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Utica Shale Academy acquires new equipment

LISBON — The new industrial maintenance equipment is ready for the students of the Utica Shale Academy and the school’s director Bill Watson said now they just need the students to return to be able to use it. Because of COVID-19 restrictions the students have been working on the portions ...

Quick Take

JOINS STAFF: Evan Cuomo, is a licensed West Virginia real estate salesperson working out of the Cedar One Weirton Office. He has been a lifelong resident of Brooke County, where he has gained two years of experience in the real estate field. He worked for Orecchio Properties LLC remodeling ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Ted Zeroski and others to Terri Banal and others, metes, Mount Pleasant Township. Timothy McCoy and Tammy McCoy to Harold McMillen III, part lot 47, McKee’s. Judy Merritt to Chad Brown, .4958 acre, Island Creek ...

Kalkreuth staff plays Santa

WHEELING — Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal again helped to provide Christmas gifts to the St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling. On Dec. 11, Amy Pramesa, secretary of the children’s home, visited Kalkreuth’s corporate office to pick up the presents it collected for the ...

CCHS offers hands-on engineering program

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Catholic Central High School announced it will offer Project Lead The Way’s high school engineering program. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for PreK-12 students and teachers, and Catholic Central joins more ...

Quick Takes

JOINS TEAM: James Woodward has been named the new research analyst for Ohio Southeast Development. The Athens native replaces Chelsie Wollett in that position. Woodward earned his master of public policy and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Kentucky. He worked for the ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Susan Young to Timothy Young, lot 275, LaBelleview. Frederick and Susan Schoppe to Ronald and Evelyn King, metes, Cross Creek Township, 24.845 acres, Well-Warren Township. Timothy Rohal and others to James and Tina ...

S&P 500 ends at another record high as tumultuous 2020 ends

Wall Street closed out a tumultuous year for stocks with more record highs Thursday, a fitting coda to the market’s stunning comeback from its historic plunge in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. The benchmark S&P 500 index finished with a gain of 16.3 percent for the year, ...

Delta CEO sees 2021 recovery

DETROIT (AP) — The leader of Delta Air Lines is telling workers that he expects some recovery from the coronavirus travel downturn by the spring. CEO Ed Bastian writes in a New Year’s Day memo to employees that he expects 2021 to start with travel deeply depressed like it was last year. ...