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Friday, September 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Thirty three area organizations have been awarded grants totaling $646,171.00 by the distribution committee of The Youngstown Foundation. Grants were awarded from the foundation’s unrestricted fund as well as the Hine Memorial Fund, the Mahoning Valley Sports Charities, donor advised and restricted funds. Additionally close to $264,000 was awarded through the Support […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The National Packard Museum’s newest exhibit, “Open Wheel Warriors,” opens tomorrow. The featured race cars range from soapbox derby cars all the way to one of A.J. Foyt’s Indy cars. “Spurred by a gradual increase of speed and size, drivers graduated from Soap Box Derby to Go-Kart to ¼ Midget, ½ Midget […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

LISBON, Ohio — A first-time visitor to the pyramids in Egypt, or the Colosseum in Rome can’t help but marvel at the manpower mustered and the resources gathered to build such structures. One can’t help but have a similar feeling upon entering the Courthouse Inn & Restaurant in Lisbon. From the meticulously arranged flowers to […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Board of Control approved paying $115,465 plus moving expenses for 11 lots Thursday as part of the Near East side Urban Renewal Plan. All the properties were purchased under consensual agreements, said David Bozanich, city finance director and a board of control member. The sites constitute a “significant” amount of […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Businesses in Lawrence County could benefit from perhaps four ethane cracker plants that could be built in the western Pennsylvania-eastern Ohio region, Lawrence County business leaders learned Thursday. Kathryn Klaber, founder The Klaber Group and former CEO of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, addressed the Lawrence County Economic Development Corp.’s 2016 Impact […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  Marketing, sales and public relations professionals will mentor business students Oct. 14 as part of Marketing Shadow Day at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration. The day-long event begins at 8 a.m. with a breakfast in the WCBA Conference Center in Williamson Hall. The morning’s speaker will be Paul Roetzer, […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – To kick off breast cancer awareness month, Covelli Enterprises and Panera Bread are hosting Go Pink Day Oct. 3. At the restaurant’s seven locations in the Mahoning Valley, 100% percent of proceeds of Pink Ribbon Bagel sales on Monday will be donated to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. The Youngstown […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Oktoberfest Youngstown, a family-oriented all-day event hosted by the Autism Society of Mahoning Valley, will take place Oct. 7, 8 and 9. The fundraiser will be held under a tent at the Colonial Plaza on Belmont Avenue and is presented and hosted by signature sponsor Kravitz Delicatessen. Admission is free, but a […]

Friday, September 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Oktoberfest Youngstown, a family-oriented all-day event hosted by the Autism Society of Mahoning Valley, will take place Oct. 7, 8 and 9. The fundraiser will be held under a tent at the Colonial Plaza on Belmont Avenue and is presented and hosted by signature sponsor Kravitz Delicatessen. Admission is free, but a […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Former President Bill Clinton will visit the Mahoning Valley next week to campaign for his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The Hillary For America campaign issued an advisory this morning announcing that the former president will headline a “Stronger Together” bus tour Tuesday and Wednesday. The tour comes before the start […]

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