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Arms Museum Hosts ‘History of Santa’ Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting George Johnson at noon this Saturday for a lecture on the History of Santa Claus. Johnson has been collecting antique Christmas decorations for over 30 years, and is a member of the Golden Glow of Christmas Past, a club for enthusiasts of Christmas memorabilia. He […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting George Johnson at noon this Saturday for a lecture on the History of Santa Claus. Johnson has been collecting antique Christmas decorations for over 30 years, and is a member of the Golden Glow of Christmas Past, a club for...

Tickets on Sale Friday for ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets go on sale this Friday for Stambaugh Auditorium’s “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess,” produced by Opera Western Reserve in association with The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, will take place at 7:30 p.m. on March 9. It is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets go on sale this Friday for Stambaugh Auditorium's "The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess," produced by Opera Western Reserve in association with The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. "The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess" by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, will take place at 7:30 p.m....

Gloria Jones, Fireline Give $50K to Success After 6

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gloria Jones and Fireline Inc. presented a check for $50,000 to United Way of Youngstown and Mahoning Valley’s Success After 6 initiative at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in the Youngstown City School district. The check was in honor of Jones’s late husband Roger D. Jones. “We hope to honor her […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gloria Jones and Fireline Inc. presented a check for $50,000 to United Way of Youngstown and Mahoning Valley's Success After 6 initiative at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in the Youngstown City School district. The check was in honor of Jones's late husband Roger D. Jones....

Businesswomen Share Stories of ‘Breaking Boundaries’

WARREN, Ohio – Women entrepreneurs who’ve been running their business for less than a year to those who have more than 30 years of experience were highlighted at “Breaking Boundaries: Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future.” The Youngstown Business Incubator’s Women in Entrepreneurship program held the event Wednesday night at Leo’s Banquet Center to […]

WARREN, Ohio – Women entrepreneurs who’ve been running their business for less than a year to those who have more than 30 years of experience were highlighted at “Breaking Boundaries: Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future.” The Youngstown Business Incubator’s Women in Entrepreneurship program held the event Wednesday night...

3 to Be Honored at Salem Chamber’s Annual Meeting

SALEM, Ohio – The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 71st Annual Meeting Dec. 6 at the Salem Golf Club. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with the program and lunch starting at noon. This years awards are for Outstanding Citizen of the Year: Shawna L’Italien; Business of the Year: Essential Vision Care; and […]

SALEM, Ohio – The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 71st Annual Meeting Dec. 6 at the Salem Golf Club. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with the program and lunch starting at noon. This years awards are for Outstanding Citizen of the Year: Shawna L’Italien; Business of the...

AFP Chapter Honors Local Philanthropists

BOARDMAN, Ohio – People need to “dig deeper” and give to have a real impact, businessman Sam Boak Jr. said Friday at the National Philanthropy Day lunch. Boak’s company, Boak & Sons Inc. in Austintown, was among the organizations and individuals recognized at the ceremony, held at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center. The Mahoning-Shenango Chapter of […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – People need to “dig deeper” and give to have a real impact, businessman Sam Boak Jr. said Friday at the National Philanthropy Day lunch. Boak’s company, Boak & Sons Inc. in Austintown, was among the organizations and individuals recognized at the ceremony, held at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet...

14 Women Graduate from YBI’s WE Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 14 women representing a dozen businesses enrolled in the most recent cohort of the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Women in Entrepreneurship program graduated from the nine-week program last night. As part of the graduation ceremony, the women took part in a pitch competition, presenting their business and mission to a panel of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 14 women representing a dozen businesses enrolled in the most recent cohort of the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Women in Entrepreneurship program graduated from the nine-week program last night. As part of the graduation ceremony, the women took part in a pitch competition, presenting their business and...

Three Local Leaders Chosen for Leadership Now

WARREN, Ohio – Three local community leaders have been chosen to take part in the Leadership Now: Ohio Fellows program, an eight-month program aimed at helping build community networks. The three accepted through a statewide application process are Sarah Braun, network action team manager for the Eastern Ohio Education Partnership; Hannah Ferguson, vice president of […]

WARREN, Ohio – Three local community leaders have been chosen to take part in the Leadership Now: Ohio Fellows program, an eight-month program aimed at helping build community networks. The three accepted through a statewide application process are Sarah Braun, network action team manager for the Eastern Ohio Education Partnership;...

MVYP Club to Hold Holiday Gala Dec. 9

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Young Professionals club is hosting a Holiday Gala from 6 to 11 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center downtown. The gala will feature a red-carpet, photo booth, cigar bar, jewelry bar, auction, 50/50 raffle and dancing.  “We’re hoping the Holiday Gala becomes a yearly tradition bringing together […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Young Professionals club is hosting a Holiday Gala from 6 to 11 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center downtown. The gala will feature a red-carpet, photo booth, cigar bar, jewelry bar, auction, 50/50 raffle and dancing.  "We’re hoping the Holiday Gala becomes...

CityScape Honors 15 Projects with Beautification Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape has announced the winners of its 11th annual Beautification Awards, a list that includes the Barnes & Noble and Edge student housing development at Youngstown State University. The winners were honored last night at a reception at DeYor Performing Arts Center downtown. “It may be a multi-million dollar development or […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape has announced the winners of its 11th annual Beautification Awards, a list that includes the Barnes & Noble and Edge student housing development at Youngstown State University. The winners were honored last night at a reception at DeYor Performing Arts Center downtown. “It may be...