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Youngstown Foundation Announces $922K in Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded more than $922,000 to local organizations in the third quarter, including $232,611 in awards from the Hine Memorial Fund. In unrestricted fund awards, Compass Family & Community Services was granted $65,000, while five organizations – Associated Neighborhood Centers, Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown, City Club of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded more than $922,000 to local organizations in the third quarter, including $232,611 in awards from the Hine Memorial Fund. In unrestricted fund awards, Compass Family & Community Services was granted $65,000, while five organizations – Associated Neighborhood Centers, Boys & Girls Club...

Youngstown Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting Is Dec. 1

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The annual Youngstown Holiday Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting will be held Dec. 1, with the parade beginning at 6:30 p.m.  The route will begin on Federal Street near Commerce and will finish at the end of Federal Street at Vindicator Square. The lighting of the Christmas tree will take place after […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The annual Youngstown Holiday Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting will be held Dec. 1, with the parade beginning at 6:30 p.m.  The route will begin on Federal Street near Commerce and will finish at the end of Federal Street at Vindicator Square. The lighting of the Christmas...

Enjoy ‘Wedding Soup in Wick Park’ Nov. 2

YOUNGSTOWN — Enjoy a bowl of wedding soup Nov. 2 and hear what’s going on to improve Wick Park as Youngstown CityScape hosts its 3rd annual “Wedding Soup in Wick Park” fundraising event. Soup’s on from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wick Park pavilion. Kravitz Deli is providing the soup, fresh baked bread, coffee […]

YOUNGSTOWN -- Enjoy a bowl of wedding soup Nov. 2 and hear what's going on to improve Wick Park as Youngstown CityScape hosts its 3rd annual "Wedding Soup in Wick Park" fundraising event. Soup's on from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wick Park pavilion. Kravitz Deli is providing the...

Manufacturers Still Making It in Columbiana County

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — The manufacturing sector across Columbiana County, much like the hilly terrain of this mostly rural patch of northeastern Ohio, has over the last decade experienced its share of high points and low points. Many producers in the region are optimistic that the manufacturing economy has turned the corner as those tied to […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio -- The manufacturing sector across Columbiana County, much like the hilly terrain of this mostly rural patch of northeastern Ohio, has over the last decade experienced its share of high points and low points. Many producers in the region are optimistic that the manufacturing economy has turned the...

Kufleitner Finds ‘Logical Fit’ in Car Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Had John Kufleitner’s house sold a little sooner back in 1991, he might not be selling cars today, even though he says the automobile business is a natural one for him. The one-time shipbuilder today owns Columbiana Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge and John Kufleitner’s Galleria of Vintage, Classic and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Had John Kufleitner’s house sold a little sooner back in 1991, he might not be selling cars today, even though he says the automobile business is a natural one for him. The one-time shipbuilder today owns Columbiana Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge and John Kufleitner’s...

Don Booth Keeps Feet on Solid Ground in North Jackson

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Don Booth recalls completing a job on a new house in Canfield in the early 1950s – just three days before Christmas – when the contractor he was working for as a carpenter handed out the crew’s paychecks along with some bad news. “He said that he didn’t have anything else […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Don Booth recalls completing a job on a new house in Canfield in the early 1950s – just three days before Christmas – when the contractor he was working for as a carpenter handed out the crew’s paychecks along with some bad news. “He said that...

Small Businesses in North Jackson Create Opportunity

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Bart McGee sits in his crowded office and pulls out a small map of the center of North Jackson with two large sections colored with a bright yellow highlighter. A year ago, these parcels were saddled with dilapidated houses, obtrusive brush and hardscrabble blight. McGee, the president of AM Door & […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Bart McGee sits in his crowded office and pulls out a small map of the center of North Jackson with two large sections colored with a bright yellow highlighter. A year ago, these parcels were saddled with dilapidated houses, obtrusive brush and hardscrabble blight. McGee, the...

Interstate Highways Lead to Growth in North Jackson

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — Clark Leonard glances across hundreds of acres of soybeans planted on land he owns bordered by Interstate 76 to the north and North Bailey Road to the east. Over time, he envisions these fields filled not with crops, but office buildings, hotels, restaurants, car dealerships and retail establishments – a departure […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio -- Clark Leonard glances across hundreds of acres of soybeans planted on land he owns bordered by Interstate 76 to the north and North Bailey Road to the east. Over time, he envisions these fields filled not with crops, but office buildings, hotels, restaurants, car dealerships and...