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ELECTED: Catherine Ferrari, president and chief executive officer of Hancock County Savings Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of the West Virginia Bankers Association and will begin her three-year term on Saturday.Established in 1891, the association is recognized as one of the ...

Wheeling Hospital earns national honor

WHEELING - Wheeling Hospital has been named among the top hospitals in the United States for its treatment of heart attacks, marking the 14th time in the past nine years it has been nationally recognized for its excellence in cardiac care.The hospital is one of only 319 nationwide to earn the ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County:Vickie Maxwell (deceased) to James Maxwell, lot 25, Green Acres.Cynthia Randalson (deceased) to James Randalson, lot 7 and part lot 6, Cattrell's.C. Vision Properties LLC to USE Construction LLC, lot 14, Sherrard's ...

Know your checks

By PAUL GIANNAMOREStaff writerBURGETTSTOWN - The shale drilling boom has been growing for several years and is projected by industry sources to continue to grow, but area residents need to remain diligent to be sure they're being paid correctly for their shale leases.That was the topic of a ...

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RETIRES: Wellsburg native John Potter has retired from Southwest Airlines after serving 19 and one-half years for the airlines and a 44-year career as a pilot.Logging more than 44,000 hours flying time, Potter was a pilot for the Air Force before his tenure for the airlines. Potter grew up in ...

J.Jones moves to larger Weirton location

WEIRTON - J.Jones Evening Wear has moved to a new "superstore" location, allowing owner Jill Jones and her experienced staff to offer customers more options than ever before.The new location at 3539 Main St., across from Ferguson Tire in Weirton, is almost eight times larger than the old store, ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County:John and Suzanne Gibson to Joseph and Tammy Nachman Jr., lot 16, Sunny Acres (survivorship).Rebecca Shorac to Samuel Shorac Jr., lot 308, Dixon Heights No. 2.Vickie and Marvin Lee to Timothy and Melisa Morris, lot 32, Becker ...

‘Oil City’ set up next to Ohio Valley Mall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - It may not get its own ZIP code, but a new community is booming right next the Ohio Valley Mall in the form of Oil City, which now features about 120 campers owned by those working in the Marcellus and Utica shale fields.As more pipeliners, rig hands, pumpers and frackers rush ...

Briefs

Realtors boards merge in regionSTEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville Area Board of Realtors and the Belmont County Board of Realtors have merged with the Tuscarawas Board of Realtors, officials with the organizations have announced.The new board will carry the name East Central Association of ...

Contract time for UAW

LORDSTOWN - The day before hundreds of United Auto Workers delegates gathered to set strategy for contract talks with the Detroit Three, General Motors sent them a not-so-subtle message.GM announced a $350 million investment in a Mexican factory to build the Chevrolet Cruze compact car, ...