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Amphitheater Among Winners of Beautification Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Cityscape last night presented its annual Beautification Awards, honoring 18 individuals and projects ranging from the new Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre and Lincoln Knolls Community Playground to six homeowners. “Each year, we recognize the effort and the pride that those in the community display with their property. It may be a multimillion […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Cityscape last night presented its annual Beautification Awards, honoring 18 individuals and projects ranging from the new Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre and Lincoln Knolls Community Playground to six homeowners. “Each year, we recognize the effort and the pride that those in the community display with their property....

CFMV Hosts Valley Soup Dec. 3

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley will host Valley Soup, allowing four area nonprofits to make their case to attendees for projects they care about. This year’s participants are Buster’s Brigade Inc., Northeast Homeowners & Concerned Citizens Association, Time Bank Mahoning Watershed and YSUscape. Each group will have four minutes to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley will host Valley Soup, allowing four area nonprofits to make their case to attendees for projects they care about. This year’s participants are Buster’s Brigade Inc., Northeast Homeowners & Concerned Citizens Association, Time Bank Mahoning Watershed and YSUscape. Each group...

Coleman Touts Importance of National and Local Journalism

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When asked how it is going to feel if the current political climate gets less crazy, Korva Coleman had a one-word answer: “Boring!” Speaking in the smooth and unruffled style that she demonstrates every morning on the air, the NPR newscaster addressed a couple hundred people at St. John’s Episcopal Church Thursday […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When asked how it is going to feel if the current political climate gets less crazy, Korva Coleman had a one-word answer: “Boring!” Speaking in the smooth and unruffled style that she demonstrates every morning on the air, the NPR newscaster addressed a couple hundred people at...

Quality Switch to Be Honored for ‘Excellence in Manufacturing’

Quality Switch

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Quality Switch, Newton Falls, will receive the Excellence in Manufacturing award from the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber at the Economic Forecast breakfast Nov. 13. This is the third year for the award, which focuses on a company’s longevity in business, growth, product innovation and achievement. Quality Switch was one of nine nominees. The chamber […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Quality Switch, Newton Falls, will receive the Excellence in Manufacturing award from the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber at the Economic Forecast breakfast Nov. 13. This is the third year for the award, which focuses on a company’s longevity in business, growth, product innovation and achievement. Quality Switch was...

Authors of ‘Shale Play’ to Speak at Dr. Ray Lecture

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The authors of a book of photos and poems documenting the impact of the fracking industry in Pennsylvania will speak at a free lecture on the campus of Youngstown State University. Acclaimed poet Julia Spicher Kasdorf and award-winning documentary photographer Steven Rubin are co-authors of “Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The authors of a book of photos and poems documenting the impact of the fracking industry in Pennsylvania will speak at a free lecture on the campus of Youngstown State University. Acclaimed poet Julia Spicher Kasdorf and award-winning documentary photographer Steven Rubin are co-authors of "Shale Play:...

Shenango Chamber to Honor Hinkson, Sharon Robotics

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor Hermitage city manager Gary Hinkson as Shenango Valley Business Ambassador of the Year at the chamber’s annual dinner. The event will be held Nov. 6 at Park Inn by Radisson, West Middlesex. A social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6 […]

SHARON, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor Hermitage city manager Gary Hinkson as Shenango Valley Business Ambassador of the Year at the chamber’s annual dinner. The event will be held Nov. 6 at Park Inn by Radisson, West Middlesex. A social hour will begin at 5...

DeBartolo York, Edwards Honored for Courage

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Denise DeBartolo York, owner and co-chair of the San Francisco 49ers, does not think she’s “that terribly creative” or “courageous,” she said. However, the resources her parents gave her and the example they set have been the biggest blessings in her life, she said. “They blessed me so that I could bless […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Denise DeBartolo York, owner and co-chair of the San Francisco 49ers, does not think she’s “that terribly creative” or “courageous,” she said. However, the resources her parents gave her and the example they set have been the biggest blessings in her life, she said. “They blessed me...

United Way Opens New Grant Cycle Nov. 25

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will soon be accepting applications from education and emergency-service nonprofits for its 2020-2022 funding cycle.  Nonprofits in Mahoning County, as well as Girard, Liberty and Hubbard in Trumbull County, are invited to apply. Grant applications will be open Nov. 25 through Jan. 27 via […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will soon be accepting applications from education and emergency-service nonprofits for its 2020-2022 funding cycle.  Nonprofits in Mahoning County, as well as Girard, Liberty and Hubbard in Trumbull County, are invited to apply. Grant applications will be open Nov....

Valley Legacy Awards Honor Lifetimes of Work

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The winners of the 2019 Valley Legacy Awards represent a broad swath of Mahoning Valley seniors who’ve dedicated their lives to causes ranging from Knights of Columbus and education to veterans affairs and Alzheimer’s disease. Presented by Shepherd of the Valley, the five Legacy Awards winners were announced Wednesday. Winning the Outstanding […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The winners of the 2019 Valley Legacy Awards represent a broad swath of Mahoning Valley seniors who’ve dedicated their lives to causes ranging from Knights of Columbus and education to veterans affairs and Alzheimer’s disease. Presented by Shepherd of the Valley, the five Legacy Awards winners were...

Nominees Announced for 2019 Valley Legacy Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Shepherd of the Valley announced the nominees to be recognized at the 15th annual Valley Legacy Awards at noon Wednesday. The annual event honors civic-minded seniors and senior advocates for their contributions to the Mahoning Valley. There are 17 nominees this year. The Valley Legacy Awards will be presented to winners in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Shepherd of the Valley announced the nominees to be recognized at the 15th annual Valley Legacy Awards at noon Wednesday. The annual event honors civic-minded seniors and senior advocates for their contributions to the Mahoning Valley. There are 17 nominees this year. The Valley Legacy Awards will...