Business

Passion, commitment, energy, family support

STEUBENVILLE - Passion, commitment, energy and support from family are the ingredients to success in small business.That was the message from five local small business owners during the annual Project Bootstraps seminar held Thursday evening at the St. Joseph Center at the Franciscan University ...

New pet shop opens in Follansbee

FOLLANSBEE - Anthony Perrone has moved to Follansbee, bringing with him an assortment of four-legged, furry and feathered friends as well as a variety of pet supplies.Perrone said he hopes his new business, Anthony's One Stop Pet Shop at 1031 Main St., will fill a niche by offering quality ...

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ELECTED: Melissa Hassan, MSN, registered nurse, director of Trinity School of Nursing, has been elected president of the National Coalition of Hospital Associated Schools and Colleges of Nursing. There are approximately 30 schools from around the country that are members."NCHASCN is formally ...

Murray restructures Foresight deal, names CEO

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Less than a month after announcing plans to acquire 80 percent interest in Foresight Energy for $1.4 billion, Murray Energy Corp. leaders said Tuesday they would scale back the deal to only buy a 34 percent stake in the St. Louis-based coal company.Once the deal between Murray ...

Murray restructures Foresight deal, names CEO

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Less than a month after announcing plans to acquire 80 percent interest in Foresight Energy for $1.4 billion, Murray Energy Corp. leaders said Tuesday they would scale back the deal to only buy a 34 percent stake in the St. Louis-based coal company.Once the deal between Murray ...

Buckeye unveils plans for tech, energy academy

DILLONVALE - A new conversion community school in the Buckeye Local School District will help area students earn a diploma as well as an opportunity to join the shale industry work force.Educators, legislators and trade union officials met at the district office on Wednesday to unveil the Ohio ...

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OUTSTANDING: One of the largest employers in the Ohio Valley was recently recognized for exceptional commitment to his workers.Local McDonald's owner-operator Ross Stoltz was honored with the People Champion Award during the Golden Arches' recent gathering of thousands of franchisees, ...

Kitties, pups the clients for Bow Wow

WINTERSVILLE - Pet owners who go above and beyond for their fur babies are discovering the homemade dog and cat treats at Bow Wow Bakery and Boutique.The business celebrated its grand opening on March 28, and owner Leigh Ann Krager said it's off to a promising start."I've always just loved ...

Hanna offers top Realtors annual honors

WEIRTON - Howard Hanna Real Estate Services recognized employees in the southwest region at the "Going Above and Beyond Rally" held at the Meadows Racetrack and Casino recently.The top award winner for Howard Hanna Mortimer Realty was Lisa Hensley, who received the best of the best, national ...