Lifestyles

Lyme Disease Symposium coming to Andover May 11

ANDOVER — A neurologist from New York, an activist from New Jersey and a researcher from California will join local experts May 11 for the third annual Lyme Disease Symposium in Andover. “Lyme disease is becoming a serious health issue in Ohio,” said Connie Moschell of Cherry Valley in ...

Health notes

RECOVERY GROUP MEETS: Recovery International, a community self-help mental health group, will meet 7 p.m. today at Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road. For more information, call 330-747-1176. HEALTHY EATING: Healthy Eating for You, a free program sponsored by Mercy Health ...

Crafts of crocheting, knitting and quilting passed down or self-taught

Family traditions can take many forms. It can be the handing down of recipes or gatherings for graduations or weddings. For some, the tradition can be teaching the next generation how to create needle arts. Many local residents learned from a family member how to create decorative quilts, ...

Trump of Fame to Tribune Chronicle

WARREN — The portrait of Thomas Denny Webb that looks down on visitors to the John Stark Edwards House shows a thoughtful, formally dressed Connecticut-born gentleman with a slightly upturned mouth, as if he is holding back a smile. Webb, who traveled to Warren in 1807 to build a new ...

Awareness prevents errors in medications

You can never be too cautious when it comes to taking, managing, storing and disposing of medications. This is especially important as we get older as one in three Americans who use prescription medicines is an older adult. Further complicating matters are over-the-counter medications, ...

Time to spring clean

Yesterday, daughters Elizabeth and Susan and their children came for the day. We cleaned Loretta and Lovina’s bedroom upstairs. We washed off the walls and ceiling, cleaned the furniture, washed the curtains and bedding, cleaned out the closet, and so on. On Saturday, my sisters Verena and ...

Time to spring clean

Yesterday, daughters Elizabeth and Susan and their children came for the day. We cleaned Loretta and Lovina’s bedroom upstairs. We washed off the walls and ceiling, cleaned the furniture, washed the curtains and bedding, cleaned out the closet, and so on. On Saturday, my sisters Verena and ...

Implant may slow opioid crisis

HOWLAND — In 2007, bus driver Tim Hopkins was injured by a forklift in an industrial accident. He suffered 14 fractures in the lumbar region of his spine and two fractures in his pelvis. Hopkins, 47, of Newton Falls, was off work for nine months. He tried to return by working a desk job ...

Health notes

SKIN SCREENING: Mercy Health is holding a free skin screening from 5 to 7 p.m. May 7 at St. Joe’s Cancer Center, 667 Eastland Ave. SE. An appointment is required — call 330-480-3183 to schedule. Physicians participating are: Drs. Timothy Chang; David Hamrock, Morgan Hott, and Kyle Wagamon, ...

Live well with diabetes

WARREN — Diabetes used to be a Southern thing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the “diabetes belt” is working its way north and is climbing up the eastern border counties of Ohio. Lifestyle is the biggest contributing factor, local doctors say. “We don’t ...

Enjoying time with friends

Even though I can’t do what I did years ago, I still am able to have some interesting experiences. One of my friends picks me up, and when the weather is good, we go down to Gustavus to the Food and Agricultural Committee breakfasts. I enjoy these breakfast meetings. The group is always ...

Senior news

SENIOR PROM DEADLINE: Today is the deadline to RSVP for the Warren G. Harding High School National Honor Society’s Senior Citizens Spring Prom, in partnership with the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy program, for Trumbull County senior citizens. The prom is April 13. All Trumbull County ...

Family enjoys eighth-grade exit program

As I write this, we are at the end of March already. Temperatures are staying above the freezing mark on most days. Tuesday evening, our whole family attended the exit interviews for the eighth-grade class. Once again, Mr. Ultz did an outstanding job having the 23 eighth-graders make supper ...

Family enjoys eighth-grade exit program

As I write this, we are at the end of March already. Temperatures are staying above the freezing mark on most days. Tuesday evening, our whole family attended the exit interviews for the eighth-grade class. Once again, Mr. Ultz did an outstanding job having the 23 eighth-graders make supper ...

Health notes

PUBLIC HEALTH: As part of National Public Health Week this week, the Trumbull County Combined Health District is joining local health departments throughout Ohio to celebrate 100 years of public health with a coordinated promotional campaign theme, “How the Past has Made Public Health ...

April calendar

1 — Angelica Pozo exhibition opens at LINK Gallery, Kent State University at Trumbull, Champion 2 — Stambaugh Youth Concert Band at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 7:30 p.m. 3 — Music at Noon: Saxophone Studio Recital at Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, at 12:15 p.m. ...

Glad to know sister

Columnist’s Note: This is part 2 of a two-part column about growing up with a sibling in Warren, Ohio: Back then (circa 1945-48) in my sister’s Harding High School years, the Niles boys dated the Warren girls and the Warren boys dated the Niles girls. Don’t ask me why. Wayne, who had ...

Senior news

SCHOOL RETIREES TO MEET: Howland Schools Retirees will meet 11 a.m. Tuesday at Enzo’s Restaurant in Warren. All retired personnel, classified and nonclassified, and spouses or guests are welcome. Cost of the lunch is payable at the door. There will be a collection of nonperishable foods and ...

Spring brings hope

Spring has begun — or that is what the calendar says. Rhubarbs are starting to peep through. Robins are flying around with the smell of skunk nearby, so I think we are very close to a warmer world. It gives one more hope when the sun shines. Last Wednesday, the RV factory where my ...

Telepresence Robot takes Brookfield student to school

BROOKFIELD — James Humphreys puts a lot of drive into his telecommute to classes. From his wheelchair at home, the Brookfield High School junior controls a robot that wheels down school hallways, whirrs into classrooms and settles him at his virtual desk a view of the board, teacher and his ...