Lifestyles

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, ...

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. Oct. 29 in the second floor conference room in the A building. Attendees should bring nonperishable items for a food bank donation. SIGNS OF EARLY DETECTION: A ...

Robust grilled cheese made for grown-ups

Grilled cheese has a kids’ menu reputation, but just a few tweaks make it a sophisticated dinner option. To create a sandwich with more robust flavor and personality without going overboard on toppings and additions, we focused on the cheese. Our recipe began by mixing flavorful aged ...

Great garage sales deals

Daughter Lovina, 14, and son Kevin, 13, just left for school. It’s cold and windy outside, and the temperature has dropped to 54 degrees. We had just enjoyed a few nice warm and sunny days until yesterday, when it was rainy and cooler. Daughters Elizabeth and Susan and their little girls ...

Family support means everything

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. WARREN — The first time Eileen Gross was diagnosed with cancer, in 2009, she didn’t know how to tell her ...

Health notes

ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Narconon can help families take steps to help someone in the family overcome addiction. Call 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals, or to learn more, visit www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/intervention-101. GRIEFSHARE: “Stuck” is the topic for the ...

Partially paralyzed Utah barrel racer’s story to hit Netflix

LOGAN, Utah — Not everyone can say they’ve been a stunt double in a feature film. But that’s exactly what Utah State University alumna Amberley Snyder, partially paralyzed professional barrel racer, is able to say now that she has finished filming “Walk Ride Rodeo,” slated to debut ...

Edwards family left deep impact on Trumbull, U.S. history

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series highlighting Trumbull County Historical Society’s Guru Tour — audio installations with recordings of experts explaining a particular theme or item on display at the John Stark Edwards House, 303 Monroe St. NW, Warren. The oldest remaining home ...

Natural beauty mark Alaska as superlative state

Editor’s note: Longtime Prime Time columnist Bruce Thomas, 88, of Howland passed away Tuesday. His first column, “Corn may be the fuel of the future,” was published Oct. 13, 2006, He filed this, his final column, early Tuesday, just hours before he died. Bruce’s wife, Sally, said, ...

Senior news

SIGNS OF EARLY DETECTION: A representative from the Alzheimer’s Association will present a “Know the Ten Signs of Early Detection” seminar 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30 at the Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard. For information, call the center at 330-545-6596. NUTRITION ...

Grandma facing a dilemma

It’s 6:45 a.m. and daughter Lovina, 14, and son Kevin, 13, just left for school. It’s still quite dark outside. Daylight-saving time lasts until November, so it seems most of the school year it’s dark when they leave with the bus. I think this is my favorite time of the day. After the ...

Not just a female thing

Editor’s Note: Every Tuesday in October, national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Tribune Chronicle is featuring stories about the cancer journeys of area residents. Also, life after breast cancer will be the topic of the All About Health magazine that will be inserted into Friday’s ...

Health notes

HEADACHE RELIEF: A free seminar on drug-free options for many types of headaches, including migraines, menstrual, tension and cluster, will be presented 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ohio Naturopathic Wellness Center in Boardman, 755 Boardman Canfield Road, Suite D3, Boardman. Ted Suzelis, ...

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 ...