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SKYROCKETS: Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate skyrocketed in April, at the height of the pandemic-driven shutdown, to its highest rate in over four decades of record-keeping, the state said Friday. Meanwhile, payrolls fell by more than 1 million to the lowest level in at least three decades, ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: JD Home Management LLC to Jonathan and Hollia Hoover, lot 259, Dixon Heights. Axe Real Estate LLC to American Equity Funding Inc., 7,200 square feet, Springfield Township. Andrea Rogers to Jessica Grimm, lot 118 and ...

Craft brewers upended by COVID-19

MARSHFIELD, Vt. — Sales of wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages have risen during the coronavirus pandemic like foam in a freshly poured glass of beer. Just not for some craft brewers. Craft beer, particularly brews made by small, artisan producers, is often consumed in bars, ...

Impact of distance learning to potentially be determined come fall

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The third trimester of the school year is when third-graders at Langston Hughes Elementary School in Lawrence, Kansas, usually learn about the town’s unique history, founded by abolitionists in the 1850s to tip the scales to enter the Union as a free state. That’s ...

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SELECTED: Weirton attorney Mike Nogay has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Virginia and West Virginia Super Lawyers. This is Nogay’s sixth time to receive the honor, which is limited to only 5 percent of the state’s practicing attorneys. Nogay was chosen in the area of ...

Six area seniors win scholarships from Carroll Electric

CARROLLTON — Carroll Electric has announced the recipients of this year’s Children of Members Scholarships. A total of six $1,000 scholarships were awarded to graduating high school seniors whose parents or guardians are Carroll Electric members. The Children of Members Scholarship ...

Woman-owned Markosky Group locates to Jefferson County

STEUBENVILLE — The Markosky Engineering Group Inc. now occupies office space in the Tower Building, 500 Market St., according to the Jefferson County commissioners and Cedar One Realty. “I’m excited to see that the Markosky Group has decided to locate in our county. With many options ...

Carvana extending services to Weirton and Wheeling areas

PHOENIX – Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, is offering as-soon-as-next-day touchless home delivery to 100 additional cities across 24 states to provide those who need to purchase a vehicle with an entirely online car buying experience. The company ...

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SELECTED: The National Trial Lawyers announces Carl A. Frankovitch of Frankovitch, Anetakis, Simon, Decapio and Pearl LLP has been selected a Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer in West Virginia by the National Trial Lawyers. The selection of Frankovitch for the recognition shows ...