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Impact Awards Honor Growth in Lawrence County

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce presented its 2018 Economic Development Impact Awards Friday, recognizing achievements in economic development and contributions to the community. The event bestowed five economic development awards as well as two new awards. RAR Engineering Group received the Community Development Champion Award for “volunteered time and […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce presented its 2018 Economic Development Impact Awards Friday, recognizing achievements in economic development and contributions to the community. The event bestowed five economic development awards as well as two new awards. RAR Engineering Group received the Community Development Champion...

Nominations Open for Excellence in Manufacturing Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and the Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network, or Magnet, are accepting nominations for the second annual Excellence in Manufacturing award. The award focuses on a company’s longevity in business, growth, product innovation and achievement. Nominees must be in Columbiana, Mahoning or Trumbull counties, but do not have to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and the Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network, or Magnet, are accepting nominations for the second annual Excellence in Manufacturing award. The award focuses on a company’s longevity in business, growth, product innovation and achievement. Nominees must be in Columbiana, Mahoning or Trumbull counties,...

Art for Smarts Features 150 Pieces Set for Auction

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Nearly 150 pieces of artwork by local and regional artists will be available for auction at the third annual Art for Smarts event on Friday, Sept. 28. The donated pieces include framed and unframed works in a variety of media, including oil and canvas, photography, 3D pieces, jewelry “and a few surprises,” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Nearly 150 pieces of artwork by local and regional artists will be available for auction at the third annual Art for Smarts event on Friday, Sept. 28. The donated pieces include framed and unframed works in a variety of media, including oil and canvas, photography, 3D pieces,...

Lamppost Fall Festival Features Area Artisans

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Attendees at this year’s Fall Festival at Lamppost Farm on Saturday, Oct. 6, will get a chance to try their hand at some skilled crafts, including woodworking and pottery. In addition to showcasing their wares, artisans will meet with attendees to share tips of their trades while providing an opportunity for guests […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio -- Attendees at this year's Fall Festival at Lamppost Farm on Saturday, Oct. 6, will get a chance to try their hand at some skilled crafts, including woodworking and pottery. In addition to showcasing their wares, artisans will meet with attendees to share tips of their trades while...

YSU, Akron Announce Keyboard Festival

Dana School of Music and the University of Akron announce The Northeast Ohio Keyboard Festival

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music and the University of Akron have announced The Northeast Ohio Keyboard Festival, a joint piano festival that includes two master classes and four concerts starting Sunday, Sept. 30. The event features guest artist, Mark Nixon of London, United Kingdom, a graduate of the University of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University's Dana School of Music and the University of Akron have announced The Northeast Ohio Keyboard Festival, a joint piano festival that includes two master classes and four concerts starting Sunday, Sept. 30. The event features guest artist, Mark Nixon of London, United Kingdom, a...

Youngstown Live Promotes Area with Photo Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With hopes to engage the Mahoning Valley’s photographers and capture the area’s best attractions, the Mahoning County Convention and Visitors Bureau has partnered with YM Camera to host a photo contest. With user-generated content being a popular trend in tourism marketing, bureau Executive Director Linda Macala says the contest will be a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With hopes to engage the Mahoning Valley’s photographers and capture the area’s best attractions, the Mahoning County Convention and Visitors Bureau has partnered with YM Camera to host a photo contest. With user-generated content being a popular trend in tourism marketing, bureau Executive Director Linda Macala says...

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...