Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration recently received a check for $6,000 from the Home Savings Charitable Foundation. Dr. Raymond Shaffer, chairman of the accounting department, said the funds will go to three YSU students majoring in accounting and finance: Sarah Kluska, Kenneth Mylar and Rachel Roberts. Each will receive a $2,000 scholarship. From left to right are Shaffer, Roberts, Kluska, Mylar and Jeanne Watson-Antol, retail manager II, at the Home Savings YSU Office.
Added: Thu, August 23, 2012
The Hispanic community in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio recently celebrated its 11th annual picnic at Pearson Park in New Castle. More than 60 people attended this reunion, which is organized every year by the Rev. Hope Cummins of Iglesia Latina
Emmanuel and Wayside Emmanuel Church; and Paulina Montaldo, a Spanish professor at Youngstown State University. People from Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Cosa Rica, El Salvador and Mexico, along with Americans who like to practice their Spanish and learn about other cultures, attended the picnic. Paz Costello from the Crisis Shelter of New Castle and Meagan Niebler from Circulo de Amigas (Circle of Friends) of the YWCA of Pittsburgh gave information about services in Spanish available to the community in the area.
Added: Sun, August 5, 2012
The house at 1018 High St. in Youngstown was torn down Wednesday during a news conference with city and Mahoning County officials and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, facing front. Mahoning County received $1.5 million through the AG’s Moving Ohio Forward Grant Program. Of that, $1 million is going to the city.
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has no plans to alter uniform voting in Ohio. In Mahoning County, commissioners have agreed to open the Board of Elections for weekend voting in October, but Husted’s
office says voting machines won’t be turned on.
Cleveland Indians’ Shin-Soo Choo dives safely back to first base on a pick-off attempt in the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Mariners in Seattle.
San Diego Padres’ Carlos Quentin, right, is tagged out by Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez, left, as umpire Joe West moves in to make the call during the first inning of Wednesday’s game in San Diego.