Business

Keurig winner

Roy Arbogast of East Springfield, left, was the winner of a Keurig in a recent Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times circulation promotion for new subscribers. Presenting the prize is John Hale, circulation director for the newspapers. - Michael D. McElwain

Images earns ACR accreditation

STEUBENVILLE - Images Mammography Center, part of Trinity Health System, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in stereotactic biopsy as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.Stereotactic biopsy is a minimally invasive procedure that utilizes X-rays to ...

Exquisite Creations by Joel

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Exquisite Creations by Joel, Suite 1, 762 Canton Road, Wintersville. The business specializes in custom silk floral arrangements, gifts and wedding and event decorating. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. On hand for the ...

Wheeling Hospital sets opioid guides

WHEELING - In an effort to curb drug addiction, Wheeling Hospital has implemented a series of guidelines for its emergency-trauma center personnel in prescribing opioids to treat pain.Under this policy, opioids are to be prescribed less frequently, in lower doses and for shorter periods.Dr. ...

Harrison hospital sets renovations to improve experience

CADIZ - As part of its vision of improving the overall patient experience, Harrison Community Hospital officials have announced completion of renovations to its emergency room.Cliff Harmon, chief executive officer said, "Completion of this project is a culmination of months of planning and ...

Quick takes

NEW AGENT: The Schawn Conner State Farm agency, 2700 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, officially opened its doors Wednesday.Prior to becoming a State Farm agent, Conner worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative for GlaxosmithKline. He has a finance degree from Robert Morris University in ...

Having fun, helping others

Eric Fithyan, owner of Chambers and James Funeral Home, and staff at the Herald-Star donned silly glasses, noses and other red "flair" to mark Red Nose Day, a nationwide campaign organized by Walgreens to raise funds for charities serving children in poverty. Fithyan collected more than $350 ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County:Auditor of Jefferson County to Nefertiti Trust, part lot 45, Findley Gardens.Frank and Sandra Villamagna Jr. to Stephen and Mary Mencer, lot 104, Altamont (survivorship).Robert and Audra Johns to Eric Haenni, lot 3, Brady ...

Tri-State Financial earns honors

From staff reportsSTEUBENVILLE - Tri-State Financial Services has been recognized as the leading agency with SBS Brokerage Services LLC of Carnegie, and for the second consecutive year has received the 2015 Practice Leadership Outstanding Performance Award, which recognizes the firm for its ...

Safety awards given locally

From staff reportsCOLUMBUS - Thirteen Jefferson County employers were recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation for their workplace safety records.The businesses received BWC's Special Award for Safety for at least 500,000 hours and six months without an injury resulting in a day ...