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Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union at Youngstown State University will host a poverty simulation Feb. 3 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The event, which will run 2-4 p.m., will simulate for participants the issues people living in poverty experience. Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union supports […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Opera Western Reserve Young Artists will stage a production of Jack and the Beanstalk at 3 p.m. March 5 in Stambaugh Auditorium’s Tyler Grand Ballroom. The show, adapted from music by The Pirates of Penzance creators Gilbert and Sullivan, features stage direction from Robert Pierce and musical direction from Jon Simsic. After […]

Monday, May 11, 2015

After Tony Vavlas’ funny Facebook postings got a following, the Campbell, OH, man collected them all for a book: “You Can’t Feed Butter to a Cat: And Other Conversations I’ve Had With My Dad.” The post Cats, butter, conversations lead to book by Campbell man appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Green or natural burials are becoming more popular among environmental- and cost-conscious consumers. The post Natural burials becoming popular option appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Common Core and the PARCC testing that goes with it are under fire by teachers, parents and legislators. Christina Young of The News Outlet tells us why. The post PARCC testing under fire from parents, state appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Of 132 state legislators, 24 responded to a survey by Columbus Exchange: Politics in Question. The question involved legalizing marijuana in Ohio. The post Few state lawmakers willing to talk about marijuana legalization appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Two plans to legalize marijuana may make it on the November ballot. Matt Hawout of The News Outlet tells us why these groups are making the push in an off election year. The post Pro-pot groups gamble on off-year ballot initiatives appeared first on The News Outlet.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

The new Project PASS program, pairing Youngstown State students and second-graders in Youngstown city schools, consists of weekly tutoring session to help students with the upcoming third-grade state reading assessments. The post YSU students tutor second-graders in reading skills appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Officials at shopping malls have been discussing security at their facilities as early as Sept. 11, 2001. Since, then a recent threat has brought those concerns back into the news. The post Don’t expect security checkpoints at local malls appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mitch Lynch and Patricia Tinkler have taken over the café at Fellows Riverside Gardens. For the next three years, Friends Specialty of the Garden Café will offer a menu reflecting plants at the gardens. The post Café offers new flavors at Fellows Riverside Gardens appeared first on The News Outlet.

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