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Greg Stewart

Expansion continues at The Highlands in Ohio County

WHEELING — Business growth continues at The Highlands in Ohio County, as both Nini’s Treasures and Tony’s Spa are moving to larger locations to better accommodate their stores, while officials plan to announce a new tenant soon for the former Cracker Barrel building near Interstate ...

In Sidney, Portman visits Sapa Extrusions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Rob Portman, R-Ohio, visited Sapa Extrusions in Sidney, Ohio, to meet with company leadership and tour their facilities. Portman saw firsthand the Ohio aluminum manufacturing jobs that he has been working hard to protect. “Here in Ohio at companies ...

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Schlepp’s Family Restaurant noted for homestyle cooking

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY For Ticket MORRISTOWN — Whether it’s chicken or ribs, a three-egg omelete, or their homemade bread, Schlepp’s Family Restaurant customers continue to return to the locally owned establishment for their homestyle cooking. Owners Maryann and Rusty Lucas of ...

Daily specials popular at Hillbilly Snack Shack

Wheeling — It’s the regular daily specials like the half steak sandwich or two chili dogs and fries that keep customers returning to the Hillbilly Snack Shack in Triadelphia, according to owner Ed McDaniels. McDaniels said he and his wife, Tracy, opened the original Snack Shack about ...

United Bankshares Inc.’s earnings increase again

WHEELING — United Bankshares Inc., the parent company of United Bank, posted profits of $147.1 million in 2016, up from $138 million the previous year. Numbers for the three-month period stretching from Oct. 1-Dec. 31 also proved positive, as the company earned $39.1 million, ...

WesBanco earns $86.6 million in 2016

WHEELING — WesBanco Inc. watched profits grow to to $86.6 million in 2016, which reflects an increase from the $80.8 million the Wheeling-based banking firm collected in 2015. For the three-month term stretching from Oct. 1-Dec. 31, WesBanco posted profits of $24.2 million, an ...

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The Pike 40 opens near Morristown

MORRISTOWN — The Pike 40, a new family-owned restaurant, has opened its doors in a freshly renovated space, just outside of Morristown. Located on U.S. 40, in the location that formerly housed Food by Jane, the new establishment features a comfort-style menu that aims to serve classic ...

19th Hole assistant             manager Luke Tolbert and head cook Chas Howell display an order of wings and a toasted hoagie, two popular items on the bar and grill’s menu.

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19th Hole known for great wings and hoagies

Wheeling — Wings, hoagies, cheese fries, chicken tenders and cheese sticks are just a few of the many popular menu items at The 19th Hole, located along National Road in the heart of the business district of Woodsdale. Owner Angie Szalay said it’s the combination of great food in a warm ...

WJU appoints interim president

WHEELING — Weeks after the Rev. James Fleming announced his resignation as Wheeling Jesuit University’s president, the school has hired Debra Townsley as its interim leader. The university made the announcement late Tuesday morning. Townsley will be the second woman to serve as interim ...

Boothe II opens law practice

DILLONVALE — Lawrence Boothe II entered the practice of law after being sworn in as a lawyer in Columbus, Ohio, on Nov. 7. The son of lawyer Lawrence and Luann Boothe of Rayland, Boothe graduated from St. John Central High School in Bellaire in 2007 and received his bachelor’s degree in ...

Pittsburgh council seeks review after advisory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — City Council wants the state to investigate the local water authority’s operations, including a former contract with a private corporation, in the wake of overbilling and water quality problems that included a boil-water advisory that affected 100,000 ...

Homestead applications accepted in Belmont County

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Andrew L. Sutak, Belmont County auditor, wants to notify all eligible applicants that the Belmont County Auditor’s Office is accepting Homestead applications now for 2017 taxes paid in 2017. The Homestead Exemption is a reduction in real estate tax or manufactured home tax ...

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Myser and Davies take on new partner

BRIDGEPORT — Adam Myser is the newest partner in the law firm of Myser and Davies. The Bridgeport law firm has been in general practice since its founding by the Thomas brothers, Michael and Harold, in 1952. Multiple common pleas court judges and county court judges have gotten their ...

Rine named associate director of United Way

WHEELING — The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley has a new associate director. Wheeling native Jessica Rine has been named to the position by the United Way Board of Directors. Rine has been active with the United Way as a volunteer for a number of years, having served on the Allocations ...

Industrial park attracts business

CADIZ — With new money coming in from the gas and oil industry, Harrison County continues to attract new industry with locations like its industrial park. The Harrison County Industrial Park is located between Ohio 9 and U.S. 22, not far from Cadiz. The park stands on 513 acres of land, ...

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Perry & Associates opens new office

WHEELING — Perry & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, A.C. recently opened a new office in downtown Wheeling at 1310 Market St. “Late last year we were privileged to have the opportunity to meet Thadd Obecny, owner of Obecny & Co. After several conversations, we ...

UCFC announces strong performance results, fourth quarter dividend

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — United Community Financial Corp., parent company of The Home Savings and Loan Co., announced that net income for the quarter ended Dec. 31 was $5 million, up 16.1 percent from the $4.3 million reported for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2015. Fourth quarter diluted earnings ...

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 ...