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Business

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 ...

Students to represent Carroll Electric in Washington

CARROLLTON — Luke Forrester, son of Steve and Michelle Forrester of Hopedale, and Troy Lane, son of Ryan and Janet Lane of Kensington, have been selected to represent Carroll Electric Cooperative Inc. on the Washington, D.C., Rural Electric Youth Tour. Forrester and Lane, sophomores at ...

Wound treatment

Faculty in the Buckeye Local School District recently participated in the Stop the Bleed program instructed by Wheeling Hospital staff. Nearly 150 teachers were shown how to control major hemorrhaging resulting from a single incident or mass casualty situation. Grade school teacher Jim Berze, ...

AEP Access to Environmental Education Mini-Grants announced

NELSONVILLE — Several area organizations have been named recipients of AEP Access to Environmental Education Fund Mini-Grants, according to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. This year, 16 grants were made, totaling more than $20,000 in support for environmental education projects across ...

Explorers to send first live video broadcast from ocean depths

ALPHONSE ATOLL, Seychelles (AP) — Explorers are set to deliver the first live video broadcast from deep below an ocean’s surface. Early next week, a submersible is expected to dive to nearly 1,000 feet off the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean and send images to a satellite transmitter on ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Carrie Maxwell to Samuel and Christina Mitchell, lot 91, Manhattan. Ross Flanagan (deceased) to Christine Booth and Colleen Wagner, 0.96 acre, Knox Township. David and Cheryl Mascio to John and Rita Riley Jr., part ...

Smithfield food pantry recieves donation from Ohio Oil and Gas Association

COLUMBUS — The Columbus-based Ohio Oil and Gas Association on Wednesday added to the food products that disappear quickly from the shelves at the Smithfield Friends Church Food Pantry. Boxes of canned vegetables and fruits, three kinds of cereal, crackers, pastas, bath soap, tooth brushes ...

OMEGA elects officers for 2019

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association executive board elected officers for 2019 at the February board meeting at the Buckeye Career Center in New Philadelphia. Domenick Mucci, Steubenville’s representative; Commissioner Chris Abbuhl of Tuscarawas County; ...

Grand opening

The Dollar General store at 2760 state Route 213 in the Pleasant Hill area is open for business. The store offers a focused selection of national name brands and private brands of food, housewares, seasonal items, cleaning supplies, basic apparel and health and beauty products. Dollar General ...