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Holiday Flea Held this Weekend at DeYor

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Flea will return to downtown Dec. 1 and 2, though not in its usual outdoor environment. For the two days, in conjunction with the city’s Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, the Holiday Flea will be open at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. On Friday, the day of the parade, the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Flea will return to downtown Dec. 1 and 2, though not in its usual outdoor environment. For the two days, in conjunction with the city’s Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, the Holiday Flea will be open at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. On Friday, the...

Foundation’s $3M Gift Advances Amphitheater

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five years ago, Eric Ryan had only hope that an amphitheater would complement the Covelli Centre near the downtown. That amphitheater, envisioned as part of a sprawling riverfront park between the Market Street Bridge and the Mahoning River, would provide a venue for concerts and community events, the CEO of JAC Live […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five years ago, Eric Ryan had only hope that an amphitheater would complement the Covelli Centre near the downtown. That amphitheater, envisioned as part of a sprawling riverfront park between the Market Street Bridge and the Mahoning River, would provide a venue for concerts and community events,...

Youngstown Foundation GIves $3M for Amphitheater

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  The Youngstown Foundation has given the city of Youngstown $3 million to be used toward the building of a downtown amphitheater. This marks the first gift to the project from the community. As part of the gift, The Youngstown Foundation has received the naming rights to the new facility for 20 years […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio --  The Youngstown Foundation has given the city of Youngstown $3 million to be used toward the building of a downtown amphitheater. This marks the first gift to the project from the community. As part of the gift, The Youngstown Foundation has received the naming rights to the...

YSUscape Improves Looks of Youngstown Utility Boxes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YSUscape announces the successful completion of phase one of the Utility Box Vinyl Artwork Project, where vinyl artwork was installed onto utility boxes around downtown Youngstown and around Youngstown State University’s campus. The project was the result of a Neighborhood Success grant awarded by the Raymond John Wean Foundation for the implementation […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YSUscape announces the successful completion of phase one of the Utility Box Vinyl Artwork Project, where vinyl artwork was installed onto utility boxes around downtown Youngstown and around Youngstown State University’s campus. The project was the result of a Neighborhood Success grant awarded by the Raymond John...

YSU Art Prof’s Sculpture Lights Up Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A Youngstown State University art professor worked with a team of regional artists and designers to create a sculpture that is lighting up the night in downtown Youngstown. Titled “Solar Screen” and constructed of 3D-printed ceramic bricks and solar panels, the sculpture has been permanently installed on a lawn outside The Vindicator […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A Youngstown State University art professor worked with a team of regional artists and designers to create a sculpture that is lighting up the night in downtown Youngstown. Titled “Solar Screen” and constructed of 3D-printed ceramic bricks and solar panels, the sculpture has been permanently installed on...

Liberty Attracts Future Business

LIBERTY, Ohio – Road upgrades and commercial additions have been the news of late in Liberty Township. Long-standing businesses see success, while new businesses arrive amid $3.2 million in upgrades to the main corridor. In this installment of Our Towns, we see what the township is doing to attract future...

Infrastructure Upgrades, Shepherd Campus on Tap in Liberty

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Motorists driving along Belmont Avenue in Liberty Township might be forgiven for a bit of frustration. The ongoing $3.2 million upgrade to the township’s main corridor can cause consternation, Administrator Pat Ungaro and trustee Jodi Stoyak acknowledge. But they also recognize the benefits that work will bear. The Belmont Avenue project […]

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Motorists driving along Belmont Avenue in Liberty Township might be forgiven for a bit of frustration. The ongoing $3.2 million upgrade to the township’s main corridor can cause consternation, Administrator Pat Ungaro and trustee Jodi Stoyak acknowledge. But they also recognize the benefits that work will...

$950K Approved for Mosquito Lake Park Improvements

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A $950,000 improvement project will be coming to Mosquito Lake State Park after the state’s Controlling Board approved the release of funds for projects across the state. The money, state Sen, Sean O’Brien said in a release, will be used to upgrade campsites and build a new shower and bathroom building at […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A $950,000 improvement project will be coming to Mosquito Lake State Park after the state’s Controlling Board approved the release of funds for projects across the state. The money, state Sen, Sean O’Brien said in a release, will be used to upgrade campsites and build a new...

Treats from Around the World, Here at Home

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There’s little argument over the best part of a meal. When all’s said and eaten, nothing is sweeter than the last course. And with the long history of immigrants in the Mahoning Valley, desserts are as varied as the people who came here. “Our area, especially this strip on Belmont Avenue, has […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There’s little argument over the best part of a meal. When all’s said and eaten, nothing is sweeter than the last course. And with the long history of immigrants in the Mahoning Valley, desserts are as varied as the people who came here. “Our area, especially this...