Public Meetings to Discuss Youngstown Neighborhoods Start Feb. 26 - Vindicator

The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., which serves as the city’s planning agency, is having public meetings, starting Feb. 26, to obtain public input on its “neighborhood-conditions report.”

The neighborhood-conditions report contains information about neighborhoods’ populations, socioeconomic conditions, housing, transportation and health/environment.

The meetings are to determine priorities for stabilizing and developing neighborhoods. The information gathered from the meetings will be used to help develop strategies for further development at the neighborhood level.

The neighborhood meetings by area are:

Rocky Ridge/West Side: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Our Lady of the Afflicted, 517 S. Belle Vista Ave.

Pleasant Grove: 6 p.m. March 4, Newport library branch, 3730 Market St.

Cornersburg: 6 p.m. March 6, New Covenant Worship Center, 1900 Canfield Road.

Lansdowne/East Side: 6 p.m. March 11, Price Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave.

Idora/Newport/Fosterville: 6 p.m. March 13, Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley, 2246 Glenwood Ave.

Wick Park/North Side: 6 p.m. March 17, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St.

Brownlee Woods/Powerstown/Buckeye Plat: 6:30 p.m. March 20, Faith Community Covenant Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd.

Lincoln Knolls/East Side: 6:30 p.m. March 25, East Side library branch, 430 Early Road.

Oak Hill/South Side: 6 p.m. March 27, Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill Ave.

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