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Kent State Salem Focuses on Intergenerational Workplaces

SALEM, Ohio – Kent State University Salem will host a presentation 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 focusing on interactions between generations in the workplace. In her presentation, “Generations working together,” former Salem resident and communication skills consultant Deborah Easton will detail the origins of each generation’s mindset and values, the impact of those on […]

SALEM, Ohio – Kent State University Salem will host a presentation 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 focusing on interactions between generations in the workplace. In her presentation, “Generations working together,” former Salem resident and communication skills consultant Deborah Easton will detail the origins of each generation’s mindset and values,...

Park Vista Residents Relive Idora Park

In the 1950s, George Franklin started working at Idora Park as a mechanic in Kiddieland until he was old enough to work on the Roller Coaster.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When he was in seventh grade during the 1950s, George Franklin started working as a ride mechanic in the Kiddieland attraction at Idora Park. As he got older, he was able to work on the larger rides like the Rocket Ship. “You weren’t allowed to run a ride until you were an […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- When he was in seventh grade during the 1950s, George Franklin started working as a ride mechanic in the Kiddieland attraction at Idora Park. As he got older, he was able to work on the larger rides like the Rocket Ship. “You weren’t allowed to run a...

Oh Wow! Science of Brewing Event Is Aug. 10

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, will hold its seventh annual Science of Brewing adults-only fundraiser Aug. 10. The fundraiser will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. The proceeds will improve the exhibit floor, programs, and subsidize the cost of field trips for schools […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, will hold its seventh annual Science of Brewing adults-only fundraiser Aug. 10. The fundraiser will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. The proceeds will improve the exhibit floor, programs, and subsidize the cost...

Rust Belt Stories Tell Effects of Deindustrialization

Rust Belt Stories Tell Effects of Deindustrialization

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sherry Lee Linkon’s book about deindustrialization literature focuses on the Rust Belt states, but the stories aren’t unique to the region, she said, and can be found all over the world. Linkon, English professor and faculty director of writing curriculum initiatives at Georgetown University, is a former co-director of Youngstown State University’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sherry Lee Linkon’s book about deindustrialization literature focuses on the Rust Belt states, but the stories aren’t unique to the region, she said, and can be found all over the world. Linkon, English professor and faculty director of writing curriculum initiatives at Georgetown University, is a former...

YBI Hosts Two Learning Labs in July

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator is holding two learning labs this month on “3D Printing 101” and “Crafting Your Pitch.” 3D Printing 101 will be at 5:30 p.m. July 26 and is an introductory course to the world of advanced manufacturing (AM) methods commonly referred to as 3D printing. This is your opportunity […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator is holding two learning labs this month on “3D Printing 101” and “Crafting Your Pitch.” 3D Printing 101 will be at 5:30 p.m. July 26 and is an introductory course to the world of advanced manufacturing (AM) methods commonly referred to as 3D...

Stambaugh Auditorium Awarded $100K for Renovations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Stambaugh Auditorium has been awarded $100,000 from the Youngstown Foundation to support the design and engineering phase for the restoration of the building’s Fifth Avenue entrance. Planned work, said auditorium director of development Michael McGiffin, includes replacing all retaining walls, lights, cleaning the façade and rebuilding the staircase along Fifth Avenue and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Stambaugh Auditorium has been awarded $100,000 from the Youngstown Foundation to support the design and engineering phase for the restoration of the building’s Fifth Avenue entrance. Planned work, said auditorium director of development Michael McGiffin, includes replacing all retaining walls, lights, cleaning the façade and rebuilding the...

Kyle-McCollum House Gets Historical Marker

Kyle-McCollum House Gets Historical Marker

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In less than an hour, more than 200 years of Mahoning Valley history had come full circle. Descendants of some of the earliest pioneers to settle in Youngstown and Mahoning County were on hand Friday to honor a homestead that is today recognized as the oldest continuously inhabited house in the city. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In less than an hour, more than 200 years of Mahoning Valley history had come full circle. Descendants of some of the earliest pioneers to settle in Youngstown and Mahoning County were on hand Friday to honor a homestead that is today recognized as the oldest continuously...

SBA Administrator to Headline Salute to Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Linda McMahon, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is the scheduled keynote speaker at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s annual Salute to Business breakfast. The breakfast, which the chamber presents annually, is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman. McMahon is SBA’s 25thadministrator, according […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Linda McMahon, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is the scheduled keynote speaker at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s annual Salute to Business breakfast. The breakfast, which the chamber presents annually, is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman....

DOYO 2018 Promises Bigger Crowds, New Experience

DOYO 2018 Promises Bigger Crowds, New Experience

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With DOYO Live less than a month away, founder Dennis Schiraldi said this year’s event is already on track to be bigger than last year. And not just because it’s taking place at two locations.  In 2016, Schiraldi started the DOYO Live digital marketing and interactive design conference, which was held at […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With DOYO Live less than a month away, founder Dennis Schiraldi said this year’s event is already on track to be bigger than last year. And not just because it’s taking place at two locations.  In 2016, Schiraldi started the DOYO Live digital marketing and interactive design...

YSU to Induct Seven to Athletics Hall of Fame

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Youngstown State University will induct seven new members of its Athletics Hall of Fame in a pre-game ceremony Oct. 27 before the Penguins’ football game against Indiana State. The class of 2018 is Bethany Anderson, track and field, 2004 to 2008; McKenzie Bedra, softball, 2005 to 2008; Codera Jackson, football, 2005 and 2006; […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Youngstown State University will induct seven new members of its Athletics Hall of Fame in a pre-game ceremony Oct. 27 before the Penguins’ football game against Indiana State. The class of 2018 is Bethany Anderson, track and field, 2004 to 2008; McKenzie Bedra, softball, 2005 to 2008; Codera...