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MILESTONES: Officials with Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives, joint owner of Cardinal Generating Station, announced the Brilliant-based facility surpassed two safety milestones. The 1,800-megawatt coal-fired power plant in November recorded more than 1.5 million hours without a lost-time injury ...

Members of Project B.E.S.T. presented the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley with a check. Among those participating in the donation were, from left, Nick Karras, Karras Painting; Bengy Swanson, Ironworkers Local 549; Mike Carl, H.E. Neumann Co.; George Smolder, executive director of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley; Jessica Rine, associate director of the United Way; Ginny Favede, co-chair of Project B.E.S.T.; and Don Teichman, Cattrell Cos. Inc. — Contributed

Project B.E.S.T. donates funds to United Way

WHEELING — Project B.E.S.T. has donated $2,500 to the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley. “Our organization receives numerous donation requests from wonderful organizations throughout our community,” said Ginny Favede, co-chair of Project B.E.S.T. “We wanted to consolidate our ...

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REALTORS HONORED: Joe Luckino, Paulette Applegarth, Deb Rodriguez and Cindy Freshwater of Cedar One Realty in Wintersville have earned President’s Sales Club Award of Achievement designation from the Ohio Realtors. Luckino, Applegarth, Rodriguez and Freshwater are members of East Central ...

Wheeling Hospital Vice President John Pastorius explains features of the hospital’s new Continuous Care Center as he stands in the main lobby area that is under construction. — Scott McCloskey

Continuous care center to open in spring

WHEELING — A new, $34-million Continuous Care Center is set to open at Wheeling Hospital in early spring. Hospital officials unveiled details of the facility Thursday during a press conference and brief tour of the construction site. The three-story, 107,000-square-foot center is being ...

Declaration can assist health pros in Jefferson County

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Health Center has been designated as a site where volunteer physicians can apply for loan repayment as part of the designation of Jefferson County as a health professional shortage area. The Health Resources and Services Administration on Tuesday officially ...

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New bar officers

The Jefferson County Bar Association recently installed new officers. Taking the oath were, seated from left, Cerryn C. Marshal, second vice president; Steven Stickles, president; and Piero Cozza, first vice president; and back, Sara Gasser, executive committee; Bernard Battistel, treasurer; ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Jefferson County Land Reutilization Corp. to Samuel Booher, part lot 24 and lot 23, Irondale. Jefferson County Land Reutilization Corp. to Randy and Diana Scarfo, part lots 52-54, Original Brilliant. Katherine Wright ...

KEEPING VETERANS WARM — Ellen Daugherty, administrative assistant for Chambers and James Funeral Homes of Wellsburg and Follansbee, and Eric Fithyan, owner, stand among more than 300 sweaters, gloves and other clothing donated by area residents for veterans in local nursing homes and in a homeless shelter. Such community projects are among many criteria that have earned the funeral homes the National Funeral Directors Association’s Pursuit of Excellence Award for three consecutive years.

Brooke funeral homes receive award

For the third consecutive year Chambers and James Funeral Homes have received the National Funeral Directors Association’s Pursuit of Excellence Award. Eric Fithyan, owner, said it’s actually an international award because the association represents more than 10,000 funeral homes in the ...

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Daniel Dunmyer tapped as CEO at OVMC

WHEELING — The Governing Board of Ohio Valley Medical Center has named Daniel C. Dunmyer as chief executive officer effective Dec. 18. Dunmyer has more than 30 years of senior-level health care executive experience, including CEO positions in South Carolina, North Carolina and West ...

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Thornberry retiring

East Liverpool resident Elizabeth Thornberry is retiring from service from Columbiana and Jefferson Counties RSVP agency. Thornberry contributed more than a decade of service and thousands of hours assisting patients and staff at the East Liverpool Community Hospital. RSVP connects ...