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Encino Energy partners with wildlife education center

EAST LIVERPOOL — Encino Energy has partnered with the all-volunteer Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center in Columbiana County to complete a pavilion project and support the center’s geology road show. In Columbiana County, Encino was asked to provide funding from the Encino Community ...

Universities make the grade

STEUBENVILLE — Three area universities have received praise and high marks from one international publication. ¯ As it has since 1998, U.S. News and World Report ranked Franciscan University of Steubenville among the elite top-tier of Midwest universities—tied for 15th overall this ...

Area dental practice changing hands

WELLSBURG — A longtime dental practice in the city is undergoing changes. Dr. Olivia Mason has purchased the operation of Dr. David G. Edwards, a move that will include the rebranding of the practice as Almost Heaven Family Dentistry. “For the past 47 years, I have devoted my personal ...

Quick Take

JOINS TEAM: Gina Giuliani has joined the Cedar One Realty team and will be working out of the Wintersville office. Giuliani attended and graduated from Steubenville Catholic Central High School and from West Liberty University, where she obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. She ...

Jefferson County real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: ≤ Auditor of Jefferson County to Whitney Thompson, .07 acre, Steubenville Township ≤ Margaret Hardy (deceased) to Melissa Hardy, lots 10-13, Kithcart and Coles ≤ Deneen and Steven Bright to Lloyd Douglas, lot 82, ...

Valley Hospice helps survivors cope

STEUBENVILLE — Valley Hospice will host five memorial butterfly releases dedicated to celebrating the lives of loved ones who are no longer with us. Due to COVID-19, this year’s events will be drive-through style. Guests will have the opportunity to pick up their butterflies and then have ...

GM announces another electric car partnership

DETROIT — General Motors announced its second major electric vehicle partnership in less than a week on Tuesday — this time a $2 billion deal with startup Nikola. GM will take an 11 percent ownership stake in the Phoenix company and will engineer and build Nikola’s Badger hydrogen fuel ...

Cosmetology grads get licensed

Recent graduates from Jefferson County Joint Vocational School’s cosmetology program earned their state licensure after passing the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board exams this summer. Among them were, from left, Liza Mihalyo, Catalina Mazzaferro and Zoey Young while others included ...

Encino joins ONE Future coalition

From staff reports HOUSTON —Encino Acquisition Partners has joined the Our Nation’s Energy Future coalition, officials have announced. As a ONE Future member, Encino will report yearly methane emission reduction results as part of the production sector in the annual report, as well as ...

Quick Take

NEW LOCATION: Priority Life Care, a Fort Wayne, Ind.-based firm, is locating its corporate soul, formerly known as its human resources department, at 200 Luray Drive in Wintersville, according to Cedar One Realty. This division of the company handles employee relations, benefits, recruiting, ...

Business under new ownership

A grand re-opening was celebrated Wednesday for McCauslen Any Occasion, located at 382 Penco Road in Weirton, which is now owned and operated by sisters Kasey Marino and Theresa Comisso. The event included food provided by the Rusty Bull taco truck and music by Jonathan Mihellis. Marino and ...

Carriage Inn fills two medical positions

STEUBENVILLE — Dr. Derek S. Powell has been named medical director at the Carriage Inn of Steubenville. A Steubenville native, Powell obtained his bachelor of science degree in biology from Bethany College in 2004. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine in 2008, ...

Weirton Board of Realtors met to discuss unprecedented changes

The executive officers of the Weirton Board of Realtors met to discuss unprecedented changes during this year of COVID-19. Wearing masks and using hand sanitizers, they discussed the importance of maintaining client safety as well as the safety of other agents and themselves while conducting ...

Sheetz named a ‘great place to work’

ALTOONA, Pa. — Sheetz, the regional restaurant and convenience chain, has been named as one of the 2020 “50 Companies that Care” by People Magazine and Great Place to Work. The annual list, now in its fourth year, focused on how companies have responded to the COVID-19 crisis to care ...

Business Quick Takes

HONORED: Hancock County Commissioner Paul R. Cowey III has been selected as a recipient of a Rising Star Award. Presented by the County Commissioners’ Association of West Virginia, the award recognizes a commissioner who goes beyond the call of duty to actively participate and advance the ...

Real Estate Transfers

Real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County include: Auditor of Jefferson County to Michael Cionni, part lot 211, A,C. Jones. Auditor of Jefferson County to Michael Cionni, .039 acre, Warren Township. Auditor of Jefferson County to Michael Cionni, 2,106 square feet, Warren ...

Hearing set in East Liverpool incinerator lawsuit

OAKLAND, Calif. — A crucial court appearance could determine whether an area incinerator can continue disposing of a substance that environmentalists allege is the equivalent of federal toxic waste. Earlier this year, the local environmental activist group Save Our County, which is based in ...

Funding is awarded for Wi-Fi access

NELSONVILLE — The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and the AEP Ohio Foundation have awarded more than $40,000 to support nonprofit and public organizations working to expand community Wi-Fi access points in communities across Appalachian Ohio. Among the grantees was the Historical Society of ...

Registration for adult education at JVS available this week and next

BLOOMINGDALE — Area residents seeking to expand their knowledge can register for adult education courses at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. The fall semester will be in full swing with registration set for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and Sept. 7, 8, 9 and 10, but signups ...

JVS gets Auditor of State Award

BLOOMINGDALE — The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School has been recognized with the Ohio Auditor of State Award for its fiscal practices. The school received a certificate from Auditor of State Keith Faber for excellence in financial reporting in accordance with generally accepted ...