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Allstate Donates $19K to #MoveOurMission

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley received a $19,000 donation for its Move Our Mission campaign from Allstate Insurance Co. agents as part of the company’s Helping Hands grants program. Agents from the Mahoning Valley joined those from the Cleveland-Akron-Canton area to volunteer at the Rescue Mission, assisting with various projects […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley received a $19,000 donation for its Move Our Mission campaign from Allstate Insurance Co. agents as part of the company's Helping Hands grants program. Agents from the Mahoning Valley joined those from the Cleveland-Akron-Canton area to volunteer at the Rescue...

Milich to Be Inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Retired judge Robert Milich will be inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame, the state Department of Veterans Services has announced. He and 19 others will be inducted Nov. 8 at a ceremony featuring Department of Veterans Services director Chip Tansill and lieutenant governor Mary Taylor. Beyond his 17 years as […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Retired judge Robert Milich will be inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame, the state Department of Veterans Services has announced. He and 19 others will be inducted Nov. 8 at a ceremony featuring Department of Veterans Services director Chip Tansill and lieutenant governor Mary Taylor....

Oh Wow! Opens Exhibit Focused on Movement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Video games and cartoons take up a lot of children’s time, and Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology ’s newest temporary exhibit, Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action, is designed to combat childhood inertia. The exhibit runs through mid-January and motivates children and adults to explore […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Video games and cartoons take up a lot of children’s time, and Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology ’s newest temporary exhibit, Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action, is designed to combat childhood inertia. The exhibit runs through mid-January and motivates...

To the Moon – at the Heinz History Center

By Pat Springer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Two questions define the youth of my baby boomer generation. Where were you when President Kennedy was shot? Where were you when we landed on the moon? Both times, we stopped what we were doing– but for far different reasons. Mourning the death of a president was an era […]

By Pat Springer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Two questions define the youth of my baby boomer generation. Where were you when President Kennedy was shot? Where were you when we landed on the moon? Both times, we stopped what we were doing– but for far different reasons. Mourning the death of...

SBDC Hosts Seminar on North American Trade Agreement

Brown Calls U.S., Mexico Trade Pact a ‘Step Forward’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University will host a seminar on the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement 11 a.m. Nov. 7. Hosted by Dan Ujczo, chairman of the international and regional practices group at Columbus’ Dickinson Wright law firm, the seminar will provide an update on trade-deal negotiations, tentative […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University will host a seminar on the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement 11 a.m. Nov. 7. Hosted by Dan Ujczo, chairman of the international and regional practices group at Columbus’ Dickinson Wright law firm, the seminar will provide an...

Measures Big and Small Build Cybersecurity Plans

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Whether it’s ensuring employees create strong passwords or knowing who can physically access your offices, creating a cybersecurity plan is an all-encompassing effort. And as hacking attempts become more common and, in some cases, elaborate, the risks for businesses grow with them. “Small organizations that don’t have the data of hundreds […]

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Whether it’s ensuring employees create strong passwords or knowing who can physically access your offices, creating a cybersecurity plan is an all-encompassing effort. And as hacking attempts become more common and, in some cases, elaborate, the risks for businesses grow with them. “Small organizations that don’t...

Things Remembered Holds Seasonal Job Fair Sunday

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — The Things Remembered Fulfillment Center here is holding its second job fair for the holiday seasonon Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon at its distribution facility here, 500 S. Bailey Road. The company is looking to add more than 500 seasonal jobs. The center operates 24/7 and is adding full- and […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — The Things Remembered Fulfillment Center here is holding its second job fair for the holiday seasonon Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon at its distribution facility here, 500 S. Bailey Road. The company is looking to add more than 500 seasonal jobs. The center operates 24/7...

High School Students Join YSU Wind Ensemble Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Musicians from 20 area high schools join students from the Youngstown State University Dana School of Music Wind Ensemble in concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Stambaugh Auditorium. Also performing is the YSU Concert Band. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and students from other schools, and are free for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Musicians from 20 area high schools join students from the Youngstown State University Dana School of Music Wind Ensemble in concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Stambaugh Auditorium. Also performing is the YSU Concert Band. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and students from other...

Shenango Valley Chamber Holds Annual Dinner Nov. 8

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual dinner Nov. 8 at Park Inn by Radisson. Lisa Evans of the eCenter@LindenPointe will be honored as the Shenango Valley Business Ambassador of the Year and Sharon Beautification Commission will be honored as Shenango Valley Champion Organization of the Year. “Sharon Beautification Committee’s […]

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual dinner Nov. 8 at Park Inn by Radisson. Lisa Evans of the eCenter@LindenPointe will be honored as the Shenango Valley Business Ambassador of the Year and Sharon Beautification Commission will be honored as Shenango Valley Champion Organization of...

Boardman Park Halloween Events Begin Oct. 19

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Halloween festivities at Boardman Park begin Oct. 19 with the Pumpkin Carve-Out Contest. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19, from noon to 9 p.m. on Oct. 20 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Oct. 21. There is a fee for each pumpkin and prizes will be awarded […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Halloween festivities at Boardman Park begin Oct. 19 with the Pumpkin Carve-Out Contest. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19, from noon to 9 p.m. on Oct. 20 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Oct. 21. There is a fee for each pumpkin...