HEALTH TALK —  Weirton Medical Center CEO John Frankovitch, left, and Vincent Deluzio, managing director of R&V Associates, the business managing firm at the hospital, spoke of their experience with the current health care system and their hopes for improvement during a recent interview at the WMC administrative offices.
-- Paul Giannamore

WMC sees health care returning to spotlight

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WEIRTON — While the health care debate in Washington seems to be on the back burner to other issues for now, expect it to surface as an election issue for the 2018 mid-term elections. That was the word from Vincent Deluzio, managing director of R&V Associates, the business managing firm ...

-- Contributed

Coalition receives Pugliese grant


The Women In Action Against Cancer Coalition recently was awarded a $1,000 grant through the Charles M. and Thelma M. Pugliese Charitable Foundation. The money will be used to provide Pap smears and mammograms for underserved women and provide prostate screening through the April Minority ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Arrested: Brian Zapolnik, 28, 354 Terri Ave., possession of drugs, possession of hypodermic needle and possession of drug paraphernalia, Tuesday. Cited: Carrie L. Burrier, 26, 5 Maplewood Drive, speeding; Laura B. Headland, 32, 273 Patricia Ave., Weirton, speeding; Robert H. ...

NEW PRODUCT ON DISPLAY — Crews with Green Acres Contracting of Scottdale, Pa., on Wednesday installed along Marquette Avenue in Follansbee about 1,800 feet of guardrail, including several sections coated with ZAM, a new coating produced by Wheeling-Nisshin Steel said to be at least three times more resistant to corrosion. Officials said sections of ZAM coated guardrail were alternated with galvanized steel sections to show the difference between the durability
-- Warren Scott

Guardrail showcases local industry’s product

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FOLLANSBEE — When crews installed about 1,800 feet of guardrail along Marquette Avenue Wednesday, they were not only helping to protect drivers traveling to and from the city’s Parkview section. They also were helping to showcase a relatively new product produced by a local ...

Festivities detailed for Juneteenth Festival on Friday, Saturday


STEUBENVILLE — Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., Steubenville, will present its Juneteenth Festival celebrating African American heritage during two days of festivities. The community-oriented event open to the public will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the ...


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The following marriage applications were filed in Jefferson County: Andrew Jonathan Boggs of Bloomingdale and Kylie Marie Long of East Springfield. Timothy Allen White and Tina Louise Collins, both of Richmond.

Three face charges in two local drug raids

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Drug Task Force took three people into custody during two drug raids on Tuesday and seized a large amount of cocaine and heroin. The drug task force executed a search warrant at a house at 744 Rosswell Ave. on Tuesday evening. Jason Hanlin of the task ...

Series of Toronto Ghost Walks set to kick off June 28


TORONTO — Who says ghosts are “spooky?” The Historical Society of Toronto is gearing up for its second season of bringing to life former Toronto citizens and the true stories they have to tell, or maybe never got to tell, when they hold their Ghost Walks, set for June 28, July 26 and ...

Country Friends announces schedule of entertainment


COLLIERS — Country Friends will host the Light Touch Dance Band on Friday at the Memorial Hall, located at 67 Police Lodge Road in Colliers. On Saturday, the Country Friends Band is scheduled to entertain. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. for ...

CONTEST SET — Members of the Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce and guests heard from Britney Hervey Farris, co-owner of Family Roots Farm of Wellsburg, while gathered in the commercial kitchen that a $2,500 prize from last year’s Brooke County Entrepreneurial Pitch helped to establish. This year’s Entrepreneurial Pitch contest is set for Aug. 31.  - Warren Scott

Wellsburg chamber to hold Entrepreneurial Pitch contest on Aug. 31

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WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce is seeking aspiring or new business owners with ideas for a new business or expansion to compete for a cash prize that can help them further their goals. And this year’s Entrepreneurial Pitch contest has been expanded to include Hancock ...