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Wedding invites flow in

It’s a cool morning with the mercury on the thermometer almost down to the 50-degree mark. The redness from the sunrise is so bright, promising a beautiful day with the sun warming up the outside world. I have a few gas lights on to warm up the house for baby Ryan. Son-in-law Mose dropped ...

Health notes

EDITORS NOTE: The Tribune Chronicle’s Vindicator will print area Health Notes each Tuesday. Events should be open to the public and put on by a nonprofit. To submit Health Notes, email them to society@trib today.com or mail to 240 Franklin St. SE, Warren, Ohio 44482 PFLAG TO MEET: ...

Great-nieces give Hubbard woman a brand new hairdo

HUBBARD — A Hubbard woman’s colorful painted head has caught the attention of many people — and also that of a curious hummingbird. Bonnie Clemente, who was diagnosed in March with pancreatic cancer, has been undergoing chemotherapy and has lost her hair. “After the second ...

Check your kids ProTECHt list

The new school year brings opportunities for our kids to make new friends and reconnect with besties after a long summer break. With daughters in middle and high school, I get to watch them deftly navigate these relationships with the help of technology. They’re kind to their friends, and ...

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TNT takes a swing at farce

NILES — Farce has been a theater staple for centuries, and Ken Ludwig is one of its leading contemporary practitioners. “Fox on the Fairway,” the opening production for Trumbull New Theatre’s 2019-20 season, may not be as well known as the playwright’s “Lend Me a Tenor” or ...

Butler hosts plays about artist Mark Rothko

YOUNGSTOWN —The Butler Institute of Art has a world-class art collection and regularly hosts live music and movies. As part of its centennial celebration, the Butler will add theater to its repertoire with a staged reading of “Red,” the 2010 Tony Award winner for best new play. The ...

Jones finds her inspiration for music in life

During the writing process, songwriters take inspiration from many sources and events in their lives. Country artist A.C. Jones says she’s inspired by the people she meets and the stories she hears, along with her own personal struggles and thoughts. Human stories are the kindred spirits of ...

Jewish film festival features six offerings

Six films will be shown in four locations in Trumbull and Mahoning counties for the 2019 Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival. The fest aims to take participants on a cinematic, cultural journey that depicts a broad spectrum of Jewish life and features films from all over the world. This ...

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Sanko – Corson

Mike and Kathy Sanko of Lowellville are announcing the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Sanko, to Jeffrey Corson, son of Jeff and Lydia Corson of Niles. The bride-elect received her master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati in criminal justice and human ...

Angelilli – Wittenauer

The engagement and approaching marriage of Alina Angelilli to Michael Wittenauer are being announced by the bride-elect’s parents, Mark and Jackie Angelilli of Poland. Parents of the groom-elect are Douglas and Terry Wittenauer, also of Poland. Miss Angelilli graduated magna cum laude ...

Wolfe – Taddei

Brianna Lynn Wolfe and Justin Allen Taddei were united in marriage during a wedding ceremony held Aug. 17, 2019, at the Barn and Gazebo in Salem. A reception was held after the ceremony at the barn. The bride is the daughter of Lori Geer and Ronald Wolfe of Champion. Parents of the groom are ...

Konitsney – Horn

Elizabeth Konitsney and David Horn were united in marriage during a wedding ceremony held May, 25, 2019, at St. Mary’s Church in Warren. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Dilucia’s Banquet Room in Warren. The bride is the daughter of Michael and MaryAnn Konitsney of ...

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Cow therapy costs a lot of moola

People pay up to $300 to calm their nerves by cuddling with a cow just like that one over — LOOK OUT! Sorry. I’ve been a bit jittery around bovines since one jumped on me. It was at our farm, and teenage me bent over the watering trough to clean out floating bits of hay — cows are ...

I saw a man, he danced on an earworm with his wife

Among the greatest pestilences, plagues and pesky problems known to mankind — to womankind, too — is the earworm. An earworm is created when a bouncy song with lots of rhythmic repetition floats on the airwaves, gains too much altitude, freezes, and a chunk of the tune breaks off. ...

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Kimerers have been standing in lines for 129 years

Remember that “Seinfeld” episode when Jerry rented a car at the airport but, upon trying to pick it up, was told, “There aren’t any cars. We ran out.” Jerry built an entire schtick about how anyone can TAKE a reservation, but it’s really the HOLDING of the reservation that’s the ...

Celebrating Memorial, Er, I mean Labor Day

Well, clearly, I am in denial. If I’ve done it once, I’ve done it two dozen times. In fact, during the course of the weekly e-bulletin I write at my day job, I did it thrice. THREE TIMES in a single newsletter! Yep. Just as I do every year around this time, I keep accidentally referring ...