Downtown Youngstown is getting ready for the holidays - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Downtown Youngstown is getting ready for the holidays

Updated:

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Some downtown Youngstown businesses will be dressing their windows for the holidays.

At the OH WOW! Gloria and Roger Jones Center for Science and Technology, Angelo La Marca is working on a window display. The theme of course for OH WOW! is science and technology.

Other businesses like the Lemon Grove are excited about the window decorating contest because it's another attraction to help make downtown festive for customers and another reason for people to visit downtown.

Lindsey Hughes, the Director of Events and Marketing for downtown Youngstown, tells 21 News that 40 businesses will be taking part in the window decorating contest.

The effort to make downtown more merry is part of the downtown holiday festival parade which includes a visit by Santa.

The winner of the window decorating contents will be announced after the tree lighting ceremony on December 1st.

  • More NewsMore>>

  • 'Obamacare' repeal reeling after Senate defeat

    'Obamacare' repeal reeling after Senate defeat

    Friday, July 28 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-07-28 12:58:22 GMT
    The Senate has rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law.More >>
    The Senate has rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law.More >>
  • Man killed in fair thrill ride wreck joined Marines week ago

    Man killed in fair thrill ride wreck joined Marines week ago

    Friday, July 28 2017 8:53 AM EDT2017-07-28 12:53:32 GMT
    A high school student who was killed when a thrill ride broke apart at the Ohio State Fair had just signed up with the Marines a week ago.More >>
    A high school student who was killed when a thrill ride broke apart at the Ohio State Fair had just signed up with the Marines a week ago.More >>
  • Drugs, guns found in and around Youngstown food mart

    Drugs, guns found in and around Youngstown food mart

    Friday, July 28 2017 7:18 AM EDT2017-07-28 11:18:08 GMT
    Three men were arrested on drug and gun charges at a food mart in Youngstown on Thursday evening.  Alruheim Mohammud, Michael Sullivan and Anthony Harris were placed under arrest after Youngstown police searched Ally's Food Mart and found multiple handguns and magazines as well as crack rocks, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and $1,000 cash.  Youngstown police arrived at the food mart on South Avenue with a search warrant.  When officers got to the scene, the...More >>
    Three men were arrested on drug and gun charges at a food mart in Youngstown on Thursday evening.  Alruheim Mohammud, Michael Sullivan and Anthony Harris were placed under arrest after Youngstown police searched Ally's Food Mart and found multiple handguns and magazines as well as crack rocks, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and $1,000 cash.  Youngstown police arrived at the food mart on South Avenue with a search warrant.  When officers got to the scene, the...More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms