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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Land Reuse Director Liberty Merrill travelled to Queretaro, Mexico to give a lecture at a new sustainable landscaping conference, Paisajismo Vida Sustentable. The seminar, entitled "Rehabilitating Forgotten or Marginalized Urban Areas to Convert Them into Green Public Spaces," highlighed YNDC's work and expanded upon several vacant land reuse projects.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

On Tuesday, September 30th, Steven Cresanto, a first-time homebuyer, closed on his purchase of a 3-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom brick home located at 3231 Neosho Avenue, at the corner of Neosho and Glenwood in the Indian Village neighborhood on Youngstown’s Southwest side that was acquired through a partnership with Huntington Bank and fully rehabilitated by YNDC.

Monday, September 29, 2014

On Saturday, September 27th, YNDC Executive Director Ian Beniston and Neighborhood Stabilization Director Jack Daugherty traveled to Flint, Michigan to participate in Flint's Economic Empowerment Summit.

Friday, September 26, 2014

YNDC has selected 10 AmeriCorps members to serve as part of its AmeriCorps REVITALIZE Project, an initiative aimed at bringing YNDC’s blight fighting efforts to neighborhoods across the city.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Three murals have been completed this year along Glenwood Avenue--one on the Park Inn building, one on the LaFrance Cleaners building, and one near the Youngstown Playhouse.