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Community Members Unite for Nonviolence Week

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Throughout her childhood, Sharon Grandberry had to endure physical and mental abuse from her mother. “The physical was bad, but the mental abuse is what I carried in my life,” she said. “I was afraid. I felt like I was in a box, chained in there and I had no choices.” Grandberry […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Throughout her childhood, Sharon Grandberry had to endure physical and mental abuse from her mother. “The physical was bad, but the mental abuse is what I carried in my life,” she said. “I was afraid. I felt like I was in a box, chained in there and...

Ryan Presents $9M Check to America Makes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan presented a check for $9,045,915 to America Makes during a visit this morning. The check from the U.S. Department of Defense will fund the third phase of the Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-cost Sustainment initiative. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, sponsored funding totaling $30 million from the fiscal 2016, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan presented a check for $9,045,915 to America Makes during a visit this morning. The check from the U.S. Department of Defense will fund the third phase of the Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-cost Sustainment initiative. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, sponsored funding totaling $30...

Columbiana County Housing Market Is Vibrant

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – When houses go on the market in Columbiana County, they generally aren’t there long, Maureen Cline-Skowron says. Sales have been so good, says the broker associate and director of education and business development for Century 21 Lakeside Realty, that the agency is preparing to open its third office in the county in […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – When houses go on the market in Columbiana County, they generally aren’t there long, Maureen Cline-Skowron says. Sales have been so good, says the broker associate and director of education and business development for Century 21 Lakeside Realty, that the agency is preparing to open its third...

World Trade Park Houses Plant Expansions

Leetonia World Trade Park Houses Plant Expansions

LEETONIA, Ohio – Most land in the Columbiana County Port Authority’s World Trade Park in Leetonia sat vacant for years, with only six of its 21 lots used. That is, until the port authority and the Columbiana County Development Department moved their headquarters into the park under one roof in May. The move helped the […]

LEETONIA, Ohio – Most land in the Columbiana County Port Authority’s World Trade Park in Leetonia sat vacant for years, with only six of its 21 lots used. That is, until the port authority and the Columbiana County Development Department moved their headquarters into the park under one roof in...

Excellence in Education Luncheon Set for Nov. 15

WARREN, Ohio – The Eastern Ohio Education Partnership will recognize impactful educational practices in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties at its Excellence in Education 2018 awards luncheon. The lunch will take place Nov. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St. It will recognize the Eastern Ohio Education Partnership’s preschool and […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Eastern Ohio Education Partnership will recognize impactful educational practices in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties at its Excellence in Education 2018 awards luncheon. The lunch will take place Nov. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St. It will recognize the Eastern...

Valley Marks Ohio Nonviolence Week

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Minijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, is among the participants in this week’s commemoration of Ohio Nonviolence Week in the Mahoning Valley. Nonviolence Week has been celebrated in Youngstown since 2010 when, at the request of Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past students, Nonviolence Week resolutions were passed by […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Minijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, is among the participants in this week’s commemoration of Ohio Nonviolence Week in the Mahoning Valley. Nonviolence Week has been celebrated in Youngstown since 2010 when, at the request of Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past students, Nonviolence...

Support from Local Leaders Boosts Smart2 Proposal

Support from Local Leaders Boosts Smart2 Proposal

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The level of local support Youngstown stakeholders are showing for a $10.8 million federal transportation grant application seems to be having an impact on officials, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan following a phone conversation with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao late last week. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he spoke with Chao for about […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The level of local support Youngstown stakeholders are showing for a $10.8 million federal transportation grant application seems to be having an impact on officials, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan following a phone conversation with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao late last week. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he...

Mill Creek Park Gears Up for Pumpkin Walk

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks will host its annual Pumpkin Walk at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Fellows Riverside Gardens. The walk, which is free and open to the public, will feature music from Grammy-nominated folk artist Steve Free. Refreshments and other entertainment will be provided. In the days leading up to the Pumpkin […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks will host its annual Pumpkin Walk at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Fellows Riverside Gardens. The walk, which is free and open to the public, will feature music from Grammy-nominated folk artist Steve Free. Refreshments and other entertainment will be provided. In the days...

One-Man Play Shows Immigrant’s Role at Mt. Rushmore

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A one-man play at Youngstown State University Oct. 19 will tell the story of the chief carver of Mount Rushmore. The free play, “In the Shadow of the Mountain,” will be held in Room 132 of DeBartolo Hall. It begins at 5 p.m. Performed by Lou Del Bianco, the play tells the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A one-man play at Youngstown State University Oct. 19 will tell the story of the chief carver of Mount Rushmore. The free play, “In the Shadow of the Mountain,” will be held in Room 132 of DeBartolo Hall. It begins at 5 p.m. Performed by Lou Del...

Juggerbot Finds ‘Middle Ground’ for 3D Printers

By Dan O'Brien YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Five years ago, Zac DiVencenzo was a student at Youngstown State University majoring in industrial systems engineering when his world took a major turn. YSU was in the early stages of developing its additive manufacturing program and some of the new equipment was being stored...