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Friday, February 28, 2014

The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. kicked off a series of meetings Feb. 26 at the Rocky Ridge Neighborhood. YNDC officials are asking residents about what concerns they have for their area. The information compiled will be used to form a development strategy for the city. The post YNDC kicks off information sessions at Rocky Ridge Neighborhood appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Three county chapters have combined to become the Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley and have moved to new offices on Belmont Avenue in Liberty. The new location is on a bus line, making it easier for clients who don’t have transportation. The post Three Red Cross county chapters combine at new location appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, February 24, 2014

The Oak Hill Collaborative refurbished a one-story brick building at 507 Oak Hill to provide space for up to 15 tenants. The group hopes to nurture start-up businesses in the Uptown neighborhood of Youngstown. The post Oak Hill Collaborative hope to have up to 15 tenants in new facility appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, February 17, 2014

The snowy, icy winter has lead to brisk sales of rock salt. While, some Mahoning Valley retailers have run out, others are on their fifth truckload delivery. The post Rock salt sales brisk this winter appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, February 14, 2014

For a second year, the Rev. Jerry Krueger will perform weddings for walk-in brides and grooms on Valentine’s Day at Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Youngstown. The post Walk-ins welcome for wedding special on Feb. 14 appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, February 14, 2014

The Youngstown Cash Mob plans to visit Re Arrangements, a used furniture business in Boardman, on Feb. 22. Members of the mob agree to make at least a $20 purchase at the business that day. The group, which promotes local businesses, is celebrating its second anniversary this month. The post Youngstown Cash Mob marks second anniversary appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, February 14, 2014

A new project has proven that music does soothe the savage beast – or at least a stray at the local pound. The Rescue Animal MP3 Project was started two-and-a-half years ago by Pamela Fisher, a veterinarian in North Canton. That program is now piped into 842 locations, including the Mahoning County Dog Pound. The post Sound of music calms canines at pound appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, February 3, 2014

If you like “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” or “Downton Abbey,” you can thank The Beatles. Before they came along, the biggest export from Great Britain was Jaguar. That all changed after the group’s first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” Feb. 9, 1964. After that, all things “British” became a phenomenon. The post February marks 50th anniversary of The Beatles invasion appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Mahoning County has extended the deadline for dog licenses to Feb. 28. After that, dog owners will pay not only the $20 license fee, but also a $20 penalty. The post Dog owners get few more weeks to buy licenses appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, January 31, 2014

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County is planning a Chinese New Year celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at it’s Newport branch, Midlothian at Market streets, Youngstown. The post Youngstown library celebrates Year of Horse Jan. 31 appeared first on The News Outlet.

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