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Residents from Youngstown’s South side attended the second in a series of neighborhood meetings, sponsored by the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., March 4 at the Newport Library. These residents wanted assurances that whatever plan is developed for the city includes something for every neighborhood in the city and not just a targeted few.
Roughly 40 residents of the Cornersburg neighborhood in Youngstown came to a March 6 meeting sponsored by the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. The meeting provided a forum for residents to assess priorities in their neighborhood.
The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. kicked off a series of meetings Feb. 26 at the Rocky Ridge Neighborhood. YNDC officials are asking residents about what concerns they have for their area. The information compiled will be used to form a development strategy for the city.
Three county chapters have combined to become the Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley and have moved to new offices on Belmont Avenue in Liberty. The new location is on a bus line, making it easier for clients who don’t have transportation.
The Oak Hill Collaborative refurbished a one-story brick building at 507 Oak Hill to provide space for up to 15 tenants. The group hopes to nurture start-up businesses in the Uptown neighborhood of Youngstown.
The snowy, icy winter has lead to brisk sales of rock salt. While, some Mahoning Valley retailers have run out, others are on their fifth truckload delivery.
For a second year, the Rev. Jerry Krueger will perform weddings for walk-in brides and grooms on Valentine’s Day at Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Youngstown.
The Youngstown Cash Mob plans to visit Re Arrangements, a used furniture business in Boardman, on Feb. 22. Members of the mob agree to make at least a $20 purchase at the business that day. The group, which promotes local businesses, is celebrating its second anniversary this month.
A new project has proven that music does soothe the savage beast – or at least a stray at the local pound. The Rescue Animal MP3 Project was started two-and-a-half years ago by Pamela Fisher, a veterinarian in North Canton. That program is now piped into 842 locations, including the Mahoning County Dog Pound.
If you like “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” or “Downton Abbey,” you can thank The Beatles. Before they came along, the biggest export from Great Britain was Jaguar. That all changed after the group’s first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” Feb. 9, 1964. After that, all things “British” became a phenomenon.