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Business

New location

Steubenville Tailorings and Alterations recently held a grand-opening at its new location inside the Fort Steuben Mall. In addition alteration services, the business offers custom tailoring and formalwear rental. On hand for the ribbon-cutting were, from left, Joe Belinksy, a representative of ...

Trinity sponsors Kidz Zone

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The soft play area for children inside the Ohio Valley Mall now has a new sponsor — Trinity Health System. Trinity, which is based in Steubenville, decided to step into the role since the former sponsors, Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital, are ...

Sports company sues in letter ‘O’ dispute with Ohio State

COLUMBUS — Oh no: A New York-based sports network has turned to the federal courts in its trademark dispute with Ohio State University over use of the letter “O.” Overtime Sports Inc., an online network focusing on high school basketball and football, has a capital O with sloping ...

W.Va. funeral home served black families for almost a century

FAIRMONT (AP) — When Jesse Grant Lampkin and Janie Gravely Lampkin opened their funeral home in the 1920s, it was the only place in North Central West Virginia that could provide service to black people. According to Judy Bussey, Jesse Grant Lampkin’s daughter, the couple moved from ...

Quick takes

OPERATOR OF THE YEAR: Bruce Snider has been chosen as Ohio Rural Water’s Operator of the Year. A 1977 graduate of Wintersville High School, Snider started at the village of Wintersville’s Water and Wastewater Departments that fall as a meter reader and laborer. In July 1997, Snider ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Christine Knight Timothy Knight, part lots 572-573, Labelle View; and part lots 188-190, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs. Anthony Barezinsky to Michele Barezinsky, lot 11, McConnell’s. Anthony Sims to Ashley ...

Drill held

An active shooter drill recently was held at the Harrison County Joint Vocational School in Cadiz. Six “patients” were transported to Harrison Community Hospital during the drill. Participating were squads from the hospital, Hopedale and Scio. Law enforcement agencies including from Cadiz ...

More high-speed Internet for Ohio?

COLUMBUS — High-speed Internet would spread to about 1 million unserved or underserved Ohioans along rural routes and highways previously off-limits to private development under a strategic plan released Thursday. If approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the aggressive blueprint ...

Income growth greatest in tech hubs during past five years

ORLANDO, Fla. — From the middle of the Obama administration to the midpoint of the Trump presidency, household income grew the most in tech and entertainment centers like Austin, Texas; Nashville, Tenn.; and large chunks of the West Coast. Congressional districts that attract highly ...