Business

Health Plan recognized by W.Va. chamber

WHEELING — The Health Plan received the Five-Diamond Employer award from the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce on April 10 at its annual human resources conference in Charleston. This is the second year in a row the Health Plan has received this recognition for its commitment to employee ...

Credit union gives out 13 service awards

WEIRTON — First Choice America Federal Credit Union presented 13 service awards during its annual employee appreciation event. “I wish to thank and congratulate each employee of First Choice America for your dedication, your hard work, your team spirit and your commitment to ...

HealthPath Foundation awards grants to eight organizations

CINCINNATI — Eight organizations dedicated to improving community health in Southeast Ohio will share $64,000 in grant money awarded by the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio. The grants are part of HealthPath’s Community Connections initiative, which awarded 20 grants this year totaling ...

Trauma discussion

Wheeling Hospital recently hosted nearly 125 physicians, nurses, area EMS personnel and other health care professionals during an emergency/trauma symposium. The event featured five physicians who discussed the various types and treatments of trauma. Among the speakers was Dr. Carlos ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Sharon Faldowski (deceased) to Cindy Massaro and others, metes, Smithfield Township. Dawn Zullo to Spicy Properties LLC, lot 104, Ross Park Realty. Jefferson County Land Reutilization Corp. to Genevieve Murray, metes, ...

Radio station has a new name

STEUBENVILLE — A longtime radio voice in the city has a new owner, new call letters and a new format. The former WDIG-AM officially changed to WIXZ-AM, pronounced “Whick-see,” on Dec. 4 after it was purchased by Bob Scharnhorst. It can be found at 950 on the AM dial. Scharnhorst said ...

Capital Recovery Systems reaches milestone

From staff reports COLUMBUS — Capital Recovery Systems Inc., a full-service receivables management and debt collection agency serving the local government sector, has reached the $250 million collection milestone for its Ohio government clients. “We are quite proud of reaching this ...

Fort, visitor center are sponsoring Spring Fling Shopping Day

STEUBENVILLE — As a way to promote efforts to shop locally, Historic Fort Steuben and the Steubenville Visitor Center are hosting a Spring Fling Shopping Day and Shopper’s Tea from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27. “We have so many neat little gift shops all over town that people don’t even ...

Harvey-Smith tapped to lead Pittsburgh Technical College

From staff reports OAKDALE, Pa. – Alicia B. Harvey-Smith has been named president of Pittsburgh Technical College. Harvey-Smith, whose appointment will be effective July 1, brings nearly three decades of experience in academic leadership to the school, which formerly was Pittsburgh ...

Quick Takes

READY TO START UP: The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Ohio Small Business Development Centers and business and community services at Kent State University will present New Business Start Up, an overview of issues related to starting and ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Mary Vale to Kelsi Peck, lot 74, Rodger’s Third. Ricky and Lori Border to Seth Miller, 0.389716, Cross Creek Township. Charles and Mary Henry to Randal McClung, 0.5432 acre, Ross Township. Mark Keenan to Sandra ...

Building getting an upgrade

WINTERSVILLE — A longtime Wintersville building is getting an upgrade. The post office building at 201 Luray Drive is being renovated to add an elevator, which will make the 12,000 square feet of office space located on the top floor accessible to people with disabilities. The renovations ...

Agency open

The Michael A. Buffo Insurance Agency located at 2605 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, held an open house Tuesday. The agency originally was opened by Daniel Diamond in 1977. “I want to thank all the clients who have supported me for the past 42 years,” Diamond said. “I am very excited to give ...

Rover Pipeline paid more than $3 million in county taxes

STEUBENVILLE — The Rover Pipeline paid more than $3 million to Jefferson County in annual property taxes for 2018, with more than $69 million paid across the state, according to Energy Partners, the owner of the pipeline. Across the full four-state project, the pipeline paid nearly $73 ...

Alpha Omicron Nu Chapter at EGCC hosts convention

STEUBENVILLE — The Alpha Omicron Nu Chapter at Eastern Gateway Community College hosted the Ohio Region Hallmark Convention of Phi Theta Kappa. Forty-one state chapters were represented by 101 attendees. “Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society traces its beginnings to Kappa Phi Omicron, an ...

QUICK TAKES

QUALIFIED: Nikolas A. Kamarados, a certified financial planner and a financial planner with the Prudential Insurance Co. of America’s Keystone Mountain Financial Group, has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table for the 15th consecutive year, making him a qualifying and ...

EGCC club to hold computer repair clinic

STEUBENVILLE — The Eastern Gateway Community College Information Technology Club will be hosting a computer repair clinic on Saturday at the Steubenville campus. The clinic will be held at Founders Hall from 9 a.m. until noon. EGCC’s IT Club will be there to help diagnose and repair the ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Verla Eddy (deceased) to Thomas Eddy, 6,800 square feet, Cross Creek Township. Scott Gargiulo to Richard Stinard, lot 8, Parkvale. Amy Adams and Jason Kirkman to Seven Clark, part lot 67, Clark’s Second. Craig ...

St. Florian Event Center now up and running

WINTERSVILLE — St. Florian Event Center has gone through some major changes since the beginning of the year, but the hall is open and ready for business. The special events venue, located at 286 Luray Drive, closed after the first of the year while it went through some major renovations. ...

Urban Mission receives grant

Franciscan University of Steubenville and Parkhurst Dining have partnered to present the fourth-annual Love Where You Live grant to the Urban Mission of Steubenville. Each year, Parkhurst, the university’s food provider, makes a donation to a charity of the university’s choice. This year, ...