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Senior News

RETIRED TEACHERS MEET: Mahoning Retired Teachers Association will meet 11 a.m. Wednesday at Drakes Landing Banquet Center, 2177 Western Reserve Road. The program and meeting will be presided by Phil Butto. Holiday and traditional music will be provided by the Boardman Jazz Band, and monetary ...

Trying a new holiday recipe

It’s probably our coldest morning so far this fall. The mercury on the thermometer dipped down to almost 20 degrees. How thankful we are for a cozy house to live in. Some are not so fortunate. We should thank God every day for our many blessings, but as I write this, with Thanksgiving Day in ...

Health news

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. CHRISTMAS BENEFIT: Alta Care Group, the Valley agency committed to the social, emotional, behavioral, educational and physical well-being of children, adolescents, young adults and ...

Identify winter birds at the backyard feeder

Although it is unnecessary to feed birds in the winter, we enjoy watching them and noticing how different species have developed different habits. The most numerous is the 6-inch house sparrow (Passer domesticus) dominating the tube feeder. The only invasive species at the feeder, it is ...

Valley Grows Q & A: How to care for houseplants in winter

Q: I have several common houseplants inside that I brought in for the winter. Can you give me some tips on keeping them alive in my house this winter? — Amanda from Canfield A: While most of our common houseplants are foliage plants, some are flowering while inside. All houseplants are ...

Valley Grows Calendar of Events

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Mahoning County Extension Office. For more information and a complete list, contact the Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, at 330-533-5538. The Plant and Pest Clinic is open 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Thursdays at ...