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After 173 Years, Canfield Fair Still Brings the Green

The Canfield Fair

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Canfield Fair has been serving the community as an industry unto itself for 173 years, bringing hundreds of thousands of people every year and, with them, millions of dollars into the local economy.  In 2014, a study by Youngstown State University placed the fair’s economic impact at more than $6 million […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Canfield Fair has been serving the community as an industry unto itself for 173 years, bringing hundreds of thousands of people every year and, with them, millions of dollars into the local economy.  In 2014, a study by Youngstown State University placed the fair’s economic impact...

Penguins’ ‘Foundation’ Builds in Weight Room

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As he leads the team in stretching out after a morning practice, the new strength and conditioning coach for the Youngstown State Penguins football team has an announcement: “If you had a note in your locker this morning, you’re with me. You know who you are.” Players...

With Win Saturday, Penguins Poised to Bounce Back

No one would argue that last season went the way the Youngstown State Penguins football team wanted it to.  A season-opening loss at home to non-scholarship Butler. Every road game of the season, a loss. Ten straight points given up at home in the fourth quarter to seal a loss...

Brown Elected National Commander of AMVETS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jan Brown, a resident of Boardman, Ohio, and commander of AMVETS Post 44 in Struthers, Ohio, has become the first female commander of American Veterans. Brown was elected Friday at the 75th Annual National Convention of AMVETS. “I thank my AMVETS family for putting their confidence in me to lead this organization,” […]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jan Brown, a resident of Boardman, Ohio, and commander of AMVETS Post 44 in Struthers, Ohio, has become the first female commander of American Veterans. Brown was elected Friday at the 75th Annual National Convention of AMVETS. “I thank my AMVETS family for putting their confidence in...

United Way Volunteers Package 20,000 Meals

NILES, Ohio – Ginny Pasha, president and CEO of United Way of Trumbull County, opened this year’s United Way campaign by asking volunteers to shout “live united.” At Friday’s kickoff, 200 volunteers from 27 Trumbull County businesses – bankers, warehouse workers, board members of United Way and more – competed lightheartedly against other teams, rang […]

NILES, Ohio – Ginny Pasha, president and CEO of United Way of Trumbull County, opened this year's United Way campaign by asking volunteers to shout “live united.” At Friday's kickoff, 200 volunteers from 27 Trumbull County businesses – bankers, warehouse workers, board members of United Way and more – competed...

Butler’s Docents Serve as ‘Face of the Museum’

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — From school children to senior citizens to babies in strollers, volunteer docents serve the mission of The Butler Institute of American Art by bringing art to regional residents who otherwise don’t often get to the museum. That means a great deal to Hannah Moses, who has been a docent […]

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- From school children to senior citizens to babies in strollers, volunteer docents serve the mission of The Butler Institute of American Art by bringing art to regional residents who otherwise don’t often get to the museum. That means a great deal to Hannah Moses,...

The Butler Paints a Paper Trail to Display Exhibits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Susan Carfano wishes that putting together an exhibit at The Butler Institute of American Art were as easy as many visitors think. “People seem to think that the fairies show up overnight and then the show opens. It’s not that easy,” says the assistant to museum director Louis Zona. “It’s a lot […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Susan Carfano wishes that putting together an exhibit at The Butler Institute of American Art were as easy as many visitors think. “People seem to think that the fairies show up overnight and then the show opens. It’s not that easy,” says the assistant to museum director...

Business at The Butler Is Its Own Art

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Early morning visitors to The Butler Institute of American Art might catch a few masonry workers tending to the grout on the facade of the building. They’re working on the final phase of a four-year capital project to make needed repairs to the building. Past phases included the recaulking of metal coping […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Early morning visitors to The Butler Institute of American Art might catch a few masonry workers tending to the grout on the facade of the building. They’re working on the final phase of a four-year capital project to make needed repairs to the building. Past phases included...

Conservation and Archiving Saves Butler’s Treasures

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One day, while walking through the Western collection of The Butler Institute of American Art, which features several smaller paintings, Louis Zona saw something that shocked him.  The director of the museum saw a young man holding one of the works, pointing out its finer details to...

Framing History Is Butler’s Art

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — There is a nondescript painting by Nehemiah Partridge you see as you enter the front entrance of the Bacon Gallery of The Butler Institute of American Art. The subject – a young girl named Catherine Ten Broeck – is dressed in a dark-brown gown holding a rose in her right hand and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- There is a nondescript painting by Nehemiah Partridge you see as you enter the front entrance of the Bacon Gallery of The Butler Institute of American Art. The subject – a young girl named Catherine Ten Broeck – is dressed in a dark-brown gown holding a rose...