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Business

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 ...

Career expos held

Nurse Jennie Scott gave fifth- and sixth-grade pupils at John Gregg Elementary a glimpse of the future by discussing her profession during a career expo at the school. Local professionals including plumbers, pipefitters, law enforcement, medical personnel and military recruiters visited all ...

Growing Great Kids

Michelle Miller of the Tennessee-based Growing Great Kids program led a four-day training session for eight home visitors with the Help Me Grow agency at the Jefferson County Educational Service Center in Steubenville. The program, which was provided through the Ohio Department of Health, ...

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 ...

Senior Spooktacular

The Weirton Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions celebrated Halloween by hosting a “Senior Spooktacular” for the residents of Weirton Geriatric Center. Volunteers from the credit unions, nursing home staff and residents dressed up in a variety of costumes for the Halloween party. Costume ...

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 ...