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Business

Griffeth & Son Trucking expanding in Carroll County

CARROLLTON — Griffeth & Son Trucking, a family owned business founded in 1987, soon will be operating from a new location and will create 40 new jobs in Carroll County. The company, which was primarily focused on transporting coal when first organized, is purchasing the former Heritage ...

Coloring contest

More than 3,000 coloring sheets were received from local children in the annual coloring contest held by the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions. Entries were submitted by students from schools in Hancock and Brooke counties, along with members of the area credit unions. The children ...

Comcast increases speed

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Comcast is increasing download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet packages for residential customers in the Northeast Division, which includes Ohio, West Virginia and 13 other northeastern states from Maine through Virginia and the District of Columbia. ...

Quick Takes

ASK THE DOCTOR: Ask the Doctor, an informal conversation with Harrison Community Hospital Medical Director Dr. Dan Jones, will be presented at the next Lunch & Learn workshop, which will be held at noon Nov. 7 in the HCH cafeteria in Cadiz. Jones will review current standards of care in ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Robert Cichon Sr. (deceased) to Theresa Cichon, metes, Smithfield Township. Thomas Mikesell to Rebecca Mikesell, 1.21 acres, Wayne Township. Rebecca Mikesell to Thomas Mikesell Jr., metes, Springfield Township. David ...

More than a century of reliability

WELLSBURG — Eagle Manufacturing Co. this year is celebrating 125 years of business and a legacy of excellence, quality and reliability. “To say we’re proud is an understatement,” Eagle Senior Marketing Manager Julie Lehto said. “To be in business this long is an incredible ...

Dowell named associate director of nursing at OUE

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Susan D. Dowell has been named associate director of nursing at the Ohio University Eastern Campus. She will lead the OUE’s new BSN program. which was officially announced in September. A native of Zanesville, Dowell will continue to serve as associate professor of ...

Tours plant

State Sen. Frank Hoagland, R-Mingo Junction, Monday toured the W. H. Sammis Power Plant in Stratton and met with plant leadership and workers. First Energy Solution’s announced earlier this year that the Sammis Power Plant would remain open after the state’s new energy plan, House Bill 6, ...

BetRivers Sportsbook officially opens at Rivers

PITTSBURGH — BetRivers Sportsbook officially opened Monday at Rivers Casino. The new, 5,500-square-foot space features high-definition TV monitors, comfortable seating and plenty of room for fans to enjoy watching and wagering on their favorite teams and sports. The sportsbook is at the ...

Meadows gets go-ahead on its sportsbook venture

WASHINGTON, Pa. — The Meadows Racetrack and Casino has gotten the go-ahead on its sportsbook venture. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved the Meadows’ application Wednesday morning in Harrisburg. Although the gaming site is a few hurdles shy of getting an official OK, it is ...

Quick takes

RETIRING: Marianne Featheringham and Ed Palmer are retiring from their roles with the Bergholz Community Foundation, it was announced Sept. 26 during the foundation’s 25th-annual meeting. Featheringham became a trustee in November 1994, shortly after the foundation was created. She has ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: James Armstrong, trustee, to Brandie Bonar, 1.077 acres, Springfield Township. Phyllis and John Hager to Jamie and Kelly Tonkovich, 7.717 acres, Smithfield Township (survivorship). Mary and Lemoyne Peltz to Jamie ...

Free business workshop planned in Brooke County

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Economic Development Authority, First National Bank of Follansbee, area chambers of commerce and local businesses will offer a free business workshop, Inspiring You: Vision to Business, at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Brooke County Public Library. The workshop will ...

Improvements completed

Martha Manor, a longtime assisted living and adult daycare facility at 408 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, has undergone numerous improvements, thanks to a $37,000 grant awarded through the Mary Jane Brooks Charitable Trust. Work included new flooring, new bathroom stalls, the purchase of a ...

Quick Takes

JOINS THE TEAM: Jill Freeman has joined Cedar One Realty and will be working out of the Wintersville office. Freeman resides in Scio with her husband Michael and two daughters, Taylor and Shelby. Freeman has been in the real estate industry since 2000 when she graduated from Belmont Technical ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Andrea Blischak-Seditz and Duane Seditz to Stephen and M. Therese Zdinak, lot 4, Ekey’s (survivorship). Cynthia Barber to Darrell Shaffer, 0.288 acre, Steubenville Township. Richard Lewis (deceased) to Michael and ...

Open for business

Pretty on Penn, located at 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. in Weirton, celebrated its grand opening Thursday, with representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, the city of Weirton and other guests. Owned by Renee Mrvos, the boutique offers new and previously owned women’s fashions, ...

OUE to offer bachelor of science in nursing degree

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Ohio University Eastern is adding a bachelor of science in nursing degree to the growing list of degrees available to students at the St. Clairsville campus. “Ohio University Eastern is proud to bring Ohio’s existing bachelor of science in nursing program to our ...

Ribar back in business downtown

STEUBENVILLE — Mike Ribar’s customers were surprised, to say the least, when he walked away from his downtown appliance business two years ago. To say they’re just as surprised to have him back again is an understatement. “When I’m out, so many people will come up and ask me, ‘Is ...