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Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Early Monday morning, a graffiti-laden landmark rock at the center of the campus of Youngstown State University bore messages of hate and violence in support of the terrorist group ISIS. By the afternoon, more than 50 students from the university had banded together to write a new message as the story caught […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Early this morning, a graffiti-laden landmark rock at the center of the campus of Youngstown State University bore messages of hate and violence in support of the terrorist group ISIS. By this afternoon, more than 50 students from the university had banded together to change that message, along with a story that […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The aging population of the Mahoning Valley presents a twofold problem for health care. First, it means that more and more patients require medical care, whether it’s for hospice, in-home care, hospitals or assisted living. Second, a large group of employees within the industry are preparing to retire within the next decade. […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University is beefing up campus security in the wake of vandalism that contained threatening messages purportedly from supporters of ISIS. The landmark rock outside the student union building was defaced overnight with messages that touted support of  ISIS and painted with the colors of the French flag. Among the messages […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ashley E. Orr, a senior at Youngstown State University, has been named a Rhodes Scholar. She is the first YSU student to receive the prestigious international scholarship. Orr, of Columbiana, is a 2012 graduate of Columbiana High School. A mathematics and economics double major at YSU, she is in the University Scholars Program in the YHonors […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dick Bennett remembers the day in September 1977 when he was meeting with staff and volunteers in the YMCA auditorium, “when a young person came bolting in the door and said, ‘Sheet & Tube is closing.’ ” Bennett, the retired CEO of the Youngstown YMCA, was about to launch the annual membership […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University professors Martha Pallante and Donna DeBlasio will sign copies of their latest book, “Italian Americans of the Greater Mahoning Valley,” at 5:30 p.m. today at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W. Wood St. As part of the event, Pallante and DeBlasio will also present a […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carrie Stackhouse saw a need and persuaded her employer, Cortland Banks, to help fill it. The result is 240 low-income families who will have a turkey on their table this Thanksgiving, because of Cortland Banks, Second Harvest Food Bank and the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley. Stackhouse, a vice […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first 30 seconds of any business pitch are the most critical. It’s within that time — the length of an elevator ride — that potential clients or investors decide if what you’re selling, whether a product or an idea, is worth their interest. If that half-minute goes well, it can lead […]

Monday, November 23, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music will present the annual Carols & Cocoa and the Dana Holiday Concert 7 p.m. Dec. 2, at Stambaugh Auditorium. The event, which will take place in the auditorium’s ballroom, will feature seasonal musical favorites, culminating in a holiday sing-along. Dana students will bring cookies to […]

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