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Denise Dick

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Stemming summer learning loss

Fifty-two students spent the summer reading and discussing, writing and performing skits about what they’ve read

City schools band hits high notes

Summer camp begins for students participating in Youngstown Schools Citywide Marching Band

The Youngstown Schools Citywide Marching Band prepares for the school year


YSU ranks 649 on a list of 650 “Top Collges” in the country

City school board questions Youngstown Plan

Members want ODE to come to a meeting

One city school board member said she wants to know the board’s role under the new plan

Stambaugh Stadium scoreboard upgraded

New lighting and a new scoreboard are being installed at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium

New city schools commission to be appointed in October

State official spells out Youngstown Plan details

A new city schools commission will be appointed by October and a CEO appointed by December

Teachers learn about oil and gas industry

About 40 teachers participated in a workshop to learn about oil and gas and how to incorporate it into their instruction

A count last year found more than 500,000 visited YSU campus

Officials: Number illustrates value to region

A count last year found more than 500,000 visited YSU campus

Applicants sought for Ed. Choice Scholarships

Aug. 7 is the deadline to apply for St. Patrick Ed. Choice and Expansion scholarships

Inspiring Minds concludes program with awards

Inspiring Minds expanded into Youngstown this summer and offers educational and academic programming

Friends of Fido = pound pup pals

Friends of Fido volunteers walk dogs at the Mahoning County Dog Pound and pay for their medical care

Internships to be offered to students

State Community Connectors grant awarded for students in Youngstown, Campbell and six Columbiana County school districts.

Blighted house torn down

Through a partnership between the 910th Airlift Wing and Youngstown, 12 vacant houses will be demolished

Boosting Valley economy is part of EGCC’s mission

Jimmie Bruce, new EGCC president, visited the Valley and Warren centers Thursday, meeting people

English Center awarded grant

International Institute Fund awards grants to English Center and three other organizations

Manufacturing training center inches closer to fruition

A new manufacturing training center planned for the city would help address the skills gap

Schiavoni calls for state superintendent’s removal

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni believes it’s an issue of trust

EGCC offers machining classes

At two-year EGCC program will prepare students for jobs in advanced machining

New store sells Nittany apparel

Downtown Sharon store sells Penn State University apparel

YSU student art perches in Tod Hall

A steel sculpture created by a YSU art student sits in the Tod Hall lobby on campus

CPA to speak at seminar

Aug. 21 seminar offered by YSU’s Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance

Schools plan still draws criticism

As Criticism builds of STATE initiative, ’09 grad ASKS WHERE PROTESTERS HAVE BEEN PAST 10 years

A 2009 Chaney graduate points out that the schools have been troubled for years but didn’t draw much outside interest

YSU offers tuition waivers to senior volunteers

Seniors who volunteer at least 100 hours can earn a fee waiver for a three-credit course for a student or family member

EGCC grant will help low income students

EGCC, Kent State Univesity and Stark State College received U.S. Department of Education grants

Kasich inks Youngstown Plan

Provisions of the Youngstown Plan begin to kick in in 90 days

Governor to sign Youngstown Plan today

The Youngstown Plan would allow appointment of a CEO to manage and operate the school district

APAS contract approved by YSU trustees

YSU trustees approved a contract with APAS that offers no cost of living increases

Youngstown plan meets opposition

EMOTIONS RUN HIGH AS valley officials, parents, lawmakers address state plan for CITY schools

Some opponents view Youngstown Plan as a way to privatize public education in Ohio

School programs move buildings

Safety is a the root of decision to move Discovery 3 to Volney instead of Choffin, interim superintendent said

Basketball events come to city

Celebrity streetball game and youth basketball clinic planned for Saturday

YSU Metro College shuts down

Exiting Boardman site to save $150K a year

YSU Metro College moves out of Southwoods in Boardman and courses move back to the main campus

Grove City students chosen as fellows

Grove City graduates will explore faith and learning connection

Boardman middle school starts new club

Glenwood students begin new club with aim to improve the planet

Westminster students present at conference

Canfield graduate among Westminster students to present research

How YSU salaries compare


A Chronicle of Higher Education database shows comparison of faculty and staff salaries between YSU and other four-year colleges

Jimmie Bruce begins EGCC tenure

Jimmie Bruce, a Kentucky native and a former v.p. at a Texas college become new EGCC president Monday

STEM academy won’t open this year

Additional year will provide time for schools to offer tours of the facility

The STEM+ME2 Academy will open in 2016-17 because the building where it will be located requires significant renovation

Rally against schools plan draws hundreds

Rally against Youngstown Plan draws hundreds to downtown

A public meeting hosted by state and city officials is set for noon Monday McGuffey Elementary School regarding the plan

July 28 meeting is last for airport master plan

Final public meeting for Kent airport master plan is July 28

YSU business college is best for vets

Military Times ranks YSU’s Williamson College a best for vets

Campbell third-graders impress visitor

Campbell students’ behavior nets pizza party

Plane Jane grows up

Baby found in airplane toilet in 1973 learns about birth, finds family

City schools treasurer seeks part-time status

James Reinhard since 2013 wants to work four days per week

Leaders oppose schools plan

Leaders decry being left out of process, losing local control

Lack of input, loss of local control upset leaders

Program inspires success

Inspiring Minds summer enrichment program focuses on math, writing, manners combined with sports and field trips

Fire does extensive damage to home

Fire does extensive damage to home YOUNGSTOWN Reports said a fire about 1:40 a.m. Thursday at a

Some schools will lose state funds

Boardman and Jackson-Milton schools expect loss of overall state funding

Mahoning County High School officials head to White House

Judge Theresa Dellick and MCHS’s Jennifer Merritt invited to White House event

Ground broken for new MCESC

A new Mahoning County ESC will open in 2017 in Canfield

Nine YSU students intern this summer

Nine YSU business students working internships as part of Ohio Export Internship Program


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