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AFSCME RETIREES TO MEET: The Trumbull County AFSCME Retirees Subchapter 128 will meet 1 p.m. July 8 at the United Steelworkers Local 2155 Carl Dittmer Hall, 1265 N. Main St., Niles. All retired public employees who live in Trumbull County are welcome regardless of past union ...

Traveling into an uncertain future

Where should I begin? This week is going much too fast for me. Friday and Saturday were spent helping out at daughter Elizabeth and Tim’s house. The tent was set up for church services and benches set up under the tent. Friday was Elizabeth’s birthday, although she didn’t take much time ...

Couple works to restore, and modernize, Kinsman Town Hall to create a market

KINSMAN — He’s a lifelong farmer and a local history buff. She’s a marketing and business management expert who grew up in the heart of the city. Now Floyd and Amy Davis, owners of Red Basket Farm, are combining their passions and experiences for their latest venture — building a ...

Reading leads to father, son bond

I’m writing this just before Father’s Day even though you may be reading it the Friday after. Allow me to celebrate with you some of the life of my dad, who certainly was an interesting character: It was a surprise for me. It was after dinner in January of 1943. I was 7 years old. It was ...

Senior news

ST. JOSEPH RETIREES: St. Joseph Warren Hospital retirees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Wayside Restaurant in Champion. Retired and former employees from St. Joseph or Warren General Hospital are welcome to attend. Attendees are requested to bring nonperishable items for food bank ...

Gardening, sewing, loss and more is on Lovina’s mind

Saturday, our family assisted daughter Elizabeth and Tim with their work. Church services will be held at their house next, so lots of cleaning is getting done. A big tent will be set up for the services to be held under that day. My husband, Joe, has most of the gardens filled now. ...

Health notes

PFLAG TO MEET: Youngstown Area PFLAG (Parents, Families, Friends and Allies) will have its monthly support meeting 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown, in the parish room behind the church. Youngstown Area PFLAG is a support, education and ...

Stroke survivor warns others

HOWLAND — The stroke took Paul Capito by surprise. “I didn’t have any symptoms,” Capito, 72, of Howland, said. “I felt good that night when I went to bed. I didn’t have a headache, I didn’t get sick. I ate. We had dinner with our friends that evening.” The retired Denman ...

Hospitals, city form partnership

Trumbull Regional Medical Center and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital formed a partnership with the city of Warren in a quest to make Trumbull County a healthier community. “Educating residents on health-related matters is essential in achieving this goal,” a statement by Trumbull ...

Health notes

ALZHEIMER GROUP MEETS: Alzheimer Network Family Support Group meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, 260 Main St., Greenville, Pa., and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Children’s Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road, Howland. Family members and caregivers are ...

Preparing for niece’s wedding

Editor’s note: This is a guest post written by Lovina’s non-Amish friend Ruth Boss. This week Lovina is busy with preparations for niece Elizabeth and Manuel’s Friday wedding, so she has asked me to share about the work being done in the days before the wedding. The wedding wagons ...

Health notes

HEALTH SCREENINGS: West Farmington Senior Center, 150 College St., West Farmington, is hosting a Health and Wellness program with the University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center from 9 a.m. to noon today. There are health screenings and health education handouts. For more information, call ...

June entertainment calendar

1 — Art Hop in downtown Warren from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1 — River Rock at the Amp: Hollywood Nights (Bob Seger tribute) and ReBeats (Beatles / Who tribute) at Warren Community Amphitheatre at 5:30 p.m. 1 — McDonald-Liberty Relay For Life, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Woodland Park, McDonald 2 ...

Senior news

PERI REGISTRATION: Reservations are due May 28 for the Public Employee Retirees, Chapter 18 meeting, scheduled for noon June 4 at the Avion Banquet Center, 2177 Western Reserve Road. The proposed changes from the state to health and pension benefits will be discussed. Lunch will be served at ...

Sewing for upcoming wedding coming along nicely

We had a nice sunny day in the 70s. That was a welcome change after some cool, rainy weather the past week. Yesterday was also nice and sunny, making laundry dry fast. I had a good day with sewing. I sewed daughter Lovina’s dress, cape and apron for the wedding next week of niece Elizabeth. ...

New York doctor warns of tick-borne diseases

NILES — The ticks are coming — they’re already here — and residents and doctors alike must do a better job with care and treatment. That was the warning and advice from Dr. Elena Frid, a neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist from New York, who stayed at the Residence Inn by ...

Health notes

STROKE AWARENESS: Trumbull Regional Medical Center and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital teamed up with the City of Warren to recognize Stroke Awareness Month. Both hospitals will host a stroke prevention and awareness screening to help people take measures that can reduce and prevent stroke. ...

A+ Teachers rise to the challenges

Teachers teach. A+ Teachers make students want to learn. That’s why Hubbard High School student Brooke Myers nominated her middle school math teacher for a 2019 A+ Teacher award. “Mrs. Walker turned me from this girl who didn’t understand math — and didn’t want to — to this girl ...

Smell is linked to memory

This is the second installment of my column about how our sense of smell is closely linked to memory, and that smell is highly emotive, as it says in “Psychology and Smell — Fifth Sense.” It deals once more with my first five years of life on York Avenue here in good old Warren. On warm ...

Births

St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital BUCCOLA, Emily and Antonio Hernandez, of Mineral Ridge, a son May 15 St. Joseph Warren Hospital BROWN, Aubrea and Gregory Banks, of Youngstown, a daughter May 10 BURNS, Angelica, of Warren, a son May 11 HARRIS, Racheal and Robert Frampton, of Newton ...