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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...

Good Conversations for 122 Years at Bye & Bye Hardware

Good Conversations for 122 Years at Bye & Bye Hardware

LISBON, Ohio – Walk into Bye & Bye Hardware Co. in Lisbon and you feel like you’re stepping into a simpler time. The smell of fresh popcorn welcomes you as you enter, while fruit punch and homemade cookies are set on the counter for anyone to eat. The original tin ceiling and wood floors from […]

LISBON, Ohio – Walk into Bye & Bye Hardware Co. in Lisbon and you feel like you’re stepping into a simpler time. The smell of fresh popcorn welcomes you as you enter, while fruit punch and homemade cookies are set on the counter for anyone to eat. The original tin...

After Years of Cleanup, a Celebration at Mount Hope Cemetery Park

After Years of Cleanup, a Celebration at Mount Hope Cemetery Park

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A ribbon cutting will be held at Mount Hope Veterans Memorial Park Cemetery 10 a.m. June 16, celebrating the completion of a two-year project to restore the cemetery in Youngstown’s Sharonline neighborhood. As part of the ceremony, ownership will be officially transferred to Mount Hope Veterans Memorial Park Inc., which has worked […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A ribbon cutting will be held at Mount Hope Veterans Memorial Park Cemetery 10 a.m. June 16, celebrating the completion of a two-year project to restore the cemetery in Youngstown’s Sharonline neighborhood. As part of the ceremony, ownership will be officially transferred to Mount Hope Veterans Memorial...

Lisbon Makes Headway in Its Revitalization Efforts

Lisbon, Ohio Makes Headway in Its Revitalization Efforts

LISBON, Ohio – Joseph Morenz recalls walking through downtown Lisbon as a child and seeing business storefronts lined with goods in their windows. “Every store was full and you could go downtown and get the things you needed and that was awesome,” he says. “I’d like to get it back...

21st Streetscape Draws Nearly 600 Volunteers

21st Streetscape Draws Nearly 600 Volunteers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Saturday was a busy day in Youngstown as nearly 600 volunteers turned out for the annual downtown planting and cleanup event on an overcast morning. “This is exactly what we had in mind 21 years ago,”  said Sharon Letson, executive director of Youngstown CityScape, as she addressed volunteers at a breakfast before […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Saturday was a busy day in Youngstown as nearly 600 volunteers turned out for the annual downtown planting and cleanup event on an overcast morning. “This is exactly what we had in mind 21 years ago,”  said Sharon Letson, executive director of Youngstown CityScape, as she addressed...

Morgan Stanley Grant Expands Food Bank Produce Program

Morgan Stanley Grant Expands Food Bank Produce Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley has received a new grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to support the food bank’s fresh produce program. The funds will be used to increase the food bank’s ability to access, transport and store fresh produce and provide fruits and vegetables for local […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley has received a new grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to support the food bank’s fresh produce program. The funds will be used to increase the food bank’s ability to access, transport and store fresh produce and provide...