April 30, 2016: Columbiana High School to host regional bodybuilding competition, exhibition

The first annual Rocky’s Northeastern Ohio Pro/Amateur Bodybuilding Championship will be held on Saturday, April 30 at Columbiana High School in Columbiana. Pre-judging will begin at 11 a.m. with an admission fee of $10 and the evening show begins at 6 p.m. with a $25 admission fee for the main event. The event is open to all […]

Salem ReStore now accepting recycled paint; Struthers location to begin later this month

Is leftover latex paint cluttering your garage and basement? The Salem Habitat for Humanity ReStore, in partnership with ePaint Recycling Company of Michigan, is now accepting donations of latex paint. The Salem ReStore will sell new or like new full cans of paint, and it will recycle all other unsalable cans. The store will charge a […]

Sept. 6: Firestone Park Homecoming 5k to raise funds for park restoration

Proceeds from a September 5k race will go toward restoration of Firestone Park in Columbiana. The Firestone Park Homecoming 5k occurs at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Vision for Veterans course at Firestone Park. The Columbiana High School graduating class of 1962 is organizing the race to raise funds to restore the park to its original design. Money […]

Calendar (Weeks 1-4) – March 1-31

Saturday 1 Ongoing: Jewels of Winter: Orchids. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Orchids are the jewels of the plant world, full of color, let them dazzle you with their brilliance and splendor. During the heart of winter, find the spirit of the tropics here at the Davis Center as you observe these […]

PHOTO: Stone’s Restaurant in downtown Youngstown

MAHONING MEMORIES & NOSTALGIA – This local postcard depicts Stone’s Restaurant, which was located on the southeast corner of West Federal and S.Hazel streets. The canceled postcard from Aug. 11, 1957 reads: “Stone’s Restaurant, in the center of Youngstown, Ohio, has been serving fine cuisine for more than 20 years. Private Dining Rooms and Bar […]

PHOTO ALBUM/VIDEO: Mahoning National Bank, downtown Youngstown

The Mahoning National Bank Building was built in 1910 by Albert Kahn of Detroit. As America’s foremost industrial architect, Kahn helped Henry Ford realize mass production and the assembly line. Kahn also designed academic buildings at the University of Michigan, mansions for Detroit’s auto barons and various cultural and industrial buildings throughout the Motor City. […]

• Calendar (Week 4) October 23-31

Tuesday 23 Yoga Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Bend and stretch and reach for the stars! Yoga stories and activities for children age 4 and 5 and adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will last 30 minutes. Wear comfy clothes and bring a yoga […]

• Calendar (Week 3) October 16-22

Tuesday 16 Ongoing: Prayer Shawl Ministry, The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield; for information visit http://www.theursulinecenter.org or call Eileen Novotny at 330-533-3831. The third Tuesday and third Wednesday. 10:30 a.m.-noon (Tuesday), 6:30-8 p.m. (Wednesday). 10:30 a.m. Free. Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. For children ages […]

• Calendar (Week 2) October 8-15

Monday 8 Boardman Friends Meeting, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. “The Facts of Fracking” with Dr. Jeff Dick, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Youngstown State University. 10 a.m. Free. Muffins And Memories: Remembering Y-Town – Idora Park, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Join us for muffins, coffee, […]

• Calendar (Week 1) October 1-7

Monday 1 Flu and Pneumonia Immunizations, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. The Youngstown City Health District will offer a flu clinic in the Meeting Room of Main Library. The seasonal flu vaccine and the pneumonia vaccine will be available. The flu shot will cost $20 and the pneumonia shot is $45. […]