Business

ASPIRE graduates recognized with ceremony at Steubenville campus

STEUBENVILLE — This year’s graduates of the ASPIRE program at Eastern Gateway Community College are being recognized on both of the school’s campuses. Graduates from the southern counties received their recognition on June 14 in the lecture halls of the Arthur J. D’Anniballe Education ...

Recognition

Diane Gribble, director of the Jefferson County Board of Elections, received the 2019 Pat Wolfe Election Official of the Year Award during a ceremony held Tuesday. On hand for the presentation were, from left, former Gov. Bob Taft; Gribble; Court of Appeals Judge Judge Jennifer Brunner; and ...

Ogden Wellness Weekend Coporate Cup Half-Marathon winners announced

Main Street Bank won the Half-Marathon Corporate Cup Challenge Under 50 Employees during Ogden Wellness Weekend in May. Top left, Joe Lovell, the race director wearing red, presented the trophy to bank President and CEO Rich Lucas. The rest of the team included, from left, front, Sarah Tisher, ...

$60M hotel planned for North Shore

PITTSBURGH — Rivers Casino said Tuesday that work on a $60 million North Shore hotel will begin this summer. The seven-story, four-star property will be called the Landing Hotel Pittsburgh and will include 219 guest rooms. The hotel will attach to the existing casino on the east facade, ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Michael Boilegh to US Bank, 0.999 acre, Cross Creek Township. Wayne and Lorraine Walker to Vanessa Moyer, lot 555 and part lots 85-86, Labelleview; and part lot 197, Pleasant Heights. Cathy Johnson (deceased) to Walter ...

Mike ‘Smitty’ Smith believes in restorations

STEUBENVILLE — Mike “Smitty” Smith is known through out the region for two things — flooring and wrestling. The young businessman recently bought two properties in the city and will be using them to fulfill both parts of his public life. Smith restored the foraon Fourth Street, ...

Pennies for Patients

Harding Middle School participated in the Pennies for Patients program this year to promote student understanding of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest nonprofit health organization dedicated to finding cures for people who have blood cancers. The money students raise ...

Young professionals urged to consider area opportunities

WHEELING — Retention efforts in the Ohio Valley continue to be the subject of conversation within government, business and community circles. The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley and its Community Leader Internship Program aims to combat the ongoing out-migration issue by showcasing ...

Altercare Adena earns recognition

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Altercare Adena has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. There are more than 13,000 skilled nursing centers and assisted living communities ...

Local Business Quick Takes

WELCOME: Cedar One Realty has welcomed several members into the business in various positions. Linda Duran has joined the Wintersville office. Duran specializes in tenant relations and social media platforms. As a member of the Wintersville area for more than 20 years, Duran raised her ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Frederick and Shari Menzel to Frederick Menzel, 73.46 acres, Steubenville Township. Robert and Diana Durst to Ohio Valley Health Center, part lot 357, Wells Addition. Leroy Bee Sr. (deceased) to Bernardina Bee, lot 24, ...

New heart technology now offered at WMC

WEIRTON — Weirton Medical Center is now offering the latest, state-of-the-art technology in interventional cardiology. The facility’s heart care team has performed its inaugural procedures with new Impella technology in the hospital’s heart catheterization lab. Drs. Stanley Mannino ...

Electrical degrees

Eastern Gateway Community College recently awarded associate of technical study in electrical trades and journeyman’s cards to 11 members of IBEW Local 246, Steubenville. On hand for the presentation at the Williams Golf and Country Club in Weirton were, from left, Tyler Buchanan, Brian ...

Assure America maintains Top 10 company ranking

From staff reports WEIRTON — Assure America Corp. has been named one of Erie Insurance’s Top 10 Company Elite Winners for 2018. This is the second year in a row that Assure America has outperformed 2,200 other agencies nationwide to maintain its ranking. The Top 10 Company Elite Award ...

Officially open

Martha’s Gallery, a news business in Wellsburg, held its grand opening Thursday. Co-owners Chatman Neely, left, and Harry Sanford named the art center after the beloved donkey that lives at Neely’s and Harry’s local bed and breakfast, the Barn with Inn. Located at 736 Charles St., ...

Limo service adds fleet of carriages

WELLSVILLE — Carriage Limousine Service has added new carriages and the capability of conducting more than one funeral service at once. Its fleet now includes nine carriages, including a specialty Doli for Indian weddings, and nine Percheron draft horses. Carriages are avaiabale for a wide ...

Real estate transactions

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Marie Forro (deceased) to Paul Forro Sr., lots 118-120, Olzeski First. Nelson Best II to Aleshia Best, 4.811 acres, Knox Township. Frank and Shannon Luckino to CAL Rentals LLC, lots 34-35, Francis First. CAL Rentals ...

First Choice America celebrates 80th anniversary

First Choice America’s 80th-anniversary celebration on May 17 attracted thousands of members to its eight offices for cookies and prizes. Each person was given a commemorative tote bag filled with several give-away items including souvenir 80th anniversary logo key rings. Each office awarded ...

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 ...