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Watson to helm of Utica Shale Academy

SALINEVILLE — The Utica Shale Academy will have a new leader this fall after Bill Watson was named director of the community school. Watson, a resident of Wellsville, will helm the program at Southern Local High School and replace Rich Watson, who has become principal of Southern Local ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: James Sneathen to James Sneathen and Angela Badmone, 1.97 acres, Knox Township (survivorship). Floyd and Frances Wright to James and Nikki Wright, 1 acre, Knox Township (survivorship). Marci Daugherty, trustee, to Ohio ...

Treasure Box

The Treasure Box is open for business in Toronto. Located at 218 N. Fourth St., the store has a little bit of everything except groceries up to 70 percent off of retail prices, according to store owners. The business is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 ...

Revelation Ink

Revelation Ink - Tattoos by Joe Lewis, opened its doors in Toronto, Wednesday. Located at 307 Main St., the tattoo shop is available both by appointment and walk-ins. Lewis said he does any style of tattoos and does cover-ups. “We cater to anyone and their grandmother,” Lewis said. For ...

Hidden Gem

The Hidden Gem Boutique has opened its doors at 309 N. Fourth St., Toronto. Specializing in new and used clothing, shoes, accessories and crafts, store officials plan on having back-to-school specials and factory buy outs over the next few months. For information on the store contact owner ...

Rusty Bull hits the road with new food truck

WEIRTON — An area restaurant has hit the road to provide residents from across the Ohio Valley with a taste of its menu. Rusty Bull Taco Co. first opened its doors in Toronto three years ago, and now the restaurant is growing its presence with a mobile operation, recently launching a food ...

Lauttamus acquires Tri-City Communications

WEIRTON — Weirton-based A.V. Lauttamus Communications Inc. has acquired Tri-City Communications Inc., a leading provider of two-way land mobile radios, mobile video systems, wide area network coverage and electronic solutions for key health, government and corporate clients. Based in ...

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 ...