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Our Towns: Telethon Raises $65K for Hurricane Relief Efforts | September 1, 2017

Telethon Raises $65K for Hurricane Relief Efforts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A telethon broadcast last night by WKBN and four other local television stations operated by Nexstar Media Group raised more than $65,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The total raised includes $40,000 in matching funds pledged by four local businesses, said David Coy, general manager of the five Nexstar stations. Covelli Enterprises, […]

Our Towns: Sister Jerome’s Mission Is Now Ursuline Sisters Scholars | August 25, 2017

Sister Jerome’s Mission Is Now Ursuline Sisters Scholars

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ursuline Sisters Scholars, formerly Sister Jerome’s Mission College Program, is now a program of Beatitude House, with a goal to break the cycle of poverty through education. The transition was announced Thursday. Founded by Sister Jerome Corcoran, who is 101, the program helps college students from low-income families make it to […]