Local News

Friday, June 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of an effort to convert South Field House into a community center, the Save South Field House Initiative is hosting two events to “celebrate its history and deliberate about its future.” The first event, a community work day to clean up the site, will be held 8 a.m. to 1 […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Three-time Grammy Award winning group the Zac Brown Band will headline a concert at Stambaguh Stadium Aug. 24 as part of the new YLive series. Eric Ryan, president of JAC Management, made the announcement at Stambaugh Stadium this morning. “We put together a plan that will be second to none,” Ryan said in […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Not all of the recipients of this year’s Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation scholarships will come back and practice medicine in the Mahoning Valley and Patrick Wilson, the foundation’s chairman, is OK with that. What’s important is that they’re addressing the needs of the communities they serve, wherever that may be. Across the […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – In the early morning of Aug. 11, 1952, a crowd of 50,000 descended on Vienna Township for the opening of the $10 million Youngstown Air Force Base at Youngstown Municipal Airport. As the afternoon arrived, F-86 and F-94 jets crisscrossed the sky, delighting audiences. “We feel safer now that you are here,” […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation awarded a $23,000 grant to the Help Network of Northeast Ohio. The grant will support Help Network’s programs including Suicide Hotline, Recovery Services, WarmLine and the East Liverpool Peer Resource and Recovery Center. Help Network provides 24/7 crisis intervention, suicide prevention and intervention, referrals and support services to persons […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

POLAND, Ohio – Among the core tenets of the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley is that trust and ethics are a key component in a healthy marketplace. At the agency’s annual Torch Awards ceremony at The Lake Club in Poland, leaders offered six examples – four businesses, a nonprofit and a community leader […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More than 450 people attended the Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation’s Annual Celebrity Dinner Auction Thursday night at the Covelli Centre in support of the scholarships the foundation gives to students in the Valley every year. “This is a scholarship that goes out to young people in need and these are kids […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jewish residents and organizations in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys have long been “visible and involved with the community,” says Thomas Welsh, co-author of A History of Jewish Youngstown and the Steel Valley, with an impact running deep into the roots of the region. An example Welsh cites: In 1901, William Wilkoff, […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership between the Youngstown Business Incubator and Jet Creative will provide incubator portfolio companies with websites and marketing materials at discounted rates. The partnership also includes an updated site for the YBI. “A business’ front door today is no longer on Main Street. It’s a digital door on the internet,” YBI […]

Friday, June 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Northeastern Ohio lags when it comes to producing enough credentialed workers necessary to staff the number of jobs available in some of the higher-paying economic sectors, according to a recent study. The report, “Aligning Opportunities in Northeast Ohio,” compiled by the Cleveland Foundation and Team Northeast Ohio, or Team NEO, shows that […]

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