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NEW DIRECTOR: Dr. Maria Tranto is the new medical director of Carriage Inn of Steubenville. Tranto, who grew up in the Steubenville-Weirton area, is a graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. ...

Comcast offers cell plans on Verizon network

NEW YORK (AP) — The cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it’s leasing from Verizon. Many subscribers will save money, especially if they don’t use a lot of data. The catch: Only Comcast Internet customers can ...

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EARNS STATE SPOT: Jefferson County Joint Vocational School student Rachel Mazar has been named among the top three finishers in the first Ohio SkillsUSA commercial baking contest. Mazar, a junior from the Indian Creek School District, was among eight students from across Ohio to compete. She ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Ruth Swihart Trust to Mingo Sportsman Club, metes, Wayne and Cross Creek townships. Sheriff of Jefferson County to Belmont Savings Bank, lot 55, Ralph Barone’s Allotment No. 1. Doris Stillwell to Darla Klaman, ...

Award winners

Staff members of WCDK-FM and the Ohio Valley Sports Network received top honors when the West Virginia Broadcaster’s Association Awards were presented. Cindy Taylor won for Best Personality, while Joey Klepack won for Best Play-by-Play and Best Sportscast. Taylor is on the air from 4 p.m. to ...

Cottis to manage business at developmental disabilities agency

STEUBENVILLE — Randy Cottis has long served the community in the realm of behavioral health, and now he’s joined the ranks of the Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities as its new business manager. Cottis, of Wintersville, began his new duties on March 13 after serving in ...

Liaison of the year hails from Belmont

BELLAIRE — Teresa Rinkes of Belmont Community Hospital has been named liaison of the year by Lifeline of Ohio for her dedication in promoting organ, eye and tissue donation. Rinkes, nurse manager at BCH, was one of 17 people and institutions honored for their roles in saving lives through ...

Consumers National to open in Bergholz

BERGHOLZ — Consumers National Bank officials announced a new, full-service branch office will open at 256 2nd St. in Bergholz. It will mark the bank’s first location in Jefferson County and its 13th branch in the bank’s network. Consumers National Bank anticipates that banking ...

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CADIZ CONSTRUCTION: Tractor Supply Co. has begun construction in Cadiz at 618 Lincoln Ave., with the goal of opening in late summer. Tractor Supply officials said there are plans to hire 12 to 15 employees with firsthand knowledge and expertise in caring for pets, livestock and ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Auditor of Jefferson County to Michael McClung, 0.0765 acre, Mount Pleasant Township. Auditor of Jefferson County to Ascent Resources Utica LLC, 0.691 acre, Cross Creek Township. Ingrid Koenig (deceased) to Francis ...