Business

Wound treatment

Faculty in the Buckeye Local School District recently participated in the Stop the Bleed program instructed by Wheeling Hospital staff. Nearly 150 teachers were shown how to control major hemorrhaging resulting from a single incident or mass casualty situation. Grade school teacher Jim Berze, ...

Explorers to send first live video broadcast from ocean depths

ALPHONSE ATOLL, Seychelles (AP) — Explorers are set to deliver the first live video broadcast from deep below an ocean’s surface. Early next week, a submersible is expected to dive to nearly 1,000 feet off the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean and send images to a satellite transmitter on ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Carrie Maxwell to Samuel and Christina Mitchell, lot 91, Manhattan. Ross Flanagan (deceased) to Christine Booth and Colleen Wagner, 0.96 acre, Knox Township. David and Cheryl Mascio to John and Rita Riley Jr., part ...

Smithfield food pantry recieves donation from Ohio Oil and Gas Association

COLUMBUS — The Columbus-based Ohio Oil and Gas Association on Wednesday added to the food products that disappear quickly from the shelves at the Smithfield Friends Church Food Pantry. Boxes of canned vegetables and fruits, three kinds of cereal, crackers, pastas, bath soap, tooth brushes ...

OMEGA elects officers for 2019

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association executive board elected officers for 2019 at the February board meeting at the Buckeye Career Center in New Philadelphia. Domenick Mucci, Steubenville’s representative; Commissioner Chris Abbuhl of Tuscarawas County; ...

J.C. Penney closes more stores after weak sales

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is closing more stores following weak holiday sales season for the retailer. Net income tumbled nearly 70 percent, and a key measure for health dropped 4 percent in the fourth-quarter, the most crucial period of the year for retailers who bank on strong holiday ...

Grand opening

The Dollar General store at 2760 state Route 213 in the Pleasant Hill area is open for business. The store offers a focused selection of national name brands and private brands of food, housewares, seasonal items, cleaning supplies, basic apparel and health and beauty products. Dollar General ...

Real Estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Mary Thompson (deceased) to William Thompson, metes, Cross Creek Township. Jean Rankin to JD Home Management LLC, lot 31, Buena Vista Heights. John West to Jefferson County Land Reutilization Corp., lot 15, Labelle ...

Quick Takes

RECOGNIZED: Irvin Insurance Services, with offices in Wintersville and Bridgeport, has received senior partner designation from Grange Insurance. The award goes annually to agencies that excel in key areas, including customer service and overall performance. Only 124 agencies out of the more ...

First Choice moving forward

WEIRTON — First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union continued to make significant progress in 2018, despite strong competition and a tepid economy, officials said during Tuesday’s annual meeting. The credit union has moved forward because of the performance of a dedicated ...