The Youngstown Project

Archives Firefighting cadets participated in a training exercise Friday, April 25, at a vacant house at the corner of Ford Avenue and Arlington Street, adjacent to the YSU campus. Andrew Bush/TheNewsOutlet.org
0

Firefighting cadets with the Youngstown Fired Department participated in a controlled burn of a house at the corner of Ford Avenue and Arlington Street, adjacent to the Youngstown State University campus. Residents, businesses and university students were unaware this was a training exercise.

Archives SOUP-logo
0

The first Youngstown SOUP dinner event will be at 7 p.m. April 27 in the Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave. Attendees will be served soup, salad and bread, and asked to vote on one of five community projects. The money collected from the $5 admission will go to the winner.

Audio The Rev. Edward Noga, pastor of St. Patrick’s Church in the Oak Hill neighborhood of Youngtown, stands at the corner of Cleveland Street and Oak Hill Avenue. The site used to have a factory, then a cornfield. Now, the residents are growing rye to put nutrients back into the industrial-scarred soil. Chris Davidson/TheNewsOutlet.org
0

Pure numbers don’t tell the whole story of the Oak Hill neighborhood in Youngstown. The numbers say the area is near death. The residents and officials at the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. say the odds change when you factor in human determination.

1 2 3 12