Shirley Frazier has no intention of slowing down, saying her plans for the next ten years are to “keep goin’.”
Joyce Mayer, the general manager of Austintown’s Panera Bread, is relentless in raising money during fundraisers.
Mike’s oldest son was diagnosed with autism. Since then, he has merged his love for music with the Autism Awareness cause.
Jane Baglier drives dogs — many rescued from puppy mills — to shelters across the area to be adopted by loving families.
Now a student at Kent State Trumbull, Jessie Narkut came back to her alma mater Hubbard High School to produce the play for the deaf communi…
Brenda Logan organizes the monthly food drive in memory of her husband, the former pastor of Beulah Baptist Church in Youngstown.
The focus of Rev. Chuck Gantz’s mission is to make sure men and women coming out of prison stay straight and have jobs for life.
This week’s Hometown Hero wants to help kids fighting cancer.
Principal Majzun is the first one in and the last one out. Even on weekends for special events, he’s always there.
A love of fitness took Clemate Franklin from building supervisor to exercise trainer.
Lisa Liguori provides free dog houses — ones that are sturdy and retain heat — to families with dogs living outside.
Ron Sackett’s fundraising idea has become so popular that people bring their extra cans to him at work.
This week’s Hometown Hero offers chocolaty goodness and a whole lot more.
The philosophy of this week’s Hometown Heroes from Struthers is to take what you need and give what you can.
Josh Avery, an instructor at the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley, raised over $9,500 to support the group of men he works with.
The passion to help pups is something that started at a young age for Karen Lutz and has been ongoing throughout her life.
Dancing is a special kind of therapy for three of the students with Down Syndrome – one where they can show their talents.
Bill Mounts, of New Middletown, has welcomed eight exchange students over the past four years.
If you grew up in Mercer County, chances are you have seen Rickey Fair during the holidays.
Thanks to the help of five local churches and generous donations, several hundred people can stop by regularly at the Yost Community Center.
Janice Pettola takes dogs out of the shelter for a day, and lets them roam around her Canfield store.
A Youngstown father nominated his son’s teacher for helping his son get through a very difficult situation.
When Jason Kay was tasked with doing a senior project, he decided to do something that would make a difference.
This week’s Hometown Hero is the founder and executive director of the Hope Academy for Autism.
Scott Lewis’ new non-profit organization, The Brightside Project, seeks to provide positive influences to kids having a tough time.
Irene Hooper and Tasha Rhinebolt became close after meeting at a mutual friend’s birthday party seven years ago.
An Austintown woman hopes to help some of Ohio’s veterans who are having difficulties adjusting to civilian life.
On May 29, 2012, Deanna Slifka’s life was changed by one tragic event. She’s taken that as an opportunity to educate others.
Lavern Withrow’s uplifting weather videos on Valley Oaks Care Center’s Facebook page have attracted thousands of fans.
City Events Coordinator Michael McGiffin said what Derrick McDowell was able to do with the Youngstown Flea is amazing.