A continuing series
Series: A three-day Vindicator series in May outlined readers' views on blight across the Mahoning Valley.
Recently: Volunteers plant bulbs now so downtown will bloom in the spring; the role schools play in a community's appearance, as seen through Ursuline and Liberty schools; councilman pulls together East Side churches and community agencies to adopt their neighborhoods.
Today: The first winner of the revived Youngstown Neighborhood Pride Award.
Tell us: If you know of people or groups doing extraordinary work to get beyond the blight, tell us. Contact staff writer Roger Smith at or write to him at The Vindicator, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown 44501.

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