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June 24, 2014

Good Night by Mark Van Doren This moonlight lies Like a lovely death on the darkening eyes on the yielded breath of the Earth that turns so quietly now letting its burns be soothed somehow In the widening bloom in the tender blight it has entered our room. We sleep tonight.

View the article on by Robert K. Yosay LOWELVILLE The 11th annual Golden String Drive for the Disabled will tee off June 13 at Knoll Run Golf Course, 1421 Coitsville-Struthers Road. The outing will benefit Golden String, which has the mission of enhancing the quality of life of disabled people in the community. The […]

May 15, 2014

Skinny-Dipping After Work at the Drive-In by Debra Nystrom No moon; the pickup’s headlights stare across the river from the bluff above, where fields of sunflower heads turn away, waiting for dawn. It’s cold, yelps Amy, and Brian calls where are you but she screams no, get away, so he and Tommy laugh, dive under […]

Our own dj, Walter Mootz was a big winner at this year’s Golden String, “Beer, Wine, and Chocolate” Fundraiser. Not only did Walter get to sign autographs for throngs of adoring fans, he raised money for his upcoming Las Vegas vacation, and won a giant Whitman’s Sampler Candy Box to boot. Golden String was […]

White Wine 1. Tom Klopta 2. Charlie Shaffer 3. Dean Ciccone Fruit/Mead 1. Rich Tomory 2. Tammie Wormley 3. Tim Mincher Red Wine 1. Dominic and Tony Perrone 2. Vince and Dini Ricchiuti 3. Tom Klopta Beer 1. Josh Dunn 2. Dale Hendel 3. Bob Bero Hot Peppers 1. Antonio Sobara 2. Dini Ricchiuti

April 20, 2014

Child by Sylvia Plath Your clear eye is the one absolutely beautiful thing. I want to fill it with color and ducks, The zoo of the new Whose names you meditate— April snowdrop, Indian pipe, Little Stalk without wrinkle, Pool in which images Should be grand and classical Not this troublous Wringing of hands, this […]

The 2014 Golden String, Beer, Wine, and Chocolate Taste will be held on Saturday April 26, 2014 at the Father Snock Center at St. Matthias Church. See the event page for all the details, forms and contact info –

February 17, 2014

Pocket Poem by Ted Kooser

Golden String provides community outings and activities for our friends with level one waivers. Our Golden String Bowling League had over 80 bowlers this year alone!! Some of the events we attend are Cleveland Browns games, Pittsburgh Pirates games, day trips to Kennywood amusement Park, movies, concerts and much much more. Last year we even […]


January 22, 2014

Golden String Radio’s first gospel show features Liberty’s own Daniel Frost and Purple Catter Paul Jackson playing a mix of contemporary and traditional gospel hymns. It’s an uplifting hour to power your weekend. ISLE’s Jason Murphy assists the men with their message. Catch Hope For the Heart every Friday from 3-4 PM.

Q. How many years have you worked at Golden String? A. 3 Q. In what department do you work? A. Candy Kiosk at Covelli Centre Q. Name someone from Golden String that inspires you and why? A. Elijah Pegram because He always tells me I am fired Q. What is your favorite candy bar? A. […]

Our 2013 Golden String Inc. was a smashing success. Over 400 friends of Golden String attended and enjoyed food, drink, and camaraderie. All meals for Golden String clients, staff and volunteers were paid for by Golden String. Shown here looking quite dashing is Golden String friend, Desmond Williams, along with Golden String Director of Operations, […]

December 31, 2013

Instrument of Choice by Robert Phillips She was a girl no one ever chose for teams or clubs, dances or dates, so she chose the instrument no one else wanted: the tuba. Big as herself, heavy as her heart, its golden tubes and coils encircled her like a lover’s embrace. Its body pressed on hers. […]

December 31, 2013

Scrambled Eggs and Whiskey by Hayden Carruth Scrambled eggs and whiskey in the false-dawn light. Chicago, a sweet town, bleak, God knows, but sweet. Sometimes. And weren’t we fine tonight? When Hank set up that limping treble roll behind me my horn just growled and I thought my heart would burst. And Brad M. pressing […]

DJs Eric Trebus and Curtis Whaley serve up their favorite Country hits and seasonal selections on Saturday Mornings from 11:30 to 12:30, and Mondays from 2 to 2:30 PM. From Carrie Underwood to Kenny Chesney, you’ll find that country twang you’ve been after on Great American Country.

Our own DJ was recently featured on WFMJ TV 21. Samantha can also be heard many morning singing “The Star Spangled Banner” to start our daily radio programming. During this holiday season, Sam can also be heard daily singing Christmas Carols. We know she will hit it big! Check out the video: 21 News […]

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: The Golden String Inc. friends will be baking, cooking, and cleaning at the former Southside Hospital, The Oak Hill Renaissance Building. Golden String Inc. entered into a contract with Mahoning County on November 21, 2013. The current Oak Hill Renaissance Building houses over 300 employees. There has been no cafeteria in the building […]

By Jimmy Sutman Director of ISLE Inc. Director of Operations for Golden String Inc. Dear Friends, This holiday season please let us remember that the strength of our community is measured in how it treats those on the fringes of society. Here, at ISLE, the Purple Cat, and Golden String Inc., we have the great fortune to […]

Proceeds to benefit Dave Kellogg Woodshop for Adults with Disabilities: CLEVELAND BROWNS vs PITTSBURGH STEELERS November 24th Noon to 6PM $25 per ticket Purple Cat Farm 4738 McCartney Rd. Lowellville OH, 44436 Food and Beer provided Block Pools & Games For tickets call CONI @ 330-503-2584

October 20, 2013

The Orange, by Wendy Cope At lunchtime I bought a huge orange The size of it made us all laugh. I peeled it and shared it with Robert and Dave- They got quarters and I had half. And that orange made me so happy, As ordinary things often do Just lately.  The shopping.  A walk […]

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