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Awards & Events: Ohio Federal Research Network Info Event Thursday at YBI | April 17, 2017

Ohio Federal Research Network Info Event Thursday at YBI

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator and Youngstown State University in partnership with the Ohio Federal Research Network will host an informational event from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the YBI. The Ohio Federal Research Network is a statewide initiative to support high-tech research and commercialization for defense and aerospace industries. The event […]

Company News: Comcast Employees to Volunteer at Cascade Park Pool | April 14, 2017

Comcast Employees to Volunteer at Cascade Park Pool

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Comcast NBCUniversal employees, friends and community partners will celebrate the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day April 22 by volunteering to improve the Cascade Park Pool. This year, Comcast expects more than 100,000 volunteers to participate in 900 projects across the country and around the world. To date, volunteers have contributed nearly […]

Our Towns: Youngstown Foundation Awards $1.55M in Q1 Grants | April 14, 2017

Youngstown Foundation Awards $1.55M in Q1 Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded grants for the first quarter of the year to 13 area organizations totaling $1,551,813.33. The grants, which include the Hine Memorial Fund recipients and donor advised fund distributions range from $7,490 to $500,000. Additionally, more than $332,000 was distributed to local nonprofits through the foundation’s support fund program. The Youngstown Foundation, founded […]

Government: Ryan Blasts Trump Shift on China’s Currency | April 14, 2017

Ryan Blasts Trump Shift on China’s Currency

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio  – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan blasted President Donald Trump for his reversal on his campaign rhetoric regarding China’s manipulation of its currency. In a statement distributed Thursday, Ryan, D-13 Ohio, called Trump’s “about-face” on China “yet another example of his continued inability to advance a consistent trade policy.” Trump, who met with Chinese […]

Health Care: Community Foundation Publishes Annual Report | April 14, 2017

Community Foundation Publishes Annual Report

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley this week published its annual report that highlights the impact of grant-making and community leadership initiatives in 2016. The Community Foundation began 2016 by investigating the factors behind the region’s health outcomes and identified their improvement as an essential aspect of the organization’s intended impact, […]

Economic Development: Chemical Bank Gives $15K to YNDC for Housing Programs | April 14, 2017

Chemical Bank Gives $15K to YNDC for Housing Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chemical Bank has donated $15,000 to support housing programs organized by Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., the community improvement group announced Thursday. The funds will be used to expand YNDC’s housing counseling services, the group said in a release, which will in turn boost the number of homeowners in Youngstown. “We are very […]