Lifestyles

Believers, skeptics are welcomed to Bigfoot Museum

HASTINGS, Neb. — Skeptics and believers alike can learn more about Bigfoot thanks to a new museum. The Crossroads of America Bigfoot Museum in Hastings, Neb., hosted its grand opening last month. Harriett McFeely, the museum’s owner, said she became interested in Bigfoot after seeing ...

Toys have surely changed

What a difference in toys our children and grandchildren play with today compared to what we had when I was growing up. When they come for a visit, they often bring with them some kind of electronic toy. They get engrossed in playing with it and don’t do much visiting with us. Some of them, ...

Senior news

TMH RETIREES MEET: A luncheon meeting of the TMH Retirees Club will be held 11:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. Speaker will be Mike Wilson from SCOPE senior centers. All TMH retirees and former employees are welcome to attend. For reservations or further information, contact ...

Fall dinners mean batter up for fried fish, vegetables and onion rings

This column, as I write it, will wrap up September. As you read it, it’s already October. It was a big day for deer hunters with the season opening. Son-in-law Mose took son Kevin, 13, out hunting on Saturday, when the youth hunt was held. Kevin shot his first deer, so that was exciting for ...

October calendar

1 — Northeast Ohio Keyboard Festival opening concert at Youngstown State University’s Bliss Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. 2 — Mark Nixon, piano, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Youngstown, at 7:30 p.m. 2 — Justin Timberlake at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m. 2 — ...

Chip ‘n’ Putt Women’s Golf League wraps up anniversary year

BAZETTA — Sixty years ago, the average cost of a new house was $12,700. A gallon of gas cost 25 cents. And the Chip ‘n’ Putt Women’s Golf League teed off in Trumbull County. Founded by Mary Lou Howell and eight other women, Chip ‘n’ Putt provided “an opportunity for women ...

Senior news

ANGELS NEEDED: Guardian Angels of Trumbull County, a volunteer program of the Trumbull County Probate Court, is looking for volunteers. Angel volunteers receive training to become advocates who reach out as friends to seniors who may need a phone call, a visit in a nursing home or a visit at ...

The getting is good when you get it on sale

As we glance through newspapers and mail ads requesting our attention to the great sales that are forthcoming in stores and businesses, we sometimes are in awe. Just what I need, a $2 watermelon, a case of bottled water for $1.50 or perhaps a bottle of White Zinfandel wine for $3, or maybe ...

Hard lesson with Gorilla glue

It’s 8:30 p.m. and we just came home from daughter Elizabeth and Timothy’s house. Elizabeth made supper for us. She made cooked potatoes, cooked carrots, corn and sloppy joe sandwiches, with ice cream for dessert. It was nice to not have to cook supper tonight. And it was a wonderful ...

Convenience shops go healthy

MIAMI — In convenience stores spawned by the wellness wave, kombucha slushies take the place of corn-syrupy treats infused with red dye, tortilla chips are made of cassava flour instead of corn and there are vegan ice cream bars and a dizzying selection of organic produce and craft beer on ...

Bratty brothers and rusty bikes pedal to disaster

It was the early fall of 1946. I was 11 years old. It got dark early because we had shifted to regular time much sooner than we do now. My sister, Shirlee, and I had returned to the little farm in West Farmington where we had stayed with the Moss family in the summer of 1945. It was Saturday ...

Senior news

RETIREES TO MEET: St. Joseph Warren Hospital Retirees will resume their monthly breakfast meetings at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Wayside Restaurant. Guests are asked to bring nonperishable items for the food bank. 717 RETIREES TO MEET: Local 717 Retirees meeting will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the ...

Wisconsin collector sells angel figurines as museum closes

BELOIT, Wis. — The pain on 87-year-old Joyce Berg’s face is visible when she talks about losing most of her angel family. “I have to part with them,” she laments, letting out a sigh and glancing at dozens of haloed and winged figurines in a display case. The figurines include some ...

Howland neighbor revisits life in the 1930s

The 1930s were sad years for our country. After the boom-and-bust 1920s, with its flappers, jazz, the Charleston and speakeasies, the ’30s were a great shock to America. As the population ages now, fewer and fewer people remain who remember the hardships of those years. Some scholars know ...

Health notes

NUTRITION SITES AVAILABLE: The Trumbull County Nutrition Program for the Elderly is provided by the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs and operates nutrition sites at seven locations in the county. Meals will be delivered to county residents 60 and older who are homebound, unable to cook ...

Family reunion a bit emptier

It was another hot and humid day with temperatures in the 90s. Now we are having a thunderstorm. It might cool off after this. We are also getting a good soaking rain, which we needed. On Saturday, we all attended the family gathering for my family at sister Emma and Jacob’s. They had ...

Health notes

PFLAG SUPPORT GROUP: Youngstown Area PFLAG will have its monthly support meeting 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Youngstown Area PFLAG (Parents, Families, Friends and Allies) is a support, education and advocacy group United with LGBT People ...

Tribune plans to honor breast cancer stories

The Tribune Chronicle again this year wishes to profile local heroes who battled or overcame breast cancer, and honor the memories of those lost, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The idea is to put a human face on this disease, to help those diagnosed by hearing voices of ...

Pop-up events share spoken word

HADDONFIELD, N.J. — Tucked within the well of Haddonfield’s Inkwood Books one Sunday afternoon, Shirley Hough settled in for a chat with rapt teenagers gathered there to hear her stories. The longtime widow told them about her beloved husband’s marriage proposal and the happy life ...

Senior news

TMH RETIREES MEET: A luncheon meeting of the TMH Retirees Club will be held 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. Programs for September and October have been switched, so this month’s program will be bingo. All TMH Retirees and former employees are welcome. For reservations ...