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Business

Baker accepts new position with NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A former member of the Steubenville Fire Department has accepted a new position with NASA. Garland D. Baker Jr. will become the senior director fire protection engineer with NASA through Boss Contracting on Aug. 5. He will provide oversight and design of fire ...

Perry takes economic position at Franciscan

STEUBENVILLE — Doug Perry, a former executive at Honeywell International Inc., has been named executive in residence for the department of accounting, business administration and economics at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Perry will give lectures and lead seminars on a range of ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Earl and Tina Pearce Jr.. to Bubba B Wash & Dry LLC, lot 36, West Park. Mid American Mortgage Inc. to Housing & Urban Development, 5,000 square feet, Steubenville Township. Patrick and Charlotte Westlake to ...

Lauttamus wins ATSI Award of Excellence

WEIRTON — A.V. Lauttamus Communications Security is the recipient of the ATSI 2019 Award of Excellence. This award is presented annually by the Association of TeleServices International, the industry’s trade association for providers of telecommunications and call center services ...

Serving the area

SouthernCare Hospice held an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday at its new location at 100 Welday Ave., Suite G, Wintersville. Located in the former Comcast Customer Service Center, SouthernCare serves residents of Jefferson County and is part of the Kindred at Home family of home ...

Favede named vice chair of constructors organizations

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Ginny Favede has been named vice chair of the Association of Union Constructors Local Employer Organizations. She has spent a little more than two years as the executive director of the Ohio Valley Construction Employers Council, Contractors Association and as Project BEST ...

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, ...