trade school. This scholarship program has been administered through the facility since ...

Quick Takes

Joins practice: Dr. Kaitlyn Pitchok has joined the dental practice of Dr. Thomas R. Brown in Wintersville. Pitchok was born in Steubenville and is a resident of Weirton, where she attended Weir High. She completed her undergraduate degree at Bethany College where she played four years of NCAA ...

Grand re-opening

The owners and staff of Locks and Legends Beauty Salon were joined by representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce Aug. 29 for a grand re-opening at its new location, 203 Three Springs Drive, Suite 4, in Weirton. Locks and Legends can be contacted at (304) 914-4973. -- Craig Howell

Record-setting summer for WMC births

WEIRTON — Weirton Medical Center is recording its busiest summer in history for baby deliveries. According to Autumn Burnem, director of labor and delivery at WMC, the physicians of All About Women delivered more than 70 babies in August, more than any single month in the history of ...

More services available by VNS

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – With the acquisition of Alternative Home Health by Wheeling Hospital, even more patients in Eastern Ohio can be served by Visiting Nurse Services of Wheeling Hospital-Belmont. The wide variety of services provided by VNS can assist many with day-to-day health care and ...