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Boscov’s to open 49th location in the fall

By CARRI GRAHAM Staff writer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Although many department stores are closing their doors, one retailer continues to expand — and its chief executive said private ownership, personality, pricing and positive shopping experiences all contribute to that success. Boscov’s ...

Adult-education classes beginning at JVS

BLOOMINGDALE — Registration is underway for adult education classes at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School with programs beginning on Jan. 21. Rich Wilinski, adult education coordinator, said general registration is being taken until Wednesday, but will continue as the courses ...

Quick takes

NAMED: Karen (Mascio) Romano has been named chief deputy attorney general of the civil litigation section of the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office. As chief deputy, Romano is in charge of nearly 30 attorneys responsible for defending Pennsylvania and its agencies, officials and ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Rachel and Keith Boivin to Aaron and Kimberlie Richardson, 104.301 acres, Knox Township (survivorship). Roman Perez to Baron View Properties LLC, lot 85, Hillcrest. Richard Fleming (deceased) to Audrey Fleming, lot ...

New location

Steubenville Tailorings and Alterations recently held a grand-opening at its new location inside the Fort Steuben Mall. In addition alteration services, the business offers custom tailoring and formalwear rental. On hand for the ribbon-cutting were, from left, Joe Belinksy, a representative of ...

Trinity sponsors Kidz Zone

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The soft play area for children inside the Ohio Valley Mall now has a new sponsor — Trinity Health System. Trinity, which is based in Steubenville, decided to step into the role since the former sponsors, Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital, are ...

Sports company sues in letter ‘O’ dispute with Ohio State

COLUMBUS — Oh no: A New York-based sports network has turned to the federal courts in its trademark dispute with Ohio State University over use of the letter “O.” Overtime Sports Inc., an online network focusing on high school basketball and football, has a capital O with sloping ...

W.Va. funeral home served black families for almost a century

FAIRMONT (AP) — When Jesse Grant Lampkin and Janie Gravely Lampkin opened their funeral home in the 1920s, it was the only place in North Central West Virginia that could provide service to black people. According to Judy Bussey, Jesse Grant Lampkin’s daughter, the couple moved from ...

Quick takes

OPERATOR OF THE YEAR: Bruce Snider has been chosen as Ohio Rural Water’s Operator of the Year. A 1977 graduate of Wintersville High School, Snider started at the village of Wintersville’s Water and Wastewater Departments that fall as a meter reader and laborer. In July 1997, Snider ...