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JA, Trumbull Education Center Partner for College and Trades Conference

NILES, Ohio – Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley and the Trumbull County Educational Service Center will host businesses and colleges as part of the inaugural College Career and Trades Conference Oct. 29. Held in the former Sears space at the Eastwood Mall, the conference will welcome more than 3,500 students from all 21 high […]

NILES, Ohio – Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley and the Trumbull County Educational Service Center will host businesses and colleges as part of the inaugural College Career and Trades Conference Oct. 29. Held in the former Sears space at the Eastwood Mall, the conference will welcome more than 3,500...

Panel to Discuss Multigenerational Workplace

SHARON, Pa. — A workshop hosted by the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will address increase in multiple-generation workplaces and data showing that 2020 will bring the highest level of workforce age diversity. Prospering With a Multi-Generational Workplace is scheduled for Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The featured speaker, Kelley Ashby, has […]

SHARON, Pa. -- A workshop hosted by the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will address increase in multiple-generation workplaces and data showing that 2020 will bring the highest level of workforce age diversity. Prospering With a Multi-Generational Workplace is scheduled for Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The...

Lecturer Warns Against Rising Global Anti-Semitism

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Combating anti-Semitism means standing up against more than just one brand of hatred, a noted scholar on Jewish studies and the Holocaust warned Thursday night. Dr. Deborah Lipstadt, professor of religion and history at Emory University, was the keynote speaker at the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation’s 2019 Inaugural Event, held at the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Combating anti-Semitism means standing up against more than just one brand of hatred, a noted scholar on Jewish studies and the Holocaust warned Thursday night. Dr. Deborah Lipstadt, professor of religion and history at Emory University, was the keynote speaker at the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation’s 2019...

Cafaro, DeBartolo Legacies Honored at Eastwood Mall 50th

NILES, Ohio — The Eastwood Mall played host Sunday night to a massive celebration to mark its 50th anniversary. A crowd of more than 2,000 guests that included local celebrities, elected officials, mall merchants, store employees and even mall walkers turned out to dine, drink and dance at the center court of the mall, which […]

NILES, Ohio -- The Eastwood Mall played host Sunday night to a massive celebration to mark its 50th anniversary. A crowd of more than 2,000 guests that included local celebrities, elected officials, mall merchants, store employees and even mall walkers turned out to dine, drink and dance at the center...

Theater Review: ‘Dreamgirls’ Is Kaleidoscope of Talent

By J.E. Ballantyne Jr. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Playhouse first produced the musical Dreamgirls in 1989. Judging from the enthusiastic response from the opening night audience Saturday at the current Dreamgirls production at the Playhouse,“absence does make the heart grow fonder.” With book & lyrics by Tom Eyen and music by Henry Krieger, the […]

By J.E. Ballantyne Jr. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Playhouse first produced the musical Dreamgirls in 1989. Judging from the enthusiastic response from the opening night audience Saturday at the current Dreamgirls production at the Playhouse,“absence does make the heart grow fonder.” With book & lyrics by Tom Eyen and...

Countdown Is On to TEDxYoungstown

By Vince Bevacqua YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s crunch time for TEDxYoungstown. This year’s event kicks off at 9 a.m. this Saturday, and the organizing committee’s to-do list is long. “The next few days will be non-stop activity,” says Greg Smith, TEDx Youngstown license holder. “We are committed to doing everything we possibly can to make […]

By Vince Bevacqua YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- It’s crunch time for TEDxYoungstown. This year’s event kicks off at 9 a.m. this Saturday, and the organizing committee’s to-do list is long. “The next few days will be non-stop activity,” says Greg Smith, TEDx Youngstown license holder. “We are committed to doing everything...

Historical Society Celebrates 144th Founders Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is planning its 144th Founders Day Open House with free activities and a focus on the Mahoning River. The day-long event is scheduled for Sept. 8 and admission is free. Visitors can access the following exhibits: “The People of the Mahoning Valley: Stories of Identity and Innovation,” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is planning its 144th Founders Day Open House with free activities and a focus on the Mahoning River. The day-long event is scheduled for Sept. 8 and admission is free. Visitors can access the following exhibits: "The People of the Mahoning Valley:...

United Way Hosts Annual Day of Caring Friday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of its centennial celebration, the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will host its annual Day of Caring Sept. 6. The event is the largest in the chapter’s history, with more than 1,200 volunteers registered from 90 area businesses and organizations.  A breakfast will be held at the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of its centennial celebration, the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will host its annual Day of Caring Sept. 6. The event is the largest in the chapter’s history, with more than 1,200 volunteers registered from 90 area businesses and organizations.  A breakfast...

Youngstown Playhouse Starts Season with ‘Dreamgirls’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Playhouse will kick off its 96h season with a production of the Broadway musical “Dreamgirls” the weekends of Sept. 6 and 15. The play, which premiered on Broadway in 1981 and at the Playhouse in 1989, tells the fictional story of a musical group in the vein of The Supremes […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Playhouse will kick off its 96h season with a production of the Broadway musical “Dreamgirls” the weekends of Sept. 6 and 15. The play, which premiered on Broadway in 1981 and at the Playhouse in 1989, tells the fictional story of a musical group in...

Salute to Business Honors Value of Teamwork

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The annual Salute to Business hosted Thursday by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber morphed into a salute to teams and teamwork as speakers and honorees echoed praise for colleagues, community collaboration and the can-do spirit of the Mahoning Valley. “I’ve never seen this Valley as united as it is today with business, labor […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The annual Salute to Business hosted Thursday by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber morphed into a salute to teams and teamwork as speakers and honorees echoed praise for colleagues, community collaboration and the can-do spirit of the Mahoning Valley. “I’ve never seen this Valley as united as it...