Business

CEREMONY — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday at the newly established Title Co. Ltd. office located on South Fourth Street in Steubenville. On hand were, from left, Sam Halkias, president of the Ohio Land Title Association; state Sen. Frank Hoagland, R-Mingo Junction; Tammy Besece, business owner; Steubenville City Manager Jim Mavromatis; Lisa Paolucci, branch manager; T.J. Schultz, attorney who works with the title company; Lynne Majzun, an assistant to Schultz; and Nicolas Sacker, Paolucci’s son.
-- Jody Wisbith

Steubenville welcomes Title Co.

STEUBENVILLE — Lisa Paolucci of Brilliant is using her more than 30 years of title and banking experience in a new business venture, the Title Co. Ltd. in downtown Steubenville. The business’ newest office, located 108 S. Fourth St., opened in April, and Paolucci, branch manager, said the ...

CONSIGNMENT SHOP — Barb Beatty, owner of Lollipops and Gumdrops, enjoys a moment with her son, Sidney, at her new consignment store at 59 Town Square in Wellsburg. The shop offers an assortment of gently used children’s, junior girls and maternity clothes.
-- Warren Scott

Consignment shop opens in Wellsburg

WELLSBURG — Whether preparing children for the new school year or trying to keep up with a growing infant or toddler, visitors to Lollipops and Gumdrops will find a variety of clothing at affordable prices, said Barb Beatty, owner. Beatty recently re-opened on the Wellsburg Town Square the ...

Weir Nails

Weirton Nails and Spa re-opens

The owners and employees of Weirton Nails and Spa were joined Aug. 5 by city officials and other guests to celebrate the grand re-opening of the business at 266 Three Springs Drive. Owned by Tien and Jackie Lam, Weirton Nails and Spa originally opened in 2013. The new 2,000-square-foot space ...

AWARD — Several members of Wheeling Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab display an award from the American Heart Association for treating the severest type of heart attacks. Showing off the award are, from left, Patricia Holden, quality coordinator, Mission: Lifeline Regional Team Leader; lab supervisor Jenna Linton; interventional cardiologist Dr. Gregory Suero; Elaine Donaldson, registered nurse; and interventional cardiologist Dr. Adel Frenn.
-- Contributed

Wheeling Hospital receives national award

WHEELING — The Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Wheeling Hospital has been recognized again as one of the top hospitals in the U.S. for its quick and effective treatment of the deadliest type of heart attack, a ST Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction. The hospital earned the Gold Plus STEMI ...

BEST IN BUSINESS — Kahlie Lewis, owner of the Healthy Vibes For You nutrition club near Wheeling’s Centre Market, mixes a smoothie at the shop she and husband, Kyle, opened this year. The national finance website WalletHub ranks Wheeling No. 61 out of more than 1,200 cities across the U.S. as the best in which to start a new business.
-- Casey Junkins

Wheeling ranked among best for business

WHEELING — A national finance website ranks Wheeling ahead of Santa Monica, Calif., Canton, Ohio, Fort Myers, Fla., and nearly 1,200 other municipalities as the 61st best small city in which to start a new business. To Kahlie Lewis and her husband, Kyle, the city’s Centre Market area was ...

Quick takes

STEUBENVILE — Anthony J. Sheposh, Jefferson Behavioral Health System chief executive officer, has been appointed to the board of the Jefferson County Community Action Council. Michael K. McGlumphy, CAC chief executive officer, announced the appointment of Sheposh at the CAC’s July 19 ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: John and Marylie Paulowski to Gregory Paulowski, lots 197 and 199, Manhattan. Ave Perrino and Michael Carr to Gregory Paulowski, lots 197 and 199, Manhattan. Paul and Shirley Buffone to Shawn Porreca, lot 153, Buena ...

MINE SAFETY — Joe Main, third from left, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, and Patricia Silvey, center, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations with MSHA, speak with workers at the Gibson North mine, in Princeton, Ind.

U.S. coal mine deaths increasing, miners’ union blames safety agency

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Deaths in U.S. coal mines this year have surged ahead of last year’s, and federal safety officials say workers who are new to a mine have been especially vulnerable to fatal accidents. But the nation’s coal miners’ union says the mine safety agency isn’t taking the ...

Jennifer Bond

Quick takes

EARNED STATUS: Jennifer Bond, director of radiology at Wheeling Hospital, has earned Certified Radiology Administrator status from the Radiology Administration Certification Commission. “Jen has been instrumental in moving the radiology department toward a positive environment of care,” ...

INJURED — Firefighters transport an injured worker in a stretcher to the ambulance. An explosion at the Bryan Texas Utilities Power Plant left Earle Robinson, 60, dead and two others injured.

Work death rates higher for older workers

Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. It’s a trend that’s particularly alarming as baby boomers reject the traditional retirement age of ...