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YBI Names 5 ‘Sharks’ for Shark Tank Event

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator has announced the five “sharks” that will serve on the panel at its Shark Tank Event May 3 at The Lake Club: Eugene Calabria, John Masternick, Catherine Mott, Ed Muransky and Anthony Vross. The event is a local take of the ABC show “Shark Tank,” where entrepreneurs give […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator has announced the five “sharks” that will serve on the panel at its Shark Tank Event May 3 at The Lake Club: Eugene Calabria, John Masternick, Catherine Mott, Ed Muransky and Anthony Vross. The event is a local take of the ABC show...

Hirschbecks to be Honored as Champion for Our Valley’s Children

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor John and Denise Hirschbeck and their family as the 2019 Champion for Our Valley’s Children at the 9th annual celebration dinner on May 7 at The Lake Club in Poland. Each holiday season, the Hirschbecks personally deliver wish list items to families of Akron Children’s […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor John and Denise Hirschbeck and their family as the 2019 Champion for Our Valley’s Children at the 9th annual celebration dinner on May 7 at The Lake Club in Poland. Each holiday season, the Hirschbecks personally deliver wish list items...

In Centennial Year, United Way Marks Milestones of 2018

POLAND, Ohio – When William Shivers became chairman of the 2018 campaign of the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, he set his goals high. At the time, he asked Bob Hannon, president of the nonprofit, what was the most money they had ever raised. “He said, ‘$3.3 million.’ I said, ‘That’s going […]

POLAND, Ohio – When William Shivers became chairman of the 2018 campaign of the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, he set his goals high. At the time, he asked Bob Hannon, president of the nonprofit, what was the most money they had ever raised. "He said, '$3.3...

YBI Hosts Blockchain Seminar April 17

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host the Around the Block roadshow April 17, a series of events organized by Cleveland-based Flashstarts, to discuss blockchain and the opportunities the technology offers. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Whistle & Keg downtown. Flashstarts is one of the organizers of the Blockland […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host the Around the Block roadshow April 17, a series of events organized by Cleveland-based Flashstarts, to discuss blockchain and the opportunities the technology offers. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Whistle & Keg downtown. Flashstarts is one of...

Valley STEM Awarded $10K for Invention that Tackles School Shootings

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley STEM+ME2 Academy is one of fifteen high school teams across the country that has been awarded a $10,000 grant through the Lemelson-MIT Program for the 2018-2019 school year. The grant will be used for high school students to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. A group of eight students, led by […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley STEM+ME2 Academy is one of fifteen high school teams across the country that has been awarded a $10,000 grant through the Lemelson-MIT Program for the 2018-2019 school year. The grant will be used for high school students to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. A group...

YSUscape Taste of Youngstown Takes Place Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YSUscape is holding its fifth Taste of Youngstown fundraiser this Saturday at The B&O Station Banquet Hall downtown here from 5 to 9 p.m. YSUscape is a Youngstown State University-affiliated student organization formed to collaborate with community and other university organizations to revitalize and beautify Youngstown. Proceeds from the event will be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YSUscape is holding its fifth Taste of Youngstown fundraiser this Saturday at The B&O Station Banquet Hall downtown here from 5 to 9 p.m. YSUscape is a Youngstown State University-affiliated student organization formed to collaborate with community and other university organizations to revitalize and beautify Youngstown. Proceeds...

YSU SBDC Wins ‘Excellence and Innovation Award’ from SBA

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has presented the Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University with the Excellence and Innovation Award. Last year, the office provided 7,035 hours of counseling to 279 clients. The work helped area businesses generate more than $96.87 million in sales, create 491 jobs and retain 1,496 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has presented the Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University with the Excellence and Innovation Award. Last year, the office provided 7,035 hours of counseling to 279 clients. The work helped area businesses generate more than $96.87 million in sales, create...

Summer Slate at Amphitheater Begins June 15

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first summer of shows at The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater begins June 15 with a performance by Michael Stanley and The Resonators with featured guest Donnie Iris and The Cruisers. On June 28, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Chicago will play at the venue, followed by soul and funk band […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first summer of shows at The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater begins June 15 with a performance by Michael Stanley and The Resonators with featured guest Donnie Iris and The Cruisers. On June 28, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Chicago will play at the venue, followed...

Branch Street Hosts Party for No. 1 Ranking

BOARDMAN, Ohio – To celebrate being named the best coffee shop in Ohio by Food & Wine Magazine, Branch Street Coffee Roasters will host an after-hours party April 27. The party at the café, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road in Boardman, will feature limited edition bags of coffee, as well as beer from Noble Creature Cask House […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – To celebrate being named the best coffee shop in Ohio by Food & Wine Magazine, Branch Street Coffee Roasters will host an after-hours party April 27. The party at the café, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road in Boardman, will feature limited edition bags of coffee, as well as beer...

Youngstown Foundation Announces Grants Totaling $1.7M

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has announced $1.7 million in grants, supporting organizations including Potential Development, the Easter Seals and the YMCA of Youngstown. “As we enter our second century of service to the community, our focus remains the same. We are committed to embracing our role as a leader in the community and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has announced $1.7 million in grants, supporting organizations including Potential Development, the Easter Seals and the YMCA of Youngstown. “As we enter our second century of service to the community, our focus remains the same. We are committed to embracing our role as a...