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JCBDD gets three-year accreditation

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ Service and Support Administration Department has gained a three-year accreditation following an extensive review by the state. SSA Director Lynette Ekey said Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities officials ...

Local online business opens brick-and-mortar location

WINTERSVILLE — After operating an online based supplier of T-shirts and other apparel bearing messages about patriotism, freedoms and faith since 2017, a Wintersville couple has established a brick-and-mortar location where area residents may purchase their product in person. Sharen ...

JVS receives $50K grant to jumpstart new program

BLOOMINGDALE — The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School has received a $50,000 grant to outfit its new heavy equipment operator’s program. The windfall through the Charles M. and Thelma M. Pugliese Charitable Foundation will help acquire a Vortex Edge Max Earth Moving simulator to ...

IBEW apprentices obtain their degrees from Eastern Gateway

STEUBENVILLE — Thanks to a unique partnership between a local union and Eastern Gateway Community College, eight students finished a five-year apprenticeship program and earned an associate degree at the same time. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 246 and the ...

Food truck putting down roots in Toronto

TORONTO — Located across from a local paper recycling plant, the Lost Dutchman’s Grub Hub has filled a need for a quick place to grab lunch. But as the food truck has continued to operate from the same spot, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., it’s drawn many other passersby ...

Columbiana port CEO to join national committee

LISBON — Penny Traina, chief executive officer of the Columbiana County Port Authority, is one of 25 new members to be appointed to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. “I’m very honored and humbled to have been ...