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Trinity opens primary care office in Bellaire

BELLAIRE — Trinity Health System celebrated the grand opening of its primary care health office in Bellaire on Dec. 6. The celebration included a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce, Trinity officials and other dignitaries. The opening comes on the ...

IBEW apprentices earn degrees through EGCC

STEUBENVILLE — Eleven students finished a five-year apprenticeship program and earned an associate degree at the same time through a unique partnership between a local union and Eastern Gateway Community College. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 246 and the ...

JVS represented at fall leadership skills conferences held in Columbus

BLOOMINGDALE — The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School was well represented as students attended two fall leadership conferences. Four students were named to the Skills USA Southeast Regional Office during an event on Nov. 14-15 while 14 health technologies students participated in the ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: William and Susan Thomas to Zackary and Victoria Puckett, 2.661 acres, Brush Creek Township (survivorship). Robert Vinburg (deceased) to Joyce Vinburg, 1.11 acres, Wayne Township. William Means Jr. (deceased) to ...

Now open

Employees of Huddle House, located at 4156 Freedom Way in Weirton, were joined by representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 30 for a grand opening celebration of the restaurant. Initially opening its doors in October, Huddle House offers around-the-clock breakfast, along ...

New officers

The Jefferson County Bar Association swore in new officers during a luncheon Thursday at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville. The new officers include, from left, seated, Eric Reszke, second vice president; Cerryn Cottrell Marshall, president; Jane Hanlin, first vice president; ...

O’Neil named director of operations at Lou Holtz Hall of Fame

EAST LIVERPOOL — Chelsea O’Neil has been named director of operations at the Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame. O’Neil previously worked at the hall of fame as a docent and marketing assistant in 2008-2009. She has remained a volunteer with the facility since her ...

County Farm Bureaus honored

COLUMBUS ­— Twenty-nine county Farm Bureaus throughout Ohio were honored with achievement awards for outstanding programming during the past year during the 101st-annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau held Dec. 4-5. Jefferson, Harrison, Belmont and Carroll counties were among those ...

Certification benefits criminal justice students

BLOOMINGDALE— A new certification through the Ohio Department of Education will help criminal justice students on the career path to work in corrections. The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School now has an agreement with the ODE that allows students who graduate from the criminal ...

Perkins attends third producer conference in 2019

STEUBENVILLE — Ken Perkins, financial adviser with Tri-State Financial Services, attended his third producer conference hosted by Cetera Advisor Networks in 2019. Perkins and his wife, Becky, in February attended the Circle of Excellence Conference at the J.W. Marriott Marco Island Beach ...

Annual donation

The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of the West Virginia Credit Union League once again collected toys for the Toys for Tots program at its November Chapter meeting. Tabitha Herchuck from the Tri-State Marine Corps Club was on hand to accept the toys the credit unions collected. At the presentation ...

Quick Takes

LICENSED: James Douglas Knight recently became a licensed social worker through the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board by passing the Association of Social Work Boards Examination. In August, he earned a masters of social work degree from Campbellsville ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Anna Smith and others to Kristina Scott, 3.7623 acres, Smithfield Township (survivorship). Steubenville MHP LLC to Pleasant Hills MHP LLC, lots 1-13, 15-20 and 23-28, Pleasant Hills; and 81.160 acres, Island Creek ...

Woman turns love for animals into a business

FOLLANSBEE — Michelle Coppa said she’s very thankful to be able to open her own business doing something she loves: caring for animals. The owner of Coppa’s Barker Shoppe at 854 Main St., Coppa said as a child she and her late father, David, shared a love of dogs, not knowing that years ...

Challenge Award winners

Indian Creek High School students were recognized by representatives of the Challenge Program and school business partner Marathon Petroleum, formerly MarkWest, for excelling in areas important to success in life, including attendance, community service, STEM, academic excellence and academic ...

Rauch returns ‘home’ to Bethany

BETHANY — Laura Rauch has been hired as Bethany College’s director of annual giving. She is returning to Bethany after two years as the director of development for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Pittsburgh. She previously spent two years as Bethany’s major gifts officer. “This is ...

Business networking group hosts open house

STEUBENVILLE — In honor of its three-year anniversary, BNI TriState Referrals plans to host an open event for business professionals at the Best Western Plus Franciscan Square Inn and Suites in Steubenville. The event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, is free and will ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Mehamet Mallas (deceased) to Eileen Mallas, part lots 173 and 294 and lot 327, Labelle; and lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs. Eileen Mallas to Robby and Dianna Mallas, lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs ...

Realtors HOF selections announced

DOVER — Local real estate broker Rick DeLuca of DeLuca Realty was inducted into the second class of the East Central Association of Realtors Hall of Fame at the Brietenbach Winery Tool Shed Event Center on Nov. 13. A Realtor for 25 years and broker since 2001, DeLuca was inducted into the ...

Garden Grill opens

Garden Grill Steakhouse, located within the Three Springs Center development in Weirton, held a grand opening Tuesday, with representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, the city of Weirton and other guests in attendance. Owned and operated by Anthony Colpo, the restaurant features a ...