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Senior news

COUNTRY CLUB LIVING: Country Club Rehabilitation Campus at Newton Falls now offers tableside service to its residents. Meals ordered from a menu of choices are made from scratch by campus chefs. The idea is allow residents to take control of their meals. For information on the dining program, ...

Read all about it; Newspapers still relevant, relaxing

To me, the newspaper is still a very big part of the vital information that I receive on a daily basis. As the cable news networks clamor all night long throwing out rumors and (sometimes) unknown news facts, the daily newspaper still delivers and is received in a most relaxed setting at ...

Heads of the class

For Hubbard High School biology instructor Tim Headrick, teaching is a second career. After earning a zoology degree at Brigham Young University, he worked for 33 1/2 years at WCI / RG Steel, finishing up as the safety director. Instead of retiring, he picked up his master’s degree in ...

Kids spread their wings

It’s Wednesday evening and the house is really quiet tonight. My husband, Joe, daughter Verena and I are the only ones here. Daughter Loretta left this afternoon with Dustin and his family to travel to Ohio. Dustin’s cousin is getting married tomorrow. Dustin and Loretta will be servers ...

Miami man travels with dolphins

By LINDA ROBERTSON The Associated Press MIAMI — Parker Lake got sick of the rat race. Sick of working in a cubicle. Sick of commuting on Miami’s mean streets. Sick of being overweight from sitting at a desk or in traffic jams. So Lake quit his unfulfilling job, sold his car and moved to ...

Exercise program encourages people with MS

By PAUL SWIECH The Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — When Julie Warner, 43, of Normal was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis — MS — at age 25, “I was terrified that I’d end up in a wheelchair. So I started walking.” When Josie Warren was diagnosed with MS at age 34, “It ...

Woman runs half-marathons after losing 92 pounds

By KAREN MANSFIELD The Associated Press CANONSBURG, Pa. — Nicole Klan used to enjoy cheering on her children and husband as they competed in cross country, track and field and road races. This month, however, Klan laced up her running shoes and ran in the half-marathon at the Dick’s ...

Health notes

ALZHEIMER SUPPORT MEETING: The Alzheimer Network will present a seminar on legal and financial issues regarding long-term care often associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The seminar will be offered 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the conference room of the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. ...

Warren Relay For Life celebrates silver anniversary

WARREN — In its first 24 years, the Warren edition of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life has raised $8.3 million for research, treatment and other aids in the fight to end cancer. This year, the 25th anniversary year, the Warren Relay is projected to add another $250,000 to that ...

Health fair moves to Hollywood Gaming

AUSTINTOWN — The annual health fair began four years ago at the suggestion of Victoria House assisted living center resident Dr. Fredrick Friedrich. “We were having each resident come up with an activity they wanted to do on a special day,” Victoria House activities director Holly Jones ...

Health Notes

SKIN CANCER SCREENING: As part of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Trumbull Regional Medical Center is hosting a free skin cancer screening 5 to 7 p.m. today in the hospital’s Radiation Oncology Department, 1353 E. Market St., across from the main hospital. PFLAG MEETING: Youngstown Area PFLAG ...

Don’t take blessings for granted

Do we ever stop to think about all the things we take for granted? Take good health for example. When we are feeling good and able to do all the things we want to do, we take it for granted that we will be able to continue to do them. When something happens and we are not able to do the many ...

Senior news

PARADE TEAM READY: The We Are Off Our Rockers SCOPE parade team is beginning practice at noon today for its first parade of the season, which will be May 28. Practice will be noon every Friday. For parade dates, call 330-399-8846. JEWELS OF THE SKY: Johnston Senior Center will host a ...

Health notes

IMMUNIZATIONS: Warren City Health District, 258 E. Market St., Suite 327, Warren, will hold regular childhood immunization clinics 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. May 7 and 21; June 11 and 25. All clinics are walk-in. Bring updated shot records. The child should be well, free of fever, rash or ...

Dogs rank as grrr-eat friends

Dogs, as we know them, were around during the stone age, and even before. It is so remarkable of the role they have played down through the years of their existence and their strong relationship with mankind and becoming known as man’s best friend. Dogs were put to use early on in many ...

Dogs rank as grrr-eat friends

Dogs, as we know them, were around during the stone age, and even before. It is so remarkable of the role they have played down through the years of their existence and their strong relationship with mankind and becoming known as man’s best friend. Dogs were put to use early on in many ...

Retire in an RV

NAMPA, Idaho — Dan Bell and his wife, Sherry Bell, traveled across the country in their RV for “many, many” years, he said. When his wife died, Bell decided that’s how he wanted to spend the rest of his life — in an RV, though not travelling this time. Bell has built his “man ...

Senior news

SENIOR CORPS VOLUNTEERS: Senior Corps volunteers from Mahoning and Trumbull counties in the Foster Grandparents Program and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will be recognized at a luncheon 11 a.m. today at the SCOPE Center / YWCA, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. The recognition honors the ...

Senior news

SENIOR CORPS VOLUNTEERS: Senior Corps volunteers from Mahoning and Trumbull counties in the Foster Grandparents Program and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will be recognized at a luncheon 11 a.m. today at the SCOPE Center / YWCA, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. The recognition honors the ...

Here’s why the Eichers bought a downsized buggy

So much for thinking spring. Yesterday we woke up to a snow-covered ground. And the temperature was in the 20s. Just when we were ready to let the fire go out in the coal stove, it turned cold again. Now tonight it’s cold and rainy. I have potato seeds and sweet onions ready to plant as soon ...