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Striker

Holiday Lanes completes Strikers Bar expansion

Strikers Sports Bar at Holiday Lanes, 3745 Main St., Weirton, held a ribbon cutting Sept. 17 to celebrate its recent expansion with the completion of a new deck and bar area. Owner Charlie Whiteman was joined by staff, family, members of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and ...

Wellspring

Wellspring opens new offices

Wellspring Family Services has opened its new offices at 3920 Washington St., Weirton. Wellspring offers a variety of counseling services dealing with childhood trauma, depression, behavior problems, emotional issues, addiction treatment, parenting concerns, divorce and other conditions. For ...

READY TO OPEN —  Levin Furniture and Mattress at the Ohio Valley Mall is getting ready to open its doors to the public in early October.

Levin Furniture returns to Ohio Valley

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Tom Zwierzelewski, director of store display at Levin Furniture and Mattress, said the company hopes to be able to open its doors to the public in early October — and that he and company officials are glad to be back in the Ohio Valley. Levin had a clearance store that ...

Packaging group to reduce confusing food date labels

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sell by?” ‘’Display Until?” ‘’Best Before?” These food date labels intend to help shoppers figure out what to throw away, but they’re also mixed up with deadlines for retailers as well. That causes confusion among shoppers who can’t figure out what they ...

Insurance losses expected after hurricanes

NEW YORK (AP) — Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast. The initial accounting Thursday follows warnings from other insurers that are tallying the damages from a hurricane season that is ...

Quick takes

DIRECTOR: Dino Orsatti has been named director of communications for the Diocese of Steubenville and editor of The Steubenville Register, Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton of the Diocese of Steubenville has announced. A Pittsburgh native and resident of Steubenville, Orsatti has a bachelor’s ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Sheridan Christian (deceased) to Mary Christian, lots 41, 43, 53 and 55, Original Smithfield. Sheriff of Jefferson County to Huntington National Bank, 6.191 acres, Wayne Township. Lisa Brak and Randal James, lot 49, ...

NEW CEO — Local native Tracey Thomas is back serving the area as the new chief executive officer of Jeffco Services. Thomas will work with the Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities as it transitions into privatized adult services to meet federal mandates.

Thomas named new CEO of Jeffco Services

STEUBENVILLE — A new chief executive officer has been named for Jeffco Services, but for the new officeholder it is just like coming home. Area native Tracey Thomas officially began on Aug. 21 and will oversee the transition in privatizing adult services. A 1981 graduate of Wintersville ...

NEW HOSPITALISTS — Wheeling Hospital pediatric hospitalists are, from left, Dr. Sandhya Vethachalam, Dr. Brian Vaske and Dr. Anish Trehun. They are providing hospital coverage for pediatric patients during nights and weekends.

Pediatric hospitalists join Wheeling Hospital

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital has hired three pediatric hospitalists for a new service to provide inpatient care of infants and children around the clock. Dr. Judith Romano, director of the hospital’s Center for Pediatrics, said the pediatric hospitalists work in concert with a child’s ...

MAKING ROOM — East Ohio Regional Hospital’s sleep lab will relocate to the hospital’s third floor by early next year to make room for a birthing facility. The space had been home to EORH’s BirthPlace until the facility closed in 2015.

East Ohio Regional to deliver babies again

MARTINS FERRY — East Ohio Regional Hospital plans to reopen its obstetrics department in early 2018, two years after its previous birthing facility closed. Bernie Albertini, chief administrative officer at EORH, said Tuesday the BirthPlace will return to its previous location by “the ...