Youngstown & Mahoning County, a Video Tour



Youngstown & Mahoning County

You Belong Here!

Youngstown and Mahoning County offers a variety of attractions, outdoor recreation, arts and culture and special events that you and your family will love. This Video Tour produced by the Mahoning Country Convention & Visitors Bureau will help you get to know our City and the Mahoning Valley. Find out why “You Belong Here!”

The Mahoning Country Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to help make your visit to the Valley a pleasant experience. If you need further help, please call them at 800-447-8201, or CLICK HERE to send them a message.

➡️ Read more:! The Mahoning Country Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Voice for Real Estate: Week of Oct. 26, 2015

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The Voice for Real Estate (33) for the week of Oct. 26, 2015.

G-fees, condo loans, home sales, & Home Ownership

U.S. Capitol Building at twilight.Top Story:

Other stories this week:

  • NAR President Chris Polychron testifies before Congress on ways to make FHA condo financing easier to get;
  • Home sales post a strong comeback and are now on pace for more than 5.5 million units this year;
  • NAR’s annual Housing Pulse Survey shows Americans continue to view home ownership in overwhelmingly positive terms.

REALTOR CALL FOR ACTION: Stop Congress From Taking Money From Future Homeowners. Click here to send a letter to Congress

photo credit: U.S. Capitol Building(license)

“This Is Halloween”

Video (Originally Published October 27, 2012)

“This Is Halloween” from “Nightmare Before Christmas”Jack Skellington, Pumpkin King of Halloween Town

The greatest Halloween Song ever, from the greatest Tim Burton Halloween , er… Christmas, er… (pick one) movie ever.

Pump up the volume and meet Jack Skellington — the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town!

A Halloween Tradition on Mahoning Valley REALstuff.

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Beautiful Mill Creek MetroParks (Video)



Beautiful Mill Creek MetroParks

Outstanding video exploring the history, beauty, and diversity of Mill Creek Metroparks, Youngstown, Ohio.

“Mill Creek Park is meant to be a place for pure air, bright sunshine, and grateful shade for daily rest and recreation to all.”Volney Rogers

Ohio State Basketball: Sam Thompson Alley-Oop

Short Hops – Video

Sam Thompson’s Amazing Alley-Oop

Ohio State vs. Michigan, January 13, 2013

With a little over six minutes left Michigan had worked itself back into a game that was initially a Buckeye blowout. Down 21 in the first half, Michigan kept chipping away.. chipping away. Here with about six minutes left Michigan threatens to take the lead…but—Aaron Craft picks the ball away in the paint and quickly passes the ball forward to Shannon Scott who takes one dribble and expertly lobs the alley-oop to Sam Thompson who. . .

The #15 Buckeyes hung on to down the would be #1 Wolverines 56-53 as Matta improved to 17-3 against Michigan. Game notes

Roadblock First-time Homebuying Regrets


Roadblock Those First-time Homebuying Regrets

Buying your first home is a dream come true – but no home is worth ‘living on the edge.’

Here are some tips from to roadblock ‘regret’ from dashing those dreams.


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The Ultimate Dog Tease — The Sequel


Meet Clark Griswald – Star of the Most Watched YouTube Video of 2011.

The Ultimate Dog Tease — The Sequel

Meet “Clark Griswald,” the rescued Dutch Shepard (mix) and star of the YouTube sensation — Ultimate Dog Tease.  Andrew Grantham, an animal voice-over hobbyist from Halifax, helped “Clark” make the most watched YouTube video of the year. Pizza Hut liked it so much they asked Grantham and “Clark” to do another talking dog clip to launch a new brand of pizza and donated $5,000 to helping homeless pets ( to boot. You can see more of “Clark” on FaceBook, or let him tell you his story in his own words.

Here’s the original “Ultimate Dog Tease”  — the most viewed YouTube video of 2011.

Here’s the Pizza Hut Sequel

John Burns: Homeownership To Fall 8%


From 2005 to 2015, homeownership will fall from 70.0% to 62.1%

Is Home Ownership Still the American Dream? John Burns weighs in on home ownership in America during this Fox Business interview.

The American Dream of Homeownership is still alive and well, as confirmed by several surveys. However, according to Burns we will require future homeowners to save and only take on debt that they can afford to repay. 


Pups Report For Duty

Pawsitivity  —Video »

Pups Report For Duty

This loving corp of canines eagerly submits to over 500 hours of “boot camp” to become service dogs and life long companions to America’s war wounded.

According to WJLA, ABC Channel 7 and the Defense Department, more than 45,000 men and women serving in Iraq and Afghanistan are coming home as war wounded. That’s why a group in Montgomery County Maryland created a program to offer service dogs for returning wounded vets at no cost to the vet. Have a look….