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Norfolk Southern provides training to first responders

YOUNGSTOWN — Heather Garcia, senior communications manager with Norfolk Southern, calls it “railroad 101” in rail disaster response. The company calls it OAR — Operation Awareness and Response. Launched in 2015 with the objective to “educate the public about the economic ...

Greco elected to lead funeral directors’ group

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Funeral Directors and Crematory Operators Association has elected John C. Greco of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home as the new president of the association. The election took place during the 130th-annual convention held at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling. Greco was ...

Unified Bank parent company earns recognition

MARTINS FERRY — United Bancorp, the parent company of Unified Bank, has been named to the American Banker’s “Top 100 Publicly Traded Community Banks” list, according to an article in the June 9 edit ion of the American Banker Magazine. American Banker rated United Bancorp 49th on ...

UPMC Washington, UPMC Greene celebrate their new affiliation

WASHINGTON, Pa. — What a difference a year makes. On Wednesday, UPMC Washington hosted a celebration at the hospital to commemorate its new affiliation with UPMC. The celebration, which included flag-raisings at now renamed UPMC Washington and UPMC Greene in Waynesburg, comes one year ...

Washington Health System, UPMC merger now official

WASHINGTON, Pa. — Washington Health System has announced that it has officially merged with UPMC, becoming UPMC Washington and UPMC Greene. The announcement comes on the heels of Pennsylvania’s attorney general greenlighting the merger after addressing concerns about the transaction’s ...

Dr. James Comerci nominated for OHA award

CADIZ — Dr. James Comerci, medical director at WVU Medicine Harrison Community Hospital, has been nominated for the Ohio Hospital Association’s 2024 Albert E. Dyckes Healthcare Worker of the Year Award. Comerci has provided health care to his community for more than 43 years. One of the ...