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Shenango Chamber Announces Phoenix Award Winners

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor the 2019 Phoenix Award winners at a luncheon and award ceremony on Thursday, May 16. This is the 15th year for the event, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Corinthian Banquet Center at 47 Vine Ave. Tickets for the event […]

SHARON, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor the 2019 Phoenix Award winners at a luncheon and award ceremony on Thursday, May 16. This is the 15th year for the event, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Corinthian Banquet Center at 47 Vine...

Steely Dan Comes to Youngstown Amphitheater Aug. 27

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rock band Steely Dan will perform at The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater Aug. 27. Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday at 10 a.m., both online and at the Covelli Centre box office. Ranked No. 82 on the VH1 list of 100 greatest musicians, the band is best known for songs like […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rock band Steely Dan will perform at The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater Aug. 27. Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday at 10 a.m., both online and at the Covelli Centre box office. Ranked No. 82 on the VH1 list of 100 greatest musicians, the band is...

YSU to Honor Bowers, Schroeder with Heritage Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will present professors Bege Bowers and Lauren Schroeder with its highest faculty honor – the Heritage Award – at the annual Faculty and Staff Showcase May 2. Bowers worked at Youngstown State from 1984 to 2012. Among her positions were associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will present professors Bege Bowers and Lauren Schroeder with its highest faculty honor – the Heritage Award – at the annual Faculty and Staff Showcase May 2. Bowers worked at Youngstown State from 1984 to 2012. Among her positions were associate dean of the...

Federal Frenzy Returns Downtown April 27

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Federal Frenzy, the downtown music festival hosted by Youngstown State University’s Penguin Productions, will return April 27, featuring more than 20 regional bands. The festival, scheduled 2 to 11 p.m., is free and open to the public. The headliner isLos Angeles-based rock artists Robert DeLong. Also featured are the winners of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Federal Frenzy, the downtown music festival hosted by Youngstown State University’s Penguin Productions, will return April 27, featuring more than 20 regional bands. The festival, scheduled 2 to 11 p.m., is free and open to the public. The headliner isLos Angeles-based rock artists Robert DeLong. Also featured...

Chuck’s Greenhouses Grows Support for Rescue Mission

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Chuck’s Greenhouses will host its annual Opening Day Sale April 26, with 15% of total sales donated to Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. On-site cash donations up to $10,000 will also be matched by the greenhouse. Last year’s Opening Day Sale raised more than $18,000 for the mission. This year’s […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Chuck’s Greenhouses will host its annual Opening Day Sale April 26, with 15% of total sales donated to Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. On-site cash donations up to $10,000 will also be matched by the greenhouse. Last year’s Opening Day Sale raised more than $18,000...

Nominations Open for National Philanthropy Day Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has opened nominations for the annual National Philanthropy Day Awards. It’s the 29th year for the luncheon in the region. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 at the Avalon Inn Resort at 9519 E. Market St., Warren. Eligible nominees […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has opened nominations for the annual National Philanthropy Day Awards. It's the 29th year for the luncheon in the region. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 at the Avalon Inn Resort at 9519 E....

Wineries Announced for Columbiana Wine Fest

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Seven area wineries are participating in the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau is hosting the event at Town Center at Firestone Farms at 101 Town Center Ave. In addition to the wine, the two-day event will feature food, live music, […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio -- Seven area wineries are participating in the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau is hosting the event at Town Center at Firestone Farms at 101 Town Center Ave. In addition to the wine, the two-day event...

Power of the Arts Honors ‘Go Art’ Winners

Power of the Arts

By Ashley Custer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts, in partnership with WRTA, held a reception Thursday at the Public Library of Youngstown for the winning artists of Go Art, a public art project competition. More than 100 artworks were submitted by 40 area artists, working in styles ranging from printmaking and computer-generated art […]

By Ashley Custer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts, in partnership with WRTA, held a reception Thursday at the Public Library of Youngstown for the winning artists of Go Art, a public art project competition. More than 100 artworks were submitted by 40 area artists, working in styles ranging...

Farmers Honors 15 with President’s Club Awards

Farmers National Bank

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank honored 15 employees as the bank concluded the inaugural President’s Club program, honoring workers for their achievements throughout the year. The President’s Club, established last year, recognizes top employees quarterly and annually. The winners of the annual awards were recognized at a dinner at The Lake Club that featured […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank honored 15 employees as the bank concluded the inaugural President’s Club program, honoring workers for their achievements throughout the year. The President’s Club, established last year, recognizes top employees quarterly and annually. The winners of the annual awards were recognized at a dinner at...

Crime-Free Zone Rallies Envision a Better City

By Beckie Erwin YOUNGSTOWN – Residents have the opportunity this weekend to join a citywide effort to help reduce crime in their communities. The Crime-Free Zone rallies will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday with four events hosted simultaneously on each side of town at four schools: Harding Elementary, Taft Elementary, McGuffey Elementary and […]

By Beckie Erwin YOUNGSTOWN – Residents have the opportunity this weekend to join a citywide effort to help reduce crime in their communities. The Crime-Free Zone rallies will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday with four events hosted simultaneously on each side of town at four schools: Harding Elementary,...