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Our Towns: MLK Day Workshop Looks at Institutional Racism | January 17, 2017

MLK Day Workshop Looks at Institutional Racism

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Addressing institutionalized racism in America requires whites and people of color conducting more than superficial conversations about the issue and for both to recognize their privilege, Minister DeVante Hudson said Monday. Hudson delivered the keynote address at the morning-long program, Remembering What Is Civil and Doing What Is Right: An Examination of […]

Our Towns: Boardman Civic Association Elects New Officers | January 12, 2017

Boardman Civic Association Elects New Officers

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Meg Harris, community support and trauma supervisor with Alta Behavioral Healthcare, has been elected president of Boardman Civic Association. She succeeds former Boardman schools Superintendent Frank Lazzieri. Elected vice president is George Farris, founder and CEO of Farris Marketing. Treasurer is Jeff Barone, a financial adviser in the Canfield office of Morgan […]

Our Towns: Strimbu Memorial Fund Awards $110,500 in Grants | December 29, 2016

Strimbu Memorial Fund Awards $110,500 in Grants

BROOKFIELD, Ohio — The Board of Directors of the Strimbu Memorial Fund has allocated $110,500 in grants to local economic development and charitable organizations and individuals in need, Jim Grasso announced this week. Grasso is president of the board. Recipients of the grants — nonprofits, charitable groups economic development agencies – met at the Winner […]

Our Towns: Trumbull’s Commercial Corridors Lead to Rural Crossroads | December 19, 2016

Trumbull’s Commercial Corridors Lead to Rural Crossroads

WARREN, Ohio – No matter where you go in Trumbull County, the entrepreneurial spirit flourishes. This is best demonstrated by the small businesses found along commercial thoroughfares as well as in the quiet, rural countryside. As you travel north along state Route 193 in Trumbull County, the packed commercial corridor in Liberty Township eases into […]