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Aubel Named 2015 Athena Award Winner

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Genie Aubel, president of St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, was named the 2015 recipient of the Athena Award last night. Selected from among 16 nominees, Aubel was presented the award before a crowd of more than 500 at the awards dinner held at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center. The Athena Award, presented by the […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Genie Aubel, president of St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, was named the 2015 recipient of the Athena Award last night. Selected from among 16 nominees, Aubel was presented the award before a crowd of more than 500 at the awards dinner held at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center. The...

Senior Health & Fitness Day at Davis Y

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Davis Family YMCA, 45 McClurg Road, will join an estimated 1,000 groups Wednesday to celebrate the 22nd Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the Y executive director, Timothy Hilk, says. As an official host site, the Davis Family Y will offer free activities for older people from 10 a.m. to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Davis Family YMCA, 45 McClurg Road, will join an estimated 1,000 groups Wednesday to celebrate the 22nd Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the Y executive director, Timothy Hilk, says. As an official host site, the Davis Family Y will offer free activities for older...

Grow Youngstown, Mercy Health Increase Access to Fresh Produce

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Grow Youngstown and Mercy Health have joined forces to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables for patients and residents of North Side neighborhoods. The program, subsidized by Mercy Health and Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley, allows patients who meet eligibility requirements to join Farm to YOU, a community-supported agriculture market that […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Grow Youngstown and Mercy Health have joined forces to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables for patients and residents of North Side neighborhoods. The program, subsidized by Mercy Health and Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley, allows patients who meet eligibility requirements to join Farm to YOU,...

Akron Children’s Opens Special Care Nursery at St. Joseph

WARREN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital will open its special care nursery today at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Akron Children’s partnered with St. Joseph Warren Hospital two years ago to operate its special care nursery as well as a five-bed inpatient pediatric unit, which began operations earlier this year. The six-bed unit is designated a […]

WARREN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital will open its special care nursery today at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Akron Children’s partnered with St. Joseph Warren Hospital two years ago to operate its special care nursery as well as a five-bed inpatient pediatric unit, which began operations earlier this year. The...

Jameson, Awaiting Merger with UPMC, Cuts Operations

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Jameson Health System will modify its south campus, the former St. Francis Hospital, to a weekday daytime outpatient center from a 24/7 site, Douglas Danko, president and CEO of the Jameson system announced this morning. The conversion is expected to occur around mid-August. The decision was made Monday by the […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Jameson Health System will modify its south campus, the former St. Francis Hospital, to a weekday daytime outpatient center from a 24/7 site, Douglas Danko, president and CEO of the Jameson system announced this morning. The conversion is expected to occur around mid-August. The decision...

Akron Children’s to Honor Tod Family, Watanakunakorn

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor the Tod Family and Eleanor Watanakunakorn at the 5th annual Champions for Our Valley’s Children dinner to be held May 12 at 5:30 p.m. at The Lake Club in Poland. Four individuals and organizations will also be honored with the “Children’s Advocate Award.” The celebration […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor the Tod Family and Eleanor Watanakunakorn at the 5th annual Champions for Our Valley’s Children dinner to be held May 12 at 5:30 p.m. at The Lake Club in Poland. Four individuals and organizations will also be honored with the...

Yellow Brick Place to Announce Programs, Plans

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Yellow Brick Place, a nonprofit organization that established a cancer wellness initiative in 2010, will announce the organization’s programs, plans May 7. The announcement will take place at 10 a.m. following a ribbon-cutting at its office, 2959 Canfield Road. Yellow Brick Place is open on a limited basis and will provide continuous […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Yellow Brick Place, a nonprofit organization that established a cancer wellness initiative in 2010, will announce the organization’s programs, plans May 7. The announcement will take place at 10 a.m. following a ribbon-cutting at its office, 2959 Canfield Road. Yellow Brick Place is open on a limited...

Trumbull Memorial Unveils Joint Replacement Center

WARREN, Ohio – ValleyCare Health System of Ohio cut the ribbon Thursday evening for its new Center for Joint Replacement at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Based on a national best practice model for hip and knee replacements and structured around the fundamental principles of wellness, the program has a customer service focus and is aimed at […]

WARREN, Ohio – ValleyCare Health System of Ohio cut the ribbon Thursday evening for its new Center for Joint Replacement at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Based on a national best practice model for hip and knee replacements and structured around the fundamental principles of wellness, the program has a customer service...

YMCA ‘Healthy Kids Day’ April 25 at Central, Davis

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YMCA of Youngstown will celebrate Healthy Kids Day with free community events April 25 at the Youngstown Central branch downtown and the Davis Family Y in Boardman. Activities will run from noon to 3 p.m. at the two branches. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, celebrated at nearly 1,300 YMCAs across the country, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YMCA of Youngstown will celebrate Healthy Kids Day with free community events April 25 at the Youngstown Central branch downtown and the Davis Family Y in Boardman. Activities will run from noon to 3 p.m. at the two branches. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, celebrated at nearly...

Bernadette’s Absolute Clear Salon Removes Lice, Stigma

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Information on just how many children contract head lice is hard to pin down. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that between six million and 12 million children ages 3 to 11 contract lice each year, but concedes that there is no reliable source of information. Children with lice and their families […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Information on just how many children contract head lice is hard to pin down. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that between six million and 12 million children ages 3 to 11 contract lice each year, but concedes that there is no reliable source of information. Children...