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Ament Named HBA’s First Woman President

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of the Valley held their Annual Presidential Dinner Jan. 18 at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman, where Valley builders, contractors, bankers, suppliers and associates gathered to honor 2018 President Carl Alexander and welcome 2019 President Karen Ament, the HBA’s first woman president in the 74-year history of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of the Valley held their Annual Presidential Dinner Jan. 18 at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman, where Valley builders, contractors, bankers, suppliers and associates gathered to honor 2018 President Carl Alexander and welcome 2019 President Karen Ament, the HBA’s first woman president...

Sweeney Raises $32,000 for Operation Santa

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Maj. Paul Moore and his wife, Maj. Sherrylyn Moore, have led the Salvation Army of Mahoning County for only two years. So when he learned that the organization was receiving a donation from Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC and its Operation Santa initiative, he didn’t know what to expect. “Everyone kept telling me […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Maj. Paul Moore and his wife, Maj. Sherrylyn Moore, have led the Salvation Army of Mahoning County for only two years. So when he learned that the organization was receiving a donation from Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC and its Operation Santa initiative, he didn’t know what to...

Good Habits, Good Choices Are Keys to Success

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The son of one of the world’s most influential motivational speakers, salesmen and authors on leadership and personal success says one of the lasting impressions his father made on him boils down to a single word. Choice. “The biggest life lesson that I learned from dad is that I have a choice,” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The son of one of the world’s most influential motivational speakers, salesmen and authors on leadership and personal success says one of the lasting impressions his father made on him boils down to a single word. Choice. “The biggest life lesson that I learned from dad is...

Tickets on Sale for Brew Ha Ha! Fundraiser March 2

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County and the Mahoning Valley Flight Crew will host this year’s Brew Ha Ha! Fundraising event to benefit children’s programs at the library. The fundraiser will take place at the Main Library from 6 to 9 p.m. on March 2. Eight local […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County and the Mahoning Valley Flight Crew will host this year’s Brew Ha Ha! Fundraising event to benefit children's programs at the library. The fundraiser will take place at the Main Library from 6 to 9 p.m....

Penn State Shenango’s ‘Scoop & Paint’ Returns Feb. 16

SHARON, Pa. – Penn State Shenango will host the fourth annual Scoop & Paint fundraiser Feb. 16 at the campus’ Great Hall, 147 Shenango Ave. in downtown Sharon. All proceeds from the program, which begins at noon, will go toward the Heart of Shenango scholarship. The scholarship is the campus’ only one funded entirely by […]

SHARON, Pa. – Penn State Shenango will host the fourth annual Scoop & Paint fundraiser Feb. 16 at the campus’ Great Hall, 147 Shenango Ave. in downtown Sharon. All proceeds from the program, which begins at noon, will go toward the Heart of Shenango scholarship. The scholarship is the campus’...

Ohio Arts Council Honors YSU Prof

COLUMBUS, Ohio — RJ Thompson is among nine recipients for the annual Governor’s Awards for the Arts, which will be presented at a luncheon and ceremony at noon on Wednesday, May 15 at the Columbus Athenaeum. Thompson, assistant professor of graphic and interactive design at Youngstown State University and is receiving the award for the […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- RJ Thompson is among nine recipients for the annual Governor's Awards for the Arts, which will be presented at a luncheon and ceremony at noon on Wednesday, May 15 at the Columbus Athenaeum. Thompson, assistant professor of graphic and interactive design at Youngstown State University and is...

Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is administering scholarships for both high school and college students in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Application deadlines for scholarships are March 1. Each scholarship is offered by a component fund of the Community Foundation, benefiting students in varying courses of study from nursing and healthcare […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is administering scholarships for both high school and college students in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Application deadlines for scholarships are March 1. Each scholarship is offered by a component fund of the Community Foundation, benefiting students in varying courses of...

YSU Faculty to Perform at Carnegie Hall

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A trio of Youngstown State University faculty will perform at Carnegie Hall in March, and the Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication is sponsoring a bus trip for the event. On March 22, the Dana Piano Trio – Cicilia Yudha on piano, Kivie Cahn-Lipman on cello and Joseph Kromholz on violin […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A trio of Youngstown State University faculty will perform at Carnegie Hall in March, and the Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication is sponsoring a bus trip for the event. On March 22, the Dana Piano Trio – Cicilia Yudha on piano, Kivie Cahn-Lipman on cello...

Pine Lake Earns Praise for Vineyards White

BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Ohio — In November, the Ohio Quality Wine program recognized the Vineyards at Pine Lake for its first ever estate-grown wine, Vineyards White. Vineyards White was released during the first annual Harvest Festival at the winery this past October. The variety was produced entirely from grapes grown on-site and harveted in 2017. A […]

BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- In November, the Ohio Quality Wine program recognized the Vineyards at Pine Lake for its first ever estate-grown wine, Vineyards White. Vineyards White was released during the first annual Harvest Festival at the winery this past October. The variety was produced entirely from grapes grown on-site...

Tyler Center to Host ‘Untold Stories’ Art Exhibit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new exhibit at the Tyler History Center will feature the work of Mahoning Valley native and Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Vanderpool. “Untold Stories: The forgotten under class in Rust Belt urban renewal” opens Jan. 25 and runs through April 7. The exhibit features curated archival materials Vanderpool selected from the Mahoning […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new exhibit at the Tyler History Center will feature the work of Mahoning Valley native and Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Vanderpool. “Untold Stories: The forgotten under class in Rust Belt urban renewal” opens Jan. 25 and runs through April 7. The exhibit features curated archival materials...