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Business

New officers

The Jefferson County Bar Association swore in new officers during a luncheon Thursday at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville. The new officers include, from left, seated, Eric Reszke, second vice president; Cerryn Cottrell Marshall, president; Jane Hanlin, first vice president; ...

O’Neil named director of operations at Lou Holtz Hall of Fame

EAST LIVERPOOL — Chelsea O’Neil has been named director of operations at the Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame. O’Neil previously worked at the hall of fame as a docent and marketing assistant in 2008-2009. She has remained a volunteer with the facility since her ...

County Farm Bureaus honored

COLUMBUS ­— Twenty-nine county Farm Bureaus throughout Ohio were honored with achievement awards for outstanding programming during the past year during the 101st-annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau held Dec. 4-5. Jefferson, Harrison, Belmont and Carroll counties were among those ...

Certification benefits criminal justice students

BLOOMINGDALE— A new certification through the Ohio Department of Education will help criminal justice students on the career path to work in corrections. The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School now has an agreement with the ODE that allows students who graduate from the criminal ...

Perkins attends third producer conference in 2019

STEUBENVILLE — Ken Perkins, financial adviser with Tri-State Financial Services, attended his third producer conference hosted by Cetera Advisor Networks in 2019. Perkins and his wife, Becky, in February attended the Circle of Excellence Conference at the J.W. Marriott Marco Island Beach ...

Annual donation

The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of the West Virginia Credit Union League once again collected toys for the Toys for Tots program at its November Chapter meeting. Tabitha Herchuck from the Tri-State Marine Corps Club was on hand to accept the toys the credit unions collected. At the presentation ...

Quick Takes

LICENSED: James Douglas Knight recently became a licensed social worker through the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board by passing the Association of Social Work Boards Examination. In August, he earned a masters of social work degree from Campbellsville ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Anna Smith and others to Kristina Scott, 3.7623 acres, Smithfield Township (survivorship). Steubenville MHP LLC to Pleasant Hills MHP LLC, lots 1-13, 15-20 and 23-28, Pleasant Hills; and 81.160 acres, Island Creek ...

Woman turns love for animals into a business

FOLLANSBEE — Michelle Coppa said she’s very thankful to be able to open her own business doing something she loves: caring for animals. The owner of Coppa’s Barker Shoppe at 854 Main St., Coppa said as a child she and her late father, David, shared a love of dogs, not knowing that years ...

Challenge Award winners

Indian Creek High School students were recognized by representatives of the Challenge Program and school business partner Marathon Petroleum, formerly MarkWest, for excelling in areas important to success in life, including attendance, community service, STEM, academic excellence and academic ...

Rauch returns ‘home’ to Bethany

BETHANY — Laura Rauch has been hired as Bethany College’s director of annual giving. She is returning to Bethany after two years as the director of development for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Pittsburgh. She previously spent two years as Bethany’s major gifts officer. “This is ...

Business networking group hosts open house

STEUBENVILLE — In honor of its three-year anniversary, BNI TriState Referrals plans to host an open event for business professionals at the Best Western Plus Franciscan Square Inn and Suites in Steubenville. The event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, is free and will ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Mehamet Mallas (deceased) to Eileen Mallas, part lots 173 and 294 and lot 327, Labelle; and lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs. Eileen Mallas to Robby and Dianna Mallas, lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs ...

Realtors HOF selections announced

DOVER — Local real estate broker Rick DeLuca of DeLuca Realty was inducted into the second class of the East Central Association of Realtors Hall of Fame at the Brietenbach Winery Tool Shed Event Center on Nov. 13. A Realtor for 25 years and broker since 2001, DeLuca was inducted into the ...

Garden Grill opens

Garden Grill Steakhouse, located within the Three Springs Center development in Weirton, held a grand opening Tuesday, with representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, the city of Weirton and other guests in attendance. Owned and operated by Anthony Colpo, the restaurant features a ...

Career expos held

Nurse Jennie Scott gave fifth- and sixth-grade pupils at John Gregg Elementary a glimpse of the future by discussing her profession during a career expo at the school. Local professionals including plumbers, pipefitters, law enforcement, medical personnel and military recruiters visited all ...

Growing Great Kids

Michelle Miller of the Tennessee-based Growing Great Kids program led a four-day training session for eight home visitors with the Help Me Grow agency at the Jefferson County Educational Service Center in Steubenville. The program, which was provided through the Ohio Department of Health, ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Mehamet Mallas (deceased) to Eileen Mallas, part lots 173 and 294 and lot 327, Labelle; and lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs. Eileen Mallas to Robby and Dianna Mallas, lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs ...

Senior Spooktacular

The Weirton Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions celebrated Halloween by hosting a “Senior Spooktacular” for the residents of Weirton Geriatric Center. Volunteers from the credit unions, nursing home staff and residents dressed up in a variety of costumes for the Halloween party. Costume ...

Learning about housing

Students in Steubenville, Toronto and Wintersville learned more about fair housing rights and responsibilities, and the fair housing complaint process, at seminars hosted by the Ohio Valley Fair Housing Center, 115 S. Third St. Free seminars were held at Steubenville, Catholic Central, Indian ...