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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...

Registration for United Way Day of Caring Now Open

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s 21st annual Day of Caring will be held Sept. 7 and will also serve as the kick-off of the 2018 United Way Campaign. United Way has teamed up with the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., the City of Youngstown, Green Youngstown, and the American […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley's 21st annual Day of Caring will be held Sept. 7 and will also serve as the kick-off of the 2018 United Way Campaign. United Way has teamed up with the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., the City of Youngstown,...

Shepherd of the Valley Resident Supports Kids with Sewing

NILES, Ohio – An 83-year-old resident at Shepherd of the Valley’s assisted living center in Niles is making dresses for girls in Panama and teddy bears for area children going through traumatic situations. Harlene Huffstetler, a Warren native and member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, took up making the clothes and toys after retiring from the […]

NILES, Ohio – An 83-year-old resident at Shepherd of the Valley’s assisted living center in Niles is making dresses for girls in Panama and teddy bears for area children going through traumatic situations. Harlene Huffstetler, a Warren native and member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, took up making the clothes and...

YARS Hosts ‘5K on the Runaway’ July 21

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Usually, it’s massive C-130 airplanes that come down the runway at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, but on July 21 it will be runners competing in the 5K on the Runway. The race, which begins at 8 a.m., is hosted by the Youngstown Air Reserve Base Community Council and the Eastern Ohio […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Usually, it’s massive C-130 airplanes that come down the runway at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, but on July 21 it will be runners competing in the 5K on the Runway. The race, which begins at 8 a.m., is hosted by the Youngstown Air Reserve Base Community...

Success After 6 Receives $15K from Thomases Family Foundation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Representatives from the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Foundation presented the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley with $15,000. This funding will support the expansion of United Way’s education initiative, Success After 6, in the Youngstown City School District. Success After 6 provides wraparound services and academic […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Representatives from the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Foundation presented the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley with $15,000. This funding will support the expansion of United Way's education initiative, Success After 6, in the Youngstown City School District. Success After 6...

Free Self Defense Class Scheduled for Wednesday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Road Runners Club, in partnership with Second Sole of Boardman, will be offering a free self defense class Wednesday. The class is in response to recent events at Mill Creek Metroparks. One happened in April when a woman was attacked and suffered severe injuries and the other in June where […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Road Runners Club, in partnership with Second Sole of Boardman, will be offering a free self defense class Wednesday. The class is in response to recent events at Mill Creek Metroparks. One happened in April when a woman was attacked and suffered severe injuries and...

Thousands Pack Covelli Centre for Comic Con

Thousands Pack Covelli Centre for Youngstown Comic Con

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Zach Schenk of Lowellville says he has been a fan of comic books since he was a kid, when his father started taking him to movies based on characters. “Ever since I found out that these existed I have always been interested,” he said as he searched though a box at a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Zach Schenk of Lowellville says he has been a fan of comic books since he was a kid, when his father started taking him to movies based on characters. “Ever since I found out that these existed I have always been interested,” he said as he searched...

Nominations Open for Lawrence Mercer Athena Award

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Nominations are now being accepted for the Lawrence Mercer Athena Award and the deadline for submission is Aug. 10. Nominations are being accepted at LawrenceMercerAthena.com. The Sixth Annual Athena Leadership Awards Celebration will be at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 at the Five Fillies Farm. Two awards will be announced, and all nominees […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Nominations are now being accepted for the Lawrence Mercer Athena Award and the deadline for submission is Aug. 10. Nominations are being accepted at LawrenceMercerAthena.com. The Sixth Annual Athena Leadership Awards Celebration will be at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 at the Five Fillies Farm. Two awards will...

Arts Festival Sets Stage for Busy Weekend Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will host the 20th annual Summer Festival of the Arts July 7 and 8, featuring more than 85 local, regional and national artists selling original pieces. The festival will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 7 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 8. In addition to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will host the 20th annual Summer Festival of the Arts July 7 and 8, featuring more than 85 local, regional and national artists selling original pieces. The festival will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 7 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Rescue Mission Gets $10K from Bank of America

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently awarded Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley a $10,000 grant. The Rescue Mission will use the funding to offer free overnight stays to anyone in need of emergency shelter and provides three full meals daily to the public – a mission it has carried out […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently awarded Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley a $10,000 grant. The Rescue Mission will use the funding to offer free overnight stays to anyone in need of emergency shelter and provides three full meals daily to the public – a...