Press Coverage

With the downtown moving in the right direction and people from outside the city headed here for shows, dinner and other entertainment, a renewed focus on the major corridors to the downtown is among the priorities Mayor John A. McNally IV has set for this year.

Here's a look back at some of the notable news of 2014 in Youngstown:

The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded eight fourth-quarter grants totaling $1,239,920, making it the largest grant-making quarter of the year.

T. Sharon Woodberry, the city’s economic development director, will head the newly created department of community planning and economic development, Mayor John McNally announced this morning.

Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation has been chosen as a winner of the Local Foods, Local Places grant award to provide access to healthy, local food for the residents of Youngstown.