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Call for Valley Legacy Award Nominations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Valley Legacy Awards, recognizing outstanding seniors and senior advocates from Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, is now accepting nominations for honorees for the 2018 Awards. The awards honor people who deserve recognition for a lifetime of working to improve the Mahoning Valley, as well as to individuals who have provided exceptional […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Valley Legacy Awards, recognizing outstanding seniors and senior advocates from Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, is now accepting nominations for honorees for the 2018 Awards. The awards honor people who deserve recognition for a lifetime of working to improve the Mahoning Valley, as well as to...

Mercy Health Foundation Awards $87K in Scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley awarded $87,250 in scholarships to 47 area nursing students for the 2018 to 2019 academic year. Scholarships were awarded to Mercy Health employees and members of their immediate families pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree of science in nursing, as well as to those pursuing an associate’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley awarded $87,250 in scholarships to 47 area nursing students for the 2018 to 2019 academic year. Scholarships were awarded to Mercy Health employees and members of their immediate families pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree of science in nursing, as well as...

Youngstown Foundation Awards $1.5M in Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded grants for the second quarter of the year to 13 area organizations totaling $928,553. The grants were awarded from the unrestricted funds, Mahoning Valley Sports Charities and Hine Memorial Funds. Additionally, donor advised funds collectively dispersed $266,500 to several 501(c)3 organizations while over $370,000 was distributed to local nonprofits […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded grants for the second quarter of the year to 13 area organizations totaling $928,553. The grants were awarded from the unrestricted funds, Mahoning Valley Sports Charities and Hine Memorial Funds. Additionally, donor advised funds collectively dispersed $266,500 to several 501(c)3 organizations while over $370,000...

Explore History of How We Dress this Sunday

WARREN, Ohio – The July installment of the 2018 Sunday Speaker Series promises to “wow” its audience with a lecture designed to explore the history of how we dress. The “Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes” lecture will be presented by Patricia Edmonso, museum advisory council curator of costume and textiles of the Western […]

WARREN, Ohio – The July installment of the 2018 Sunday Speaker Series promises to "wow" its audience with a lecture designed to explore the history of how we dress. The "Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes" lecture will be presented by Patricia Edmonso, museum advisory council curator of costume...

New Signs Celebrate City’s 222nd Birthday

CityScape Celebrates Youngstown's 222nd Birthday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown celebrated its 222nd birthday Wednesday and a party thrown by the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and Youngstown Cityscape unveiled a look at the present and future of some of the city’s landmarks. “John Young and his party of people arrived at the Spring Common area on June 27, 1796, and began […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown celebrated its 222nd birthday Wednesday and a party thrown by the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and Youngstown Cityscape unveiled a look at the present and future of some of the city’s landmarks. “John Young and his party of people arrived at the Spring Common area on...

Small Business Development Center Hosts Course on Exporting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University will host an eight-week course on export controls and compliance. The program begins Aug. 23 and runs through Oct. 11. All classes will be held Thursdays 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. in Williamson Hall on YSU’s campus. Among the topics the course, “How to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University will host an eight-week course on export controls and compliance. The program begins Aug. 23 and runs through Oct. 11. All classes will be held Thursdays 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. in Williamson Hall on YSU’s campus. Among the...

Making the Most Out of YouTube for Business

YouTube for Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Using YouTube to get exposure for a business takes consistency and content … and not much money. That was the message from entrepreneur and “YouTuber” Rayshone Oliver, who shared her experiences at a Listen and Learn seminar Tuesday at Kravitz Delicatessen. Videos can even be shot with a smartphone, she said. “I […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Using YouTube to get exposure for a business takes consistency and content … and not much money. That was the message from entrepreneur and “YouTuber” Rayshone Oliver, who shared her experiences at a Listen and Learn seminar Tuesday at Kravitz Delicatessen. Videos can even be shot with...

CityScape to Dedicate Walking Tour Signs Wednesday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of the Happy Birthday Youngstown! celebration June 27, Youngstown CityScape will dedicate the new signs for self-guided walking tours downtown. The ceremony will be held at the Tyler Mahoning Valley Historical Center at 5:30 p.m. Also dedicated will be a newly painted utility box, featuring works from local artists Daniel […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of the Happy Birthday Youngstown! celebration June 27, Youngstown CityScape will dedicate the new signs for self-guided walking tours downtown. The ceremony will be held at the Tyler Mahoning Valley Historical Center at 5:30 p.m. Also dedicated will be a newly painted utility box, featuring...

YWCA Opens Art Show to Next Generation

ywca art show

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For the first time in nearly four decades, the YWCA Mahoning Valley opened its Women Artists art show to artists between the ages of 14 and 17, preserving the legacy of the show’s founders. Nancy Morris and Eileen Scragg started Women Artists: A Celebration 36 years ago in an effort to showcase […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- For the first time in nearly four decades, the YWCA Mahoning Valley opened its Women Artists art show to artists between the ages of 14 and 17, preserving the legacy of the show’s founders. Nancy Morris and Eileen Scragg started Women Artists: A Celebration 36 years ago...

Vigil Tonight to Support Undocumented Immigrants

Vigil Tonight to Support Undocumented Immigrants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown will host an inter-faith vigil this evening in support of undocumented immigrants and call for and end to “unjust immigration practices,” the church announced. The peaceful demonstration begins at 9 p.m. this evening across from the CoreCivic Northeast Ohio Correctional Center at 2257 Hubbard Road. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown will host an inter-faith vigil this evening in support of undocumented immigrants and call for and end to “unjust immigration practices,” the church announced. The peaceful demonstration begins at 9 p.m. this evening across from the CoreCivic Northeast Ohio Correctional...