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Small Towns Reveal Character, Culture of Lawrence County

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Pa. – There’s not much left in the heart of the small borough of Wampum, Pennsylvania, except its heart – its big heart. A good number of storefronts sit empty along Main Street in this town of about 700 people, sandwiched between state Route 18 and the west bank of the Beaver River […]

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Pa. – There’s not much left in the heart of the small borough of Wampum, Pennsylvania, except its heart – its big heart. A good number of storefronts sit empty along Main Street in this town of about 700 people, sandwiched between state Route 18 and the west...

Businesswoman Attacked in Park Now Helps Others

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a local businesswoman was attacked in Mill Creek Park, she’s turned the negative incident into a positive motive to share her story and bring awareness to the measures that can be taken to prevent a similar incident. “You need to be prepared. You need to be able to protect yourself,” she […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a local businesswoman was attacked in Mill Creek Park, she’s turned the negative incident into a positive motive to share her story and bring awareness to the measures that can be taken to prevent a similar incident. “You need to be prepared. You need to be...

CityScape Kicks Off Welsh Church Renovation July 20

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is kicking off its campaign to relocate and renovate the Welsh Congregational Church at 5:30 p.m. July 20 at Noble Creature Cask House.  The Welsh Congregational Church is 157 years old and the oldest in the city. It is currently on Elm Street. Youngstown CityScape would like to move the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is kicking off its campaign to relocate and renovate the Welsh Congregational Church at 5:30 p.m. July 20 at Noble Creature Cask House.  The Welsh Congregational Church is 157 years old and the oldest in the city. It is currently on Elm Street. Youngstown CityScape...

War Memorials Dot Lawrence County

War Memorials Dot Lawrence County

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Tucked away at the back of New Castle’s Greenwood Cemetery, down a dirt path, is a large stone block. Surrounded by tombstones and American flags, it reads “In Memoriam. Lest We Forget. The Old Stone Church Graveyard.” All around are graves, each adorned with a flag and a metal plaque commemorating […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Tucked away at the back of New Castle’s Greenwood Cemetery, down a dirt path, is a large stone block. Surrounded by tombstones and American flags, it reads “In Memoriam. Lest We Forget. The Old Stone Church Graveyard.” All around are graves, each adorned with a flag...

Salute to Veterans: They Served and Still Serve

Salute to Veterans: They Served And Still Serve

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Throughout our lives, we are made aware of the contributions and sacrifices those in the military make, especially on television and through the power of movies. As intriguing and powerful as movies such as “Saving Private Ryan” or more recently, “American Sniper,” can be, nothing affects a person more than hearing these […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Throughout our lives, we are made aware of the contributions and sacrifices those in the military make, especially on television and through the power of movies. As intriguing and powerful as movies such as “Saving Private Ryan” or more recently, “American Sniper,” can be, nothing affects a...

Organizations Provide a Helping Hand for Veterans

Organizations Helping Combat Veterans

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a veteran has served his country, he might need a hand-up. Some veterans may be leaving the service without a job waiting for them, a stable place to live or some might require special resources. Combat veterans, for instance, often need resources to help cope with the psychological and physical problems […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a veteran has served his country, he might need a hand-up. Some veterans may be leaving the service without a job waiting for them, a stable place to live or some might require special resources. Combat veterans, for instance, often need resources to help cope with...

Restoring Historic Houses Draws Buyers of All Ages

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dotted across the region are relics from an age past, when the area flexed its industrial muscle. To show for their efforts, the industrialists and upper echelon of society built grandiose homes, often clustered together in neighborhoods. As the area bounced back, saving and restoring these houses often became a point of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Dotted across the region are relics from an age past, when the area flexed its industrial muscle. To show for their efforts, the industrialists and upper echelon of society built grandiose homes, often clustered together in neighborhoods. As the area bounced back, saving and restoring these houses...

Canfield Begins 24/7 Ambulance Service

Canfield Township Begins 24/7 Ambulance Service

CANFIELD, Ohio — Come July 1, Canfield will no longer be serviced by private ambulance companies. Instead, it will run its own fleet from Cardinal Joint Fire District stations. This summer, the district put a brand new Type I ambulance into service, bringing its fleet to three. Each fire station gets its own ambulance – […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Come July 1, Canfield will no longer be serviced by private ambulance companies. Instead, it will run its own fleet from Cardinal Joint Fire District stations. This summer, the district put a brand new Type I ambulance into service, bringing its fleet to three. Each fire station...

City, YNDC Awarded $150K Grant to Renovate Glenwood Building

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown and Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. were awarded a $150,000 grant at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual meeting over the weekend. The CommunityWINS grant, accepted by Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, will support “a complete renovation” of 2246 Glenwood Ave. as part of the Youngstown Revitalize Initiative. The 18,000-square-foot […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown and Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. were awarded a $150,000 grant at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual meeting over the weekend. The CommunityWINS grant, accepted by Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, will support “a complete renovation” of 2246 Glenwood Ave. as part of the...

Ohio Pet Foods Triples Business with Acquisitions

Ohio Pet Foods Triples Business with Acquisitions

LISBON, Ohio – A Lisbon-based manufacturer of pet foods says the acquisition of two production operations in Wisconsin and New York has enabled his company to triple its business and expand its international footprint. “We’re looking to grow our markets around the world. We export to between 25 and 30 countries,” says Matt Golladay, president […]

LISBON, Ohio – A Lisbon-based manufacturer of pet foods says the acquisition of two production operations in Wisconsin and New York has enabled his company to triple its business and expand its international footprint. “We’re looking to grow our markets around the world. We export to between 25 and 30...