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ELECTED: Attorney Costa D. Mastros of Steubenville has been elected to serve a three-year term as District 15 representative on the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association.District 15 includes 160 attorneys who reside and practice in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson and ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transaction were recorded in Jefferson County:US Bank to Ronald Crownover, lot 6, Westwood Estates.Mary Yocum (deceased) to Stanley and Elizabeth Kubicz, lots 4-5, Beverly Hills Third (survivorship).Stephen and Jan Brody to Smitty's Carpet Connection Inc., lot 171, ...

Acknowledged for service

The Brooke County Board of Education recognized employees for 30 to 40 years of service to the school district. They included, front, from left, Sandra Anderson, Beverly Sizemore, Luke Mester, Karol Jack, Judith Ennis, Alicia Stucin and Dave Reitter, who has the highest number of years, with ...

Retirees honored

The Brooke County Board of Education honored employees who are retiring after many years of service to the school district. They included, from left, Tim Ennis, Diana Stoaks, Cindy Black, Billie Jo Falcon, Tom Davidson, Vickey Gallagher, Sue Griffith and Virginia Gundrum. Also recognized were ...

SUVs, muscle cars help auto industry maintain momentum

DETROIT (AP) - Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so much.SUVs of all sizes continued to fly off dealer lots. Sales of the larger Ford Explorer rose 30 ...

Huntington Bank announces special offer for homebuyers

STEUBENVILLE - Huntington Bank is launching an initiative to help get local residents into homes of their own with a special offer designed to relieve some of the financial burdens associated with buying a house.Huntington is waiving lender closing costs for people purchasing or refinancing a ...

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CERTIFIED: Michele Swan, MSN, FNP-BC, CNSC, a member of Dr. Himanshu P. Desai's team at Trinity Digestive and Nutrition Center, has achieved her board certification in nutrition support.The office, located at 1805 Sinclair Ave. in Steubenville, is designed to provide specialized care for ...

Shell secures authorization in Arctic drilling

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Royal Dutch Shell has secured another federal authorization as it pursues plans to drill exploration wells in the Arctic waters off the Alaska coast.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday issued a letter of authorization allowing for the possible harassment of polar ...

Trade schools run risk of losing financial aid

WASHINGTON (AP) - Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line.In the two decades since trade ...

Environmentalists want to stop offshore fracking

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Environmentalists Tuesday called on Gov. Jerry Brown to halt plans for months of hydraulic fracturing in the waters off Southern California, warning that it could lead to chemical pollution or an oil spill.State regulators this month approved nine permits for operator Thums ...