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Senior news

RETIREES TO MEET: St. Joseph Warren Hospital retirees will hold their monthly meeting 9:30 a.m. Nov. 26 at Wayside Restaurant in Champion. Retirees are requested to bring nonperishable items for food bank donation. YARN NEEDED: Area SCOPE Centers are in need of yarn and fabric for their needle ...

Not too old to BMX race — maybe

A series of recent events had me rifling through my notebook of old columns that I had written over the past years. There it was: On Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, I had written about my son Matt’s first BMX race and how he had won it. If you don’t know what BMX racing is, here’s a definition ...

Lowdown on the wedding wagon

November is bringing cold rainy weather. Leaves are all over our front yard from all the big trees there. The beauty of the season is upon us. Congratulations to niece Emma and Menno. They set Dec. 7 for their wedding date, when they will exchange vows in holy matrimony. Wedding services ...

Keeping the turkey crispy and moist

Unless you have access to multiple ovens, only a very large turkey will do when you’ve got a crowd coming to dinner. But finding a container large enough to brine a gargantuan bird can be tricky, and turning the bird in the oven (our usual method for evenly cooked meat) can be tricky. We ...

Health notes

PAIN SUPPORT MEETING: The Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the First Presbyterian Church in Warren. Speaker will be Don Hyde on the topic of safety forces. For more information, call Judy at 330-872-7206. AUTISM SUPPORT: The Autism Society of ...

Health notes

GRIEFSHARE: Heaven is the topic for the next GriefShare meeting, 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Life Church, Leavittsburg Campus, 610 S. Leavitt Road. For information, call Life Church of God, 330-898-1131. For information about GriefShare or to register online, go to www.griefshare.org PAIN SUPPORT ...

Ashtabula County museum exhibits vintage baby carriages

JEFFERSON — The only museum in the world dedicated to Victorian baby strollers is located in nearby Jefferson, in the center of Ashtabula County. The Victorian Perambulator Museum and Art Gallery boasts that it holds the largest and finest known collection of early wicker and baby doll ...

How do you use your paperclips?

Someone needs to tell me what happened to summer and fall. It seems like they just disappeared with no notice. It could be that my more advanced mature age doesn’t let me keep track of time very well (saying my advanced mature age is just a fancy way of saying I am getting older). At any ...

Senior news

CENTER TO RELOCATE: The Cortland SCOPE Center will be relocating to the Cortland Christian Church on Grove Street due to remodeling and construction at its current site on North Bank Street. For more information or questions, call Diane Jordan at Cortland SCOPE, 330-637-3010. HOWLAND RETIREES ...

Look back at life

Supper dishes are washed, and most of the family is relaxing and getting showered before bedtime. Hamburger potato casserole was on the menu for tonight. As I sit here in my recliner writing, my mind goes back to 16 years ago when I first started penning my first column. Mother had just died ...

Counselor becomes one needing encouragement

Editor’s Note: Every Tuesday in October, national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Tribune Chronicle is featuring stories about the cancer journeys of patients and their families. GIRARD — Michelle Tringhese, a counselor at Preferred Care Counseling in Howland and Poland, is used to ...

Health notes

GRIEFSHARE: Lessons of Grief-Part 2 is the topic for the next GriefShare meeting, 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Life Church, Leavittsburg Campus, 610 S. Leavitt Road. For information, call Life Church of God, 330-898-1131. For information about GriefShare or to register online, go to ...

November calendar

1 — Arlo Guthrie and Sarah Lee Guthrie at E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, at 8 p.m. 1 — Fleetwood Mac at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 8 p.m. 2 — The comedy “Almost Maine” opens at Trumbull New Theatre, Niles, at 8 p.m. 2 — Tengyue Zhang, classical guitar, at Youngstown State ...

Which witch is which

Did you know that Halloween ranks second only to Christmas as the most commercially successful holiday? In the U.S.A. alone, $3.4 billion will be spent on our spooky-day blitz. That’s a lot of candy, pumpkins, costumes, brooms, black cats and witches. It’s even an unofficial holiday. Is ...

Senior news

RETIREES TO MEET: St. Joseph Warren Hospital will host the retirees group this month for a continental breakfast and program 9 a.m. Monday in the second floor conference room in the A building. Attendees should bring nonperishable items for a food bank donation. HOWLAND RETIREES MEET: ...

To follow Lovina for a day, you’d have to rise at 3 a.m.

Diary of Oct. 16, 2018: 3 a.m. — Alarm rings. It’s time to pack my husband Joe’s lunch, make some coffee for his mug and fill his water jug with ice water. The 45-minute ride to work is enough time for him to enjoy the coffee. Joe is leaving 20 minutes earlier due to having a ...

Cheering through cancer

FREEBURG, Ill. — There is nothing Kirt and Julie Stone of Freeburg enjoy doing more than watching their sons, Logan and Lucas, play football. The Stone family’s love of the sport began several years ago when the boys joined the Freeburg Little Midgets. It’s only grown as first Logan and ...

Health notes

SUPPORT GROUP: October is domestic violence awareness month. However, domestic violence happens year round — any day and at any time. Domestic Abuse Peer to Peer Support Group meets at 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Howland United Methodist Church. For information, call ...

Jamestown banks on laughter with National Comedy Center

Jamestown, N.Y., is like a lot of once-vibrant manufacturing cities — looking for a new product to drive its economy after the old industries faded away. It’s banking on laughter. The western New York region, about two hours from Trumbull County, already had one famous comedy export ...

Warren has changed from 83 years ago

What’s it like to have spent nearly all of one’s 83 years living in good old Warren, Ohio? A lot of things have been boom and bust — especially steel production and automotive parts. My education from first through 12th grades was in Warren City Schools. I never went to kindergarten, ...