Business

Facebook admits not doing enough to prevent Myanmar violence

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is admitting that it didn’t do enough to prevent its services from being used to incite violence and spread hate in Myanmar. The company “can and should do more” to protect human rights and ensure it isn’t used to foment division and spread offline violence ...

Amazon considers New York and Virginia amid reports of HQ split

NEW YORK (AP) — After a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon is now reportedly looking to build offices in two cities instead of one, a surprise move that could still have a major impact on the communities it ultimately selects. New York’s Long Island City as well as Crystal City in ...

ArcelorMittal Weirton exceeds Energy Star® Challenge for Industry

WEIRTON — ArcelorMittal Weirton facility has achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry by reducing its energy intensity by more than 12 percent in five years. The ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry is the EPA’s national call-to-action, ...

The Sleep Center at Wheeling Hospital earns national accreditation

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital’s state-of-the-art Sleep Center earned national five-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. AASM facilities provide the highest level of quality patient care. The accreditation through AASM covers all types of sleep testing, including ...

Trinity Health System recognized for organ donor registries

Trinity Health System was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The campaign ...

Danos Foundation to award funding to local nonprofits

GRAY, La. — The Danos Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations that help solve community challenges where the company and employees live and work. The deadline for organizations to submit an application is Aug 31. “We are proud to live out our company ...

Plaza West Festival donations presented to United Way

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Unified Bank and Riesbeck’s Food Market presented a check in the amount of $4,778 to the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley from proceeds from this year’s Plaza West Festival event in St. Clairsville. The Plaza West Festival is co-sponsored annually by Unified Bank ...

Honda holds ribbon cutting at the Ohio Valley Mall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Mall hosted the grand opening celebration of a new Honda Direct Line location Friday. Three months after opening its doors, Honda Direct Line held a celebration at its new location, next to Rural King Supply. The celebration was from 5-8 p.m. with a ...

Old is new again at Three Labs

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The old is new again at Three Labs Salvage, where Brad Breisch and Lynn Jeffries have turned their passion for repurposing salvaged items into a business and have opened their doors to local artisans and interested members of the community. One of their eponymous three ...

Mattress 1st and Bridgeport Area Chamber of Commerce hold luncheon

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon Friday morning at Wilson’s Mattress 1st store. Wilson’s Mattress 1st celebrated the first anniversary of the store’s opening in April. The mattress retailer serves as an addition to the Wilson family’s furniture ...

Pizza Milano moving to new and bigger digs

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Travelers on U.S. 40 may notice a rehabilitation project on Main Street in the city, with a tarp and scaffolding covering a building while the work is being done. This marks the new site of Pizza Milano, which plans to offer more space and a dining area along with its ...

Progressive Bank converts to Community Bank

WHEELING — The parent company of Community Bank announced Friday that Progressive Bank N.A. will be converted to Community Bank by open of business Monday morning. Employees of the former Progressive Bank worked after hours Friday to convert the offices and customer accounts to Community ...

Buffalo Creek Primitives plans open house

BELLAIRE — A local gift shop is holding an open house and is inviting its loyal customers — and new patrons — to see what’s new. Buffalo Creek Primitives, at 3287 Belmont St., Bellaire, is slated to host an open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 11-12, featuring door prizes, while ...

NAPA at home at new St. C. site

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — NAPA Auto Parts has a new home along National Road, but it still offers the accustomed service to motorists. Kellen McMillen, general manager, said Hill International Trucks is the parent company. It bought locations in Cadiz and Magnolia in 2015. In 2017, the company has ...

Jarvis offers senior planning at new St. C. location

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Jarvis Law Office has a new location in the center of the city with spacious parking and room for a growing practice. Tim Jarvis, owner, said the increased business necessitated moving from the former location at 219 E. Main St. “We’ve had an office in St. ...

Micro market thriving at Ohio University’s Eastern campus

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — AVI Food Systems and Ohio University Eastern began a partnership in mid-January with the goal of creating a mutually rewarding on campus food service option by offering a unique micro market to the students, faculty and staff on campus. Three months later, the partners are ...

Bordas Mineral Management opens doors to protect landowners

WHEELING – Jim Bordas, Tony Francis and Ben Bordas are pleased to announce the opening of a new mineral management company, Bordas Mineral Management. Bordas Mineral Management, located in Wheeling, has been formed to assist landowners in ensuring that they are compensated properly for ...

Tony’s Spa opens new Highlands location

TRIADELPHIA — Tony’s Spa has moved into a new, larger location at The Highlands in Ohio County. Tony Nguyen, who co-owns the business with other members of his family, said the shop had outgrown its old location so he decided to move just a couple doors down nearer to Nini’s ...

Bank CIO has local roots

BRIDGEPORT — A graduate of Bridgeport High School is the new chief information officer for a large bank. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati. According to a news release, the company has $142 billion in assets and operates 1,154 ...