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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, ...

Hancock County Bar Association officers

The Hancock County Bar Association elected officers and directors for 2019-2021 when it met March 14. Selected were, from left, Steve Recht, immediate past president, who was recognized for his service as president; Carl A. Frankovitch, president; Max Nogay, vice president; Sherri VanTassel, ...

Skin graft made of cod implemented

EAST LIVERPOOL — For two decades, Dianne Simmons had sought medical treatment for the slow-healing wounds on her legs. She had become accustomed to the likelihood that some of those ulcers might even be more stubborn than she is, but then the Cadiz woman saw a television segment on a new ...

Organization wins award for preservation

WHEELING — Wheeling Heritage won a national award for its work revitalizing and preserving Wheeling on Monday evening. The organization was named one of three winners of the 2019 Great American Main Street Award by the National Main Street Center at its conference in Seattle. The annual ...

Wheeling Hospital physicians say screenings are working

WHEELING — Citing improved health rankings for Ohio and Marshall counties, Wheeling Hospital physicians say screenings and preventive measures lead to good health outcomes. Ohio County ranks fifth in West Virginia for health outcomes and Marshall County is sixth in the 2019 County Health ...

Name change

The community celebrated the name change of a local firm Monday. Formally known as Cipriani Law Offices, Cipriani & Thomas Law Offices and Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce held a dinner at Dovetail Fire & Ale to commemorate the change. A.J. Thomas has worked at the firm for about eight ...

Chick-fil-A coming to area mall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A new fast-food restaurant — Chick-fil-A — is scheduled to be built outside the Ohio Valley Mall this year. Construction of the popular eatery will soon get under way on a parcel of land in front of Macy’s, according to Joe Bell, spokesman for Cafaro Co., the ...

Portman tours, speaks with Warren Fabricating workers

HUBBARD — Regina Mitchell, chief operating officer of Warren Fabricating and Machining, can find employees, just not the right employees. She chalks that up as her biggest challenge running the Hubbard-based specialized fabricator, machiner and assembler of large steel weldments. “We ...

Wheeling Hospital announces plans for expansion

BELLAIRE — To meet continuing health care needs of Belmont County residents, Wheeling Hospital is expanding its health center in Bellaire and opening an ambulatory surgical center in Bridgeport. Plans for the two facilities were announced Wednesday during a press conference at Wheeling ...

Technology Services Group set to launch SmartSite

WHEELING — After 34 years in business in the Friendly City, Technology Services Group Inc. announced Wednesday that it is launching a new service — the SmartSite, which combines numerous networking tools into one. While many websites offer a mobile site for browsing on mobile devices, TSG ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Tyler Sviha to Heather Mixter, 1.156 acres, Springfield Township. Federal National Mortgage Association to Jennifer Blackwelder, lot 13, Hendrickson Tract unrecorded. Erik and Angalena Takach to Devin Carothers, ...

Pad named in honor of student

CADIZ — Encino Energy hosted family and friends of a Marietta College student who died unexpectedly, for a tour of a well pad named in his memory. Joel Wunnenberg was an aspiring petroleum engineer in his first year at Marietta College when he died in the spring of 2017. The naming of the ...

Plastic Surgery and Spa holds grand kick-off event

WEIRTON — Golla Center for Plastic Surgery and Spa held a grand kickoff Thursday to celebrate its new location and to show off its medical spa treatments. “We are trying to build up the other half of this practice, which is less invasive,” said Nurse Practitioner Rise ...

Several EGCC professors honored with excellence awards

STEUBENVILLE — Five professors at Eastern Gateway Community College have received NISOD Teacher of Excellence Awards for 2018-2019. Honored during a luncheon at EGCC were Darrel Lawrence, Karen Spindler, Ken Knox, James Senary and Lisa Walsh. The award-winning instructors were ...

Quick Takes

ADDITIONS: Janice Adrian and Brad Cain have joined the roster of agents at J.J. Guida Airport Realty in Weirton. They both are full-time agents in Ohio and West Virginia and bring many years of experience to their new positions, officials explained. Adrian can be contacted at (740) ...

Real estate transactions

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Betty Crouch (deceased) to Ronald Crouch, lot 149, Country Club Estates. Earl Vanfossan (deceased) to Suzanne Baney and others, lot 53, McConnell’s. Frederick Smith Jr. to Jessica Smith, 1.139 acres, Mount Pleasant ...

First Choice America board reorganizes

Following the 80th-annual meeting of First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union on Feb. 19, the board of directors reorganized for the coming year. The board includes, from left, Edward L. Kennedy, board member; Kenneth W. Truax, treasurer; Robert G. Mrvos, first vice chairman; Scott ...

JVS welding program adds augmented reality equipment

BLOOMINGDALE — The welding program at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School has added augmented reality equipment to mimic working with actual tools. Instructor Todd Parker said the Miller AugmentedArc technology was added in December and his 38 students are getting some practice for ...