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YSU signs agreement with Barnes & Noble to manage university bookstore

Youngstown State University announced this morning a new agreement with Barnes & Noble College to manage the university’s bookstore, a partnership that could eventually lead to the construction of a standalone Barnes & Noble College store on campus. “It is a pleasure to welcome Barnes & Noble College and its decades of expertise and success in the bookselling business to the YSU campus,” said Neal McNally, vice president for Operations and Finance. “We believe that Barnes & … [Read More...]

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Q&A: Riding a bicycle in Ohio – know your legal rights, responsibilities

I often see people riding bicycles on the road. Is that really legal? Yes. Ohio’s Traffic Code defines bicycles as “vehicles,” which may be lawfully operated on virtually all Ohio roads except freeways or certain limited access roadways. What rules apply to operating a bicycle on the road? Ohio law requires cyclists to follow the “rules of the road” when riding a bicycle on a roadway. Cyclists must ride with traffic, obey basic traffic laws, stop at stop signs and red lights, and follow … [Read More...]

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Calendar – BY MONTH

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Calendar (Weeks 1-4) – July 1-31, 2016

Friday 1 Chair Yoga. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Held by the Friends of PLYMC. Pay as you attend, $10 a class. Dress comfortably. Class will meet every Friday. For adults. Every Friday in July. 10-11 a.m. On Your Mark, Get Set, Recycle with the Mahoning County Green Team.  Various branches. Join Peg … Click for more events

CALENDAR – BY WEEK

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Calendar (Week 1) – July 1-7, 2016

Friday 1 Chair Yoga. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Held by the Friends of PLYMC. Pay as you attend, $10 a class. Dress comfortably. Class will meet every Friday. For adults. Every Friday in July. 10-11 a.m. On Your Mark, Get Set, Recycle. with the Mahoning County Green Team.  Various […]

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Calendar (Week 2) – June 8-14, 2016

Wednesday 8 Music and Movement. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. For toddlers 19 to 35 months old with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required each week; call 330-399-8807 ext. 206. Wednesdays June 8, 15, 22, 29. 10 a.m. Ongoing: Wednesdays at the WOW. Oh Wow, 11 W. […]

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Calendar (Week 3) – July 16-22, 2016

Saturday 16 170th Annual Trumbull County Fair. Trumbull County Fairgrounds, 899 Everett Hull Road, Cortland; 330-637-6010. July 12-17. 8 a.m.-11 p.m. $8; $4 (senior citizens). Guided Kayak Tour. East Newport Boat Launch, East Newport Drive, Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman, 44512; 330-740-7107. Features a naturalist or volunteer-escorted trip. Single kayaks and a tandem are available. Age […]

2010: Jazz festival in downtown Youngstown. Image by Ron Flaviano.

Calendar (Week 4) – July 23-31, 2016

Saturday 23    Across the Finish Line with Pete the Cat. Various branches. Stories, games, and fun for children of all ages. And, don’t forget to bring your camera and have your picture taken with the cool and groovy Pete the Cat. Poland Library, 10 a.m., Saturday, July 23; Newport Library, 4 p.m., Monday, July […]

CALENDAR: MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

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July 2016: Museums and galleries for the region

Akron Art Museum. 1 S. High, Akron, 44308; 330-376-9185. http://www.akronartmuseum.org. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Thursday. The Andy Warhol Museum. 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, Pa.; 412-237-8300. http://www.warhol.org. Collection includes paintings, sculpture, works on paper, prints, photographs and covers work from all periods. Includes drawings, commercial illustrations, sketchbooks, 1960s Pop, and 1980s collaborative paintings […]

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July 9-10, 2016: Participating artists for YSU’s Summer Festival of the Arts

The 18th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10 in and around the campus of Youngstown State University. (Image courtesy of YSU) The 18th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10 in and around the campus of Youngstown State University. The heart of the festival is the artists’ marketplace that showcases the work of over 80 local, regional and national artists … [Read More...]

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July 9-10, 2016: YSU Summer Festival of the Arts to feature art, music and food as part of expanded cultural weekend

The 18th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10 in and around the campus of Youngstown State University. (Image courtesy of YSU) A weekend of arts, culture and jazz is planned for July 7-10 at numerous locations around downtown Youngstown and at Youngstown State University. Youngstown State University, The Mahoning County Convention & Visitors Bureau, City of Youngstown, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and Eric Ryan Productions are collaborating … [Read More...]

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