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.
Amy Zell loves her job at the library because she gets to work with kids, but she also helps teens with a serious issue.
Tamika and Tanise Anderson travel the country to spread their message about abusive relationships.
This week’s Hometown Hero turns exercise and passion into help for the community.
Now cancer-free, the Boardman fitness instructor has opened up her classes to those who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Lori Davis passed away in July after losing a long battle with cancer, but while she was here, she left a mark.
City Kids Care provides free backpacks and supplies to Youngstown kids, but the outreach doesn’t end there.
The Midlothian Free Health Clinic was opened in 2008 by a group of dedicated volunteers.
Each year, Wonder Zone manager Terese Sanford chooses a cause to raise money for.
This week’s Hometown Hero has spent his time and resources making the city of Sharon a better place.
Cliff Wallace’s decision to quit freed up money to keep a younger teacher on staff.
The mom who nominated Smiley said Smiley goes “above and beyond” to help students, especially those with special needs.
Spisak volunteers almost six hours a day, in addition to his full-time job, doing what he can to give young men the chance to do more than p…
This week’s Hometown Hero has excelled in academics and sports, all while having to wear a diabetes pump.
Animal Charity credits the adoption of close to 70 dogs due, in part, to the photos taken by Pixel Pop.
Hannah, this week’s Hometown Hero, is known across the community for her strength, along with her signature purple glasses.
A woman who works tirelessly to help dogs has now taken her commitment one step further.
This week’s Hometown Hero has been a major help to the owner of the Hidden Oaks Golf Course and always brings a smile to golfers’ faces.
Trinity Fellowship church on South Avenue in Boardman is where the magic will happen Saturday night, April 30, under the direction of Brenda…
Melissa Stroud grew up in the foster care system, but that didn’t stop her from excelling in her academics and work in the community.
The Canfield hairdresser has traveled the world for his missionary work and is also an accomplished racquetball player and coach.
Dr. Michelle Kapon is dedicated to serving the community and the underserved by making sure care is available through the Vaccines for Child…
Marty Conklin has dedicated her life to caring for animals, and that is why her friend and former coworker nominated her for the Hometown He…
This week’s Hometown Hero is a member of numerous local organizations. He said it is important to be highly involved in the community in whi…
Mary Hake Miller, a sacristan at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, says it makes her feel good to do God’s work.
Diane Less’s venture to help neglected and abused animals started off small but quickly grew into so much more.
Leetonia High School senior Seth Whittemore organized a dodgeball tournament to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Over the last few years, Sarah Studer has been collecting dresses for Krysten’s Kloset — a dress giveaway in which anyone can get a prom dr…