Citywide Planning Meetings to Begin Feb. 26 - Business Journal

The first in a series of neighborhood meetings is set for Feb. 26 as part of a citywide planning process being coordinated by the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. and the city.

YNDC and the city of Youngstown have completed the first phase of the planning process, creation of a 287-page neighborhood conditions report available for download here.

At the meetings, residents are invited to offer input on priorities for stabilization and development citywide and for specific neighborhoods.

The schedule for the neighborhood meetings follows:


  • Rocky Ridge/West Side: Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Afflicted, 517 S. Belle Vista Ave.
  • Pleasant Grove: March 4, 6 p.m. – Newport Library, 3730 Market St.
  • Cornersburg: March 6, 6 p.m. – New Covenant Worship Center, 1900 Canfield Road.
  • Lansdowne/East Side: March 11, 6 p.m. – Price Memorial AME Zion, 920 Dryden Ave.
  • Idora/Newport/Fosterville: March 13, 6 p.m. – Rescue Mission, 2246 Glenwood Ave.
  • Wick Park/North Side – March 17, 6 p.m. – Unitarian Church, 1105 Elm St.
  • Brownlee Woods/Powerstown/Buckeye Plat: March 20, 6:30 p.m. – Faith Community Covenant, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd.
  • Lincoln Knolls/East Side: March 25, 6:30 p.m. – East Side Library, 430 Early Rd.
  • Oak Hill/South Side: March 27, 6 p.m. – Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill Ave.


For further information, contact Tom Hetrick at 330.480.0423 or via email.

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