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LAWSUIT: Florida is suing the nation’s two largest drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, alleging they added to the state and national opioid crisis by overselling painkillers and not taking precautions to stop illegal sales. Attorney General Pam Bondi announced late Friday that she has ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Evelyn Faldowski and others to Roy and Pamela Litwin, 0.85 acre, Wells-Warren Township (survivorship). Joseph Ceculski (deceased) to Doris Ceculski, 2.025 acres, Mount Pleasant Township. Susan and William Franke to ...

Wheeling Hospital’s sleep center earns accreditation

From staff reports WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital’s state-of-the-art sleep center has earned national five-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Academy-accredited facilities provide the highest level of quality patient care, according to officials. The ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Nancy Hardman to Hannah Siemer and Kevin O’Brien, lot 42, Belvedere (survivorship). Charlene Reece to Philip and Traci Bridenbaugh, metes, Island Creek Township (survivorship). Josephine Griffen to Paul Griffin, lots ...

Grand opening

A grand opening of the Hilscher-Clarke Electrical Contractors and Engineers Wintersville office was held Tuesday at the 300 Cadiz Road location. On hand for the event were, from left, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Shana Wydra and Adam Perzanowski; Wintersville Councilman Brad ...

Funeral director receives state honors

Eric Fithyan, owner of Chambers & James Funeral, Pet and Cremation Services in Wellsburg and Follansbee, has received the Charles E. Dodd Award, which is given annually to an outstanding funeral director by the West Virginia Funeral Directors and Crematory Operators Association. He also ...

Donation

The Peoples National Bank of Mount Pleasant, with a substantial donation from the Farm Restaurant, collected toiletry items for distribution to area residents. The items are available through the Dillonvale/Mount Pleasant and Adena Food pantries. Representing the bank, are, from left, Neal ...

Coloring contest winners

After judging more than 2,000 coloring sheets that were received from local children, the winners of the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter Coloring Contest have been chosen. Entries were submitted by pupils from Hancock and Brooke County schools, along with members of the area credit unions. The ...

Wellsville designated as opportunity zone

LEETONIA — Wellsville has been designated an opportunity zone by the federal government, which members of the Columbiana County Port Authority hope will help market the village for future business expansion. Board member Tad Herold said the port authority submitted six areas in Columbiana ...

Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carrying signs with messages such as “Don’t be evil,” several hundred Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is the tech company’s mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against ...