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Portman tours, speaks with Warren Fabricating workers

Business

HUBBARD — Regina Mitchell, chief operating officer of Warren Fabricating and Machining, can find employees, just not the right employees. She chalks that up as her biggest challenge running the Hubbard-based specialized fabricator, machiner and assembler of large steel weldments. “We ...

Wellsburg chamber slated to hand out honors

Local News

WELLSBURG — Members of the Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce are inviting the community to join them in a celebration of community service at the annual dinner event for April 6 at the Wellsburg Fire Hall. The event will include entertainment by Hermie & Harry’s Dueling Pianos and the ...

Wheeling Hospital announces plans for expansion

Business

BELLAIRE — To meet continuing health care needs of Belmont County residents, Wheeling Hospital is expanding its health center in Bellaire and opening an ambulatory surgical center in Bridgeport. Plans for the two facilities were announced Wednesday during a press conference at Wheeling ...

Oak Glen music, arts, cultural celebration set to conclude today

Local News

NEW MANCHESTER — Hundreds of people, including those from Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina, came Saturday to Montani Semper Liberi, a three-day celebration of music, the arts and cultural heritage at Oak Glen High School. Matt Cashdollar, festival committee chairman, ...

Technology Services Group set to launch SmartSite

Business

WHEELING — After 34 years in business in the Friendly City, Technology Services Group Inc. announced Wednesday that it is launching a new service — the SmartSite, which combines numerous networking tools into one. While many websites offer a mobile site for browsing on mobile devices, TSG ...

Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Tyler Sviha to Heather Mixter, 1.156 acres, Springfield Township. Federal National Mortgage Association to Jennifer Blackwelder, lot 13, Hendrickson Tract unrecorded. Erik and Angalena Takach to Devin Carothers, ...

‘Living My Best Life’

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Minority Health Month’s 2019 theme of “Living My Best Life” speaks to a long-term lifestyle to embrace, not just a catchy phrase for the April observance, organizers say. “This year, we are really focusing on using Minority Health Month activities as a way to ...

Last man sentenced in ATV theft ring

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — The last of five men charged in connection to an ATV theft ring was sentenced to prison this week. Marcus J. Hale, 39, of Hammondsville, was sentenced to six years in prison on Wednesday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. after a jury found Hale guilty ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Memorial gospel sing Sunday at Weirton Heights Memorial WEIRTON — The second-annual Nancy McKeen Memorial Gospel Sing will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church, located at 121 Ivy St. “All are welcome to raise their voices and praise the Lord,” a ...

Toronto remembers Karaffa as dedicated

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TORONTO — Family, friends, former students and colleagues gathered together in the library of the J. T. Karaffa Elementary School Tuesday to say goodbye to the school’s namesake — Joseph Karaffa. Karaffa, who died March 13 at the age of 94, was a life long resident of the Gem City and ...