Business

Kroger to phase out plastic bags at all stores by 2025

CINCINNATI (AP) — The nation’s largest grocery chain has begun to phase out the use of plastic bags as more Americans grow uncomfortable with their impact on the environment. Kroger Co. will start Thursday at its QFC stores in and around Seattle, with the goal of using no plastic bags at ...

Promoting local businesses

Brandy Puskarich Bradley, from left, and Donna Henline, Debbie Puskarich, Cindy Kocher, Pat Accettolo, Charlotte Kolenc and LuAnn Radcliffe were among members of the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce who passed out goodie bags to those attending its Sidewalk Saturday event held Aug. 4. Local ...

Grant awarded

The Studio dance school has received the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce’s first $500 revitalization grant, and owners LuAnn Radcliffe and Joyce Mason have made plans to install a new sign and new concrete steps, repair an awning and paint and power wash areas of the exterior. The chamber ...

Grand opening

The Dappled Willow Home and Gift Shop’s ribbon cutting and grand opening were held Tuesday at the site at 312 S Hollywood Blvd. located in the Hollywood Shopping Plaza. The shop is owned by Steubenville residents Jeremy and Margaret Taylor and features items such as home decor and special ...

QUICK TAKES

SESSION SET: The Minority Business Assistance Center for the Youngstown region will host a “Jumpstart Your Business” session form 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Eastern Gateway Community College’s Pugliese Training Center. The session is for individuals who own a business or are ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Virginia Snider (deceased) to Michael Styer, lot 10 and part lot 11, Banfield Improvement Co. unrecorded. Michael Styer, trustee, to Krystal Fluharty, lot 10 and part lot 11, Banfield Improvement Co. unrecorded. Tony ...

Ribbon cutting

Family, friends and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce helped with the ribbon cutting Tuesday at Steubenville Tailorings & Alternations, 2402 Sunset Blvd. Owner Cindy Lucas has more than 35 years of experience as an apparel designer and clothier. Contact Lucas at (740) 282-3028 to ...

Open for business

Clancey Printing, an apparel, clothing and custom printing shop located at 263 Main St. in Wintersville, held a grand opening event Wednesday. Joining family, friends and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce for the ribbon cutting were, from left, Kate Sedgmer, a chamber ambassador; Ross ...

Nardo wins W.Va. press association’s top honor

CHARLESTON — Perry Nardo, general manager of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, recently won the West Virginia Press Association’s highest honor — the Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award — for his outstanding dedication to the newspaper industry, his work with the West ...

EORH intends to reopen BirthPlace

MARTINS FERRY — Although the project is several months overdue, East Ohio Regional Hospital still plans to reopen its birthing center. “We do intend to reopen the BirthPlace,” said Karin Janiszewski, director of marketing and public relations for EORH and Ohio Valley Medical Center. ...