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Lifestyles

Gall wasps prey upon oak trees

We moved last year and we have a new place with more trees! Trees are an important feature for us. Our new location has two and a half acres. We have five maples and 12 red oaks! We enjoy walking among the trees. We delight in their changes through the seasons, from the smallest buds breaking ...

Calendar

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Trumbull County Extension Office. For more information and a complete list, contact the OSU Extension Office, 520 W. Main St. Suite 1, Cortland, at 330-638-6783. Office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday. An ...

Big find earns rank of captain of scrap metal

It was the fall of 1943. World War II was at its peak. I had just turned 8, was in the third grade and was broadening my search for new and different friends. I soon met a new kid named Tommy who lived about two blocks away and seemed to be a person who shared my interests — like model ...

Senior notes

THE GIRARD MULTI-GENERATIONAL CENTER: The Girard Multi-Generational Center, 433 Trumbull Ave., Girard, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Offered are stretching classes, a coffee and snack bar, puzzles, mind games, computer cafe, newspapers and fitness center. Yoga / pilates is offered; call ...

Wedding celebration and giving gratitude for help

Dustin and Loretta had perfect weather for their Oct. 1 wedding day. All week was nice and sunny, which we were so grateful for. We ended up with around 450 here for the noon meal and 550 for the evening meal. We could seat 350 people in one sitting. Around 100 or more people ate before, such ...

She’s beating the odds

Editor’s note: Local breast cancer survivors are sharing their stories on the Health pages throughout October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. NILES — Linda Huber is beating the odds after being diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer almost five years ago. “I like to put it out there ...