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Mahoning Valley Historical Society to offer 2 online presentations this week

“Create a Newscast,” the latest video challenge for the Hands-On History At Your House summer series, will debut at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Traci Manning, MVHS curator of education, will teach viewers about the different facets of putting together a news program.
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During a Mahoning Valley Historical Society Bites and Bits of History presentation Thursday, Roslyn Torella, a local history author, will share her research and family stories about the infamous events that happened to Lowellville in the pre-Prohibition era. (Contributed photo)

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning Valley Historical Society will offer two new online video presentations Wednesday and Thursday. 

Both video presentations can be accessed on MVHS’ Facebook page and YouTube channel

“Create a Newscast,” the latest video challenge for the Hands-On History At Your House summer series, will debut at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Traci Manning, MVHS curator of education, will teach viewers about the different facets of putting together a program that delivers local stories on famous events in the Mahoning Valley. 

The July video for the Bites and Bits of History program will be shown at noon Thursday. In the “Lowellville, Ohio: Murders, Mayhem, and More” video presentation, Roslyn Torella, local history author, shares her research and family stories about the infamous events that happened to the village in the pre-Prohibition era. Her book, by the same title, can be purchased at the Tyler History Center gift shop.

Other upcoming programs for the Hands-On History At Your House series are:

  • July 22: “Create a History Presentation”
  • July 29: “Create a Historic Newspaper”
  • Aug. 5: “Historian’s Choice.”

Other upcoming programs for Bites and Bits of History are:

  • Aug. 20: “Shall Not Be Denied: History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement” by Manning
  • Sept. 17: “MVHS & Good Humor Anniversary Special” by Bill Lawson, MVHS executive director.
For more information, email Manning at education@mahoninghistory.org.



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