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‘I just had to fly!’

July 24, 2015 Betty McKibben of Warren learned how to fly when she was 20 years old. She “just had to fly.” She learned on Piper Cubs, small, two seater, single engine planes. They had 50 and 65 horsepower engines. more »»

Citizen of the year

July 3, 2015 We went to Brookfield two years ago to observe the dedication of an Ohio Historical Society marker. It commemorates Brookfield’s activity in the Underground Railroad in the 1800s. more »»

The man with a plan

June 12, 2015 Gordon McLean has been an urban and rural planner for 46 years. One of his first jobs was in Harrison County, Ohio, where he received high praises for 11 years of work. more »»

A trip to top of the world

May 22, 2015 Barb and Jim Sherwood took an 11-day trip to Peru in May, 2013. It was offered by WYSU and led by Barbara Krauss. There were 80 participants in the tour group. more »»

The life of A.T.

May 1, 2015 Aurelian Tanese, “A.T.”, was hiding as a stowaway on a container ship on its way from Constanta, Romania, a communist country on the Black Sea, to Syria via Italy. more »»

Senior news

May 1, 2015 TMH RETIREES TO LUNCH: A luncheon meeting of the Trumbull Memorial Hospital Retirees Club will be 11:30 a.m. May 11 at the Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. The program will be a talk on birds. more »»

Symptoms lead to new things

April 10, 2015 What’s new? A phonetic play on words to answer that question is, “The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet!” (Which is “nu. more »»

Meeting a need

March 20, 2015 In a nation of plenty (where some folks have an inordinate amount of plenty), it is hard to imagine that there are people who are unable to make or find regular nourishing meals. more »»

The Lorelei and the Mouse Tower

February 27, 2015 As Rick Steves, author of many guides to travel in Europe, says, the Rhine Valley “is storybook Germany, a fairy-tale world of legends and robber-baron castles. more »»

Music from the Civil War era

February 6, 2015 While waiting for my wife at the Cole Eye Institute in Cleveland recently, it came to my attention, from pleasant background music I was hearing, that there was a solo violinist playing across the... more »»

Strong leaders at YWCA

December 5, 2014 In conversation with YWCA board member, Marjorie Dangaran, it was suggested that I?meet with current YW Executive, Kenya Roberts-Howard. more »»

More on Europe travels

November 14, 2014 Continuing from my column of Aug. 22, the last day in Brussels, after dinner, Aunt Mildred, Christine and I shared the sights of the day before they went to their room for the nigh. more »»

Center visits provide chats

October 3, 2014 About a month ago, Betty McKibbon came to me after church on Sunday and asked if I knew where Louise Gilbert was living now. more »»

Thankful for good care

September 12, 2014 Since June 21, 2011, the date of my stroke, I have received therapy and treatment in Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, Lake Vista, Shepherd of the Valley and Hillside Rehabilitation... more »»

A trip through Europe

August 22, 2014 Early in 1959, my maiden Aunt Mildred had in mind taking an extended trip to Europe. Would I like to go, too? I had just met Sally a few months earlier and we were enjoying getting to know each other. more »»

Memories of war in Korea

August 1, 2014 “By the rude bridge that arched the flood / Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled / Here once the embattled farmers stood / And fired the shot heard round the world. more »»

Event was a joyful experience

July 11, 2014 “It was a real nice clambake, We’re mighty glad we came The program set was good, you bet, The company was the same. more »»

Further adventures in France

May 30, 2014 My recent article about our visit to Bayeux, France, and the Normandy beaches received enthusiastic responses from a number of interested people. more »»

Enjoyable Bayeux

May 9, 2014 If you’re planning to go to France, consider visiting Bayeux (pronounced by-uerr) in Normandy. more »»

Teen teaches about Zouaves

April 18, 2014 I had heard of Zouaves before, but my first experience of meeting a modern day Zouaves was at the recent CW 150 Frederick Douglass Event at Trumbull County Courthouse. Marching into Courtroom No. more »»

 
 
 

 

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