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CONVENTION: Jonathan Langham of Wellsburg, a registered piano technician, was among more than 600 piano service specialists, manufacturers or suppliers from around the world who attended the 61st-annual Piano Technicians Guild Convention and Technical Institute held July 11-14 in Lancaster, Pa. ...

Port authority and YSU team up to put area on interactive map

LEETONIA — With the aim at better marketing the area to manufacturers and those who could do business with local companies, the Columbiana County Port Authority has teamed up with Youngstown State University. Executive Director Penny Traina said the organization has brought in a YSU intern ...

‘Steelers Country’ expands

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Kennywood Park has announced a Steelers-themed replacement for its longtime Log Jammer ride. Park officials announced recently they are bringing in a new roller coaster called “The Steel Curtain.” The black and gold coaster is expected to break the state’s record ...

QUICK TAKES

SIDEWALK SALE: The Follansbee Chamber of Commerce has announced a sidewalk sale and community yard sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday along Main Street and Virginia Avenue. Local businesses and groups plan to have sidewalk sales or informational booths along Main Street and at ...

Insurers turn to tech to woo drivers

Americans love technology, and we expect companies to deliver delightful digital experiences. Insurers aren’t doing that — yet. So far, updates have been skin-deep. “If you go to a carrier’s website, the look and feel is pretty good, but the functionality is lacking,” says Tom ...

Miss You: Candy hearts plant abruptly closes

REVERE, Mass. — The owner of the company behind chalky, colorful confections such as Necco Wafers and Sweethearts has unexpectedly shut down operations at its Massachusetts plant and hasn’t said if candy production will resume. The Boston Globe reports Round Hill Investments LLC ...

Property Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Timothy Granatir, trustee, to Park Properties of Ohio LLC, lot 10, Clarence Davis Trustee Plan. Charlene Bado (deceased) to Darlene Bado and John Bado Jr., metes, Wells-Warren Township. Debra and Michael Corazzelli ...

Humane society opens animal clinic

Brandi Damewood, fourth from left, community outreach manager for the Jefferson County Humane Society, cut the ribbon Thursday at the official opening of the animal clinic at 81 Talbott Drive in Wintersville. Also in attendance at the ceremony were humane society board members Casey Robinson, ...

Special honor

Gloria Popp of Steubenville, senior sales director with Mary Kay Cosmetics, has been awarded her 23rd car during her longtime career with the Texas-based company, recently receiving the keys for a pink 2018 Cadillac SUV from TEAM Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac in Wintersville from sales ...

You Are My Sunshine opens in Weirton

A grand opening was held Tuesday for You Are My Sunshine located at 241 Three Springs Drive in the Three Springs Crossing business plaza in Weirton. Owned and operated by Stacy Coyne, the business offers tanning beds, spray tanning and self tanning products, as well as jewelry, gifts and ...