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YSU professor chosen for seminar program

Sunday, November 5, 2017

YSU professor chosen

for seminar program


Professor Max Grubb of Youngstown State University has been selected to participate in the Television Academy Foundation’s 2017 Faculty Seminar Program. Members of the Television Academy selected 25 professors from colleges and universities nationwide for the annual program.

Participants will gain the latest information on the television and content development industries form top entertainment professionals during a seminar in Southern California Monday through Friday.

The seminar will include panel discussions with broadcast and cable networks’ programming and scheduling executives, legal experts and cutting edge content creators. Private studio tours and trips to top Hollywood production facilities to meet with producers, observe production and get first-hand updates on the latest in television technologies are also part of the program. For information about the Foundation, visit

Saxon Club will host

craft show Saturday


Youngstown Saxon Club Ladies Branch 22 needs vendors for its seventh annual Fall Craft Show that will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the ballroom, 710 S. Meridian Road. Cost for an 8-foot table is $25 and $5 for extra electrical outlets. Food will be available, and a basket and 50-50 raffle are scheduled. For information, call Betty at 330-788-4274.

MVHS requests

volunteers for exhibit


The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is seeking volunteers to help staff the Arms Family Museum during the Memories of Christmas Past exhibit, open fro Nov. 18 through Jan. 7. Volunteer shifts are available during the open hours of noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Thursday. Volunteers must be able to commit to at least four shifts throughout the duration of the exhibit. All volunteers must attend one of two training sessions: 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday or noon to 1 p.m. Saturday. All volunteers receive vouchers for free admission to the exhibit. Interested parties call 330-743-2589 or email before Monday.

Medical intuitive to

speak at Unity Centre


John Michael Thornton will speak at Unity Centre Church, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road at 6 p.m. Nov. 7.

Thornton, a psychic and medical intuitive, is co-founder of the Great Conjunction Spiritual Center, 3019 Dearborn St, in Youngstown.

Trained at the Natural Psychic School of Metaphysics to connect directly with the Spirit and with more than 20 years experience honing his natural abilities, Thornton channels guidance on health, spirituality, relationships and life paths. He has taught at the Association for Research and Enlightenment, Victory of Light, Lily Dale Assembly and spiritual groups across the Northeast.

John’s perspective to his work is that medical intuition is a way of looking at physical ailments from a spiritual perspective and bringing healing and relief.

Model Railroad Club

will have open house


The Sebring Model Railroad Club is having its annual 2017 open house Saturday, next Sunday and Nov. 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. November is National Model Railroad Month and to celebrate, the doors to the clubhouse are open, and the public is invited to come and see what the members have done this year.

The HO scale railroad, the Ohio and Western Allegheny, is located inside a former Pennsylvania Railroad station at 216 E. Pennsylvania Ave. in Sebring. The layout is one of the largest operational model railroads in Northeast Ohio.

There’s an eight-foot high mountain, numerous tunnels, bridges and detailed scenery. The sound-equipped trains will make visitors believe they are hearing the real thing.

Refreshments will be available during the open house. Admission is a donation of $4 for adults and children under 12 are free. Proceeds from the open house will help to maintain the clubhouse and layout. Visit the club on Facebook. For information, call 330-966-3186.

Community yoga set

at YSU training site


Youngstown State University students and community members are hosting “Namaste in the YO” from 6 to 9 p.m. next Sunday at the Watson and Tressel Training Site on campus. This is a free event open to the community, celebrating the Youngstown community and yogis alike. A community yoga class will be featured from 7 to 8 p.m.

All ages and skill levels are welcome. To pre-register for the event, visit Shirts are also available to order on the website and at the event.

YSU will also collect nonperishable food items benefiting the YSU Student Food Pantry. For questions, contact Megan O’Neill at or Jasc Romeo at

Wilson class of ’52

will meet for brunch


Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1952 will meet for brunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Perkins Restaurant on state Route 224 in Boardman.