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Business

Plaza Theater open again

The Weirton Plaza Theatre celebrated its grand re-opening on March 17, following approximately two years of renovations. Joined by representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, city officials and other guests, the opening was observed with a ribbon cutting and Business After Hours, ...

OVMC sale fight heats up

WHEELING — Attorney Thomas G. Casto said Wheeling Hospital has spoken to Ohio Valley Medical Center about acquiring it and “has no interest in seeing OVMC close.” In response, Michael Garrison, attorney for Alecto Healthcare Services — the California firm that intends to purchase OVMC ...

Gabby’s back for more in Follansbee

FOLLANSBEE — Area residents who remember enjoying a hot roast beef sandwich and other food at Gabby’s Welcome Cafe or who are just looking for a relaxing place to watch a game while having a beer are encouraged to stop by the restaurant at 855 Main St., which has been re-opened by Rick ...

Quick Takes

GULF LEASES: Oil companies have offered $274.8 million for this year’s central Gulf of Mexico oil leases, more than last year but only about half the amount bid in 2015. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said that 28 companies bid on 163 tracts off Louisiana, Mississippi and ...

Rite-Aid marks remodeling

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday at the downtown Steubenville Rite Aid on North Fifth Street. The store underwent a five-week process to remodel into a wellness format, according to Wendy Bowman, Rite Aid district manager. “The remodeling of this store helps the Steubenville ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Berry Lou Henderson (deceased) to Peggy Byers, lots 2, 3 and 10, James and Elda Gleasure unrecorded. Harry and Orpha Conger to Gregory and Charlene Marling, lot 21, Homewood Park (survivorship). Dora Olenick ...

Kinter Tanning and More opens

Kinter Tanning and More located at 216 N. Fourth St. in Toronto is owned and operated by husband and wife, John and Jamie Kinter. In addition to two operating tanning beds, the new business offers the community a selection of hardware, electrical and plumbing items, tools, painting supplies and ...

Metro PCS opens

Metro PCS owner Omar Imran opened his business located at 218 N. Fourth St. in Toronto in December. During a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony he explained the business specializes in cell phones and accessories. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. ...

Quick Takes

APPOINTED: Jay McLaughlin has been appointed vice president of accounting and finance at Wheeling-Nisshin Steel. McLaughlin came to Wheeling-Nisshin from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel in February 1996 as manager and was promoted to general manager of accounting and finance. He started his ...

A taste of Sicily

Camillo and Mariella Pittera, the owners of Pittera’s Pizza, celebrated their move to the North Hollywood Center plaza on Sunset Boulevard with a ribbon cutting. Taking part were, front, from left, Camillo and Mariella Pittera; Mayor Domenick Mucci; staff member Charlotte Hauber; and Rick ...