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Hundreds of empty houses have been torn down in Youngstown, all in an effort to fight blight.
Gordon Wean, chairman of the Raymond John Wean Foundationand board member of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, has been named this year’s recipient of the Ohio Philanthropy Award.

Green Youngstown partnered with the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation and the City of Youngstown to coordinate and execute a massive blight-busting project on Youngstown’s South Side.

Eric Jones has a plan to bring an out-of-this-world experience to the South Side.
Thirteen city residents are beginning a one-year term of service with the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp.’s AmeriCorps Revitalize team.