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Our Towns: Bill Passes for Memorial Highways, Women Veterans Bridge | December 15, 2017

Bill Passes for Memorial Highways, Women Veterans Bridge

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Reps. John Boccieri, D-Poland, and Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-Youngstown, announce that a number of bills to create memorial highways for Mahoning Valley icons and a bridge in honor of women veterans unanimously passed the Ohio House of Representatives. The bill will create a memorial highway along U.S. Route 422 for Harry Meshel, […]

Our Towns: Wean Foundation Announces $2.12 Million in Grants | December 11, 2017

Wean Foundation Announces $2.12 Million in Grants

WARREN, Ohio – At its December board meeting, The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded four local organizations grants totaling $2.12 million. Two of the grants were made to Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. and Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership to support the organizations’ community revitalization efforts. “From partnering on issues important to residents to lifting the resident voice […]

Our Towns: Historic Forest Glen Holds Its Charm from the 1920s | December 7, 2017

Historic Forest Glen Holds Its Charm from the 1920s

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – During the 1920s, as America’s fascination with the automobile took hold, real estate developers across the country began to plan new residential developments that adapted to this mode of transportation. One such developer was Louis Kreider, president of Kreider-Rotzel Real Estate Co. in Youngstown. In 1923, Kreider acquired several family farms that […]