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Keeping up with tradition: Carriage Limousine Service

WELLSVILLE — Carriage Limousine Service, Ohio’s premier horse-drawn carriage provider, continues to grow its fleet of horse-drawn carriages for its clients in Ohio, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The company recently added a stretch Victorian carriage and an authentic Indian doli ...

Wheelhouse Creative announces expansion, new hires

WHEELING — Wheelhouse Creative, a full-service advertising agency in Wheeling and Pittsburgh, has added seven new employees and significantly expanded its video production capabilities. Joining Wheelhouse are Joe and Pat Monahan, founders of Shooters Productions of Martins Ferry, and ...

Ohio Legacy Corp. Reports third quarter earnings

NORTH CANTON, Ohio—Ohio Legacy Corp., parent company of Premier Bank & Trust, reported higher net income for the third quarter of 2016, compared to the same period in 2015. The corporation reported net income of $316,000, or 14 cents basic and diluted earnings per common share, for ...

Workers’ Compensation Dynamics workshop to be held

NEW PHILADEPHIA, Ohio — The Small Business Development Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas invites you to attend the Workers’ Compensation Dynamics (Everything You Need to Know!) workshop at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The event will be offered in two locations, live at the Tolloty ...

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Rotary Club fundraiser

T-L Photo/ ROBERT A. DEFRANK Carl Lehman, past president of the St. Clairsville Rotary Club, right, and Belmont County Common Pleas Judge Frank Fregiato talk with guests during the club’s annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser last week. This and the Taste of the Valley fundraiser in the spring ...

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Jerry Fiutem and Kathy Fiutem, from left, share a moment with Jarrett Wilson after being recognized for the loyalty as employees of Wilson Funeral Homes.

Wilson Funeral Homes promotes longtime employee

BROOKSIDE — Loyalty. It’s a word you really don’t hear that often in this present day and age — especially when it comes to employees. Well, the word still exists as do two local individuals who have remained faithful and who have gone “light years” beyond the call of duty for their ...

Barn artist Scott Hagan produces his first wall calendar

JERUSALEM — Barn artist Scott Hagan began painting barns 19 years ago, beginning with his father’s  hay barn. The 20-foot Ohio State “Block O” and “Brutus Buckeye” painted on that barn launched his career in barn art, and his business keeps growing every year. This year, he began ...

Drones flying high

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The St. Clairsville Public Library recently hosted a drone demonstration by Eye in the Sky, a new St. Clairsville business. Library Director Doug Walsh noted the demonstration was part of a series focusing on technology. He said the drones were launched from a space behind ...

‘Mighty Fine Dog Grooming’ opens in Ferry

MARTINS FERRY — Mighty Fine Dog Grooming recently opened for business at 409 Virginia St. in Martins Ferry. Owned and operated by Leygh Ann Thomas, Mighty Fine has brand new grooming equipment and offers a free pick-up and delivery service for dogs belonging to the elderly, disabled and ...

The Citizens Bank of Ohio announces new location in Wheeling

WHEELING, WV:  Scott A. Everson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Citizens Savings Bank, a subsidiary of United Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:  UBCP), is pleased to announce the bank has recently expanded into Wheeling, West Virginia, with the opening of a new Loan Production ...

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A new Aldi store is under construction in St. Clairsville.

New Aldi to open in November

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A new Aldi grocery store is under construction in St. Clairsville to replace the current Aldi store that is located just 1.2 miles away. The new Aldi store is slated to open in November and will be located behind CVS pharmacy and Sheetz convenience store off of National ...

ICR supply store opens in the Ohio Valley Mall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A new store had its grand opening at the Ohio Valley Mall last week. ICR Sales and Services held the grand opening for its new Ohio Valley Mall location on Monday morning. The new store is located beside the HH Gregg electronics store. Store employees said even though they ...

Progressive Bank awards scholarship

WHEELING — On July 13, Progressive Bank presented Brandon Paul Tenney from its Buckhannon Branch with the 2016 Progressive Bank College Scholarship Award. Progressive Bank offers a $1,000 a year scholarship to a first-time freshman, with a total award of  $4,000 over the four ...

Business Briefs

Sheriff Lucas attends institute ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont County Sheriff David Lucas completed his participation in the 110th session of the National Sheriffs’ Institute in Aurora, Colo., in late August. The NSI is the only national executive development program designed exclusively ...

Breton ‘Bret’ McNab joins Roetzel law firm

AKRON, Ohio — Roetzel is pleased to announce that J. Breton “Bret” McNab has joined the Akron office as a member of the firm’s Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas Law and Real Estate Law practices. He assists and serves clients in a wide variety of both transactional and ...

Law firm, spa open in Cadiz

CADIZ — New businesses opening in Cadiz show that the economy in the area is still alive and well, officials said. Several new businesses have opened recently in the Cadiz area. Among them are Kidder Law Offices, a law firm based out of Salem, Ohio, and Sun Kissed Hair and Day Spa, a ...

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Owner Jennifer Wahlbrink takes “a leap of faith” with her new St. Clairsville shop, Timeless Charm.

New stores open in St. Clairsville

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Two new businesses in St. Clairsville hope to find their niche with customers. Square One is an Ohio-based design and marketing  company that has its roots in Amish country, according to owner and founder Katie Geiser. Now it has a new location on National Road East, ...

Petroplus to serve as bank board chairman

WHEELING — The Board of Directors of First West Virginia Bancorp Inc. recently announced that William G. Petroplus has been appointed to serve as the chairman of the board of the company following the resignation of R. Clark Morton. Morton resigned as chairman of the board and as ...

Academy picks Zambito as its implant director

WHEELING — Dr. Ricardo D. Zambito of Wheeling has been named an implant director for the American Academy of Facial Esthetics Place Implants Now courses. The AAFE is a teaching organization for dental and medical professionals that has successfully integrated internet learning with ...