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Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: David Kasko to Jody Bowden, lots 1-3, Slates State Park. Bette Jo Youngkin to Anthony Petrella, part lots 48 and 49, Beverly Hills. Thomas and Janice Gardner to Kyle and Brianna Sims, lot 90, Crestview Manor ...

Personalized items, locally produced goods available at Parr’s Treasures

WELLSBURG — Area residents seeking a unique gift for a friend or family member can try Parr’s Treasures at 644 Charles St. The shop offers a variety of choices, from locally made jewelry and decorations for various seasons and holidays to wooden keychains, T-shirts and tumblers that can ...

JVS students gain leadership skills

BLOOMINGDALE — Two juniors at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School are learning the ropes of leadership during the 2021 SkillsUSA Regional Officer Training Institute. Samantha Price and Ashley White, students in the criminal justice and auto collision technology programs, respectively, ...

Quick takes

JOINS CEDAR ONE: Cameron Lamatrice has joined the staff at Cedar One Realty. A graduate of Indian Creek High School, earned his bachelor’s degree in communications from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. In 2020, Cameron decided to pursue a career in real estate, obtaining his sales ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Robert and Joann Stagani to Bank of New York Mellon Trustee, 2.828 acres, Mount Pleasant Township. Princeton Commercial E Holdings LLC to Paola Tovar, lot 4, Morgan and Hunter’s. Danene Hutkay (deceased) to Howard ...

Donation

Daily Construction recently donated welding supplies to Ironworkers Local 549. The material will be used for the union’s apprenticeship program. On hand for the presentation were, top photo, Lee Dailey, president of Dailey Construction, left, and Steve Terry, apprenticeship coordinator for ...

First Choice America holds annual meeting

WEIRTON — First Choice America Credit Union continued to make progress in 2020 while navigating the unprecedented times created by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said. As a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the 82nd-annual meeting was held through a conference ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Cathers Family Trust to Matthew Mader, lots 99 and 100, Helmick’s. Michael Evangelho to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., lot 28, Simmons and Foster’s. Zach Hawrot and others to HK Management LLC, part lot 547, ...

New Weirton business offers CBD treatment options

WEIRTON — A business offering an alternative treatment for chronic pain, anxiety and difficulty sleeping has opened at Suite E, 3205 Pennsylvania Ave. Brandon Geanangel, owner of Pryme Canna, said there are many misconceptions about his store and its products, an assortment of oils, lotions ...

Pergi named operations VP at Franciscan University

STEUBENVILLE — Brenan Pergi has been promoted to vice president of operations at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Pergi, whose new title became effective Monday, has served the university for 17 years, having previously held roles including admissions counselor, assistant director ...

Sheetz invests $28.5M in store employee wages

ALTOONA, Pa. — Sheetz, a family owned and operated restaurant and convenience chain with more than 600 stores across the Mid-Atlantic, including Weirton and Follansbee, has announced a $28.5 million investment in store employee wages. Effective Friday, the wage increase is part of ...

Winwood elected to W.Va. Credit Union League board

WEIRTON — Scott Winwood, president and CEO of First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union, has been was elected to represent District 1 on the West Virginia Credit Union League Board of Directors. District 1, which encompasses Brooke and Hancock counties, is one of nine districts ...

Health tech students now nurse’s aides

Seniors in the health technologies program at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School are now state-certified nurse’s aides after gaining a 100 percent passage rate on their recent written and skills exams. Instructor Tammy Sismondo said members of the group will next prepare for their EKG ...

Quick takes

ADDITIONS: Ron David and Michael Sabol have joined Cedar One Realty as a property manager specialist. David, a Wintersville resident, is a father of three girls and one boy and has a grandson. He will be a property manager specialist. David graduated high school in Fort Bliss, Texas, and ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: East Ohio Properties LLC to John and Janice Ramus, 72.2946 acres, Ross Township (survivorship). East Ohio Properties LLC to Samuel Mullet, metes, Ross Township. Louise Moffo (deceased) to Christine Zurek and others, ...

Traffic safety grants benefit Jefferson County JVS pupils

BLOOMINGDALE — Students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School are learning valuable lessons about traffic safety thanks to a recent grant allocation. Early childhood education students in the Family Career and Community Leaders of America organization gained two Families Acting for ...

Things not looking up for airlines

DALLAS — Just how bad was 2020 for the airline industry? The six biggest U.S. airlines lost $34 billion, and Southwest suffered its first full-year loss since Richard Nixon was president and gasoline sold for 36 cents a gallon. It was a disaster for airlines, worse than 9/11 or the global ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: JD Homes MTG LLC to Evan Hopkins, lot 56, Dixon Heights Robert Benner (deceased) to Cheryl Benner, metes, Salem Township Albert Plotts (deceased) to Donna Plotts, lot 7, Beverly Hills Lorraine Golec to Anthony ...

Opportunities abound in criminal justice program

BLOOMINGDALE — The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School is helping students forge a path for their future, and the criminal justice program offers a wide range of career opportunities in that field. The program has existed for nearly 20 years at the JVS and current instructor Jamie ...

Foundations announce $350K in grant awards

NELSONVILLE — The I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville have announced $350,000 in grant awards designed to strengthen youth resiliency in Appalachian Ohio. Given the critical role of childhood ...