Business

Holiday Inn-Weirton receives recognition from TripAdvisor

WEIRTON — The Holiday Inn-Weirton, Weirton has received the 2019 Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor.com. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor during the past year. Certificate ...

New boutique centers around farmhouse decor

FOLLANSBEE — For fans of the television series “Fixer Upper,” a newly opened business in Follansbee might catch your eye. Two Sisters Apothecary & Boutique, located at 929 Main St., held its grand opening Thursday. Co-owners and sisters Melissa Cosgrove and Betty Ledyard, both of ...

Em-Media captures three Telly Awards

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville-based marketing and advertising agency Em-Media has captured three Telly Awards for its work with area clients. The agency won a silver award in the local television — public service announcement category for the spot “Samantha Pearl PSA on Mental Illness” ...

Scholarship program launched

Basil’s Sports Bar and Grill in Weirton has established a scholarship program for one female athlete and one male athlete senior student with students from all 10 high schools in Brooke, Hancock and Jefferson counties eligible to apply. From the pool of applicants, one scholarship will be ...

Potential new markets for products, services

LISBON — The biggest take away for Columbiana County Port Authority Director Penny Traina’s participation in a recent trade mission to Thailand and Vietnam was the size of their industrial parks and how they are set up. She said the industrial parks located on the sea coasts there are ...

Giant American flag flap flutters on; business owner rallies

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The reality television star who has said he would go to jail before removing a huge American flag from his recreational vehicle store in North Carolina told cheering employees on Thursday that he would not take the banner down “under any circumstance.” Standing ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: JD Home Management LLC to James East, lot 160, Overlook Hills. Augustine Homes Limited to Robert and Angel Murphy, part lot 10, Simmons & Foster (survivorship). Laycee and Patrick Hammer to Hayley Argentine, lot ...

Howdy’s Dari Owl celebrates half a century

FOLLANSBEE — A town landmark, Howdy’s Dari Owl is celebrating 50 years in the business just in time for summer. Brian Verner is the ice cream shop’s third generation owner. “The people would have run me out if I didn’t carry on,” joked Verner. “It’s a town treasure for a lot ...

Weirton’s Chatt Golden recognized

WERTON — Chatt Golden, a Weirton resident, has won the Excellence in Government, Federal Executive Board Community Service 2019 Gold Award Golden has been employed at VA Pittsburgh since 2010. He started his career as a police officer, transferred to the human resources department in 2014 ...

National Nursing Home Week

Capital Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers, the Laurels of Steubenville and Sienna Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation treated members of Prime Time Senior Center to an ice cream sundae bar as part of events held during National Nursing Home Week, May 12-18. “This is a special week for ...

$6M dollar project at Tappan Marina approved

TAPPAN LAKE — This fall, customers of Tappan Lake Marina will begin to see the first steps of a complete renovation of the MWCD-owned and operated facility. Improvements at the facility began in 2017 with the installation of more than 200 new boat slips and with the addition of 36 more in ...

Scholars receive $28,300 from Cadiz alumni

CADIZ — The Cadiz High School Alumni Association announced its annual scholarship recipients at the Harrison Central High School Awards Assembly on Monday where $28,300 was awarded to 18 Harrison Central students. ¯ The John and Margaret Tabacchi Family Scholarships this year were $3,000 ...

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles to 3 billion

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: John and Joyce Frey to Joyce Frey, lot 63, Belvedere. Vern Wiant (deceased) to Darlene Wiant, 5.427 acres, Ross Township. Joseph Mason (deceased) to Peggy Mason, part outlot 1, Watson & Thomasson First. Linda ...

Franciscan University expands degree options

STEUBENVILLE — Franciscan University of Steubenville students can now receive a degree in environmental engineering — one of the most in-demand fields of engineering — through a partnership established between Franciscan University and Saint Francis University, in Loretto, Pa. Since ...

Catholic Central scholarship awards announced

From staff reports STEUBENVILLE — Officials with Catholic Central High School announced the Class of 2019 scholarship award winners. ¯ Service Awards — Student Council Officers: Jacob Stoll, President; Richard Terry III, Vice President; Ava Sprochi, Secretary; Emma Borden, Treasurer. ...

Le Chateau Pier opens

Among those on hand for the May 2 ribbon-cutting at Le Chateau Pier and Luna Bleu Lounge in Smithfield were, from left, Kassy Doughty; Marlee Piergallini, manager of Luna Bleu; grandchildren Max, Breken and Cannon; owners Tina and Todd Piergallini Smithfield Mayor Diana Holcombe; Liz Jones; ...

Partnership

Harrison Community Hospital has partnered with Vizient to improve improve patient care. Vizient assists nonprofit hospitals across the nation to ensure best practices The organization will analyze HCH’s data and systems, and develop improvement plans. Meeting to discuss the partnership were, ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Kasey Mossor and others to Terry Pinkerton, 0.381 acre, Island Creek Township. Frederick Morgan (deceased) to Victoria Morgan, lots 28-30, Butte’s Beverly Hills Seventh. Victoria Morgan to Mary Kolling, lots 28-30, ...

Market Day set at local businesses

FOLLANSBEE — The Tractor Supply stores in Follansbee and Cadiz are bringing skilled makers, bakers and producers together for a community-wide, family-friendly event. From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on May 18, the Cadiz store will host its annual Market Day event featuring local vendors and their ...