Business

FUS takes biz thesis to Stanton

HAMMONDSVILLE - Students from the Franciscan University of Steubenville talked business with third- and fourth-graders at Stanton Elementary School as part of a thesis project.Business majors Melia Baker, Christine Quigley, Jack Scott and Sydney Eroshevich, who are members of the Christian ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County:Auditor of Jefferson County to Robert Doyle and Beate Doyle, lot 489, Labelleview.Auditor of Jefferson County to Pamela Ciotti, lot 102, Walton Acres No. 2.Sheriff of Jefferson County to Lela Jones, part lot 2, George Sharpe ...

Wal-Mart promotes women-owned firm

WHEELING - The Ziegenfelder Co. in Wheeling - home of "Budget Saver Pops" - is owned by a woman, and soon the rest of the nation will know it when they shop for frozen treats at Wal-Mart this summer.Ziegenfelder received designation as a female-owned business by the Women's Business Enterprise ...

Quick Takes

GYPSUM DEAL: Gypsum Management and Supply Inc., the largest distributor of drywall in the U.S., has signed an agreement to acquire Ohio Valley Building Products based in Wheeling. Ohio Valley Building Products will be the 34th wholly owned subsidiary of GMS. The deal marks the strategic ...

Top area Realtors receive Goodman honors

WHEELING - The top producing agents for 2014 in the firm's Ohio and West Virginia markets were recognized during the annual Harvey Goodman Realtor Sales Award Ceremony at Oglebay Park's Wilson Lodge.Laney Ross received the first-place award for sales in Ohio, with a record 112 closings and more ...

Rice Energy pumps in the bucks

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Rice Energy continues pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into Belmont County through production at its Utica shale wells.Company officials said they now have about 55,000 acres under contract in Belmont County, which is nearly 16 percent of the total land in the county. ...

Bids made for Columbiana port project

LISBON - The Columbiana County Port Authority has accepted bids for a new duel conveyor system project at the Wellsville Industrial Park.Port Authority Director Tracy Drake recently announced the lowest bids were submitted by Ruhlin Co. of Sharon Center, Ohio.The project was bid in two pieces, ...

Petrella brothers grow vending firm

STEUBENVILLE - The Petrella brothers, Billy, Jay and Michael recently acquired DR Vending of Steubenville and merged the local company with Choice Vending Services.Nikki Petrella, wife of Billy Petrella, was named chief operating officer of the vending company."The Petrella brother bought ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County:Hughes Development Co. LLC to Cecile and Judy Wharff, lot 100, Riverview Terrace (survivorship).V Mortgage REOI LLC to Duane Jackson, 0.683 acre, Cross Creek Township.Nehemiam Community Reinvestment Enterprises LLC to Martin ...

Mingo Pharmacy welcomes family practice

MINGO JUNCTION - Mingo Pharmacy at 116 McLister Ave. will be opening new doors at the end of April when the first patients at the Mingo Family Practice will be seen.Frank and Melissa Vostatek, both licensed pharmacists, opened Mingo Pharmacy four years ago but they always had the goal of ...