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’Tis the season for Greco and Golub

Seven years ago, Youngstown singer-songwriter Kenny Greco began playing a marathon show the week


A familiar voice lives on with some new local music

Jim Chenot was a radio legend in Akron, but his sudden and unexpected death last month is also being


A Trans-Siberian circus at Covelli

The back lot of Covelli Centre looked like a truck depot Wednesday morning. That’s because a


Lots of action on screen and stage (and polka radio)

Michael Timlin is not a drunk punk, but he played one on TV. The Poland native, who now lives in


Summit radio station rises to the occasion

The Summit is solid for now. The commercial-free alternative rock radio station out of Akron that


A year after ‘Bar Rescue,’ Oaks and Federal stay on path

At this time last year, anticipation was running high for the premiere of the “Bar Rescue” episodes


Holding our breath over future of The Summit radio in the Valley

The Struthers school board will open bids for its radio station, WKTL-90.7 FM, tomorrow afternoon.


Rock festival reflected both sides of a thriving city

This column was supposed to be about the bands at the Thrival rock festival in Pittsburgh last


Bryan Adams went straight to the heart of Covelli crowd

Bryan Adams never had to coax his fans to sing along at Tuesday’s concert at Covelli Centre, because


Rock Against Heroin aims to help addicts recover

The heroin addiction problem in the Mahoning Valley is so severe that most people know at least one


Vintage ice cream sign is a real treat

A piece of Youngstown history will soon reappear at the place where it started. An advertising


Another way to see KISS in concert

If you don’t get to see KISS at Covelli Centre — and tickets remain available, by the way — the next


A change of scenery for downtown

Downtown Youngstown may be in a holding pattern in terms of new businesses and nightlife options,


‘Fat N’ Furious’ ends its run with a story years in the making

“Fat N’ Furious: Rolling Thunder” was always an underdog. The Discovery Channel show, which looked


Trump satire gets my vote

I giggled my way through “The Day of the Donald,” occasionally even laughing out load. But I just