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Learning about housing

Students in Steubenville, Toronto and Wintersville learned more about fair housing rights and responsibilities, and the fair housing complaint process, at seminars hosted by the Ohio Valley Fair Housing Center, 115 S. Third St. Free seminars were held at Steubenville, Catholic Central, Indian ...

Now open

The owners and staff of the Route 22 Sports Bar, located in Three Springs Center in Weirton, celebrated their grand opening Nov. 5, joined by officials from the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and the city of Weirton. In addition to a selection of adult beverages, the menu includes specialty ...

WMC labor and delivery recognized for safety

WEIRTON —Members of the labor and delivery team at Weirton Medical Center have been recognized for providing safe care to mothers and babies. As part of the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership, the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health recently presented Autumn Burnem, a registered ...

#GivingTuesday to fund scholarships

STEUBENVILLE — Franciscan University of Steubenville will take part in its first GivingTuesday on Dec. 3 to raise funds for student scholarships and financial aid. GivingTuesday, a global online giving movement, harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations ...

Taking over

Dr. Jeremy Crow of Crow Dental Associates, left, has announced he is accepting patients who previously received their dental services from Dr. David Blanc. Blanc retired from his practice at the end of October. Crow Dental Associates is located at 389 American Way, Suite 1, and can be contacted ...

New location

Exquisite Creations by Joel celebrated its move to a new location at 735 Main Street in Wintersville with a holiday open house and ribbon- cutting event on Nov. 2. The expanded store features custom holiday decor items, wreaths, garland, flower arrangements, gift items and more. On hand were, ...

Shale academy obtains grant

SALINEVILLE — Utica Shale Academy students have new tools thanks to a $600 Best Practice Grant. Executive Director Bill Watson obtained the mini-grant through the Jefferson County Educational Service Center and a check was presented during the regular academy board meeting on Nov. 13. A ...

Multimedia students market school, community

BLOOMINGDALE — Multimedia and design students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School are putting their skills to good use by marketing the school and community groups. Instructor Cody LaRue said his 33 students have created recreational videos, posters, business cards, logos, graphic ...

Receives award

Stephanie Donofe Meeks, right, a former Steubenville resident, has received the 2019 Presidential Award from the Ohio Educational Library Media Association. The honor is given at the discretion of the president to an individual or group who has provided notable service and significant ...

Quick Takes

AWARD WINNER: Teresa DiMeo, a nurse practitioner at the Ohio State University Hand and Upper Extremity Center and clinical assistant professor in the department of orthopedics, has received the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses Award for Excellence. This award goes to an advanced ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Jefferson Behavioral Health System to David and Angela Majer, part lots 5-6, Martin Andrew’s. Can-More LLC to Colonial Investments LLC, lot 36, Beechwood. Potomac Mineral Group LLC to Jubilee Royalty Holdings LLC, ...

Finishing touches

Workers on Monday placed the signage for the new Wheeling Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center along state Route 7 near Bridgeport. Wheeling Hospital announced in March that it had purchased the former Compassionate Care Center for Surgical Excellence site in the Aetnaville area. The building has ...

Public meetings set to discuss pipeline

RICHMOND — Two public meetings have been scheduled to educate local landowners about potential impacts from the Falcon Pipeline that is currently being constructed through Carroll, Harrison and Jefferson counties. This pipeline will not be used for energy generation but will be used to ...

Special offer

During November, children ages 12 and younger can eat a meal from the children’s menu for free when they present their Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County card at Bennigan’s Restaurant at the Franciscan Square, Steubenville. Making the announcement were Jennifer Cesta, ...

Grand opening

AJ’s Specialty Gifts, located at 4030 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, next to Windows R Us, celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday. It specializes in crafts, gift items, jewelry, holiday decor and more. Among those on hand were, from left, Nicole Adamski from the Inn and Suites at Franciscan ...

Franciscan University unveils new biochemistry undergraduate degree

STEUBENVILLE — Franciscan University of Steubenville has developed a new undergraduate degree in biochemistry. “This is one part of our efforts to expand science degree offerings at Franciscan University in order to meet the demands of the 21st-century work force and the needs of ...

Race proceeds making a difference

Representatives from the Biasi-Shuma 5K Run/Walk presented checks to Trinity Health System Heart Center and the United Way of Jefferson County with each organization receiving a cut of the $19,000 raised. A Toronto High School senior also will receive a Biasi-Shuma scholarship at the end of the ...

Professors receive research grant

STEUBENVILLE — Two professors in Franciscan University of Steubenville’s education department received a $75,000 grant from the Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children to create an online module to help educators teach evidence-based behavior management practices. Emily Sobeck and ...

Career expos slated at Edison

RICHMOND — Edison Local Schools students are getting a jump on their futures by taking part in a series of career fairs this month. Leah Eft, district career pathways coach, said local experts will attend career expos at Edison High School and John Gregg and Stanton elementary schools on ...

Looking Good

Jefferson County Joint Vocational School students, from left, Jackie Zrinyi, Daytona Westfall and Erin McCain, give Zrinyi’s four-legged friend, Geno, a makeover through the small animal science program’s dog grooming service. The student-run service is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays by ...