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TCMH SCHEDULE: Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board November meeting schedule is: • Recovery Housing Meeting, 2 p.m. today, board conference room. ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Narconon can help families take steps to help someone in the family overcome addiction. Call 800-431-1754 for ...

December calendar

1-2 — 48th American Holiday Arts & Crafts Show and Sale at Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown 1 — “Stomp” at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 8 p.m. “Winter Celebration: Frozen in Time” opens at Mill Creek MetroPark’s Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center, ...

Enjoy the snow

We awoke this morning to more snow, adding to our already snow-covered white world. It has been snowing all morning. We had our first snow earlier than usual and it is staying with all the cold temperatures. Last Friday, Nov. 9, we had a snow-covered ground. Traveling the two hours plus to ...

A little help from robotic friends

WARREN — Dr. Tara Shipman pressed her face into the hood around the 3-D, high-definition viewing screen of the console in the corner of the operating room. “The resolution is incredible. When you’re doing surgery, it’s like you’re sitting inside a person,” said Shipman, chair of ...

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SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE WALK: The 20th annual National Survivors of Suicide Awareness Day Candlelight Vigil is 6 p.m. Saturday at the Warren Reach Center, 2609 Weir Road, Warren. The public is invited to bring photos or signs to highlight the loss of loved ones to suicide. The program is sponsored ...

Senior news

RETIREES TO MEET: St. Joseph Warren Hospital retirees will hold their monthly meeting 9:30 a.m. Nov. 26 at Wayside Restaurant in Champion. Retirees are requested to bring nonperishable items for food bank donation. YARN NEEDED: Area SCOPE Centers are in need of yarn and fabric for their needle ...

Not too old to BMX race — maybe

A series of recent events had me rifling through my notebook of old columns that I had written over the past years. There it was: On Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, I had written about my son Matt’s first BMX race and how he had won it. If you don’t know what BMX racing is, here’s a definition ...

Lowdown on the wedding wagon

November is bringing cold rainy weather. Leaves are all over our front yard from all the big trees there. The beauty of the season is upon us. Congratulations to niece Emma and Menno. They set Dec. 7 for their wedding date, when they will exchange vows in holy matrimony. Wedding services ...

Keeping the turkey crispy and moist

Unless you have access to multiple ovens, only a very large turkey will do when you’ve got a crowd coming to dinner. But finding a container large enough to brine a gargantuan bird can be tricky, and turning the bird in the oven (our usual method for evenly cooked meat) can be tricky. We ...

Health notes

PAIN SUPPORT MEETING: The Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the First Presbyterian Church in Warren. Speaker will be Don Hyde on the topic of safety forces. For more information, call Judy at 330-872-7206. AUTISM SUPPORT: The Autism Society of ...

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GRIEFSHARE: Heaven is the topic for the next GriefShare meeting, 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Life Church, Leavittsburg Campus, 610 S. Leavitt Road. For information, call Life Church of God, 330-898-1131. For information about GriefShare or to register online, go to www.griefshare.org PAIN SUPPORT ...

Ashtabula County museum exhibits vintage baby carriages

JEFFERSON — The only museum in the world dedicated to Victorian baby strollers is located in nearby Jefferson, in the center of Ashtabula County. The Victorian Perambulator Museum and Art Gallery boasts that it holds the largest and finest known collection of early wicker and baby doll ...

How do you use your paperclips?

Someone needs to tell me what happened to summer and fall. It seems like they just disappeared with no notice. It could be that my more advanced mature age doesn’t let me keep track of time very well (saying my advanced mature age is just a fancy way of saying I am getting older). At any ...

Senior news

CENTER TO RELOCATE: The Cortland SCOPE Center will be relocating to the Cortland Christian Church on Grove Street due to remodeling and construction at its current site on North Bank Street. For more information or questions, call Diane Jordan at Cortland SCOPE, 330-637-3010. HOWLAND RETIREES ...

Look back at life

Supper dishes are washed, and most of the family is relaxing and getting showered before bedtime. Hamburger potato casserole was on the menu for tonight. As I sit here in my recliner writing, my mind goes back to 16 years ago when I first started penning my first column. Mother had just died ...

Counselor becomes one needing encouragement

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. GIRARD — Michelle Tringhese, a counselor at Preferred Care Counseling in Howland and Poland, is used to ...

Health notes

GRIEFSHARE: Lessons of Grief-Part 2 is the topic for the next GriefShare meeting, 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Life Church, Leavittsburg Campus, 610 S. Leavitt Road. For information, call Life Church of God, 330-898-1131. For information about GriefShare or to register online, go to ...

November calendar

1 — Arlo Guthrie and Sarah Lee Guthrie at E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, at 8 p.m. 1 — Fleetwood Mac at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 8 p.m. 2 — The comedy “Almost Maine” opens at Trumbull New Theatre, Niles, at 8 p.m. 2 — Tengyue Zhang, classical guitar, at Youngstown State ...

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: ...