Business

HDS collaborates with local leadership training company

EAST LIVERPOOL — While the majority of business owners aim to get the most from their employees, Ray Trevelline asks “How can I give my employees the best opportunity?” This question led the Hot Dog Shoppe to partner with East Liverpool-based training company Mainstream Leadership ...

CAA talks health

EAST LIVERPOOL — Ron Mott, a news correspondent with MSNBC, recently visited the East Liverpool Community Health Center to discuss the Affordable Health Care Act. Drs. Jill Hendrickson and Joseph Sitarik spoke on the issue, addressing the number of patients at CAA Health, Behavioral Health ...

Fed approves dividend, buyback plans of all 34 biggest banks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has given the green light to all 34 of the biggest banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn. It was the first time in seven years of annual ...

‘Like bombs’: Bankrupt company’s air bags still out there

Takata’s lethally defective air bags proved to be the company’s undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world. Crushed by lawsuits, fines and recall costs, the Japanese auto parts supplier filed for bankruptcy in Tokyo ...

Columbiana County Property Transfers

Butler Township County Sheriff (Justin Smith, et al) to Wilmington Savings Fund Society, home on Winona Road; $70,000. East Liverpool Cedar Gable Rentals to Charles Burke, home at 417 Gaston Place; $10,000. HCS Bank to Gregg Stowers, home on McKinnon Avenue; $13,000. Penny Farnsworth ...

Student loan servicer fights back as states eye protections

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The nation’s largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied against states’ efforts to license student loan servicers in Maine and elsewhere this year as it seeks to become the nation’s single servicer of student loans under a plan backed by U.S. Education ...

With tech giants back in charge, stocks hit records again

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and other big-name technology stocks got back to their winning ways Monday and helped drive U.S. indexes once again to record heights. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 20.31 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,453.46 and surpassed its old record, set nearly a week ...

Columbiana County Property Transfers

Butler Township Marjorie Stryffeler to Dale and Kathleen Stryffeler, home and 3 acres on Buck Road; $77,824. Ricky and Joanne Ferry to Nathaniel and Courtney Baker, home on Slater Road; $375,000. Center Township Sarah Louise LLC to Kristyana Wichert, home on state Route 164; ...

Nike to slash 1,400 jobs, cut sneaker styles in shakeup

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike wants to be more nimble on its feet. The sneaker maker said Thursday that it plans to focus on the hottest-selling sneakers, slash the number of styles it offers and sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring in which it also will cut about ...

Columbiana County Property Transfers

Columbiana Ruth Parry, trustee, to Terence and Martha Pickrell, home on Terra Verde Avenue; $250,000. U.S. Bank Trust to Corey Bowker, home at 366 S. Main St.; $12,500 East Liverpool Gregg Stowers to City Hospital Association, home on Monroe Street; $20,000. Judith Heffner to Jason and ...