Business

This-N-That grand opening

This-N-That Virtual Shoppe held its grand opening, joined by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, on Feb. 3 at its new location at 929 Main St. in Follansbee. Owned by Dave Cline and managed by Ashley Maple and David Cline III, the business offers a variety of new and used video games, ...

Little Hats, Big Hearts

The American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign is making an impact on the nursery at Wheeling Hospital. In an effort to raise awareness of heart disease and congenital heart defects, babies born during February will be provided with red hats in honor of American Heart ...

U.S. stocks keep gaining as tech companies rise

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK — Technology companies are leading stocks higher in morning trading Thursday, putting the market on track for its fifth gain in a row. A brief dip in the late morning put U.S. indexes into the red for a few minutes, but stocks were higher again ...

Quick takes

FREE FISH: Primanti Bros. Restaurant and Bar is offering free fish sandwiches during this year’s Lent season. Through Good Friday fans who dine with Primanti Bros. during the week are eligible to receive a free fish sandwich on their return on Friday. Visitors need to scan their receipt using ...

Legal medical marijuana sales begin at Pennsylvania facility

By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in Western Pennsylvania, with the first purchase by a woman who lobbied for passage of the law. A line of about a dozen people greeted employees as they ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: US Bank to Castlerock 2017 LLC, 5.6438 acres, Knox Township. William and Angela Marracino to Patricia and Russell Hyde, lot 18, Eastview (survivorship). Jodee Dagrava to Sarah Starr, 0.536738 acre, Smithfield ...

For builders, economy up, along with interest rates

By DAMIAN J. TROISE Associated Press NEW YORK — The outlook from U.S. builders is being buoyed by a strong job market and a sizzling hot economy. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Thursday read 72 for the second consecutive month. ...

Toronto all-sports academy holds grand opening

A grand opening for the Eastern Ohio Speed and Agility Academy located at 215 North Fourth St. in Toronto was held recently. The all-sports academy was created for males and females ages 5 and older and is designed to increase speed and athletic performance while focusing on proper running ...

Columbiana EMA voices concerns should Beaver Valley plant close

LISBON — All of the talk about the Beaver Valley nuclear power plant possibly closing has Columbiana County officials paying close attention to what may happen. That’s because FirstEnergy Corp., which operates Beaver Valley, provides two-thirds of the funding for operation of the county ...

Twitter makes profit for first time

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company’s broader problems any time soon. The company is still struggling to get people to sign up, despite the attention ...