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On Cross-Country Fundraiser, Smith Swings by Smarts

On Cross-country Fundraiser, Doug Smith Swings by Smarts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Even though Doug Smith celebrated his birthday on July 21, he had his cake at the Students Motivated by the Arts school downtown Aug. 3, nearly two months after he hit the road on his bike in Astoria, Oregon. Smith left from the Pacific Coast on June 7 with the goal of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Even though Doug Smith celebrated his birthday on July 21, he had his cake at the Students Motivated by the Arts school downtown Aug. 3, nearly two months after he hit the road on his bike in Astoria, Oregon. Smith left from the Pacific Coast on June...

Chemical Bank Awards $5K to YBI’s Minority Business Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chemical Bank awarded a $5,000 grant to the Minority Business Assistance Center at the Youngstown Business Incubator. The center, led by YBI director of diversity and inclusion Carmella Williams, provides technical assistance, counseling, capital access and contract opportunities to small businesses owned and operated by people of color. “We are very grateful […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chemical Bank awarded a $5,000 grant to the Minority Business Assistance Center at the Youngstown Business Incubator. The center, led by YBI director of diversity and inclusion Carmella Williams, provides technical assistance, counseling, capital access and contract opportunities to small businesses owned and operated by people of...

DOYO Brings National Marketing Connections to City

DOYO Gives Youngstown Regional, National Connections

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The DOYO Live digital marketing and interactive design conference keeps getting bigger, and is giving regional marketers direct access to some of the top names in the industry. Allen Gannett, founder and CEO of the Washington, D.C.,-based TrackMaven and author of “The Creative Curve,” provided Thursday morning’s keynote address. His marketing analytics […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The DOYO Live digital marketing and interactive design conference keeps getting bigger, and is giving regional marketers direct access to some of the top names in the industry. Allen Gannett, founder and CEO of the Washington, D.C.,-based TrackMaven and author of “The Creative Curve,” provided Thursday morning’s...

Pipino Performing Arts Series Kicks Off Aug. 31

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series at Youngstown State University will kick off Aug. 31 with a performance by The Huber Marionettes. Performing at 7:30 p.m. in Bliss Hall’s Ford Theater, Phillip Huber bring his marionette show, “Suspended Animation,” the for the first of seven events for the Pipino Series. “The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series at Youngstown State University will kick off Aug. 31 with a performance by The Huber Marionettes. Performing at 7:30 p.m. in Bliss Hall’s Ford Theater, Phillip Huber bring his marionette show, “Suspended Animation,” the for the first of seven events...

Chamber ‘Laws of Leadership’ Series Resumes Aug. 22

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has announced the next four installments in its Laws of Leadership Series. The programs are facilitated by leaders from across the Mahoning Valley who share their expertise, success stories and failures. The mission is to provide an avenue to develop leadership skills and be the best leaders possible, both personally and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has announced the next four installments in its Laws of Leadership Series. The programs are facilitated by leaders from across the Mahoning Valley who share their expertise, success stories and failures. The mission is to provide an avenue to develop leadership skills and be the best...

SBA Marks 65 Years of Aid to Entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration marked 65 years of serving small businesses Monday with commemorations here. Since its founding on July 30, 1953, SBA has connected small businesses with access to funding, mentoring and counseling. “The SBA has helped make the American dream possible for millions of aspiring entrepreneurs over the years, and today the […]

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration marked 65 years of serving small businesses Monday with commemorations here. Since its founding on July 30, 1953, SBA has connected small businesses with access to funding, mentoring and counseling. “The SBA has helped make the American dream possible for millions of aspiring entrepreneurs over...

Stein to Present at YSU’s Skeggs Lecture Series

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Writer, lawyer, actor and political and economic commentator Ben Stein will present at Youngstown State University’s Skeggs Lecture Series 7 p.m. Sept. 20. The presentation is free and open to the public. Stein was a speechwriter and lawyer for Richard Nixon and then for Gerald Ford. He has been a columnist and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Writer, lawyer, actor and political and economic commentator Ben Stein will present at Youngstown State University's Skeggs Lecture Series 7 p.m. Sept. 20. The presentation is free and open to the public. Stein was a speechwriter and lawyer for Richard Nixon and then for Gerald Ford. He...

JCC Receives $180K for Campus Project

YOUNGSTOWN – The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown has received $180,000 in grants for its campus and community revitalization project. Donations include $70,000 from the Western Reserve Health Foundation, $50,000 from the Youngstown Foundation, $30,000 from the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation, and $30,000 from an anonymous donor. The funds will be used to revitalize the […]

YOUNGSTOWN – The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown has received $180,000 in grants for its campus and community revitalization project. Donations include $70,000 from the Western Reserve Health Foundation, $50,000 from the Youngstown Foundation, $30,000 from the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation, and $30,000 from an anonymous donor. The funds will...

Butler Institute Seeks Volunteer Docents

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Butler Institute of American Art will hold docent training beginning in mid-September. The museum’s docents lead tours and “offer teaching, understanding and appreciation of art,” said Butler director of education Joyce Mistovich in a release. The training session runs through mid-April. “No previous museum experience is necessary but a willingness to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Butler Institute of American Art will hold docent training beginning in mid-September. The museum’s docents lead tours and “offer teaching, understanding and appreciation of art,” said Butler director of education Joyce Mistovich in a release. The training session runs through mid-April. “No previous museum experience is...

YSU Alumni Game Honors Yarabinec

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — This year’s Youngstown State Baseball Alumni Game and Golf Outing is dedicated to the memory of Kevin Yarabinec, a four-year letter winner and member of the YSU pitching staff from 2014–17, who was killed in a car accident in April. During his career with the Penguins, Yarabinec was both a closer and a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- This year's Youngstown State Baseball Alumni Game and Golf Outing is dedicated to the memory of Kevin Yarabinec, a four-year letter winner and member of the YSU pitching staff from 2014–17, who was killed in a car accident in April. During his career with the Penguins, Yarabinec was...