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Tranto joins The Laurels

STEUBENVILLE — Dr. Maria N. Tranto has been named as new medical director at the Laurels of Steubenville. A Weirton native, Tranto attended Youngstown State University and graduated with honors with a combined science degree. She earned her doctoral degree from the West Virginia School of ...

‘They That Hope’ podcast delivers humor, encouragement

STEUBENVILLE — The Rev. Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Bob Rice of Franciscan University of Steubenville have joined forces on “They That Hope,” a new weekly podcast launched that launched Sept. 30. The co-hosts want to help listeners find “humor and hope in a crazy world” and to understand ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Shawn and Heather Mousourakis to Brian Zorbini, lots 95 and 96, Wallace Heights Richard Russelo (deceased) to Judy Russelo, lot 20, Simmons and Fosters Elghalia Deangelo to Amy Pequignot, part lot 41, Waggoner ...

Quick Takes

HONORED: John W. Cucarese has been named a member of the 2020 President’s Council of New York Life. Members of the Council are among the top 5 percent of New York Life’s elite sales force of more than 12,000 licensed agents in sales achievement. Cucarese has been a New York Life agent ...

Follansbee chamber honors local manufacturing firms

FOLLANSBEE — In observance of National Manufacturing Week, the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce has recognized five local businesses for the vital role they play in the local economy and community. “We need to be grateful for the industries in our area because they employ a lot of our ...

Nathan Lord named president of Shale Crescent USA organization

MARIETTA — Nathan Lord has been named president of Shale Crescent USA, officials have annnounced. “Nathan has been with the organization for the past four years, providing leadership in building strategic partnerships, in promoting the region’s economic advantages, in outreach marketing ...

Quick Takes

NEW OWNER: Nassimi Realty has announced the sale of the former Kmart location in Weirton. Developer Madison Acquisitions has purchased the location with plans to fully gut and renovate the building. The purchased space is approximately 88,000 square feet. “We are excited to complete this ...

Menards to open Oct. 16

WHEELING — Home appliances, plumbing and electrical supplies, groceries and even pet food are entering the building as the Menards store at the Highlands has announced plans to open Oct. 16. Cars lined the parking lot Tuesday as employees are preparing the store for its grand opening next ...

Air filtration display opens at Carnegie Science Center

PITTSBURGH — The role of air filters in the fight against COVID-19 is the focal point of a new pop-up display at Carnegie Science Center. The museum’s exhibit design and fabrication team worked with Melissa Bilec, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the ...

Direct support professionals receive recognition

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities highlighted some very important employees during Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, which ran Sept. 13-19. Direct support professionals provide residential care and related assistance at Shaffer Plaza ...