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Wean Foundation Awards 28 Grants to Urban Efforts

WARREN, Ohio — The Raymond John Wean Foundation announced Tuesday it has awarded grants that range from $1,040 to $5,000 to 28 organizations in Youngstown and Warren, the total of the grants coming to just under $100,000. Seven organizations received $5,000 grants: Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Association, Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past, Stop One […]

WARREN, Ohio -- The Raymond John Wean Foundation announced Tuesday it has awarded grants that range from $1,040 to $5,000 to 28 organizations in Youngstown and Warren, the total of the grants coming to just under $100,000. Seven organizations received $5,000 grants: Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Association, Mahoning Valley Sojourn...

Chamber to Honor Pelini at Annual Meeting

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Bo Pelini, Youngstown State University’s new head football coach, will receive the William G. Lyden Spirit of the Valley Award at the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s annual meeting March 19. The chamber also will present attorney Alan Wenger of Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell with the Donald Cagigas Spirit of the Chamber Award […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Bo Pelini, Youngstown State University’s new head football coach, will receive the William G. Lyden Spirit of the Valley Award at the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s annual meeting March 19. The chamber also will present attorney Alan Wenger of Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell with the Donald Cagigas...

No Help from Spell Check

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The team of Mahoning Valley Young Professionals who won last year’s adult spelling bee triumphed again Thursday — in sudden death. The four members of the EIEIO team — Kim Urig, Michael Kovach, Gwen Brown and Amber Beall — spelled “kohlrabi” correctly after the Fast Five team missed the Germanic word with […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- The team of Mahoning Valley Young Professionals who won last year’s adult spelling bee triumphed again Thursday -- in sudden death. The four members of the EIEIO team -- Kim Urig, Michael Kovach, Gwen Brown and Amber Beall -- spelled “kohlrabi” correctly after the Fast Five team...

No Labels Co-Founder to Address Regional Chamber

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — David M. Walker, former U.S. comptroller general and co-founder of No Labels, will speak March before the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s Government Affairs Council. The luncheon event, which will begin at 11:15 a.m., will be held at Leo’s Ristorante in Howland. No Labels, co-chaired by Jon M. Huntsman Jr. and Joe Lieberman, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- David M. Walker, former U.S. comptroller general and co-founder of No Labels, will speak March before the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s Government Affairs Council. The luncheon event, which will begin at 11:15 a.m., will be held at Leo’s Ristorante in Howland. No Labels, co-chaired by Jon M....

Butler Institute Opens 77th Area Artists Exhibition Sunday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Butler Institute of American Art presents its 77th Area Artists Annual exhibition beginning Sunday, Feb. 22, and running through March 29. The exhibition will be seen in the MacIntosh and Hynes-Finnegan Galleries on the museum’s second level. Works by artists in all media who reside in Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Butler Institute of American Art presents its 77th Area Artists Annual exhibition beginning Sunday, Feb. 22, and running through March 29. The exhibition will be seen in the MacIntosh and Hynes-Finnegan Galleries on the museum’s second level. Works by artists in all media who reside in...

Business Journal Announces 4 Winners of Free Ad Space

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio- –  The four winners of free advertising in The Business Journal’s Facebook promotion are Shepherd Self Storage, American Food Forests, Sandra Cika and Monica Allison, Publisher Andrea Wood announced today. The promotion was conducted as a lead up to the launch of The Business Journal’s digitally remastered website, which made its debut Monday. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio- -  The four winners of free advertising in The Business Journal’s Facebook promotion are Shepherd Self Storage, American Food Forests, Sandra Cika and Monica Allison, Publisher Andrea Wood announced today. The promotion was conducted as a lead up to the launch of The Business Journal’s digitally remastered website,...

2015 Harvest for Hunger Campaign to Launch Feb. 18

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Second Harvest Food Bank will kick off its 24th annual Harvest for Hunger campaign next Wednesday. The food and funds drive, which runs through April, aims to help stock Second Harvest’s shelves for the spring and summer months when donations decline. Last year’s campaign raised $175,849 and collected nearly 60,000 pounds of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Second Harvest Food Bank will kick off its 24th annual Harvest for Hunger campaign next Wednesday. The food and funds drive, which runs through April, aims to help stock Second Harvest’s shelves for the spring and summer months when donations decline. Last year’s campaign raised $175,849 and...

NYO to Host Open House for Urban Office Space

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — NYO Property Group will hold an open house Thursday at its Urban Office Space to showcase the property as well as provide networking opportunities. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on the fourth floor of the 16 Wick Building downtown. “Attendees will have the opportunity to see the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- NYO Property Group will hold an open house Thursday at its Urban Office Space to showcase the property as well as provide networking opportunities. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on the fourth floor of the 16 Wick Building downtown. “Attendees will have...

CityScape to Honor F.N.B, Asimakopoulos Feb. 26

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape will host a “Grass Roots Gala” recognizing First National Bank of Pennsylvania and Pete Asimakopoulos, its Youngstown market president, Feb. 26 at the D.D. and Velma Davis Center in Mill Creek MetroParks. A social will take place at 5:30 p.m. followed by the dinner at 6:30 p.m. Since 2010, Youngstown […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape will host a "Grass Roots Gala" recognizing First National Bank of Pennsylvania and Pete Asimakopoulos, its Youngstown market president, Feb. 26 at the D.D. and Velma Davis Center in Mill Creek MetroParks. A social will take place at 5:30 p.m. followed by the dinner at...

Poland Rotary to Hold 30th Annual Chili Open Feb. 21

OLAND, Ohio — More than three decades ago, Larry Warren and some of his fellow Rotarians had the same response — “What?!?” – when a founder of the club told of a golf event he had participated in on a frozen lake near Akron. He suggested the Poland Rotary do the same thing here. “We […]

OLAND, Ohio -- More than three decades ago, Larry Warren and some of his fellow Rotarians had the same response -- “What?!?” – when a founder of the club told of a golf event he had participated in on a frozen lake near Akron. He suggested the Poland Rotary do...