×

Business

Quick Take

APPOINTED: Rick DeLuca, broker and owner of DeLuca Realty in Wintersville, has been appointed to the National Association of Realtors’ Conventional Financing and Policy Committee for the 2021 term. He was appointed by 2021 NAR President Charlie Oppler from New Jersey. The purpose and focus ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: David and Lisa Cahill to Matthew and Sarah Cahill, lot 5, Brady Estates Sheriff of Jefferson County to Unified Bank, lot 111, part lot 112, Walker’s Sheriff of Jefferson County to JP Morgan Acquisition Corp., 1.52 ...

Housing development in the works in Toronto

TORONTO — Local Realtors are promoting the availability of up to 25 lots in The Woodlands at Mount Nebo, a housing development under way just off Nebo Drive and near the state Route 7-Franklin Street interchange. Realtors James Lash and Dale Featheringham of Cedar One Realty were on hand ...

Grants promote science programs at Steubenville schools

STEUBENVILLE — Teachers in the Steubenville City School District are sharing $1,800 in grant funding to implement projects for student growth. Three Jefferson County Educational Service Center 2020-21 Best Practice Grants were disbursed to teachers Heather Hoover, Anthony Kinyo and Matthew ...

Students have eye-opening experience

BLOOMINGDALE — Criminal justice students recently had an eye-opening experience by donning simulation goggles to understand distracted driving conditions. Seven juniors in the program at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School wore 10 different types of eyewear provided through Drunk ...

Quick Takes

NEW AGENT: Greg Demary is the latest real estate agent to join Cedar One Realty. Despite being a transplant to the area, Demary has made the Ohio Valley his home. He received his real estate license from Hondros College after earning a bachelor’s degree at the Franciscan University of ...

Officers installed

The Jefferson County Bar Association installed officers for 2020-21 Thursday during a luncheon at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern. Leading the organization are, from left, Eric Reszke, first vice president; Jane Hanlin, president; Aaron Richardson, treasurer; and Jeff Bruzzese, secretary. ...

EGCC adds veterinary tech program

STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College has added veterinary technician as its newest associate degree program. Classes will begin during the fall semester, but students interested in applying for the program can begin taking prerequisites in January. “This is an example of ...

Three new agents join ranks at Cedar One Realty

WINTERSVILLE — Three new agents have joined Cedar One Realty. Amanda McNeil, Olivia Byington and Zach Hawrot are the newest members of the agency. A resident of Steubenville, McNeil worked as a manager of business consultants for a large insurance company from 2006. She became licensed in ...

Red Ribbon Week

Indian Creek Middle School students participated in annual Red Ribbon Week activities for drug abuse awareness on Oct. 26-31 with safe and fun dress-up day themes. ICMS Principal Holly Minch-Hick said students wore pajamas, crazy socks, flannel and school colors and also made original signs in ...

A close shave

Megan Jones, a junior in the cosmetology program at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School, gets some practice shaving a manikin in her lab. Cosmetology students learn various styles from updos and cuts to colors in addition to manicures, and many move on to obtain their state license and ...

Quick Take

RECOGNIZED: Chuck Cline has been recognized as Edison High School’s Teacher of the Month for November. Cline, who is currently in his 27th year in education, has spent the past 19 years at Edison Local Schools. He also taught for two years at the Harrison Career Center and six years at ...

JVS students assisting with project at Hills Elementary

MINGO JUNCTION — Students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School have a hand in one of the upgrades at Hills Elementary by lending their talents to an ongoing shelving project. About 33 students in the JVS’s auto collision, welding and carpentry classes will use their skills to ...

Follansbee business lends aid to Shriners

FOLLANSBEE — A local business and a former business owner recently stepped up to aid the Osiris Shrine Tin Lizzy Patrol when the van used for the Weirton group’s many parade appearances needed repainted. Rob Browning, owner of the Mountaineer Repair Center, provided free materials for the ...

Firefighters take part in oil and gas training

APPLE CREEK — Firefighters from across Ohio, including three from Toronto, received hands-on natural gas and oil training at the new Wayne County Fire and Rescue Regional Training Facility recently, courtesy of the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program. The multi-day training — ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Flora Bloomfield (deceased) to Gary Travis and others, .251 acre, Steubenville Township Norman Crease Sr. to Daniel Crease, lot 14, Glendwell Teresa Schiappa to John Polverini and Jamie Polverini, part lot 18, lots ...

Ascent Resources helping local food pantry reach new heights

CAMBRIDGE — The ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic continues to be a strain on businesses, communities and families and is driving an uptick in those who need assistance at local food pantries. That’s what led Ascent Resources LLC to partner with them. The Smithfield Food Pantry, led by ...

Lordstown Motors hits 50,000 preorders for all-electric Endurance

LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Motors Corp. has about 50,000 preorders for its all-electric full-size Endurance pickup truck and plans to expand west with satellite research and development and service centers in Michigan and California. The company also announced Monday it is building and testing ...

Quick Takes

FINANCIAL AID: Franciscan University of Steubenville will participate in #GivingTuesday, the annual worldwide day of giving. All donations received by Franciscan University will go toward student scholarships and financial aid. “I don’t want any of our students to miss the chance to be ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Mary Bushlow to Patrick and Kayla Warner, .482 acre, Cross Creek Township (survivorship). Donald Griffith (deceased) to Judy Griffith, lot 6, Seven Oaks, 1201 acres, Ross Township. William Meyer to JD Home Management ...