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Home Savings Donates $12K for CityScape Holiday Lighting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $12,000 donation from Home Savings Foundation will help ensure downtown visitors enjoy a safe and festive holiday season. Frank Hierro and Louis Joseph, Mahoning Valley regional president and vice president of real estate and facilities for Home Savings Bank, presented the check to Youngstown CityScape’s executive director, Sharon Letson, this morning. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $12,000 donation from Home Savings Foundation will help ensure downtown visitors enjoy a safe and festive holiday season. Frank Hierro and Louis Joseph, Mahoning Valley regional president and vice president of real estate and facilities for Home Savings Bank, presented the check to Youngstown CityScape's executive...

America Makes, Regional Chamber to Host MMX

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes will host its annual Members Meeting & Exchange, or MMX, Oct. 30 and 31 at Stambaugh Auditorium. America Makes, the flagship Institute for Manufacturing USA, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, will partner with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to present the event this year. MMX will feature updates about advancements […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes will host its annual Members Meeting & Exchange, or MMX, Oct. 30 and 31 at Stambaugh Auditorium. America Makes, the flagship Institute for Manufacturing USA, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, will partner with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to present the event this year. MMX...

Safety Council Focuses on Fire Safety in Workplace

STRUTHERS, Ohio – In recognition of National Fire Prevention Month, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Mahoning Valley Safety Council continued its monthly series of educational seminars with one on fire safety in the workplace. Howland Township Fire Chief James Pantalone was guest speaker at Wednesday’s seminar at The Embassy on Youngstown-Poland Road. Pantalone discussed what to […]

STRUTHERS, Ohio – In recognition of National Fire Prevention Month, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Mahoning Valley Safety Council continued its monthly series of educational seminars with one on fire safety in the workplace. Howland Township Fire Chief James Pantalone was guest speaker at Wednesday’s seminar at The Embassy on Youngstown-Poland...

Business Health Insurance Event Set for Oct. 31

WEST MIDDLESEX Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce, along with the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce, will host a free educational event on health insurance in partnership with UPMC. The event will focus on how to control your business health insurance costs in 2019. It will take place on Oct. 31 from 8 […]

WEST MIDDLESEX Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce, along with the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce, will host a free educational event on health insurance in partnership with UPMC. The event will focus on how to control your business health insurance costs in 2019. It will take place...

WaterFire Sharon Wins Event of the Year Award

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SHARON, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association has named WaterFire Sharon as its 2018 event of the year. The association will present organizers with the Spirit of Hospitality Award Oct. 23 at its annual meeting in Philadelphia. WaterFire Sharon began in 2013, drawing inspiration from a similar event in Providence, R.I. The main […]

SHARON, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association has named WaterFire Sharon as its 2018 event of the year. The association will present organizers with the Spirit of Hospitality Award Oct. 23 at its annual meeting in Philadelphia. WaterFire Sharon began in 2013, drawing inspiration from a similar event...

Power of the Arts Calls for Poem Submissions

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts, Lit Youngstown and Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership seek poems from poets in Trumbull or Mahoning counties with the winning poems to be painted on murals, one each in Warren and Youngstown. To qualify, a poet must have an affiliation with Trumbull and Mahoning counties, such as being a current […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts, Lit Youngstown and Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership seek poems from poets in Trumbull or Mahoning counties with the winning poems to be painted on murals, one each in Warren and Youngstown. To qualify, a poet must have an affiliation with Trumbull and Mahoning counties,...

7-Year-Old’s ‘Hero Heart’ Adorns Dunkin Donuts Mugs

CANFIELD, Ohio – Once a patient at Akron Children’s Hospital, 7-year-old Preston Helmick is now returning the favor to the hospital that treated his heart defect. Through the end of the month, Dunkin Donuts in the Mahoning Valley will be selling mugs with Helmick’s “Hero Heart” artwork on it, with proceeds supporting Akron Children’s. Mugs […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Once a patient at Akron Children’s Hospital, 7-year-old Preston Helmick is now returning the favor to the hospital that treated his heart defect. Through the end of the month, Dunkin Donuts in the Mahoning Valley will be selling mugs with Helmick’s “Hero Heart” artwork on it, with...

Community Members Unite for Nonviolence Week

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Throughout her childhood, Sharon Grandberry had to endure physical and mental abuse from her mother. “The physical was bad, but the mental abuse is what I carried in my life,” she said. “I was afraid. I felt like I was in a box, chained in there and I had no choices.” Grandberry […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Throughout her childhood, Sharon Grandberry had to endure physical and mental abuse from her mother. “The physical was bad, but the mental abuse is what I carried in my life,” she said. “I was afraid. I felt like I was in a box, chained in there and...

Excellence in Education Luncheon Set for Nov. 15

WARREN, Ohio – The Eastern Ohio Education Partnership will recognize impactful educational practices in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties at its Excellence in Education 2018 awards luncheon. The lunch will take place Nov. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St. It will recognize the Eastern Ohio Education Partnership’s preschool and […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Eastern Ohio Education Partnership will recognize impactful educational practices in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties at its Excellence in Education 2018 awards luncheon. The lunch will take place Nov. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St. It will recognize the Eastern...

Mill Creek Park Gears Up for Pumpkin Walk

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks will host its annual Pumpkin Walk at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Fellows Riverside Gardens. The walk, which is free and open to the public, will feature music from Grammy-nominated folk artist Steve Free. Refreshments and other entertainment will be provided. In the days leading up to the Pumpkin […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks will host its annual Pumpkin Walk at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Fellows Riverside Gardens. The walk, which is free and open to the public, will feature music from Grammy-nominated folk artist Steve Free. Refreshments and other entertainment will be provided. In the days...