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PERI LUNCHES RESUME: After a one-year hiatus of suspended meetings due to the coronavirus, the Mahoning County Chapter 18 of Public Employee Retirees Inc. will reconvene noon Aug. 10 at the Avion Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. The cost for lunch is $15. There will be ...

Oldest son’s birthday delivers happy memories

July 14 — today, as I write this, our oldest son and fourth child turned 22 years old. How the years fly by. Happy birthday, Benjamin! I had Benjamin at home with Joe’s aunt as my midwife. Benjamin weighed only 4 pounds, 13 ounces and was doing pretty well until he was 2 weeks old. He ...

Hydrangeas offer rainbow of colors

This is the time of year our panicle hydrangeas begin to bloom. It is the last of the five types of hydrangeas in Ohio to bloom — but possibly the best. It is a nearly carefree plant. Deer don’t love it. They do not need much pruning. Bloom color selections range from white to pink and ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. SELF-HELP GROUP TO MEET: Recovery International, a community based, self-help mental health group, will meet at 2 p.m. July 27 at Michael Kusalaba Public Library, 2815 Mahoning ...

Don’t let herbicides, insecticides cross paths

Q: I sprayed my lawn for weeds, and now my vegetables don’t look so good. Could the weed killer somehow have gotten onto my vegetables even though I didn’t spray in the garden? — Ayan from Youngstown A: Yes, there are ways that lawn spray (herbicide) can get on your vegetables even ...

Valley Grows calendar of events

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Mahobning County Extension Office. For more information and a complete list, contact the Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, at 330-533-5538. Office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Urban Farm and Garden Tour: ...