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No Rust Belt Inside the TEDx Red Circle

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Twelve hikers hit the point-of-no-return on a glacier in Patagonia. They had to decide as a group to keep going or turn around and head back to base camp. It was a crucial decision. If they went forward and had a problem, a rescue mission would be close to impossible and death […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Twelve hikers hit the point-of-no-return on a glacier in Patagonia. They had to decide as a group to keep going or turn around and head back to base camp. It was a crucial decision. If they went forward and had a problem, a rescue mission would be...

Rescue Mission Scarecrow Contest Accepting Entries

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley is hosting its second annual Scare Away the Hunger scarecrow decorating contest in conjunction with White House Fruit Farm. The cost to enter a scarecrow in the contest is $10. Entries can be dropped off at White House Fruit Farm Oct. 2-4. Visitors to can vote […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley is hosting its second annual Scare Away the Hunger scarecrow decorating contest in conjunction with White House Fruit Farm. The cost to enter a scarecrow in the contest is $10. Entries can be dropped off at White House Fruit Farm Oct....

YSU, YBI Partner for Internet of Things Workshop

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University and the Youngstown Business Incubator will host a workshop Sept. 26 covering the Internet of Things and how it can be integrated into businesses. The free workshop, part of the OH-IoT program supported by Cisco, will be held 5 to 7 p.m. in Kilcawley Center’s Ohio Room. Among the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University and the Youngstown Business Incubator will host a workshop Sept. 26 covering the Internet of Things and how it can be integrated into businesses. The free workshop, part of the OH-IoT program supported by Cisco, will be held 5 to 7 p.m. in Kilcawley...

Stein Shares Stories of a Long, Varied (Mostly Fun) Career

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Commentator, columnist, author, lawyer, actor, screenwriter, economist, teacher, television personality, not to mention a stint in the Nixon White House as a speechwriter during the early 1970s. Ben Stein says he’s had one heck of a fortunate life. And, with the exception of being a lawyer and economist, Stein said it’s all […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Commentator, columnist, author, lawyer, actor, screenwriter, economist, teacher, television personality, not to mention a stint in the Nixon White House as a speechwriter during the early 1970s. Ben Stein says he’s had one heck of a fortunate life. And, with the exception of being a lawyer and...

Leadership Mahoning Valley Welcomes Class of 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leadership Mahoning Valley welcomed its class of 2019 this morning at a kick-off breakfast at Holiday Inn in Boardman. The program identifies individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who demonstrate leadership talent and community commitment. It provides a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key community […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leadership Mahoning Valley welcomed its class of 2019 this morning at a kick-off breakfast at Holiday Inn in Boardman. The program identifies individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who demonstrate leadership talent and community commitment. It provides a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for...

City Declares Sept. 19 ‘Reclaiming Our Identity Day’

Officials Declare Sept. 19 Reclaiming our Identity Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The 41st anniversary of “Black Monday” was marked Wednesday with a proclamation that urges residents to embrace the city’s future, and not its sometimes troubling past. “I recognize that if we don’t begin telling our own story, we’re going to continue to watch others tell it for us,” said event organizer Derrick […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The 41st anniversary of "Black Monday" was marked Wednesday with a proclamation that urges residents to embrace the city’s future, and not its sometimes troubling past. “I recognize that if we don’t begin telling our own story, we’re going to continue to watch others tell it for...

TBEIC to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Lab

TBEIC energy and power systems testing lab

WARREN, Ohio — Next month, the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, or TBEIC, will celebrate the grand opening of its new energy and power systems testing lab. The banquet is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. and includes a keynote presentation by Matt Peterson, CEO of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Next month, the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, or TBEIC, will celebrate the grand opening of its new energy and power systems testing lab. The banquet is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. and includes a keynote presentation by Matt Peterson, CEO of...

TEDxYoungstown Returns Sept. 22

Game Changers Welcome at TEDxYoungstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The TEDx lecture series returns to Youngstown this weekend as 20 speakers, both local and national, will take the stage at DeYor Performing Arts Center Saturday. The event, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature topics ranging from American chestnut trees to technology’s impact on dating. “Our organizing committee had […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The TEDx lecture series returns to Youngstown this weekend as 20 speakers, both local and national, will take the stage at DeYor Performing Arts Center Saturday. The event, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature topics ranging from American chestnut trees to technology’s impact on...

Park Vista Holds 46th Annual Apple Butter Festival Friday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio Living Park Vista will host its 46th Annual Apple Butter Festival on Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Annual Trash & Treasure sale will also take place during this time in the gathering room. Fresh apple butter will be made on site with help from staff and volunteers. Locally […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio Living Park Vista will host its 46th Annual Apple Butter Festival on Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Annual Trash & Treasure sale will also take place during this time in the gathering room. Fresh apple butter will be made on site with help...

Examining Youngstown Event to Highlight Innovation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Sept. 27 event will highlight the innovations made in the Mahoning Valley through advanced manufacturing and economic development investments. The Washington Examiner, Youngstown State University and Youngstown Business Incubator will co-host Examining Youngstown: Innovation Through Advanced Manufacturing. The morning-long event, which will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Youngstown State […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Sept. 27 event will highlight the innovations made in the Mahoning Valley through advanced manufacturing and economic development investments. The Washington Examiner, Youngstown State University and Youngstown Business Incubator will co-host Examining Youngstown: Innovation Through Advanced Manufacturing. The morning-long event, which will be held from 7:30 a.m....