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Lifestyles

Seniors should learn golden rules for preventing scams

For the past couple of years, we have been writing about the different types of scams that are out there. All these scams have one thing in common — they want your money. The criminals and organized crime members from around the world are always coming up with new scams, new ways of getting ...

Senior news

SCOPE BUS TRIPS: SCOPE Senior Services once again is offering one-day bus trips to several locations each month for the rest of the year for area seniors who like to travel. Trip operators John Sinclair and Sharon Grover organize trips for members based on the most requests. Anderson Tours ...

Oldest son’s birthday delivers happy memories

July 14 — today, as I write this, our oldest son and fourth child turned 22 years old. How the years fly by. Happy birthday, Benjamin! I had Benjamin at home with Joe’s aunt as my midwife. Benjamin weighed only 4 pounds, 13 ounces and was doing pretty well until he was 2 weeks old. He ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. WALK-IN IMMUNIZATIONS: The Warren City Health District, 258 E. Market St., will hold a walk-in immunization clinic for those children entering seventh or 12th grades or for those who are ...

Hydrangeas offer rainbow of colors

This is the time of year our panicle hydrangeas begin to bloom. It is the last of the five types of hydrangeas in Ohio to bloom — but possibly the best. It is a nearly carefree plant. Deer don’t love it. They do not need much pruning. Bloom color selections range from white to pink and ...

Don’t let herbicides, insecticides cross paths

Q: I sprayed my lawn for weeds, and now my vegetables don’t look so good. Could the weed killer somehow have gotten onto my vegetables even though I didn’t spray in the garden? — Ayan from Youngstown A: Yes, there are ways that lawn spray (herbicide) can get on your vegetables even ...