Lifestyles

Sewing for upcoming wedding coming along nicely

We had a nice sunny day in the 70s. That was a welcome change after some cool, rainy weather the past week. Yesterday was also nice and sunny, making laundry dry fast. I had a good day with sewing. I sewed daughter Lovina’s dress, cape and apron for the wedding next week of niece Elizabeth. ...

New York doctor warns of tick-borne diseases

NILES — The ticks are coming — they’re already here — and residents and doctors alike must do a better job with care and treatment. That was the warning and advice from Dr. Elena Frid, a neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist from New York, who stayed at the Residence Inn by ...

Health notes

STROKE AWARENESS: Trumbull Regional Medical Center and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital teamed up with the City of Warren to recognize Stroke Awareness Month. Both hospitals will host a stroke prevention and awareness screening to help people take measures that can reduce and prevent stroke. ...

A+ Teachers rise to the challenges

Teachers teach. A+ Teachers make students want to learn. That’s why Hubbard High School student Brooke Myers nominated her middle school math teacher for a 2019 A+ Teacher award. “Mrs. Walker turned me from this girl who didn’t understand math — and didn’t want to — to this girl ...

Smell is linked to memory

This is the second installment of my column about how our sense of smell is closely linked to memory, and that smell is highly emotive, as it says in “Psychology and Smell — Fifth Sense.” It deals once more with my first five years of life on York Avenue here in good old Warren. On warm ...

Births

St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital BUCCOLA, Emily and Antonio Hernandez, of Mineral Ridge, a son May 15 St. Joseph Warren Hospital BROWN, Aubrea and Gregory Banks, of Youngstown, a daughter May 10 BURNS, Angelica, of Warren, a son May 11 HARRIS, Racheal and Robert Frampton, of Newton ...

Senior news

RETIREES TO MEET: St. Joseph Warren Hospital retirees will hold a brunch meeting 11 a.m. Monday at the Wayside Restaurant in Champion. Attendees are requested to bring nonperishable items for food bank donation. PERI REGISTRATION: Reservations are due May 28 for the Public Employee Retirees, ...

Women busy preparing for niece’s upcoming wedding

Daughters Verena, Loretta and I have plans to go help sister Emma today. The wedding for her daughter Elizabeth and Manuel is fast approaching — 15 days to be exact. Plans are to make noodles for the wedding. Some cleaning will be done as well. Sisters Verena and Susan and my daughters ...

Preventable pregnancy deaths are on the rise

More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and more than half of those deaths are preventable, government health officials said in a report released last week. Although these deaths are rare — about 700 per year — they have been rising for decades, especially among black ...

Health notes

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE WALK: The 12th annual Survivors of Suicide Awareness Walk, a walk in memory of loved ones who died by suicide, is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Trumbull County Courthouse Gazebo, Courthouse Square, Warren. Attendees are urged to bring photos or signs. Names of those lost will ...

Discover family heritage

WARREN — As an attorney, Stephen Robinson said he is familiar with libraries and research. So he was comfortable embarking on an investigative project that has nothing to do with his law practice — discovering his family heritage using databases and books. “On my father’s side, I ...

May is full of honors

May is Older Americans Month. It is a national recognition calendar event that’s meant to highlight topics, people and important issues. I appreciate older Americans daily, as I’m sure many of us do. I appreciate them not just because of my job, but for their wisdom, their history, their ...

Senior news

TMH RETIREES: A luncheon meeting of the TMH Retirees Club will be held 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. Guest speaker will be Laurie Barber, chief nursing officer of Trumbull Regional Medical Center. Election of officers for next year will also be held. All TMH retirees ...

Eichers stay busy in spring

The first day of May has arrived with it being a rather cloudy day. At 7 a.m., the sun is now out and shining so bright. Daughter Verena and sons Benjamin and Joseph left tonight to attend a local wedding. They invited (as most couples in this community do) the youth for a 7 p.m. supper. ...

Skin cancer facts

WARREN — More cases of melanoma have been diagnosed in Ohio than in the much sunnier states of Hawaii, South Carolina and Arizona. “The number one risk factor for skin cancer is UV radiation from the sun as well as from tanning beds,” Trumbull Regional Medical Center cancer nurse ...

Health notes

SUPPORT MEETING: Recovery, International, a commuity self-help mental health organization, will meet 7 p.m. today at Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road. For more information, call 330-747-1176. HEALTHY EATING: Healthy Eating for You, a free program sponsored by Mercy Health ...

Bigs in Blue

WARREN — The first meeting between Bigs in Blue big sister Patrolman Nicole Coulter and little sister Gia Willis didn’t go so well. “She ran from me,” Coulter said. Gia, now 14 and in the eighth grade at McGuffey PK-8 School, ducked her head and giggled at the awkward recollection of ...

Senior news

WARNING SIGNS: The Alzheimer’s Association will present “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease” 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Family First Adult Day Services, 4199 Kirk Road, Austintown. Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with ...

Giving things thorough cleaning

Thursday morning and it’s almost 5 a.m. This column needs to be written, although my eyes still want to close for some more sleep. At least it’s not 3 a.m. That is the one thing I don’t miss from my husband not working at the RV factory. Son Joseph, 16, is waiting on his ride to go to ...

Health notes

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: The Warren Health District, 258 E. Market St., Warren, will hold child immunization clinics 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. May 6 and 20. All clinics are walk-ins with no appointment necessary. An updated shot record for each visit is required. A $21.25 administration fee ...