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Canfield Businesses Look Forward to Green Development

CANFIELD, Ohio — For 11 years, Kim Lisowski has operated Stage Left Dance Academy here and raised her family of five here. One thing she always said she wanted was more activity and businesses near her dance studio on 23 Lisbon St. Finally, she said, the city is pushing forward to bring growth to its […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- For 11 years, Kim Lisowski has operated Stage Left Dance Academy here and raised her family of five here. One thing she always said she wanted was more activity and businesses near her dance studio on 23 Lisbon St. Finally, she said, the city is pushing forward...

Good Morning, Canfield Brings Development Updates

CANFIELD, Ohio – The creation of a new joint economic development district and upgrades to the Village Green could set the stage for big changes for Canfield, Mayor Richard Duffett said Friday at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Canfield breakfast. The biggest upcoming change to the city is the newly approved joint economic development […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – The creation of a new joint economic development district and upgrades to the Village Green could set the stage for big changes for Canfield, Mayor Richard Duffett said Friday at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Canfield breakfast. The biggest upcoming change to the city is the...

Leadership Columbiana County Plugs Brain Drain

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – Moving to Columbiana County from Texas four months ago, Rick Perez was unfamiliar with his new home as he took a job as director of business development and marketing at East Liverpool City Hospital. To meet people and learn about the county where he put down roots, he joined Leadership Columbiana County, […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – Moving to Columbiana County from Texas four months ago, Rick Perez was unfamiliar with his new home as he took a job as director of business development and marketing at East Liverpool City Hospital. To meet people and learn about the county where he put down roots,...

Big and Small, Manufacturing Drives Valley’s Innovations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The process of producing seamless steel piping has been pretty much perfected, Vallourec Star President Judson Wallace said, but advanced manufacturing will still have a role in the mill’s future. Not in the steel itself, but in the tools used to produce it. “When people come to our mill, they’re surprised by […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The process of producing seamless steel piping has been pretty much perfected, Vallourec Star President Judson Wallace said, but advanced manufacturing will still have a role in the mill’s future. Not in the steel itself, but in the tools used to produce it. “When people come to...

Land Bank, Neighborhood Groups Combat Blight

Mahoning County Land Bank, Neighborhood Groups Partner to Combat Blight

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – They might be small steps, but collectively they lead to improved neighborhoods and serve to enhance the quality of life within the community, officials said Thursday morning as they witnessed the demolition of a vacant house at 1514 Mahoning Ave. The demolition was the 54th such project so far this month by […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – They might be small steps, but collectively they lead to improved neighborhoods and serve to enhance the quality of life within the community, officials said Thursday morning as they witnessed the demolition of a vacant house at 1514 Mahoning Ave. The demolition was the 54th such project...

CityScape Helps Bring Cigarette Recycling Bins Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — Youngstown CityScape, Green Youngstown and TerraCycle are forming a partnership that will improve the community’s environment by eliminating a major nuisance downtown: litter. Through the partnership, disposal containers for cigarette butts will be installed through the central business district. Terracycle, a company specializing in recycling hard-to-recycle waste, offers a free cigarette butt […]

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO -- Youngstown CityScape, Green Youngstown and TerraCycle are forming a partnership that will improve the community’s environment by eliminating a major nuisance downtown: litter. Through the partnership, disposal containers for cigarette butts will be installed through the central business district. Terracycle, a company specializing in recycling hard-to-recycle waste,...

Home Savings Gives YNDC $15K for Business Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank has donated $15,000 to the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. to support the renovation of the Glenwood Business Center. Plans call for the building at 2246 Glenwood Ave., purchased by YNDC in August, to be subdivided into turnkey spaces for small businesses. The 18,000-square-foot building was formerly a distribution center […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank has donated $15,000 to the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. to support the renovation of the Glenwood Business Center. Plans call for the building at 2246 Glenwood Ave., purchased by YNDC in August, to be subdivided into turnkey spaces for small businesses. The 18,000-square-foot building...

Forest Lawn Cemetery Nominated for National Register

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Forest Lawn Memorial Park at 5400 Market St. here is under consideration for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. The nonsectarian cemetery, built in the early 1930s, is on land first owned, about 1800, by the Baldwin family, one of the area’s pioneering families. Before it became a cemetery, […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Forest Lawn Memorial Park at 5400 Market St. here is under consideration for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. The nonsectarian cemetery, built in the early 1930s, is on land first owned, about 1800, by the Baldwin family, one of the area’s pioneering families....

Small Halls Preserve Ethnic Heritage in the Mahoning Valley

Chef Mladen Doslovic says his ethnic dishes receive rave reviews from out-of-town guests at St. George Croation Center.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mladen Doslovic has a real taste for his native country of Croatia, a taste that he would love others to sample for just one evening. “I’d love to bring back some of the old-fashioned food from the old country back here,” says Doslovic, the head chef at the St. George Croatian Center […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mladen Doslovic has a real taste for his native country of Croatia, a taste that he would love others to sample for just one evening. “I’d love to bring back some of the old-fashioned food from the old country back here,” says Doslovic, the head chef at...

When RFK Took on the Youngstown Rackets

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sixty years ago this August, a former heavyweight boxer living in Youngstown was called to Washington, D.C., for what may have been his toughest and potentially most dangerous bout ever. Embrel Davidson had a solid career, posting 36 wins and six losses over nine years in the ring. On Aug. 7, 1958, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sixty years ago this August, a former heavyweight boxer living in Youngstown was called to Washington, D.C., for what may have been his toughest and potentially most dangerous bout ever. Embrel Davidson had a solid career, posting 36 wins and six losses over nine years in the...