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Business

Universities make the grade

STEUBENVILLE — Three area universities have received praise and high marks from one international publication. ¯ As it has since 1998, U.S. News and World Report ranked Franciscan University of Steubenville among the elite top-tier of Midwest universities—tied for 15th overall this ...

Area dental practice changing hands

WELLSBURG — A longtime dental practice in the city is undergoing changes. Dr. Olivia Mason has purchased the operation of Dr. David G. Edwards, a move that will include the rebranding of the practice as Almost Heaven Family Dentistry. “For the past 47 years, I have devoted my personal ...

Quick Take

JOINS TEAM: Gina Giuliani has joined the Cedar One Realty team and will be working out of the Wintersville office. Giuliani attended and graduated from Steubenville Catholic Central High School and from West Liberty University, where she obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. She ...

Jefferson County real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: ≤ Auditor of Jefferson County to Whitney Thompson, .07 acre, Steubenville Township ≤ Margaret Hardy (deceased) to Melissa Hardy, lots 10-13, Kithcart and Coles ≤ Deneen and Steven Bright to Lloyd Douglas, lot 82, ...

Valley Hospice helps survivors cope

STEUBENVILLE — Valley Hospice will host five memorial butterfly releases dedicated to celebrating the lives of loved ones who are no longer with us. Due to COVID-19, this year’s events will be drive-through style. Guests will have the opportunity to pick up their butterflies and then have ...

GM announces another electric car partnership

DETROIT — General Motors announced its second major electric vehicle partnership in less than a week on Tuesday — this time a $2 billion deal with startup Nikola. GM will take an 11 percent ownership stake in the Phoenix company and will engineer and build Nikola’s Badger hydrogen fuel ...

Encino joins ONE Future coalition

HOUSTON —Encino Acquisition Partners has joined the Our Nation’s Energy Future coalition, officials have announced. As a ONE Future member, Encino will report yearly methane emission reduction results as part of the production sector in the annual report, as well as hold a seat on the ONE ...

Quick Take

NEW LOCATION: Priority Life Care, a Fort Wayne, Ind.-based firm, is locating its corporate soul, formerly known as its human resources department, at 200 Luray Drive in Wintersville, according to Cedar One Realty. This division of the company handles employee relations, benefits, recruiting, ...

Cosmetology grads get licensed

Recent graduates from Jefferson County Joint Vocational School’s cosmetology program earned their state licensure after passing the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board exams this summer. Among them were, from left, Liza Mihalyo, Catalina Mazzaferro and Zoey Young while others included ...

Business under new ownership

A grand re-opening was celebrated Wednesday for McCauslen Any Occasion, located at 382 Penco Road in Weirton, which is now owned and operated by sisters Kasey Marino and Theresa Comisso. The event included food provided by the Rusty Bull taco truck and music by Jonathan Mihellis. Marino and ...