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Rust Belt Stories Tell Effects of Deindustrialization

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sherry Lee Linkon’s book about deindustrialization literature focuses on the Rust Belt states, but the stories aren’t unique to the region, she said, and can be found all over the world. Linkon, English professor and faculty director of writing curriculum initiatives at Georgetown University, is a former co-director of Youngstown State University’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sherry Lee Linkon’s book about deindustrialization literature focuses on the Rust Belt states, but the stories aren’t unique to the region, she said, and can be found all over the world. Linkon, English professor and faculty director of writing curriculum initiatives at Georgetown University, is a former...

YBI Hosts Two Learning Labs in July

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator is holding two learning labs this month on “3D Printing 101” and “Crafting Your Pitch.” 3D Printing 101 will be at 5:30 p.m. July 26 and is an introductory course to the world of advanced manufacturing (AM) methods commonly referred to as 3D printing. This is your opportunity […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator is holding two learning labs this month on “3D Printing 101” and “Crafting Your Pitch.” 3D Printing 101 will be at 5:30 p.m. July 26 and is an introductory course to the world of advanced manufacturing (AM) methods commonly referred to as 3D...

YSUScape Taking Applications for Downtown Mural

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YSUScape is accepting applications for a new mural in downtown as part of the student group’s Community Painting Day, where participants will complete the mural in a paint-by-numbers style. Designs for the 9-foot by 12-foot mural must be submitted by July 27. A small group of judges will select finalists and the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YSUScape is accepting applications for a new mural in downtown as part of the student group’s Community Painting Day, where participants will complete the mural in a paint-by-numbers style. Designs for the 9-foot by 12-foot mural must be submitted by July 27. A small group of judges...

Stambaugh Auditorium Awarded $100K for Renovations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Stambaugh Auditorium has been awarded $100,000 from the Youngstown Foundation to support the design and engineering phase for the restoration of the building’s Fifth Avenue entrance. Planned work, said auditorium director of development Michael McGiffin, includes replacing all retaining walls, lights, cleaning the façade and rebuilding the staircase along Fifth Avenue and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Stambaugh Auditorium has been awarded $100,000 from the Youngstown Foundation to support the design and engineering phase for the restoration of the building’s Fifth Avenue entrance. Planned work, said auditorium director of development Michael McGiffin, includes replacing all retaining walls, lights, cleaning the façade and rebuilding the...

‘Boxers of Youngstown’ Featured at Bites and Bits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s next Bites and Bits of History lunch program features Craig Snyder, a former professional boxer, who will discuss his book “The Boxers of Youngstown Ohio: Boxing Capital of the World.” The program will be held Thursday at noon at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St. Snyder will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society's next Bites and Bits of History lunch program features Craig Snyder, a former professional boxer, who will discuss his book "The Boxers of Youngstown Ohio: Boxing Capital of the World." The program will be held Thursday at noon at the Tyler History Center, 325...

Kyle-McCollum House Gets Historical Marker

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In less than an hour, more than 200 years of Mahoning Valley history had come full circle. Descendants of some of the earliest pioneers to settle in Youngstown and Mahoning County were on hand Friday to honor a homestead that is today recognized as the oldest continuously inhabited house in the city. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In less than an hour, more than 200 years of Mahoning Valley history had come full circle. Descendants of some of the earliest pioneers to settle in Youngstown and Mahoning County were on hand Friday to honor a homestead that is today recognized as the oldest continuously...

SBA Administrator to Headline Salute to Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Linda McMahon, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is the scheduled keynote speaker at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s annual Salute to Business breakfast. The breakfast, which the chamber presents annually, is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman. McMahon is SBA’s 25thadministrator, according […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Linda McMahon, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is the scheduled keynote speaker at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s annual Salute to Business breakfast. The breakfast, which the chamber presents annually, is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman....

DOYO 2018 Promises Bigger Crowds, New Experience

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With DOYO Live less than a month away, founder Dennis Schiraldi said this year’s event is already on track to be bigger than last year. And not just because it’s taking place at two locations.  In 2016, Schiraldi started the DOYO Live digital marketing and interactive design conference, which was held at […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With DOYO Live less than a month away, founder Dennis Schiraldi said this year’s event is already on track to be bigger than last year. And not just because it’s taking place at two locations.  In 2016, Schiraldi started the DOYO Live digital marketing and interactive design...

YSU to Induct Seven to Athletics Hall of Fame

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Youngstown State University will induct seven new members of its Athletics Hall of Fame in a pre-game ceremony Oct. 27 before the Penguins’ football game against Indiana State. The class of 2018 is Bethany Anderson, track and field, 2004 to 2008; McKenzie Bedra, softball, 2005 to 2008; Codera Jackson, football, 2005 and 2006; […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Youngstown State University will induct seven new members of its Athletics Hall of Fame in a pre-game ceremony Oct. 27 before the Penguins’ football game against Indiana State. The class of 2018 is Bethany Anderson, track and field, 2004 to 2008; McKenzie Bedra, softball, 2005 to 2008; Codera...

Registration for United Way Day of Caring Now Open

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s 21st annual Day of Caring will be held Sept. 7 and will also serve as the kick-off of the 2018 United Way Campaign. United Way has teamed up with the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., the City of Youngstown, Green Youngstown, and the American […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley's 21st annual Day of Caring will be held Sept. 7 and will also serve as the kick-off of the 2018 United Way Campaign. United Way has teamed up with the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., the City of Youngstown,...