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CERTIFIED: Janna Olesky is leading some special athletes as the first certified coach for Special Olympics in Jefferson County. Olesky, who is an aide at the School of Bright Promise, completed training and now oversees about five athletes in the swimming program for Area 9 Special Olympics. ...

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WORKSHOPS PLANNED: The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce partners each year with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Ohio Small Business Development Centers and the Kent State University Small Business Development Center to host a series of small business start-up workshops. These ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Keith and Michele Barcalow to Frank Kovach Jr., lots 5-6, Laprete’s proposed. Lynn Talkington to Bradley and Kaylie Reiser, 7,200 square feet, Springfield Township (survivorship). Lynn Taliani and others to Lauren ...

Paesanos Pizza opens in Mingo Junction

Paesanos Pizza and Ice Cream, 2286 Wilson Ave., Mingo Junction, recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate its official opening. The shop, open from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, offers pizza, pepperoni rolls, calzones, ice cream and milkshakes. Delivery will be available. ...

Columbiana County Port Authority making room for Haltec expansion

LEETONIA — Haltec Inc., a Salem company expanding into the World Trade Park in Leetonia, soon will be taking over the space where the Columbiana County Port Authority is located. The change leads to the port authority moving to a new building on Lincole Place in Lisbon, near the government ...

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NAMED CFO: Sara Lane of Steubenville has been named chief financial officer of Weirton-based Acuity Specialty Hospital of Ohio Valley. Lane brings more than a decade of experience to her post and joined Acuity in 2015 as the controller. “Sara combines her knowledge and a high level of ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Alan and Jennifer Abercrombie to Fred and Mary Merino, lot 9, Pleasant Heights Improvement (survivorship). Phillip and Traci Bridenbaugh to John and Kimberly Mollick, metes, Knox Township (survivorship). Darl Mann ...

Glyptis is inducted into WVU Academy of Industrial Engineers

From staff reports WEIRTON — Phillip T. Glyptis of Weirton, a Burns White LLC attorney, recently became the 75th inductee into West Virginia University Academy of Industrial Engineers. The academy is the “hall of fame” for WVU’s Industrial and Management Systems Engineering ...

Deputy director of EOCC receives Dinitz Award

From staff reports WINTERSVILLE — Tracy Walenciej, deputy director of the Eastern Ohio Correction Center, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Simon Dinitz Award by the Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections. The Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections is an ...

Holiday Inn-Weirton earns award

WEIRTON — The Holiday Inn-Weirton has received the 2018 Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor.com. Now in its eighth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor during the past year, according to officials. ...