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New Hoyt Exhibit Features Married Ceramicists

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – A new exhibit at Arts & Education at the Hoyt in New Castle, Pa., features the works of two ceramicists – Kirk Mangus and Eva Kwong – that used clay harvested in the Shenango Valley. “Married in Clay: The Pennsylvania Years” opens at The Hoyt Jan. 4 and runs through March […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – A new exhibit at Arts & Education at the Hoyt in New Castle, Pa., features the works of two ceramicists – Kirk Mangus and Eva Kwong – that used clay harvested in the Shenango Valley. “Married in Clay: The Pennsylvania Years” opens at The Hoyt Jan....

Health Expo to Highlight Valley’s Medical Assets

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are plenty of quality health-care assets in the Mahoning Valley. But not all Valley residents are aware of their options, often choosing instead to travel to bigger cities like Pittsburgh or Cleveland for treatments. But if those assets are better known throughout the area, the Youngstown Regional Chamber and local health-care […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are plenty of quality health-care assets in the Mahoning Valley. But not all Valley residents are aware of their options, often choosing instead to travel to bigger cities like Pittsburgh or Cleveland for treatments. But if those assets are better known throughout the area, the Youngstown...

Dearing Compressor Donates $11K to ‘Move Our Mission’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly three years ago Jeff Mitchell went to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley in search for help after struggling with suicidal thoughts and alcoholism, which in turn left him unemployed. “The Rescue Mission saved my life,” Mitchell said. “Before I went there for help, I didn’t care if I dropped […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly three years ago Jeff Mitchell went to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley in search for help after struggling with suicidal thoughts and alcoholism, which in turn left him unemployed. “The Rescue Mission saved my life,” Mitchell said. “Before I went there for help, I...

Watson Foundation Donates $10K to Sight for All

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sight for All United, a nonprofit organization providing those in need with vision care, has received $10,000 from the Walter E. and Caroline H. Watson Foundation to support its mission. Among the services the nonprofit offers are cataract surgeries, glaucoma procedures, eyeglasses and amblyopia therapy. More than 40 local ophthalmologists and optometrists […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sight for All United, a nonprofit organization providing those in need with vision care, has received $10,000 from the Walter E. and Caroline H. Watson Foundation to support its mission. Among the services the nonprofit offers are cataract surgeries, glaucoma procedures, eyeglasses and amblyopia therapy. More than...

CityScape to Honor Youngstown Foundation at Gala

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape will honor The Youngstown Foundation at the ninth annual Grass Roots Gala Feb. 21 at Stambaugh Auditorium. The gala opens at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served an hour later. The foundation, which celebrates it centennial this year, will be presented with the Grass Roots Award. “The Youngstown Foundation has […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape will honor The Youngstown Foundation at the ninth annual Grass Roots Gala Feb. 21 at Stambaugh Auditorium. The gala opens at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served an hour later. The foundation, which celebrates it centennial this year, will be presented with the Grass Roots...

Wean Foundation Launches ‘Speaking Out’ Series

Speaking Out: The Power of Finding and Exercising Your Public Voice

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation is launching a new series, Speaking Out: The Power of Finding and Exercising Your Public Voice, designed to help nonprofits play a role in public policy discussions. The two half-day workshops, Jan. 25 and Feb. 22, are designed with strategies for managing public relations challenges and seizing […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation is launching a new series, Speaking Out: The Power of Finding and Exercising Your Public Voice, designed to help nonprofits play a role in public policy discussions. The two half-day workshops, Jan. 25 and Feb. 22, are designed with strategies for managing...

Health Foundations OK Grants Totaling $348K

Western Reserve Health Foundation and Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation have approved grants totaling $348,605 to 10 area health initiatives. During what’s termed the second grant cycle of the year, the Western Reserve Health Foundation awarded $282,108 and Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation $66,497. The Western Reserve Health Foundation and Trumbull Memorial […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation have approved grants totaling $348,605 to 10 area health initiatives. During what’s termed the second grant cycle of the year, the Western Reserve Health Foundation awarded $282,108 and Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation $66,497. The Western Reserve...

Library Invites Public to Meet New Director Jan. 4

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County Board of Trustees is inviting the public to meet Aimee Fifarek, the new executive director, at a breakfast event Jan. 4. Fifarek comes to the Mahoning Valley from Scottsdale, Ariz., where she was deputy director of information technology and digital initiatives at the Phoenix […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County Board of Trustees is inviting the public to meet Aimee Fifarek, the new executive director, at a breakfast event Jan. 4. Fifarek comes to the Mahoning Valley from Scottsdale, Ariz., where she was deputy director of information technology and...

Donation Allows Oh Wow! to Add Flight Simulator

flight simulator at oh wow

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The airplane at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology is among its most popular exhibits. Now it has an upgrade that is boosting its popularity. A flight simulator was added to the first-floor Avionics Wow! Zone last week. A dedication ceremony took place Saturday. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The airplane at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology is among its most popular exhibits. Now it has an upgrade that is boosting its popularity. A flight simulator was added to the first-floor Avionics Wow! Zone last week. A dedication...

Lawrence United Way Highlights Campaign Funds

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The annual United Way of Lawrence County campaign has a goal of $450,000 to help raise funds for 19 nonprofit agencies that provide over 45 programs in the area. United Way is comprised by a campaign cabinet that solicits businesses and individuals for contributions in reaching this goal. The funds raised […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The annual United Way of Lawrence County campaign has a goal of $450,000 to help raise funds for 19 nonprofit agencies that provide over 45 programs in the area. United Way is comprised by a campaign cabinet that solicits businesses and individuals for contributions in reaching...