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Comcast increases speed

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Comcast is increasing download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet packages for residential customers in the Northeast Division, which includes Ohio, West Virginia and 13 other northeastern states from Maine through Virginia and the District of Columbia. ...

Quick Takes

ASK THE DOCTOR: Ask the Doctor, an informal conversation with Harrison Community Hospital Medical Director Dr. Dan Jones, will be presented at the next Lunch & Learn workshop, which will be held at noon Nov. 7 in the HCH cafeteria in Cadiz. Jones will review current standards of care in ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Robert Cichon Sr. (deceased) to Theresa Cichon, metes, Smithfield Township. Thomas Mikesell to Rebecca Mikesell, 1.21 acres, Wayne Township. Rebecca Mikesell to Thomas Mikesell Jr., metes, Springfield Township. David ...

More than a century of reliability

WELLSBURG — Eagle Manufacturing Co. this year is celebrating 125 years of business and a legacy of excellence, quality and reliability. “To say we’re proud is an understatement,” Eagle Senior Marketing Manager Julie Lehto said. “To be in business this long is an incredible ...

Dowell named associate director of nursing at OUE

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Susan D. Dowell has been named associate director of nursing at the Ohio University Eastern Campus. She will lead the OUE’s new BSN program. which was officially announced in September. A native of Zanesville, Dowell will continue to serve as associate professor of ...

Tours plant

State Sen. Frank Hoagland, R-Mingo Junction, Monday toured the W. H. Sammis Power Plant in Stratton and met with plant leadership and workers. First Energy Solution’s announced earlier this year that the Sammis Power Plant would remain open after the state’s new energy plan, House Bill 6, ...

BetRivers Sportsbook officially opens at Rivers

PITTSBURGH — BetRivers Sportsbook officially opened Monday at Rivers Casino. The new, 5,500-square-foot space features high-definition TV monitors, comfortable seating and plenty of room for fans to enjoy watching and wagering on their favorite teams and sports. The sportsbook is at the ...

Meadows gets go-ahead on its sportsbook venture

WASHINGTON, Pa. — The Meadows Racetrack and Casino has gotten the go-ahead on its sportsbook venture. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved the Meadows’ application Wednesday morning in Harrisburg. Although the gaming site is a few hurdles shy of getting an official OK, it is ...

Quick takes

RETIRING: Marianne Featheringham and Ed Palmer are retiring from their roles with the Bergholz Community Foundation, it was announced Sept. 26 during the foundation’s 25th-annual meeting. Featheringham became a trustee in November 1994, shortly after the foundation was created. She has ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: James Armstrong, trustee, to Brandie Bonar, 1.077 acres, Springfield Township. Phyllis and John Hager to Jamie and Kelly Tonkovich, 7.717 acres, Smithfield Township (survivorship). Mary and Lemoyne Peltz to Jamie ...